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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Adding Value to EHRs: Librarians and Infobuttons: Free Webinar

Hospital librarians are asking how they can show their value to administration and how they can show that they are more than just the keepers of the books.  The answer is to branch out and get out of the library…

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Presidential Priorities

I am starting very early on my priorities as President. I am not yet officially President elect (that happens at this MLA) and the current President elect (soon to be President) Linda Walton has not officially released her priorities. But,…

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