Free 6 CE Course from South Central Chapter of MLA

The SCCMLA is offering a free 6 CE class called Get Mobilized! An introduction to mobile resources and tools in health sciences libraries

It is a free, self paced, web based class held July 18 – October 2, 2011 and is approved for 6 CE credits from MLA.  You do not need to be a member of MLA to participate. 

Topics covered:

  • Introduction to mobile resources (July 18-24) Maureen “Molly” Knapp
  • Mobile applications (August 1-7) Luke Rosenberger & Julie Gaines
  • Mobile trends and issues in academic & hospital environments (August 15-21) Jaime Blanck & Melissa Rethlefsen
  • E-readers (August 29-September 4) Suzanne Shurtz
  • Promoting mobile resources (September 12-18) Amy Blevins
  • Mobile site creation (September 26-October 2) Wayne Loftus

More Course Info:

The course will be run through Google sites.  The course will consist of self-paced readings, online resources, and reflection activities, will be provided every other week from July – October 2011 on the Topics week by week page.

Each topic focuses on a different aspect of mobile resources in the health sciences library. At the end of each topic, participants will analyze, understand, and gain meaning from the course content by completing a reflection activity, which will be gathered into a workbook and submitted for CE credit at the end of the course. See Resources for the workbook template. This workbook enables participants to create their own customized mobile resource manual which they could use as a reference and build on in the future.

Instructors and participants can also make use of the Google Group Get Mobilized – MLA for discussion during their learning module. Links and resources discussed in this class are available via the Delicious tag

 To Qualify for the CE credit:

Participants must complete the reflection activity for each module in the course workbook. At the end of the course, participants will submit their completed workbook to Maureen Knapp for CE credit. In addition, participants must complete an online evaluation, which will be posted at the end of the course.


Registration is open June 23 – July 14, 2011. Register here

This continuing education course is brought to you free of charge from the South Central Chapter of the Medical Library Association.