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2018 Awards and Recognitions

New for 2018, MLA awards and recognitions will be presented during plenary sessions on Sunday and Tuesday mornings, when all meeting attendees can honor their colleagues for their distinguished service to MLA and to health sciences librarianship. 

Award and grant recipients will be announced in March. Watch here for further details as the meeting approaches. 

Sunday, May 20

Welcome and Presidential Address, 9:00 a.m.–10:15 a.m.

  • New Academy of Health Information Professionals members: recognized by standing
  • New MLA Fellows: recognized on stage
  • Presidential Award: recognized on stage
  • Marcia C. Noyes Award: recognized on stage
  • In Memoriam

McGovern Lecture, 10:30 a.m.–11:55 a.m.

  • John P. McGovern Award Lecture recipient: recognized on stage

Monday, May 21

Janet Doe Lecture, 9:00 a.m.–10:00 a.m.

  • Janet Doe Lecture recipient: recognized on stage

Tuesday, May 22

Business Meeting and Inaugural Address, 9:00 a.m.–10:15 a.m.

  • General recognitions of volunteers: recognized by standing
  • Annual meeting grants: recognized by standing
  • Professional development grants: recognized by standing
  • Scholarships: recognized by standing
  • Rising Stars: recognized on stage
  • Written works: recognized on stage
  • International awards: recognized on stage
  • Achievement awards: recognized on stage
  • Research fellowships: recognized on stage

Silver and Gold Networking Dinner, 6:30 p.m.–10:00 p.m.

Dinner tickets are included with Package A: Inclusive Registration or available through meeting registration.

  • MLA Section Project of the Year Award: recognized on stage
  • Majors/MLA Chapter Project of the Year: recognized on stage
  • Community awards, Sections and Chapters: recognized by standing

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