Annual Meeting

MLA 2016 Toronto: Problems Traveling Internationally

The 2016 annual meeting will be in Toronto and the NPC is looking to see if there are any barriers to going to an international meeting in Toronto that normally wouldn’t be a barrier if the meeting was withing the…

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Catch the Leiter Lecture Live Online Thursday

The Joseph Leiter NLM/MLA Lecture will be on Thursday June 12, 2014 at 1:00pm ET online http://videocast.nih.gov and on the campus of the National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland. Terrence Sejnowski, PhD, will discuss “The BRAIN Initiative: Connecting the Dots.”…

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Engage with McGovern Lecturer Prior to MLA 14

It is crunch time and I know everybody going to MLA 14 in Chicago is scrambling to tie up lose ends at work or for Chicago.   But as you go over your schedule for MLA you might want to check…

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Learn More About MLA Sections and Chapters in Chicago

Every other year at the annual meeting MLA used to hold the Section Shuffle where each of the sections would man a table and talk to members about their section.  Often there were themes and the sections would dress up…

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Help Choose the MLA Leadership

Do you know somebody who is innovative, inspiring, and basically would make a great leader within MLA?  Well time to step up and take action. The MLA Nominating Committee is identifying potential candidates for the 2014/15 election.  That means if…

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MLA Party With a Purpose

At this year’s annual meeting the final party will be slightly different.  It is a “Party with a Purpose.” National Planning Committee is hosting a Silent Auction and the goal is to highlight the creative talents, passions (rare books, memorabilia)…

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Get Your MLA 2014 Schedule Figured Out

The online program planner for MLA 2014 is available. http://www.eventscribe.com/2014/mla/index.asp Either I am getting used to working with the online planner or it is getting a lot better.  Perhaps a little bit of both. As we have noticed in the…

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Tips to a Cheaper MLA

I just renewed my MLA membership and registered for the annual meeting in Chicago.  While my annual meeting expenses will be reimbursed, my membership is not. Quite frankly it always hurts to see that much money leave my account at…

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MLA 2014 Poster/Paper Deadline Nov 1st!

Wow! November is just around the corner.  If you have been planning to submit a paper or poster for MLA 2014 you better get moving because the deadline is Novmeber 1st. (reposted from MLA-LMS email list) NOVEMBER 1 DEADLINE –…

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MLA 2013 Blog: My Summary

Wow there were a lot of bloggers who wrote great stuff at MLA 2013.  I tried to attend as much as I can but of course I can’t hit everything so I have come to really enjoy reading the Official…

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