MLA Events/News

MLA 2012/2013 Election Candidates Announced

The candidates for the upcoming 2012/2013 MLA election have been announced.  MLA members will be able to cast their vote online from November 2–December 6, 2011. Members without email addresses on file at MLA headquarters will receive paper ballots in the mail…

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MLA 2012 Website During the Meeting?

The MLA 2012 website is up and running.  Right now you can find information on Section Program Themes and paper and poster FAQs.  Soon you will be able to get registration, hotel and travel information as well much more.  The…

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Keep Your Ideas Coming

Thursday I posted on my blog, Facebook, Twitter, and Google+ asking for suggestions about what you would like to see at MLA this year in Seattle.  Even though I am leaving tomorrow morning to view the facilities, please keep those ideas…

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Friday Fun: Get $400 To Go To Seattle, NOW!

Yesterday I posted asking people about what kind of things they want to see at the Seattle meeting.  PLEASE keep the suggestions coming! In one of the comments Halyna mentioned that some librarians do not get any funding or partial…

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What Do You Want at MLA 2012?

Monday and Tuesday I was in Boston at the New England Journal of Medicine Library Advisory Board Meeting.  This was my final board meeting, my three year term has come to an end.  It was a very wonderful and illuminating…

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MLA Grants and Scholarships

A special edition of MLA Grants and Scholarships was sent out and I want to remind people of the possible things they could apply for to get money. But first I want to remind people that there is still time…

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Internet Librarian Conference: Discount Available

The 2011 Internet Librarian Conference will be held October 17-19 in Monterey, California.  Uusally the cost for the 3 day event is usually $499 but you can get a group discounted admission of $299 (a savings of $200) if you register…

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Win $400 Toward the Seattle Meeting

As co-chair of the 2012 NPC I know there are a lot of people working hard to create great programs for the 2012 meeting.  Teresa and I and the rest of the NPC have compiled a great pool of potential speakers…

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What is the Purpose of an Association?

Jane Blumenthal wrote a very thought provoking post on the future of associations.  In the past people usually belonged to an association so that they could meet other people with a common interest, make contacts, share information, and learn from each other. …

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MLA Posts

“How do you find time to blog” is the question I get asked most often when I meet people for the first time.  Often I respond that it doesn’t take long to jot down my thoughts and that a normal…

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