MLA Events/News

Deadline for MLA Continuing Education Award Fast Approaching

The final call for Applicants of 2014 MLA Continuing Education Award grants has been sent out.  The Deadline is December 1st (right around the corner).  This grant allows you to receive funding for your continuing education!  MLA members may submit…

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I Voted…Did You?!

The MLA polls are open and you don’t even have to drive to get to them to vote.  If you are an MLA member you just have to open up your email and follow the link and instructions. Easy peasy.…

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MLA’s Rising Star Program: Apply Now to be a Star or Mentor/Host

(reposted from MLA-LMS) The MLA Rising Star program has been developed for MLA members who are interested in attaining leadership roles in MLA but who have not yet become active at a national level. The one-year leadership development program matches…

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Thomson Reuters Frank Bradway Rogers Information Advancement Award

(reprinted with permission) Do you know someone who has developed an application, tool or interface to help deliver medical information to their clients?  Perhaps the technology fits the definition of meaningful use?   Maybe you know of an innovative way that…

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Congratulations MLA Nominations

In years past I have congratulated those nominated and I want to do so again.  Good luck to everyone. MLA Board of Directors Teresa L. Knott, AHIP Gail Kouame Heidi Heilemann, AHIP Melissa De Santis, AHIP Kristi L. Holmes Barbara…

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Behind the MLA Scenes

In Boston, at the 2013 Medical Library Association’s Annual Meeting I blogged as the Unofficial MLA Insider.  In the past I noticed that both MLA new members as well as long time members aren’t always sure as to how things…

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MLA Statement Supporting Blogger & McMaster Being Sued by Publisher

I wanted to forward along a press release issued jointly by MLA and AAHSL. (reprinted from MLA press release) The Association of Academic Health Sciences Libraries (AASHL) and the Medical Library Association (MLA) share a commitment to intellectual freedom and…

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Seeking Virtual Projects

The Journal of the Medical Library Association (JMLA) has a new annual column describing innovative and notable virtual projects in health sciences libraries. This column will focus on library virtual spaces. “In an increasingly digital world, the library’s virtual space…

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Don’t Forget Join an MLA Committee

People have asked me on different occasions how they can become more involved with MLA.  They have also asked how can a person new to the profession or the association get to know other medical librarians.  The simple answer is…

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MLA 2013/2014 Election Slate Announced

Congratulations and good luck to the people on the slate for the MLA 2013/2014 Election.  Now it is up to the voting members to look at the people on the slate and determine who they feel would best represent the…

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