On behalf of the Continuing Education Committee of the Health Library Sciences Association of New Jersey, you are cordially invited to attend this special presentation and networking event.

When:  Tuesday, December 3, 2019, from 5:30 to 8:00 p.m.
Location: Stage House Tavern, Somerset, NJ


 Guest Speaker: Judith Cohn
Rutgers University, Assistant Vice President for Information Services and
Director of Health Sciences Libraries

Presentation: Trends in Health Sciences Librarianship


Judy Cohn is Assistant Vice President for Information Services and Director of Health Sciences Libraries at Rutgers. She has served in this capacity since 2015. Prior to joining Rutgers University, Judy was Associate Vice President for Scholarly Information & University Librarian at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ).

Cohn served as President of the Association of Academic Health Sciences Libraries (AAHSL) in 2018-2019. In past service to AAHSL, she was Chair of the Future Leadership Committee, and served as a mentor in the AAHSL Leadership Fellows Program, in both 2010 and 2016. In addition, she previously served two terms as Chair of the Executive Committee of VALE-NJ, Virtual Academic Library Environment of New Jersey, the statewide consortium of New Jersey’s 53 academic libraries.

In 2018, Judy received the VALE /NJEdge Distinguished Service Award for Libraries and is a former recipient of the New Jersey Library Association College and University Section/ACRL-NJ Distinguished Service Award. She was HSLANJ Librarian of the Year in 2004 and is a former HSLANJ President.


5:30 – 6:00: Networking and Cash Bar
6:00 – 7:00: Dinner
7:00 – 8:00: “Trends in Health Sciences Librarianship”

Please complete the registration form below no later than Friday, November 22nd to attend this event.

Dinner Buffet Menu:

  • Soup of the Day
  • Garden Salad
  • Red Beet Salad
  • Classic Cheese Ravioli with Vodka Sauce
  • Chicken Piccata with Lemon Caper Butter Sauce
  • Boneless Beef Short Ribs
  • Rosemary Roasted Potatoes
  • Seasonal Vegetables
  • Rice Pilaf
  • Assortment of Cakes and Pies
  • Coffee, hot tea, iced tea, soda, and juices

I look forward to seeing you there!

Mina Ghajar
HSLANJ VP & the Chair of CE Committee

Registration form:

Registration deadline is Thursday, March 19, 2020.  You will receive an email confirmation, and invoices are processed every Friday morning.

Cost: $60.00 per person 

Cancellations cannot be accepted after Thursday, March 19, 2020.  Refunds cannot be issued for cancellations received after this date.

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