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Independent Reading Program: Preapproved Articles

Preselected articles from the Journal of the Medical Library Association (JMLA) or articles from other professional publications that fall within one or more of the professional competencies from MLA's educational policy statement, Competencies for Lifelong Learning and Professional Success, will be accepted. Fill out the IRP article analysis application to earn CE or AHIP credit.

  • Read an article marked with the IRP icon from the Journal of Medical Library Association or chose another professional journal article that falls within one or more of the professional competencies.
  • Complete the IRP article analysis application
    • MLANET online registration option: complete the application and pay online. (Under Construction)
    • Mail or fax option: download and print the application and mail/fax with payment
  • MLA will send the participant an email receipt of application
  • Upon approval of application, MLA will send participant a MLA CE certificate.

For more information, contact Debra Cavanaugh, 312.419.9094 x32.

Titles of current preselected JMLA articles:

The Value of Library and Information Services in Patient Care: Results of a Multisite Study January 2013

Use and Perceptions of Information Among Family Physicians: Sources Considered Accessible, Relevant, and Reliable January 2013

Best Methods for Evaluating Educational Impact: A Comparison of the Efficacy of Commonly Used Measures of Library Instruction October 2012

Evidence-based Medicine at the Intersection of Research Interests Between Academic Health Sciences Librarians and Medical Educators: A Review of the Literature October 2012

A Case Study: The Evolution of a “Facilitator Model” Liaison Program in an Academic Medical Library July 2012

The New Medical Library Association Research Agenda: Final Results From a Three-phase Delphi Study July 2012

Provision of Pandemic Disease Information by Health Sciences Librarians: A Multisite Comparative Case Series April 2012

Rethinking Information Delivery: Using a Natural Language Processing Application for Point-of-care Data Discover April 2012

Use of Social Network Analysis Tools to Validate a Resources Infrastructure for Interinstitutional Translational Research: A Case Study January 2012

Utilizing Grounded Theory to Explore the Information-seeking Behavior of Senior Nursing Students January 2012