Pharmaceutical and Health Technology Community

The Pharmaceutical and Health Technology Community of the SLA provides a forum for the exchange of information and ideas among individuals interested in the collection, storage, retrieval, analysis, and dissemination of information in all aspects of the pharmaceutical, biomedical, biotechnical, cosmetic, medical device, and other health care fields. PHT is involved in all aspects of information science, as related to education, research, business and marketing in the health care field.


Latest Discussions List

  • Hi PHT friends,  Please join me and other community members for the PHT breakfast at SLA in Charlotte!   The breakfast will be Monday morning, 7:45 am, at the Westin in the Sharon room.  The breakfast is free but you do have to RSVP!  Sign up at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/360494919007.  ...

  • Can anyone share either experiences in working with the Motion Picture Licensing Corporation (MPLC) or, more generally, how your company approaches licensing audio-visual content? My assumption based on my knowledge of copyright law and experience with ...

  • Open your SLA conference experience by joining us onsite, Sunday, July 31, from 4:30 to 5:30 pm to hear product news from the following industry partner speakers. Each 10-minute presentation will be packed with information that will certainly stir up ...

  • I am seeking some suggestions on a resource that could be used to address the following query: I am assisting a colleague with some research and we are trying to see if a company (or affiliate) has partnered with another company to develop a drug ...

  • Is your information center using Artificial Intelligence (AI)/Machine Learning (ML) to search the literature or provide reference service to your clientele? Are you interested in speaking on a panel regarding your experience with AI/ML system implementation, ...

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SLA News

  • Taxonomy Times Newsletter Contributors Wanted!

    We are coming up on the 51st issue of the Taxonomy Times – now in our new format – and we're hoping to include more content from the taxonomy community. As quick background, Taxonomy Times is headed by our Bulletin Committee, and helps our community members feel connected and updated by providing four quarterly issues every year. With the introduction of our new format, we are able to bring more varied content, such as blogs and linked features, as well as provide a more flexible delivery system.We welcome your help in all ways -- providing a short interesting feature, a book review, or any other content, or as a member of the Bulletin Committee. If you want to help, please reach out to Marisa Hughes.
  • Nominations are now open for the Transportation Community President-Elect Board Position

    Are you ready to make a difference in the transportation information community? Nominations are now open for the SLA Transportation Community board position of President-Elect.

    You may nominate yourself by sending a short (maximum one-page) statement of interest to rachel.cole@northwestern.edu by July 18.

    The term begins following the SLA Annual Conference in August 2022. The President-Elect's main duty is to plan and coordinate the Community's programming for the 2023 SLA Annual Conference, for which they will also be the community's Conference Chair.

    The Presidential term begins following the 2023 Annual Conference. As President, the incumbent would lead any initiatives they would like the Community to accomplish.

    Please email me with any questions at rachel.cole@northwestern.edu.

    All my best,
    Rachel Cole

    SLA Transportation Community President

    Reference Librarian and Interim Head, Northwestern University Transportation Library

  • Don't forget April 28th in-person RTP networking!

    Hey CSLA members! Are you going to be in or around Research Triangle Park on Thursday, April 28th? If so, don't forget to come by Boxyard RTP from 6-8 pm to catch up with your CSLA peers!

    Get the full details on our events page: https://connect.sla.org/carolinas/events/event-description?CalendarEventKey=5102817e-8673-44f3-96b5-9bbc378595c9&CommunityKey=91d87fd6-d18e-40a3-884d-b1a19e055b03&Home=%2fcarolinas%2fevents%2fcalendar
    On April 28th, CSLA is having our first in-person networking event of the year at Boxyard RTP from 6-8 pm.

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