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(via Deborah Lauseng, UIC Library of the Health Sciences – Peoria)

Do you know a Medical Library Association member with a distinguished career and outstanding contributions advancing the profession?  Please consider nominating that individual for the Marcia C. Noyes Award, the association’s highest professional distinction.  The award, established in memory of Marcia C. Noyes, one of eight MLA charter members, recognizes a career that has resulted in lasting, outstanding contributions to medical librarianship.  Additionally, the award considers sustained and notable achievement in at least one area of activity cited in the mission of the MLA and distinguished service and leadership in health sciences librarianship.

The awardee receives an engraved sterling silver bowl at the MLA annual meeting.  The full list of criteria and information about the nomination process is available on the Marcia C. Noyes award web page:https://www.mlanet.org/p/cm/ld/fid=268.  The nomination form, including up to three letters of support, is due by November 1, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. (CDT).

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(via Anna Ferri, Roseman University of Health Sciences)

The Medical Library Association is now seeking nominations for recipients of the Research Advancement in Health Sciences Librarianship Award. The MLA Research Advancement in Health Sciences Librarianship Award recognizes organizations whose exemplary actions have served to advance health information research and evidence-based practice in health sciences libraries. Honorees will have created and sustained a culture of research that enables and recognizes the research engagement of health sciences librarians whose involvement has contributed significantly to clinical, educational, research, or administrative outcomes in their institutions.

Applications for the award are due by November 1st.  You will the nomination forms and more information about eligibility here: https://www.mlanet.org/p/cm/ld/fid=1246. Please let me know if you have any questions. We look forward to receiving your application.

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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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(via Rita Sieracki, Medical College of Wisconsin)

Greetings from Milwaukee!

The 2019 Midwest Chapter/MLA Annual Meeting planning committee has extended the submission deadline for abstracts for poster and paper presentations. The new deadline for submission is July 26, 2019.

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.

Be sure to check the conference website to learn about Milwaukee attractions and to get conference updates, or follow us on Facebook.

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 Everly Brown – University of Maryland, Baltimore)

The MAC Contributed Papers and Posters committees invite you to submit your proposals for the 2019 MAC/MLA Annual Meeting in Durham, NC! We are excited to be at the Millennium Hotel from October 5 through 7, 2019. The theme for this year’s meeting is “Rising to the Occasion: Resiliency, Flexibility, Creativity,” however, your submission is not required to relate to the theme.

For both paper and poster abstracts, please submit via the MAC 2019 Proposal Submission Form.<https://forms.gle/4hKkZaec4EZGGUQP7> All abstracts must be 300 words maximum. A structured abstract format is required. See MLA’s Research Section<http://www.mlanet.org/page/structured-abstract> for guidance on structured abstracts. Only Background and Methods sections are required at the submission stage. If your submission is accepted, the Results and Conclusions sections are required before the annual meeting.

Deadline to submit abstracts is July 19, 2019. Authors will be notified of acceptance in early August. Additional information (i.e. time, location, set-up instructions, etc.) will be sent with the acceptance notification. Those presenting papers or posters must register for the meeting. You will receive an immediate confirmation receipt upon submission.

All submissions will be blinded before review.

If you have questions about the submission process, please contact:

For contributed papers: Karen Stanley Grigg (kgrigg@email.unc.edu<mailto:kgrigg@email.unc.edu>)

For contributed posters: Terri Ottosen (ottosen@email.unc.edu<mailto:ottosen@email.unc.edu>)

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(via Elizabeth Suelzer, Medical College of Wisconsin)

Greetings from Milwaukee,

We are pleased to announce that the 2019 Midwest Chapter/MLA Annual Meeting is open for registration! Discover, Connect, and Collaborate in Milwaukee this fall. Visit the conference websiteto learn more.

If you are coming to the conference, consider submitting a paper or poster to share with colleagues. 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.

We are looking forward to seeing you this fall!

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)

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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