MLA Events/News

Video Submission Deadline for MLA Section Program Extended

Last week I blogged about the Leadership and Management’s Section Program, Smells Like Team Spirit: Partnerships to Move Your Library Forward. The deadline was February 10th and it has been extended to Feb 20th? (trying to find my email to confirm).…

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Participate in MLA’12: Submit Video for MLA Section Program

The deadline for video submission is Feb 10, 2012 which is two days BUT that is not impossible…. Because you can even film it using your iPhone or other mobile device. Below is the original call for video submissions: You can…

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Become a Blogger for 2012

We need you on the team for 2012!  The Official MLA blog has become a relied upon resource for both meeting attendees and non-attendees to stay current about the meeting.  So apply to be a blogger!  Applications will be accepted today through February…

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Hospital Library Advocacy

Recently there have been a lot of emails (most with the subject line “sad state of hospital library”) hitting MEDLIB-L about the closings of several hospital libraries and what needs to be done to prevent this from happening to more libraries. It is…

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MLA Election Results

MLA announced the results for the 2012/2013 election. Congratulations! President elect: Dixie Jones Board of Directors:  Julia Esparza and Chris Shaffer Nominating Committee: Max Anderson, Ana Cleveland, Keith Cogdill, Jo Dorsch, Sherrilynne Fuller, Heidi Heilemann, Melissa Just, Neville Prendergast, and…

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MLA 2012 Keep Informed

As 2011 comes to a close, it makes sense to start highlighting 2012 events.  One major event in 2012 is the Annual Meeting in Seattle.  The NPC has been hard at work trying to make it a great meeting.  In…

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MLA 2012 Sponsorship Opportunities

The Medical Library Association’s National Program Committee has been calling and contacting  companies to see if they would like to be a sponsor for the 2012 meeting in Seattle.  These meetings are valuable to librarians and many who attend either…

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Last Chance, Vote NOW for MLA 2012-2013

You snooze you will lose because today is the absolute last day that you can vote on the 2012-2013 MLA President Elect, MLA Board Members and MLA Nominating Committee. You must vote by tonight, December 6, 11:59 central time. Make…

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Vote Now!

Yesterday was voting day for many Americans.  Hopefully those of you who had issues on the ballot were able to get out and have your voice heard through your vote. MLA members also have a chance to have their voice…

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Last Chance to Try and Win $400 Towards MLA 2012

Tick Tock, Tick Tock….. You hear that?  That is time running out for you to try and win $400 toward the annual meeting in Seattle. The National Program Committee for the 2012 meeting in Seattle, WA are looking for the…

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