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(via Elizabeth Suelzer, Medical College of Wisconsin)

Greetings from Milwaukee!

The 2019 Midwest Chapter/MLA Annual Meeting planning committee is now accepting abstracts for poster and paper presentations.

Submit your poster and paper and paper abstracts so that others can discover and learn about your innovative programs and research findings.
Presenting at a conference is a great way to connect with your colleagues.
Your presentation may lead to opportunities to collaborate with your colleagues in the Midwest.

Papers and posters that were submitted to and/or presented at the 2019 Medical Library Association annual meeting in Chicago are welcome.

Submit your abstract online. The deadline for submission is June 30, 2019.

Registration for Midwest Chapter/MLA 2019 is open.

Sincerely,

Your 2019 Midwest Conference Publicity Committee,

Elizabeth Suelzer, Medical College of Wisconsin
Dora Davis, ProHealth Care
Michele Matucheski, Ascension
Rita Sieracki, Medical College of Wisconsin

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Connect with NNLM – Greater Midwest Region at MLA 2019

(via the National Network of Libraries of Medicine – Greater Midwest Region)

Are you attending the Medical Library Association conference beginning next week? If you are, consider attending Advancing Health Equity through Evidence-Based Public Health: How to Find the Evidence, a continuing education session presented by our Health Professionals Outreach Specialist, Derek Johnson and Elaina Vitale, Academic Coordinator for the NNLM Middle Atlantic Region. There’s still room available in the session, and it’s not too late to register (https://www.mlanet.org/mla19)!

Be sure to stop by poster sessions presented by our team, Is Learning Actually Happening? Investigating Course Outcomes Beyond Traditional Evaluation, presented by Rachel Gatewood and Bobbi Newman, and Stand Up for Health: Health and Wellness Services for Your Community, presented by Bobbi Newman, Carolyn Martin, Consumer Health Coordinator for the NNLM Pacific Northwest Region and Margot Malachowski, Education and Outreach Coordinator for the New England Region. Also, check out a couple of presentations on projects funded by our office: A Health Sciences Library Empowering Community Health, presented by Tiffany Grant, Sharon Purtee, and Don Jason from the University of Cincinnati and Health Literacy of Refugee Populations, presented by Margaret Zimmerman from the University of Iowa School of Library and Information Science.

Stop by the National Library of Medicine booth in the exhibit hall, where you will have the opportunity to talk with our staff about the NNLM All of Us National Program, an activity led by Britt Thomas, our Community Engagement Center manager. Check out the promotional video (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K0KLD78aM3g&feature=youtu.be) Britt created about this opportunity!

While you’re networking at the meeting, look for our staff, including Sam Watson, Jacqueline Leskovec, Derek Johnson, Bobbi Newman, Darlene Kaskie, and Linda Walton. Have something you’d like to chat about? Reach out to us in advance (https://nnlm.gov/gmr/about/contact) and set up a meeting at MLA with one of our team members.

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(via Ramune Kubilius, Galter Health Sciences Library at Northwestern University, on behalf of SLA-Illinois)

Are you coming to Chicago for the MLA conference or do you know someone who is? Please share with anyone who might be interested…

The SLA-Illinois chapter welcomes MLA conference attendees to Chicago. The following is being sent at David Bender’s request…

Ramune Kubilius

Galter Health Sciences Library & Learning Center

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

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In honor of the Medical Library Association annual meeting being in Chicago this year, the SLA-Illinois chapter will have special tour of the library and exhibits of the International Museum of Surgical Science (https://imss.org/), 1524 N Lake Shore Dr, Chicago, IL.  The tour will be Monday, May 6 at 3:00 pm.

The Thorek Manuscripts and Rare Books Collection consists of over 1,000 rare texts and spans over 1,200 years of history.

Because there is a cost of $10 per person, please RSVP to David Bender at dbender@rsna.org by May 1st.  Non-members, co-workers, friends, and those just interested in surgery are welcome to join us.

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(via the Medical Library Association)

MLA’s April Webinar: Serving Patrons with Disabilities in Your Library or Clinic<http://www.medlib-ed.org/products/2052/serving-patrons-with-disabilities-in-your-library-or-clinic>

When: April 17, 2019

Time: 1:00 – 2:30 PM (Central)

“Serving Patrons with Disabilitie in Your Library or Clinic” will open your eyes to how making small changes to your library space and services can make a big difference to your patrons with disabilities. It will provide guidelines for clearly and confidently communicating with people with disabilities and for making plans for larger improvements in services.

*   Length: 1.5-hour webinar
*   Technical information: After you have registered, go to My Learning in MEDLIB-ED to access the live webinar, resources, evaluation, and certificate.
*   Register, participate, and earn 1.5 MLA continuing education (CE) contact hours.

Site License Information

To offer this webinar to a group, consider a site license. Visit MLANET (https://www.mlanet.org/site-license?source=5).

MLA webinars are conducted through MEDLIB-ED (http://www.medlib-ed.org), MLA’s learning management system. Be sure to view other educational opportunities available through MEDLIB-ED.

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(via Emily Johnson, UIC Library of the Health Sciences – Peoria)

Colleague Connection is MLA’s mentoring program pairing new or first-time meeting attendees with experienced members at the annual meeting. Those who sign-up by April 10 will be assigned a mentor or mentee before the meeting. Most pairs will be assigned by April 25to allow plenty of time to contact your mentor/mentee in advance. Once assigned, each pair will be responsible for arranging times to meet at MLA ’19.

If you are a new member or first-time meeting attendee, pair up with an experienced colleague at the meeting in Chicago! Colleague Connection provides an opportunity to learn more about the meeting, maximize your time, meet new colleagues, build professional networks, and learn about the profession.

If you are a returning member, as a mentor, you also benefit from Colleague Connection, whether you have decades of experience or only a few years. Mentoring a colleague during the meeting will expand your professional network and expose you to new perspectives. Most importantly, you have the opportunity to help someone navigate a new organization and profession.

Contacts made through Colleague Connection can lead to ongoing friendships and expand professional contacts.

Don’t miss this opportunity! Mentees and mentors can register online<https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/2019coco>.

If you have any questions regarding Colleague Connection, please contact Emily J. Glenn<mailto:emilyjglenn@gmail.com?subject=MLA%20’19%20Colleague%20Connection> and Heather Healy<mailto:heather-healy@uiowa.edu?subject=MLA%20’19%20Colleague%20Connection>, members, MLA Membership Committee.

Register for MLA ’19<https://www.mlanet.org/p/cm/ld/fid=1464>. Early bird discount ends April 3, 2019.

Find all MLA ’19 Elevate blog posts here<https://www.mlanet.org/p/bl/bl/blogid=134>.

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(via Ramune Kubilius, Galter Health Sciences Library at Northwestern University, on behalf of Corinne Miller, Galter Health Sciences Library at Northwestern University, and Jeanne Link, University of Illinois at Chicago Library of the Health Sciences – Chicago campus)

Being shared at the request of MLA 2019 LAC members. If you wish to volunteer, fill out the online forms, linked in this notice. If you have questions about volunteering for MLA 2019 in Chicago (or in general), contact the persons listed at the end:

Hello, everyone!

As you may know, MLA’s annual meeting will be in Chicago this year, from May 3-8, and we are recruiting volunteers to stuff meeting bags, monitor the Career Planning Center, and staff the Hospitality booth.

Non-MLA members who volunteer for a minimum of four hours will receive a free day pass, which grants access to all non-ticketed exhibits and sessions.

Interested? Follow the links below to volunteer:

Headquarters hotel and location for meetings and the Hall of Exhibits:

Hyatt Regency Chicago
151 East Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL 60601

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(via the Medical Library Association)

Register Now for MLA’s March Webinar!

Take Your Research Guides from Good to Great<http://www.medlib-ed.org/products/2044/take-your-research-guides-from-good-to-great>

When: Thursday, March 14, 2019

Time: 1:00 – 2:30 PM (CT)

Really! Andy Hickner, an experienced web professional and LibGuides expert, will show you how to get detailed and actionable data about how your patrons are using your guides. Andy will also show you how to make your guides user friendly on multiple device-types and how to identify and fix accessibility problems.

Registration Information
*   Length: 1.5 hour webinar
*   Technical information: After you have registered, go to My Learning in MEDLIB-ED to access the live webinar, resources, evaluation, and certificate.
*   Register, participate, and earn 1.5 MLA continuing education (CE) contact hours.

Site License Information

To offer this webinar to a group, consider a site license. Visit MLANET<https://www.mlanet.org/site-license?source=5> for more information.

Learn more about and register for “Take Your Research Guides from Good to Great.”<http://www.medlib-ed.org/products/2044/take-your-research-guides-from-good-to-great>

Also, interested in communicating clearly with people with disabilities? Then be sure to check out April’s webinar.

April 17, 2019: Serving Patrons with Disabilities in Your Library or Clinic<http://www.medlib-ed.org/products/2052/serving-patrons-with-disabilities-in-your-library-or-clinic>

Space fills quickly, so be sure to register now<http://www.medlib-ed.org/> for these compelling webinars!

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Call for Proposals: CE Courses at MLA 2020 (Deadline 3/1/19)

(via the Medical Library Association)

The Education Annual Programming Committee (EAPC) is looking for hot topics to offer as continuing education (CE) courses at MLA ’20. CE courses will be held on Friday, May 15, and Saturday, May 16, 2020, in Portland, OR.

CE courses support health sciences librarians and other information professionals in adapting to rapidly changing environments, transforming their collections and service models, and leading important new changes in education, research and librarianship.

Proposals must be submitted by March 1, 2019, for consideration by the EAPC. Submit the course proposal via MLANET. Make sure to select “Annual Meeting Course Proposal.” No fee is due to submit your course.

Be prepared to supply the following:

  • Course title
  • Short instructor biography and contact information
  • Course description and teaser
  • Intended Audience
  • Course length
  • Learning Outcomes
  • Agenda
  • Course competencies

If your course is selected, you will be notified by the EAPC in mid-June. You may be contacted before if the committee has questions. If you have questions about CE proposals, please contact Andrea Kepsel, EAPC liaison, 2020 National Program Committee. For more information, contactDebra Cavanaugh.

We need your participation. Please submit your proposals today.

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(via Rita Sieracki, Medical College of Wisconsin)

Are you making travel plans for next school year? Milwaukee is a great place to be in the fall!

Join us in Milwaukee for the 2019 Annual Meeting of the Midwest Chapter of the Medical Library Association where you will have the opportunity to discover, connect and collaborate with your colleagues.

The conference will be held in Milwaukee, Oct. 4 – 7, 2019. Mark your calendars!

Our keynote speaker is MK Czerwiec, RN, MA, aka the Comic Nurse.  Our social event will be dinner and  exploration at the Harley Davidson Museum®, a Milwaukee  icon.

For more information, visit http://midwestmla.org/conference2019/.

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Looking forward to seeing you 2019!

Your 2019 Midwest Conference Publicity Committee,

Elizabeth Suelzer, Medical College of Wisconsin
Dora Davis, ProHealth Care
Michele Matucheski, Ascension
Rita Sieracki, Medical College of Wisconsin

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(via the Medical Library Association)

Don’t miss this webinar: Helping Science Succeed: The Librarian’s Role in Addressing the Reproducibility Crisis

When:  Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Time:  1:00 – 2:30 PM (Central)

Concerns about the reproducibility of scientific studies are well known, but you may not know that many recommendations to improve reproducibility require services and expertise that librarians have, especially in relation to transparency, sharing, and publishing. Helping Science Succeed: The Librarian’s Role in Addressing the Reproducibility Crisis shows you how to improve science and the status of your library.

Don’t miss out on this important webinar. Register now!

Also, interested in improving the usability of your research guides or creating a welcoming environment and communicating clearly with people with disabilities? Then be sure to check out these upcoming webinars.

March 14, 2019: Take Your Research Guides from Good to Great

April 17, 2019: Serving Patrons with Disabilities in Your Library or Clinic

Space fills quickly, so be sure to register now for these compelling webinars!

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