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WHO’s mobile program to manage diabetes
For sufferers of diabetes, managing their condition is an ongoing and complicated task. Fast, reliable, and clear information is perhaps just as important as medication.
The MLA Annual Conference is switching things up a little at the Tuesday evening dinner and needs your talent!
A special thank you to the Research Institute for Public Libraries (RIPL).
MLA is very pleased to report that we received many applications for the 2018 RTI.
The National Programming Committee is seeking volunteers from the membership to blog on the happenings of MLA 2018. Volunteer today!
Who knew that Atlanta was going to experience a craft beer boom?
Contact your Senators and urge them to cosponsor S. 2271, The Museum and Library Services Act of 2017. Help them understand how your library supports their constituents.
Submit your application for MLA’s InSight Initiative's first summit now!
A special thank you to SAGE Publishing.
What is hotter than Atlanta in mid-August? A ticket to one of the most popular Broadway shows, Hamilton!
A four day workshop was conducted at Georgetown, Guyana from October 10-13, 2017
Linda A. Watson, AHIP, FMLA's oral history has been published
Register now for MLA's recorded webinar, Visualize Your Data: Tableau for Health Sciences Librarians. Join our presenter Ariel Deardorff as she introduces health sciences librarians to Tableau and its many uses.
This column will focus on news and information about the new Research Training Institute for Health Sciences Librarians (RTI). We are looking forward to sharing many things about the RTI with you as the RTI progresses. We are also looking forward to hearing from you.

Planning on attending RTI 2018? Make your case to attend with these strategies and customizable resources.
A special thank you to the Association of Academic Health Sciences Libraries (AAHSL).
Continuing education (CE) courses during MLA ’18 Adapting Transforming Leading in Atlanta, Georgia, will encourage health sciences librarians to move out of their comfort zones into new roles.
By December 13th, members of the health sciences library community are encouraged to contact your members of Congress and urge them to support the net neutrality protections approved by the FCC in 2015 and affirmed by the federal appeals court in 2016.
Register now for MLA's recorded webinar, 8 Tips for Using Metrics in Research Evaluation. Join our presenters to increase your impact at your institution.
Submit your application for the 2018 MLA Research Training Institute for Health Sciences Librarians now!
WHO launches free courses in health emergencies
To aid both health care personnel and the general public in obtaining education on epidemics, pandemics, and other emergencies, the World Health Organization (WHO) has launched a new collection of introductory video courses.
Register now for MLA's recorded webinar, Working Open: An Overview of Open Source Research Tools. Join our presenter, Erin Foster, as she helps you choose the right free, open source tool for conducting, producing, and disseminating research.
The Medical Library Association has submitted comments to the National Library of Medicine (NLM) in response to its Request for Information (RFI) on Next Generation Data Science Challenges in Health and Biomedicine. MLA's comments and recommendations will help formulate strategic approaches to pri
This recap focuses on the broad content topic of diversity in medical librarianship. Karen Gutzman, organizer of the special content session on Sunday, May 28, provides these notes from the session.
This recap focuses on the broad content topic of new and emerging technologies. Harold Bright IV, AHIP, moderator for one of the sessions on Monday, May 29, provides these notes and comments.
This second recap provides a more personal perspective on MLA ’17 from Christine Willis, AHIP, editor of the Consumer Health column.
Register now for MLA's recorded webinar, Cheap, Fast, and Good: Instructional Videos and Open Educational Resources. Join our presenter, Molly Higgins, as she addresses ways to create instructional media when you don't have time or money.
The Medical Library Association (MLA) and American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) have recommended changes that will update the Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP).
If you plan to attend the Annual Meeting in Atlanta in 2018 at the Hyatt Regency Atlanta, here is some key information you need to plan for the meeting.
Read about the Research Training Institute, MLA’s new initiative to provide immersive research training and increase the quantity and quality of health information research.
Editor’s note: Over the next few issues of the MLA News, we will recap some of the content and sessions presented at MLA ’17: Dream Dare Do, held in Seattle, WA.
Why present your work in the 2018 MLA Poster Sessions? Presenters find this opportunity a great way to network and exchange ideas. Submit your abstract today!
Senate Appropriations Committee proposes a significant funding increase for NLM in Fiscal Year 2018
One of the hardest things in any emergency or disaster is feeling helpless to help those in need, especially family, friends, and colleagues. As the SCR Regional Medical Library, we are responsible for supporting our region’s health information needs.
Make the most of your MLA ’18 experience by participating now. MLA ’18 will be held May 18–23, 2018, in Atlanta, Georgia.
Schizophrenia library launches in Australia
Patients and families affected by schizophrenia now have access to a virtual collection of reliable information comprising 2,000 fact sheets, evidence reports, videos, podcasts, and interviews with experts.
Register now for MLA's recorded webinar series, Distinguishing the Questionable from the Trustworthy in Open Access Resources. Join Carolann Lee Curry and Anna Krampl as they guide participants on how to use tools, resources, and formal criteria to vet open access journals.
Register now for MLA's recorded webcast, ".The Diversity of Data Management: Practical Approaches for Health Sciences Librarianship" Join Lisa Federer, AHIP, Kevin Read and Jackie Wirz as they provide strategies and success stories for Data Management.
The 2018 National Programming Committee is now accepting abstract submissions for papers, posters, lightning talks, and special content sessions.
One easy way to earn an AHIP points is to review submissions for the annual meeting. Apply to be an MLA '18 abstract reviewer today!

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Volunteer for the MLA’18 Talent Show


A Special Thank You to the Research Institute for Public Libraries (RIPL)


Thanks to All Who Applied!


MLA '18 Submissions Acceptance Rates


Librarians, Get What You Want! Lessons in Influence from the Business World


Systematic Review Webinar Series


Matching Review Type to Research Question: Which Review Is Right for You?


Call for MLA 2018 Bloggers


Something’s Brewing in Atlanta


TAKE ACTION TO SUPPORT THE MUSEUM AND LIBRARY SERVICES ACT OF 2017


Applications Due January 15, 2018, for MLA's InSight Initiative Summit! Apply Now!


A Special Thank You to SAGE Publishing


Get the Hottest Ticket in Town!


Librarians without Borders® HINARI Inernet Resources for Researchers Guyana: October 10-13, 2017


Watson, Linda A.


Visualize Your Data: Tableau for Health Sciences Librarians


Welcome to the New RTI News Blog!


New RTI Web Page


A Special Thank You to the Association of Academic Health Sciences Libraries (AAHSL)


MLA ’18 Continuing Education


Take Action to Support Net Neutrality Protections


8 Tips for Using Metrics in Research Evaluation


Apply Now for the 2018 MLA Research Training Institute for Health Sciences Librarians


International News


Working Open: An Overview of Open Source Research Tools


MLA Addresses Next Generation Data Sciences Challenges in Health and Biomedicine


Follow-Up to MLA ’17: Dare Dream Do: Focus on Diversity in Medical Librarianship


Follow-Up to MLA ’17: Dare Dream Do: Content and Sessions on New and Emerging Technologies


Reflections from MLA ’17


Cheap, Fast, and Good: Instructional Videos and Open Educational Resources


MLA and AALL recommend Federal Depository Library Program Reforms


Coming to Atlanta for the 2018 Annual Meeting?


MLA Research Training Institute Launched, Next Step in MLA’s Goal to Advance Research


Follow-up to MLA ’17: Dream Dare Do Focus on “Clinical Rounding”


Submit a Poster for MLA 2018


NLM FY 2018 Funding Update


Chapter News: Hurricane Harvey: Voices from the Storm


Participate in MLA ’18


International News


Distinguishing the Questionable from the Trustworthy in Open Access Resources


The Diversity of Data Management: Practical Approaches for Health Sciences Librarianship


MLA ’18 Submissions due October 10


Call for MLA ’18 Abstract Reviewers


Rebirth of Atlanta: The Rising Phoenix


MLA ’18 Abstract Submission Site Now Open


Hurricane Harvey: Effect on Texas and Louisiana


Librarians without Borders® HINARI Train the Trainers Report Ghana: March 13-15, 2017


Librarians without Borders® HINARI and Internet Resources Workshop Report New Guinea: May 22-25, 2017


Chapter News: The 67th SC/MLA Annual Meeting: Change Is in the Air!