MLA Events/News

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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Win $400 To Go To MLA 2012

How did you convince your organization to fund your trip to a Medical Library Association Annual Meeting? In this day and age where we are all doing our best with shrinking budgets and institutions are scrutinizing our travel funds, the…

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MLA Conference Online

By now you are either going to MLA or you are not.  If you aren’t going to MLA you might want to consider attending as an e-Conference participant.  It is only $100 for all of the online content, videos, slides,…

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Online MLA Schedule

I am sure you are all wondering why on Earth I am fussing so much with my MLA schedule and writing about the online program planner.  Well this MLA I am a little busier than others.  I am the soon…

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Must Know Twitter Tips for MLA

Eric Rumsey recently RT’d on Twitter “11 Must Know Tips and Tricks for Twitter.”  I have been on Twitter for a while and I learned a lot of things from this article.  Some of the things on the article are…

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Hungry at MLA?

I love food so I always enjoy reading through the LAC restaurant guide.  In addition to the restaurant guide the LAC created a Google Map listing the spots in the guide.  So while your drooling perusing through the guide, you can…

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Tweeting at MLA

The MLA’11 folks have big plans for Twitter this year.  At Annual Conference Twitter will be used to help create discussion, to connect with colleagues, and to facilitate in-person meetings. MLA’s “Rethink Conversations” process will offer display monitors that are strategically placed…

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