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Check-It-Out @ ATSM Library Issue 6, 2014: Missouri Branch

A.T. Still Memorial Library held its third annual Open House in Kirksville, Wednesday, October 1-3, 2014.

The speakers were President, Brother Bernard Ploeger, SM, PhD, and Patricia Lee-Robinson, Associate Provost and Director of Office of Health Professions, Advising and Undergraduate Research, of Chaminade University, Honolulu Hawaii.  They were in Kirksville to sign articulation agreements with ATSU in order for Chaminade students to attend dental and medical programs respectively at MOSDOH and KCOM.

A traveling exhibit entitled, “Voyage to Health,” on loan from the National Library of Medicine, focused on the resurgence of Native Hawaiian culture to heal the soul of the community and on Kaho‘olawe, traditional voyaging. The exhibition touched on the history of voyaging, Kaho’olawe and the Hawaiian Movement, and the legacy and revival of the voyaging tradition.

Jacquelynn Pratt, OMSII student, introduced the two Speakers. 

President Brother Bernard Ploeger spoke on Chaminade’s mission to Hawaii and the U.S. Affiliate Pacific and their commitment to preparing health care professionals.

Patricia Lee-Robinson spoke on Chaminade & ATSU agreements; the consistency of Osteopathic medicine with traditional Pacific healing and the mission to improve access to underserved Hawaiian populations and diversification of health care workforce.

The local television station, KTVO, covered the presentation and interviewed the guest speakers.  Refreshments of cookies and punch were served following the presentation and tours of the library & Creation Station were conducted upon request.  Other featured library displays were Anatomy 3D TV, MOBIUS, and Interlibrary Loan Service.

Weeding Project

I just finished weeding OB/Gyn and maternity books.  I will continue with the RJ section on the subject of Pediatrics.  I have yet to finish the following sections: Dermatology, Dental, Pharmacology, Nursing, Nutrition, Physical Medicine, Technical & Library information (Z).  BUT I see light at the end of the tunnel of books.


Holiday Greetings and Hours

The A.T. Still Memorial Library staff wishes all students, faculty, fellows, staff and residents a happy, safe, and peaceful Holiday.

The Library in Kirksville MO. will close Tues. Dec. 23rd, at 5 p.m. for the holiday and open Sun. Jan 4, 2015 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Normal hours (7 a.m. – Midnight) will resume on Monday December 5, 2015.