May 26, 2009

OML Enjoys Aloha Time at MLA 2009 Annual Meeting

Lisa Marks, MLS, AHIP,Supervisor, Library Services,Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Burbank, California and Ellen Aaronson, MLS, AHIP,Medical Librarian, West Hills Hospital and Medical Center in West Hills, California were selected to present a poster on their participation with Operation Medical Libraries at the Medical Library Asssociation (MLA) 2009 Annual Meeting in Honolulu, Hawaii, on May 15-20.


May 23, 2009

OML Library in Maraz-e-Sharif Expands with New Shipments

Digital photos courtesy of CDR Resa Warner, MC, USN


OML Library in Bagram, AF Provides Textbooks for Two Week Medical Mentorship Program

Digital photos courtesy of MAJ Maureen Nolen, Two Week Medical Mentorship Program Coordinator


Thank You to the 31 Official Stateside Participants

A special OML thank you to all 31 official OML participants! Through your energies and efforts, over 20 tons of medical materials have been sent to OML Libraries throughout developing and war-torn countries!

“Official” Participating Health Sciences Professional Schools

Golden West College, School of Nursing
Keck School of Medicine of USC
St Johns River Community College (Florida)
UC Davis
UC Irvine
UC San Diego
UC San Francisco
University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria (Illinois)
University of North Carolina, Charlotte (North Carolina)
University of Texas School of Dentistry (Texas)
Wayne State University (Michigan)
West Virginia University (West Virginia)

Participating Medical Center Libraries
(out of state locations indicated)
Baldwin Park Medical Center
California Hospital Medical Center
Providence St. Joseph Medical Center
Salem Hospital (Oregon)
South Shore Anesthesia Associates (Massachusetts)
Stanford Health Library
St. Luke’s Hospital (Iowa)
St. Mary’s Hospital (Colorado)
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (North Carolina)
Yuma Regional Medical Center
West Hills Hospital & Medical Center

Participating Hospitals
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
UCLA Santa Monica Orthopedic Hospital

Supporting Organizations

American Medical Association
American Women’s Medical Association
California Association of Nursing Practioners
United States Army Medical Department
University of Buffalo Health Sciences Library (added OML to its Outreach Directory)


May 11, 2009

OML Adds Landstuhl, Germany to POC List

Landstuhl Regional Medical Center is creating a Facial Trauma Library in the ENT clinic. OML is assisting in the creation of this library, which will be a resource for the surgeons operating on American and Coalition soldiers, who are transported from Iraq and Afghanistan to receive life-saving procedures. Please send trauma, reconstructive surgery, and orthopedics textbooks that have been publish within the last five years to the Medical Library at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center at the APO address below.

CMR 402
ATTN: Medical Library
APO AE 09180