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What Do We Really Mean by “Open”?

What Do We Really Mean by “Open”?
Thu October 21, 2021
Do you wonder what is under the “open” umbrella or what is even meant by the term “open”?

The RLL received an LSTA grant to address mental health and wellness concerns through the delivery of personalized reader's advisory services, therapeutic reading materials, mental health literacy skills development, and family wellness instruction.
Do you wonder what is under the “open” umbrella or what is even meant by the term “open”?
MLA’s Books Panel is seeking proposals by November 23 on the topic of Building Health Sciences Collections.
Do you wonder what is under the “open” umbrella or what is even meant by the term “open”?
Looking to increase promotion of your library services? Try increasing digital signage and appointment bookings.
Join MLA’s Vision 2048 Task Force at an open forum and share your ideas about the future of the profession and MLA.
Join MLA’s Vision 2048 Task Force at an open forum and share your ideas about the future of the profession and MLA.
If you are interested in becoming a hub editor for MLAConnect, please reach out to christine.willis@choa.org.
Paper abstracts and immersion sessions for MLA ‘22 are due October 27.
The Health Equity & Global Health Domain Hub's vision is to improve the development, access, dissemination, and understanding of health information for and by diverse populations in the US and globally to improve the health of populations.
Register now for the webinar, Better, Faster: An Introduction to Systematic Review Automation Tools to be held October 20.
Looking to bring more traffic to your library? Try bulletin boards and stuffed animals!
Looking to bring more traffic to your library? Try bulletin boards and stuffed animals!
Listen to Emily Hurst, Kelsa Bartley, and Adela Justice discuss caring for plants during the pandemic.

A revised version of the guide Recruiting and Selecting an Academic Health Sciences Library Director is now available on the AAHSL website.
This year’s theme for NMLM is Avoid Health Misinformation: Partner with a Medical Librarian.
The deadline to submit for MLA '22 is October 27.
This year’s theme for NMLM is Avoid Health Misinformation: Partner with a Medical Librarian.
Get to know your fellow MLA member Bette Bissonnette!
The MLA is grateful to Katherine Akers for her dedication and contribution to the success of JMLA and welcomes Alex Carroll as interim editor-in-chief.
Nominations for MLA awards are due November 1.
Join host Sally Gore in her conversation with Beverly Murphy and Shannon Jones.
Get to know your fellow MLA member Sonya Lemke!
Sign up to attend this symposium from the Louis Stokes Health Sciences Library and the Vernon E. Jordan, Jr., Esq. Law Library at Howard University.
Join the South Central Chapter for their 2021 annual meeting, Armadillos Together.
It’s time for MLA leaders to submit midyear reports. See MLANET for reporting details.
Meet your fellow MLA member Janet Crum!
Check out the October offerings for webinars, instructor-led courses, and self-paced courses.
The city of New Orleans needs our help now! While MLA '22 is months away, let's lend a hand to our colleagues and the citizens of New Orleans.
VisualDx is an award-winning diagnostic clinical decision support system designed to enhance diagnostic accuracy, aid therapeutic decisions, and improve patient safety.
VisualDx is an award-winning diagnostic clinical decision support system designed to enhance diagnostic accuracy, aid therapeutic decisions, and improve patient safety.
Answer some brief questions about your career, interests, and hobbies to become our next featured I Am MLA profile.
Get to know your fellow MLA member David G. Keddle!
This new event series focuses on tangible actions that MLA members have taken to further anti-oppressive efforts in their communities.
Are you excited about MLA ‘22 in New Orleans—but missed the Open Forum? Watch the recording now!
The NLM/AAHSL Leadership Fellows Program prepares emerging leaders for director positions in academic health sciences libraries. Meet the fellows and mentors for 2021/2022.
The NLM/AAHSL Leadership Fellows Program prepares emerging leaders for director positions in academic health sciences libraries. Meet the fellows and mentors for 2021/2022.
Sign up by September 17 to be a Colleague Connection mentor or mentee.
Kris Alpi spoke on ARPA-H during Listening Session 9
Jennifer Westrick's research found that many medical librarians, while comfortable in their ability to locate trials for systematic reviews, would be interested in learning more about clinical trial types.

I Am MLA: Jon Crossno


SC/MLA Members Share Inspiring Ideas for Promoting Libraries: Part 3 of 3


Research Training Institute TODAY + Upcoming MLA vConnections Meetings


New Call for Book Proposals: Building Health Sciences Collections Development


What Do We Really Mean by “Open”?


MLEC Webinar: Using Google Jamboard in Online Instruction


Now Accepting Applications for Research-Related Grants and Fellowships


Save the Date! Making Sense of Basic Science: A Reflection on Lab Culture


I Am MLA: Joe Price


SC/MLA Members Share Inspiring Ideas for Promoting Libraries: Part 2 of 3


Save the Date! Open Forum: MLA Vision 2048


Seeking Editors for the Information Services Hub


Deadline Extension: Submit to MLA ‘22 by October 27


New Name, Clearer Mission: The Health Equity & Global Health Domain Hub


Better, Faster: An Introduction to Systematic Review Automation Tools


I Am MLA: Andi Parrish


SC/MLA Members Share Inspiring Ideas for Promoting Libraries: Part 1 of 3


New Podcast! Nurturing Plants During the Pandemic


AAHSL Releases 2021 Guide for Recruiting an Academic Health Sciences Library Director


Call for MLA '22 Reviewers


MLA ‘22 Update: Don’t Miss Your Chance to Submit Paper Abstracts and Immersion Sessions


October is National Medical Librarians Month


I Am MLA: Bette Bissonnette


JMLA Editor-in-Chief Transitions to New Role


Call for 2022 Award Nominations


New Podcast Alert! Listen Now to "Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Libraries"


I Am MLA: Sonya Lemke


Challenges and Legal Implications of Misinformation in Health Disparities and Health Policies that Affect Minority Groups in the US


SCC/MLA Annual Meeting to Be Held October 12–14, 2021


Midyear Reports Due October 15


I Am MLA: Janet Crum


October Continuing Education


Helping New Orleans After Ida


Tips for Submitting to MLA '22


Product Spotlight: Visualizing Clinical Decision-Making in Medical Education and Training (Sponsored)


You Are MLA


I Am MLA: David G. Keddle


Introducing the New Social Justice and Health Disparities Action Club


MLA ‘22 Open Forum Recording Now Available


I Am MLA: Danielle Linden


AAHSL and NLM Announce 2021/2022 Leadership Fellows and Mentors


Build your professional network. Sign up for MLA’s Virtual Colleague Connection!


I Am MLA: Cindy Gruwell


Librarians Advancing Interdisciplinary Research: MLA Comments on Advanced Research Projects Agency for Health (ARPA-H)


RTI Research Spotlight: Latest Research Reveals There Is No Easy Method to Identify Clinical Trials in Systematic Reviews


Call for Feedback on the COVID-19 Resources Page


Call for Papers and Immersion Sessions for MLA ’22


MLA Comments on IMLS 2022-2026 Strategic Plan


NLM Welcomes Applications to Its Michael E. DeBakey Fellowship in the History of Medicine for 2022


Calling All Authors! MLA Call for Book Proposals