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(via Linda Feinberg, NorthShore University HealthSystem)

We invite you to come together again for the 2021 joint conference of the Midwest and Midcontinental Chapters of the Medical Library Association! The conference will be held October 13-15 (Wednesday-Friday) and will be completely virtual. Attend from work or home!

The conference will feature the following types of presentations.

  • ​live-streamed programs
  • 12 Research Papers
  • 12 Posters
  • 16 Lightning Talks
  • Exhibitor Showcase

Presentation topics will include the following.

  • Career Development & Recruiting
  • Collaboration & Outreach
  • Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility

The keynote speakers and their talks are Nisha Mody, “How Can We Foster ‘Access Intimacy’ and Slow Down?: Reflections from COVID-19”, and Ashley Ritter, “Those Nerdy Girls: Translating Science via Social Media during the COVID-19 Pandemic”.

Some of the other benefits of attending the conference are below.

  • attending exhibitor showcases where you can learn about new offerings and tools
  • participating in fun and interactive events
  • connecting and networking with other conference attendees

More information about the event is available here. To register, please go here. The rate is $25.00 for both members and non-members.

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(via Ramune Kubilius, Galter Health Sciences Library & Learning Center at Northwestern University)

Registration is now open for the 2021 Midwest/MCMLA Joint Annual Meeting. The event will take place online from Wednesday, October 13, to Friday, October 15. The cost is $25.00 for members and non-members alike.

Join your colleagues from across the two chapters to watch research presentations, get chapter updates, and connect with vendors. A full program is forthcoming and will be posted on the conference website. Our keynote speakers are Nisha Mody and Ashley Ritter.

We also have great CE options for no additional cost beyond the conference registration. Seats are limited, so register soon! Details and a link to register for CE courses will be provided in the registration confirmation letter.

To register, please go here.

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(via Ramune Kubilius, Galter Health Sciences Library & Learning Center at Northwestern University)

The Joint Research Program Committee invites poster, paper, and lightning talk abstract submissions on any health sciences librarianship topic for the 2021 MCMLA (Midcontinental Chapter of the Medical Library Association)/Midwest Joint Chapter Meeting. The meeting will take place virtually from October 13 to 15 (Wednesday-Friday).

Submission to present at the MCMLA/Midwest Joint Chapter Meeting is open to members and non-members of MCMLA and the Midwest Chapter. Papers will have 20-30 minutes for their presentation, while lightning talks will have 5-10 minutes. Posters will be available in an online tool with optional audio narration. For accepted submissions, at least one author should be in attendance at the virtual conference.

Submission of work that has previously been presented at MLA but not at MCMLA/Midwest Chapter is welcomed and encouraged for this year’s joint meeting. Both program descriptions and research projects are encouraged. Feel free to forward this announcement to potentially interested parties that may not have received this email.

The deadline for submissions is Friday, June 4. Early submissions are welcomed and appreciated. Acceptance decisions will be sent out by Friday, July 30.

Please note: Submissions are welcome from anyone; membership in one of the MLA chapters is NOT required.  For accepted presentations and posters, at least one author needs to be registered and attending the virtual meeting.  The registration fee hasn’t been set for this year yet, but last year it was $25 and registration will probably be similar to that.

For additional instructions, and to access the link for submitting proposals, please go here.

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(via Ramune Kubilius, Galter Health Sciences Library & Learning Center at Northwestern University)

The Joint Research Program Committee invites poster, paper, and lightning talk abstract submissions on any health sciences librarianship topic for the 2021 MCMLA (Midcontinental Chapter of the Medical Library Association)/Midwest Joint Chapter Meeting. The meeting will take place virtually from October 13 to 15 (Wednesday-Friday).

Submission to present at the MCMLA/Midwest Joint Chapter Meeting is open to members and non-members of MCMLA and the Midwest Chapter. Papers will have 20-30 minutes for their presentation, while lightning talks will have 5-10 minutes. Posters will be available in an online tool with optional audio narration. For accepted submissions, at least one author should be in attendance at the virtual conference.

Submission of work that has previously been presented at MLA but not at MCMLA/Midwest Chapter is welcomed and encouraged for this year’s joint meeting. Both program descriptions and research projects are encouraged. Feel free to forward this announcement to potentially interested parties that may not have received this email.

The deadline for submissions is Friday, June 4. (See below for the link.) Early submissions are welcomed and appreciated. Acceptance decisions will be sent out by Friday, July 30.

Please note: Submissions are welcome from anyone; membership in one of the MLA chapters is NOT required.  For accepted presentations and posters, at least one author needs to be registered and attending the virtual meeting.  The registration fee hasn’t been set for this year yet, but last year it was $25 and registration will probably be similar to that.

Never submitted a structured abstract for a conference before? Join us for an informal Structured Abstract Brown Bag on Friday May 21, starting at 1:00 PM CDT. We’ll talk about requirements for conference abstracts, types of presentations, and answer any questions you may have. Session will be recorded. The link to join the Zoom meeting is here.

Please contact Research Program Committee co-chairs Emily Vardell (evardell@emporia.edu) or Jolene Miller (Jolene.Miller@utoledo.edu) with questions. Additional instructions are below.

Abstracts should be kept under 250 words. Structured abstracts are preferred. Find more information about structured abstracts here. If you have additional questions about structured abstracts, you are invited to e-mail John Bramble (john.bramble@utah.edu). Abstracts should be sent through this form.

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(via Ramune Kubilius, Galter Health Sciences Library & Learning Center at Northwestern University)

The 2020 Midwest Chapter / MCMLA (Midcontinental Chapter of the Medical Library Association) Virtual Conference will take place from Wednesday, October 14, to Friday, October 16. The theme of this year’s meeting is “Be a Health Literacy Superhero”. General information is available here.

Registration is only $25 and is now open for individuals, and CE is included in the cost of the Conference. The deadline to register is Monday, October 12, at 12:00 PM CDT.

We have a great program with Dr. Jennifer Gunter Keynote Speaker and Lisa Traditi as the MLA President speaking. Our panelists for our Early Career Panel and Addressing Disparities Health Literacy Panel will surely provide interesting and informative discussions. More information on speakers and panelists is available here.

Don’t forget to look at the list of exhibitors who will be attending the Conference and contact your rep for more information about them.

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(via Ramune Kubilius, Galter Health Sciences Library & Learning Center at Northwestern University)

The deadline to submit proposals for papers, lightning talks, and posters for the Joint Midcontinental and Midwest Chapter MLA 2020 Virtual Meeting has been extended to Friday, August 14. Please consider submitting a proposal to communicate your important work in any aspect of health sciences librarianship at our engaging (and affordably priced) virtual conference. We encourage you to submit papers and posters presented previously at the MLA 2020 Annual Meeting.

Joint Midcontinental and Midwest Chapter MLA 2020 Virtual Meeting details

  • Dates: Wednesday, October 16 – Friday, October 28
  • Theme: Becoming a Health Literacy Superhero
  • Registration cost: $25 for all attendees. Midwest/MLA will be offering several scholarships for those experiencing financial hardship. Details are forthcoming.
  • Submissions: Submit your abstract here. The deadline for submissions is now Friday, August 14. Note: Abstracts should be 250 words or less. Structured abstracts are preferred. For guidance on writing a structured abstract, please visit here.

For more information, visit the virtual conference website.

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(via Ramune Kubilius, Galter Health Sciences Library at Northwestern University)

This is a reminder that proposals for papers, posters, and lightning talks at the Joint Midcontinental and Midwest Chapter MLA 2020 Annual Meeting are due soon. More information is below.

  • Dates: October 14-16, 2020 (online)
  • Theme: Becoming a Health Literacy Superhero
  • Registration cost: $25 for all attendees. Midwest/MLA will be offering several scholarships for those experiencing financial hardship. 
  • Submissions: Submit your abstract here. The deadline for submissions is Friday, July 31. Note: abstracts should be 250 or fewer words long. Structured abstracts are preferred. For guidance on writing a structured abstract, please go here.

Continue watching the Midcontinental Chapter and Midwest Chapter websites for additional details.

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(via Ramune Kubilius, Galter Health Sciences Library at Northwestern University)

Join us at the Virtual Meeting this fall to share your research and innovative practices.

The Joint Midcontinental and Midwest Chapter MLA 2020 Annual Meeting planning committee invites paper, lightning talk, and poster submissions on all aspects of health sciences librarianship for the Virtual Meeting on October 15-16, 2020. The conference theme for this year is Becoming a Health Literacy Superhero.

Submit your abstract here. The deadline for submissions is Friday, July 31, 2020. Abstracts should be 250 words or less. Structured abstracts are preferred. For guidance on writing a structured abstract, please go here.

Registration will be $25 for all attendees. Midwest Chapter/MLA will be offering several scholarships for those experiencing financial hardship.

More information about registration, scholarships, and the conference website is forthcoming. Thank you for your patience as we pivot to this new format. We look forward to seeing you this fall.

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(via Rita Sieracki, Medical College of Wisconsin)

Greetings from Milwaukee!

Photo credit: VisitMilwaukee

Register now!

Early bird registration for the conference is ending this Friday, September 13, along with the conference hotel rate. Book your hotel room now in order to get the special conference rate!

CE News

Attend the Libraries as a Disaster Recovery Resource CE classes for free! The GMR still has some slots available for sponsorship. For more information and to apply, visit the GMR webpage.

We are looking forward to seeing you next month!

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 Elizabeth Suelzer, Medical College of Wisconsin)

As you get ready to register for the 2019 Annual Meeting in Milwaukee, don’t forget to explore the great slate of CE courses we have lined up. CE courses will be held on Saturday, October 5, and offer 3 or 4 MLA CE credits.

Continuing Education Courses

Discover…scoping reviews and reliable publishing

Connect…with your local community

Collaborate…with partnerships and copyright

Don’t forget about our free CE class on Monday, Finding Leadership and Management Opportunities Where You Are – it’s included with your registration.

For complete course and instructor information, visit the meeting website and follow us on Facebook. We’re looking forward to seeing you in Milwaukee!

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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