Archive for October, 2014

REGISTER for Upcoming MLA Fall Webcasts to be held at UHM JABSOM HSLIB from October-December!

Hello Everyone,

Please mark your calendars for the upcoming MLA Webinars which will be held at JABSOM Health Sciences Library. If you’re interested in any or all of the below webinars please complete the online registration (link is included). All those who register will receive a link to the recorded webcast so if you’re interested but cannot attend you should still complete the registration.

Feel free to share this event with your colleagues.

**October 29, 2014 (Wednesday) 8:00-9:30 a.m. – Beyond Citation Counts: Practical Skills for Measuring Research Impact

**November 5, 2014 (Wednesday) – 9:00-10:30 a.m. – Communicate Your Value Through Marketing and Advocacy

**December 3, 2014 (Wednesday) 9:00-10:30 a.m. – Beyond the Search II: Data Management for Systematic Reviews

**December 9, 2014 (Tuesday), 9:00-10:30 a.m. – Appsense Makes the Patrons Grow Fonder

Pam Scott
HPC-MLA Continuing Education Chair


October 27, 2014 at 11:21 am Leave a comment

REGISTER for the First of MLA’s Fall Series Webcasts to be held at JABSOM HSLIB on October 22

Through the continued and generous support of the NN/LM PSR, the HPC-MLA is once again able to host a series of morning MLA Fall Continuing Education Webcasts of five scheduled for October 22, October 29, November 5, December 3, and December 9, at the JABSOM Health Sciences Library at no charge to attendees!

Details for the first webcast in the series for those interested:
Beyond the Search I: Protocol Development and Methodology for Systematic Reviews
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
8:00-9:30 am
Presenters: Mark MacEachern and Whitney A. Townsend, Taubman Health Sciences Library, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor

Host Site: UHM John A. Burns School of Medicine Health Sciences Library in the Computer Lab (first floor).
Parking/Location information: Street metered parking or Lot C/Piano Parking $5 flat rate. Details on parking please refer to the Library’s Parking and Location Webpages.

Please REGISTER by October 21st.  Once registered you will receive the participant’s manual.

By participating, you will also qualify for 1.5 MLA continuing education (CE) contact hours.

We hope to see you at the JABSOM Health Sciences Library next week Wednesday!

Please contact HPC-MLA’s Continuing Education Chair, Pam Scott, for questions at pamela.scott @

October 17, 2014 at 7:02 am Leave a comment

MLA David A. Kronick Traveling Fellowship Opportunity

Have a project in mind that will take you on the road? Consider applying for MLA’s DAVID A. KRONICK TRAVELING FELLOWSHIP!

Established in 2002, this grant awards one $2,000 fellowship each year to cover the expenses involved in traveling to three or more medical libraries in the United States or Canada, for the purpose of studying a specific aspect of health information management. Activities that are operational in nature or have only local usefulness will be considered. The award winner is required to submit a report to MLA on the results of the project, that may be published in appropriate health information journals.


· The applicant must hold a graduate degree in library science.

· The applicant must be a practicing health sciences librarian with at least five years of professional experience.

· The applicant should preferably be an individual member of the Medical Library Association.

· The applicant must be a citizen of or have permanent residence status in either the United States or Canada.

· Consideration will be given in exceptional cases to an outstanding candidate not meeting the criteria above.

The completed application form must be received at MLA headquarters by December 1. Learn more about the application process on MLANET.ORG at

If you have any questions, please contact Gale Oren, Jury Chair, at

October 1, 2014 at 9:36 am Leave a comment


October 2014
« Sep   Dec »

Posts by Month

Posts by Category