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MLA Webinar: “Demystifying R” on OCTOBER 5

Information below for those who want to participate in the live webinar:

Time: Wednesday, October 5, 1p.m.-2:30 p.m., central time = (i.e., 8:00
a.m., Hawaii-Aleutian Time)

Location: Health Sciences Library of JABSOM
651 Ilalo Street, MEB 101, Honolulu, HI 96813-5525


Certificate: MLA CE contact hours for all participants (1.5 MLA CE contact hours)

If you have further questions in regards to the content of the webcast, please click on the following link:
MAHALO to the Health Sciences Library of JABSOM staff for serving as the host site/refreshment site, and to NN/LM Pacific Southwest Region for generously funding this webinar!

Continuing Education Chair


September 29, 2016 at 7:22 am Leave a comment

Announcement: MLA Kronick Traveling Fellowship

David A. Kronick Traveling Fellowship

Do you 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 must be an individual member of the Medical Library

* 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
byDecember 1, 2016.

Learn more about the application process on MLANET.ORG at
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If you have any questions, please contact Robert Johnson, Jury Chair, < >

If you’re ready to submit an application, choose the 2017 Kronick Traveling
Fellowshiponline application form <
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September 29, 2016 at 7:16 am Leave a comment


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