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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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(via the Medical Library Association)

Register Today for From Protocol To Publication: Maximizing the Return on Your Systematic Review Investment

When: Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Time: 1:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m., central time

An informationist, a project manager, and a methodologist/clinician experienced with systematic reviews share their strategies for identifying promising projects, avoiding problems before they scuttle a project, and working with review teams to conduct successful–and published!–systematic reviews.

Audience

Health sciences librarians at academic and research institutions and hospitals with knowledge of systematic reviews.

Our Presenters

Whitney A. Townsend, MLIS is an Informationist in the Taubman Health Sciences Library at the University of Michigan. She has been a member of numerous systematic and scoping review teams, instructs on systematic review searching and methodology for residents, fellows, and faculty, and is an instructor for the University of Michigan systematic review workshop, “Systematic Reviews: Opportunities for Librarians.” She was a panelist on the MLA Webcast “Beyond Systematic: The Librarian’s Role in Shaping Reviews” and led the development and publication of a set of competencies for librarians involved in systematic reviews that was awarded the 2018 MLA Ida and George Eliot Prize.

Jason D. Mann, MSA is a Senior Research Associate within the Department of Internal Medicine who has been the Project Manager for the Patient Safety Enhancement Programs, Systematic Reviews.  In his four years with the group he has been involved in publishing eight systematic reviews. He is currently overseeing six ongoing systematic reviews and specializes in reviewing the efficacy and operationalization of selected review topics.

RJ Schildhouse, MD is an Assistant Professor at the University of Michigan in the Department of Hospital Medicine, and the Section Chief of Hospital Medicine at the VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System. He has completed two systematic reviews as primary author (with more in progress) while balancing a full clinical and administrative workload.

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 for more information.

Don’t miss out! Register today!

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

Are you buried under SR requests? Worried that your hard work at the beginning of a review project will be filed away, never to be seen again? Are you planning to start a systematic review service and want to plan for success? An Informationist, a Project Manager, and a Methodologist/Clinician very experienced with systematic reviews share their strategies for identifying promising projects, avoiding problems before they scuttle a project, and working with review teams to conduct successful–and published!–systematic reviews. The webinar will take place from 1:00 to 2:00 PM CST on Tuesday, January 29.  Register here.<http://www.medlib-ed.org/products/1956/from-protocol-to-publication-maximizing-the-return-on-your-systematic-review-investment>

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(via the Medical Library Association)

The MLA ’19 site for poster and lightning-talk submissions is open as of today: Wednesday, December 12, 2018. The site will remain open until Friday, January 25, 2019.

Submit <https://www.conferenceabstracts.com/cfp2/LoginSSO.asp?EventKey=CIIMKJMV&UserEmail=&UserPassword=&User=&memberID=> your poster or lightning talk structured abstract with a description of a research project or program using the guidelines on MLANET<https://www.mlanet.org/page/structured-abstract>

You now have information about acceptance on any paper or immersion sessions you submitted. Time to turn your attention to your poster and lightning talk ideas! Submit new ideas or consider reformatting and submitting any ideas that were not accepted for paper presentations-perhaps the poster/lightning talk format will be a better fit!

More Information:

*   The MLA Research Section awards individuals with the best research-based posters.
*   Criteria and FAQ: Papers, immersion sessions, posters, and lightning talks<https://www.mlanet.org/mla19_contributed_content>
*   Questions: Contact the Contributed Content Planning Group<mailto:mla19ccwg@gmail.com>

Contributed Content Planning Group

*   Papers: Jamie Conklin, Kathy Kwan, and Hannah Schilperoort
*   Posters: Carol Seiler, Ahlam Saleh, and Lindsay Blake
*   Lightning talks: Meaghan Muir and Brenda Faye Green, FMLA
*   Immersion sessions: Lisa A. Marks, AHIP, and Dan Burgard

See you at MLA ’19 in Chicago!

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

The National Network of Libraries of Medicine is pleased to announce open registration for the third cohort of Bioinformatics and Biology Essentials for Librarians: Databases, Tools, and Clinical Applications! This 16-week, self-paced Moodle course, from January 14 – May 3, 2019, reviews basic biology concepts and takes a deep dive into NCBI Molecular Biology Databases. It is worth 25 hours of continuing education credit from the Medical Library Association. Registration closes Monday, January 7, 2019.

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(via Miles Dietz-Castel, National Network of Libraries of Medicine – Greater Midwest Region)

The 2019 MLA Research Training Institute for Health Sciences Librarians (RTI)<https://www.mlanet.org/p/cm/ld/fid=1333&source=5> applications are open through December 1, 2018. The institute is a weeklong residential workshop held in Chicago, July 15-19, 2019, with follow-up activities and support, mentoring, and membership in an ongoing research community. Check out the application instructions<https://www.mlanet.org/p/cm/ld/fid=1334&source=5> and the online application form<https://www.mlanet.org/e/sx/tk/eid=67&source=5>. Read more in the MLA News article<https://www.mlanet.org/blog/apply-for-the-research-training-institute?source=5>. For questions regarding the institute, application process, or scholarships, please contact Project Director Susan Lessick<mailto:slessick@uci.edu?subject=MLA%20RTI>, AHIP, FMLA.

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