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It’s Time to Celebrate National Medical Librarian’s Month!

It’s Time to Celebrate National Medical Librarian’s Month!
Thu September 29, 2022
Kick off NMLM using the 2022 theme: Make Better Decisions Faster: Consult Your Health Information Professional. The work of medical librarians should be recognized throughout the year, but October is our official month of observance and celebration.

This year the MLA/RTI Value Studies Working Group has been tasked with updating the "Evidence You Can Use To Communicate Library Value" page on the MLA site for 2023.
Kick off NMLM using the 2022 theme: Make Better Decisions Faster: Consult Your Health Information Professional. The work of medical librarians should be recognized throughout the year, but October is our official month of observance and celebration.
This year the MLA/RTI Value Studies Working Group has been tasked with updating the "Evidence You Can Use To Communicate Library Value" page on the MLA site for 2023.
Kick off NMLM using the 2022 theme: Make Better Decisions Faster: Consult Your Health Information Professional. The work of medical librarians should be recognized throughout the year, but October is our official month of observance and celebration.
The Be Well MLA initiative promotes wellness and well-being among members of the Medical Library Association. Every month, MLA members are invited to participate in the Be Well Wednesday wellness series.
Due to staffing changes, MLA headquarters announces that there has been an unexpected delay in the production of the Journal of the Medical Library Association (JMLA). Soon we will be able to determine a feasible production schedule to get caught up.
Join Colleague Connection, MLA's mentoring program pairing new members with experienced members or fellow new colleagues. Sign up by September 30 to be considered for a match.
The 2022 South Central Chapter of the MLA Annual Meeting will be held September 22–27 in Houston, Texas. The conference will be conducted in-person at The Westin Oaks Houston at the Galleria.

Registration is now open!

The standard registration rate is $320 for members and $420 for non-members. The
Organized by MLA’s Membership Committee, Colleague Connection is a mentoring program pairing new members with experienced members or fellow new colleagues. New members: connect with an experienced colleague or a fellow newbie. Experienced members: share experience with new professionals.
The 2022 South Central Chapter of the MLA Annual Meeting will be held September 22–27 in Houston, Texas. The conference will be conducted in-person at The Westin Oaks Houston at the Galleria.

Registration is now open!

The standard registration rate is $320 for members and $420 for non-members. The
Ruth Holst, AHIP, FMLA directed the library at Columbia Hospital in Milwaukee for thirty-two years. Subsequently, she was associate director of the Greater Midwest Region of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine based at the University of Illinois. Her oral history is available now.
The 2022 South Central Chapter of the MLA Annual Meeting will be held September 22–27 in Houston, Texas. The conference will be conducted in-person at The Westin Oaks Houston at the Galleria.

Registration is now open!

The standard registration rate is $320 for members and $420 for non-members. The
The 2022 South Central Chapter of the MLA Annual Meeting will be held September 22–27 in Houston, Texas. The conference will be conducted in-person at The Westin Oaks Houston at the Galleria.

Registration is now open!

The standard registration rate is $320 for members and $420 for non-members. The
The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) has released updated policy guidance on public access to Federally-funded research results.

Medical Reference Services Quarterly is looking for an Editor-in-Chief for this journal on the practice of medical librarianship that publishes 4 issues a year.
Recipient of the 2022 Marcia C. Noyes Award: Jane Blumenthal, AHIP, FMLA
MLA Awards and Honors Nominations are Now Open!
MLA is pleased to announce the winners of an MLA scholarship to attend the 4th National Joint Conference of Librarians of Color (JCLC) in St. Pete Beach, FL, October 5-9, 2022.
Join the annual NLM Lindberg-King Lecture & Scientific Symposium on Thursday, September 1, 2022. This all-day, free, virtual event – Science, Society and the Legacy of Donald A.B. Lindberg, M.D. – will be in honor of Dr. Lindberg, former NLM director, who passed away in August 2019.
Ruth Holst's oral history has been published
Members of the health sciences library community are invited to attend the September 13 National Library of Medicine Board of Regents meeting.
NLM supports White House Office of Science and Technology Policy call for action to provide immediate public access to all monkeypox-related research and data
The North Atlantic Health Sciences Libraries (NAHSL) invites you to attend its 64th annual conference November 6-8, 2022 in Portland, Maine.
Former MLA Executive Director Carla J. Funk (1992-2015) has demonstrated her life-long commitment to sustaining and enhancing the health information librarian talent pipeline through a generous donation to establish the Carla J. Funk Health Sciences Fellowship at Indiana University Bloomington.
We are pleased to share the experience of one of our MLA-ICC caucus members from her attendance at the EAHIL conference in Rotterdam, Netherlands that was held during May 31- June 3, 2022. Here is Alice Stoke, perspectives and views:
SLACK Journals Select is the latest iteration in content creation from SLACK Journals, a publisher providing specialty journals with impact since 1962.
Michelle Nielsen Ott, Sciences/Health Sciences Librarian at Cullom-Davis Library at Bradley University, is the 2022 recipient of the Illinois Library Association (ILA) Illinois Academic Librarian of the Year Award. Join MLA in congratulating Michelle on her outstanding work and great success!
More than 88 MLA members learned about how MLA advocates for accessible and trustworthy health information on Capitol Hill, along with updates on funding for NLM and NIH, and other policy issues.
Research is the cornerstone of academic inquiry; do librarians working in academic teaching hospitals have greater research capacity than counterparts in community hospitals? Tanisha Mills, MLIS, AHIP, attempted to answer this in an original research study.
You’re Invited! MLA Vision 2048 Task Force Open Forum To Help Envision the Future of the Profession
Enjoy the warm weather as summer comes to a close - and get some MLA CE while you're at it.
You’re Invited! MLA Vision 2048 Task Force Open Forum To Help Envision the Future of the Profession
Earlier this month, more than 725 librarians signed onto a letter to the NLM addressing recent changes to MeSH terms. Associate Director of Library Operations for NLM, Dianne Babski provided a response.
Space for Everyone. SCC/MLA 2022 Annual Meeting: Call for Contributed Papers, Posters, Lightning Talks, and Round Tables.
The MLA Diversity Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Committee are interested in what types of strategies libraries and library associations are using to encourage diverse leadership.
The Board of Directors recognizes and acknowledges the generous ways in which our members, chapter members, and friends of MLA give your time and resources to strengthen and grow our association.
The Board of Directors recognizes and acknowledges the generous ways in which our members, chapter members, and friends of MLA give your time and resources to strengthen and grow our association.
The JMLA Editor-in-Chief Search Committee and MLA Board of Directors are pleased to announce the appointment of Jill Boruff, AHIP, and Michelle Kraft, AHIP, FMLA, as Co-Editors-in-Chief for the Journal of the Medical Library Association (JMLA).
Congratulations to the award-winning research papers and posters from MLA ’22 Hybrid as well as the biannual JMLA Research Paper winner!
An open letter to NLM regarding MeSH term changes

I Am MLA: Dawn Hackman


Hitch Your Star to the 2023-24 Rising Stars Leadership Program!


Nominate an Outstanding Health Information Professional


Update from the MLA/RTI Value Studies Working Group


It’s Time to Celebrate National Medical Librarian’s Month!


Be Well MLA Wednesdays: Healthy Eating


Participate in Office of Management & Budget Initiative to Update MeSH Terminology OMB’s Statistical Standards for Race and Ethnicity


An important notice about your 2023 MLA membership dues


Be Well MLA Wednesdays: I Wet My Plants: Plants and Gardening for Wellness


JMLA Production Delay Notice


Pair with a new mentor or mentee! Sign up for Colleague Connection today!


Apply Now For MLA Grants and Scholarships


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


New Issue of Hypothesis Out Now!


I Am MLA: Karen O'Grady


Holst Oral History Available Now


You're Invited to Attend the 2022 South Central Chapter of MLA Annual Meeting


Updated Guidance on Public Access to Federally-funded Research Results


MRSQ is Seeking a New Editor-in-Chief


Recipient of the 2022 Marcia C. Noyes Award: Jane Blumenthal, AHIP, FMLA


MLA Awards and Honors Nominations are Now Open!


JCLC Scholarship Recipients Selected


Announcing 2022 Lindberg-King Lecture and Scientific Symposium: Science, Society, and the Legacy of Donald A.B. Lindberg, M.D.


Holst, Ruth


Attend the National Library of Medicine Board of Regents Meeting


NLM Responds to the Call for Public Access to Monkeypox-related Research and Data


Register for NAHSL's 64th Annual Conference


Carla J. Funk Health Sciences Fellowship Established


A View of EAHIL Conference in Rotterdam Netherlands 2022


SLACK Journals Select: The Key to Content Your Way (Sponsored)


RTI Fellow Michelle Nielsen Ott Awarded 2022 Illinois Academic Librarian of the Year!


Legislative Update Open Forum Provides MLA Members With Advocacy Answers


RTI Research Spotlight: Research Capacity of Hospital Librarians: Differences and Impact


Learn About Legislation Impacting Our Profession


Get your MLA August CE!


You’re Invited! Open Forum To Help Envision the Future of the Profession


NLM Responds to Librarians’ Open Letter re: MeSH Term Changes


I Am MLA: Soph Myers-Kelley


Space for Everyone: SCC/MLA ’22 Annual Meeting Call for Contributed Content


A Work in Progress: Strategies to Foster Diverse Leadership in Libraries


The MLA Board of Directors Gratefully Acknowledges Our Donors


MLA Welcomes New JMLA Co-Editors-in-Chief


MLA ‘22 Annual Meeting and JMLA Biannual Research Caucus Research Awards


Open Letter to NLM Regarding MeSH Term Changes


Apply for a JCLC 2022 Conference Registration Scholarship by June 1


AAMLA Statement in Solidarity With the Citizens of Buffalo


I Am MLA: Jherusha Lambert


MLA '22 Books (& More) Recommendations


In Sorrow and Solidarity: We Stand With Buffalo and Its Library Workers


Library Gateways to VA: An Outreach Initiative Between Vermont and Western New Hampshire Public Libraries and the White River Junction VA