What do health information professionals do? What fundamental skill set do all health information professionals have in common? The answer can be found in the 2017 MLA Competencies for Lifelong Learning and Professional Success.
Takeways - I have been coming to MLA for 3 reasons -- see longtime buddies, make new buddies and pick up a pearl or two of wisdom.
The MLA Communities Strategic Goal Task Force has been working on our charge (see Strengthening ur Communities: A Solid Foundation by Teresa L. Knott, AHIP) since August 2016, specifically focusing on the first two parts of our charge
The MLA Books Panel seeks authors or editors for a proposed monograph on information literacy for the health sciences. This book will introduce common instructional standards and approaches seen in higher education and discuss how they can be applied in a variety of health sciences environments.
The MLA Books Panel is seeking an author or editor for a monograph that will seek to answer the question: In what ways do librarians provide liaison services to their patrons in the modern era?