MLA Events/News

MLA 2013/2014 Election Slate Announced

Congratulations and good luck to the people on the slate for the MLA 2013/2014 Election.  Now it is up to the voting members to look at the people on the slate and determine who they feel would best represent the…

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Just Serve! Join an MLA Committe

When I was a new librarian I was a bit overwhelmed with MLA.  It seemed everybody knew everybody and they were all doing very interesting things. I wasn’t sure how to get involved or how to get my toe in the…

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What Do Want From MLA?

Recently Stephanie Gertken posted on MEDLIB-L requesting medical librarians thoughts and feedback about MLA. ( from the MEDLIB-L post) As a follow up to the Open Forum presentation on the MLA Professional Association Value and Planning Survey at MLA in…

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Midwest MLA Call for Papers and Posters

Since I’m in the Midwest I thought I would forward along the call for papers and posters. This year the Midwest Chapter’s meeting will be in Rochester, MN at the Mayo Civic Center from October 6-9, 2012.  The deadline to…

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What Can MLA Do For You?

I sometimes hear people saying, “I don’t belong to MLA because what has MLA done for me as a medical librarian.”  If you are looking for MLA to come in like a knight in shining armor to magically save your job, increase your salary, combat predatory pricing,…

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Congratulations MLA Rising Stars

The second class of MLA Rising Stars Program has been announced. The 2012/13 class of Rising Stars, mentors and projects are: Annabelle Nunez, Health Sciences Library, University of Arizona–Tucson Mentor: Nancy J. Allee, AHIP, chair, Leadership and Management Section Project: Work…

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MLA’12 Videographers Needed

Is there a Steven Spielberg or Kevin Smith secretly hiding in your soul?  Do you harbor a desire to be the next Morgan Spurlock of MLA (minus the french fries and happy meals)?  Or do you just like to take videos?…

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Free WiFi at MLA Hotels

The 2012 National Program Committee is pleased to report that all attendees staying at the Seattle Sheraton and the Hyatt at Olive Eight will receive free Internet thanks to the hotels and MLA.   If you have not booked your…

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Get Your MLA Exhibit Floor Info

Rachel Walden will be blogging at the MLA Annual Meeting.  As the Exhibit Scout she will be posting things of interest in the exhibit hall.  Yesterday she tweeted she is collecting questions and interests about exhibitors and the exhibit all month.  If…

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Free Drink Ticket to MLA’12 Tweet Up

Want a free drink ticket to the MLA’12 Tweet up?  Well all you have to do is be a MLA member and complete this Twitter tutorial.  If you aren’t going to MLA’12 you still can take the tutorial (just no…

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