MLA Events/News

NLM at MLA

If you are going to the annual meeting in Seattle you will want to check out the NLM exhibit booth to not only meet staff but also to see the demos and tutorials featured at NLM Theater at the booth. …

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Join MIS and Come to Our Section Meeting at MLA

If you haven’t already paid your MLA dues this year I would like to strongly encourage you to do so and also encourage you to be a member of MIS.  The section is 333 members strong and proud of our…

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MLA Value Survey: One Day Left

Medical librarians if you haven’t taken the MLA Professional Association Value & Planning Survey then please take a few minutes and do so NOW. Your participation will help shape MLA’s future! The MLA Board invites your participation in a new…

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Bearded Pigs at MLA’12

The Bearded Pigs is the World’s First (Only?) Open Access International Librarian Rock Band. They have been playing at MLA for the last 8-10 years (who’s counting when time flies and you are having fun).  This year the band will…

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MLA Welcome Reception

I posted on the Official MLA’12 Blog about the MLA Welcome Reception and how we are turning it into Opening Day at the ballpark.  It will be a fun environment with opportunities for people to mingle and enjoy the beginning of the conference. Since…

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More on MLA’s Advocacy Efforts

MLA President Jerry Perry wrote another blog post on MLA’s continuing advocacy efforts.  In his post Jerry describes MLA’s joint efforts with the Association of Academic Health Sciences Libraries (AAHSL).  Often times we become focused on our local or personal…

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How to Save at MLA

The MLA Seattle Blog has a post a I wrote, Thrifty MLA, which gives some ideas on ways you can save while attending MLA.  For some of us MLA is on our own dime while others have a limited amount…

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Volunteer and Go To MLA for Free

The Medical Library Association needs volunteers to help make a successful meeting.  If you are NOT a member of MLA but interested in attending the meeting for free, then sign up to volunteer. In return for every four hours of…

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Video Submission Deadline for MLA Section Program Extended

Last week I blogged about the Leadership and Management’s Section Program, Smells Like Team Spirit: Partnerships to Move Your Library Forward. The deadline was February 10th and it has been extended to Feb 20th? (trying to find my email to confirm).…

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Participate in MLA’12: Submit Video for MLA Section Program

The deadline for video submission is Feb 10, 2012 which is two days BUT that is not impossible…. Because you can even film it using your iPhone or other mobile device. Below is the original call for video submissions: You can…

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