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Call for bloggers

Are you interested in participating in the MLA 2017 Annual Meeting but aren’t sure what you can do?  Do you already love social media or Dream about expanding your horizons a little?  Then Dare to be a Blog or Twitter correspondent!

Blog correspondents describe the activities at the Annual Meeting from a variety of perspectives; looking forward to events throughout the conference, providing insights into the meeting or events for those that couldn’t be in two places at once.  You could even start blogging and tweeting before the conference to highlight the portions of MLA’17 that you are excited to attend.  Bloggers and Tweeters can earn up to 3 AHIP points upon completion of 3 posts/tweets.

There are numerous categories to choose from!  Categories include:

  • Continuing Education
  • Contributed Content Sessions
  • Distinguished Member
  • Early Riser
  • Exhibit Explorer
  • First Timer
  • International Librarian
  • Library Student
  • Lifelong Learner
  • Lightning Rounds
  • MLA Activities
  • National Library of Medicine
  • Plenary Sessions
  • Poster Sessions
  • Sections
  • SIGs (Special Interest Groups)
  • Social Butterfly
  • Virtual Attendee
  • Choose Your Own Adventure

The Blog can be found at and look for us on Twitter @MedLibAssn

Are you ready to Do it?  For full descriptions of the categories or to sign up please complete the online application by March 9th.

Contact Dana Kopp, MLA ’17 Blog Editor if you have questions.  Thanks!

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