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Are You a New Librarian? Submit an abstract for MLA | SLA ‘23

Are You a New Librarian? Submit an abstract for MLA | SLA ‘23
Thu January 19, 2023
The 2023 National Program Committee invites colleagues who are newer to the profession to submit a poster or lightning talk abstract for MLA | SLA ‘23.

The 72nd Annual Meeting of the Southern Chapter of the Medical Library Association (SC/MLA) was held in Montgomery, AL from October 19-22, 2022.
The 2023 National Program Committee invites colleagues who are newer to the profession to submit a poster or lightning talk abstract for MLA | SLA ‘23.
MLGSCA/NCNMLG 2023 Virtual Spring Symposium is taking the place of MLGSCA and NCNMLG Chapter annual meetings.
The Pacific Northwest Chapter of the Medical Library Association (PNCMLA) decided to continue with the virtual format for its 2022 conference. Read on for a recap of the conference.
The National Library of Medicine (NLM) seeks early and second-career librarians within five years of graduation interested in a one-year fellowship. Apply now!
The results of this study provide a foundation for building a more comprehensive bibliotherapy program at the Hirsh Health Sciences Library. Read on!
This year, University of South Carolina School of Medicine Columbia librarians decided to revamp and gamify the library’s in-person lecture-style orientation session for first-year medical students. Read more and try it yourself.
The Medical Library Association Books Panel is seeking author(s) and/or editor(s) for a book related to grant writing. The content in this book will be particularly relevant for health sciences librarians who either support academic grant writers or who are grant-seeking themselves.
The chapters in this book will provide an overview of evidence syntheses including, but not limited to, the systematic review. This book will provide a how-to guide for anyone who works with clinicians, students, and researchers who are interested in writing or interpreting knowledge syntheses.
MLA's Books Panel is seeking proposals for a book about determining the credibility and trustworthiness of information. The panel also welcomes a book that contributes to the discussion on the information-seeking behavior of major user populations. How does this behavior guide teaching practices?
MLA’s authors have been busy! Some recent books published by MLA’s partner publisher Rowman & Littlefield have been reviewed in the latest issue of JMLA.
The MLA 125th Anniversary Committee is hard at work planning and preparing for the celebrations that will begin at MLA ’23. One project that the Caucus/Chapter History workgroup is leading is to collect significant moments in the existence of MLA’s caucuses and chapters.
Despite making significant intellectual contributions to systematic reviews and evidence synthesis publications, and meeting authorship criteria specified by the COPE and ICMJE, librarians are frequently not granted authorship. MLA is advocating for change.
The NIH Data Management & Sharing Policy Guidance Working Group has developed a toolkit to help librarians ensure they are meeting the updated Data Management and Sharing Policy, which goes into effect January 25, 2023.

MLA is pleased to offer support to enable members to join colleagues in Detroit for MLA | SLA '23: Looking Back, Forging Ahead.
This blog post contains breaking news from NLM as well as a continued dialog with NLM including MLA Connect posts from this past summer. Letter authors would like to share the most recent correspondence from the National Library of Medicine prior to the debut of the new 2023 MeSH terms.
The newly published Piecing Together Systematic Reviews and Other Evidence Syntheses, edited by Margaret J. Foster and Sarah T. Jewell aims to be the definitive text on systematic reviews for librarians, information professionals, and expert searchers.
The Journal of the Medical Library Association (JMLA) will only be available in digital formats starting with the 2023 editions.
The RTI Fellowship Program is accepting applications for the 2023-24 cohort through February 28, 2023. Anyone with an interest in the RTI Fellowship Program is invited to our upcoming Drop-In Session to get your questions answered and receive feedback on the application process.
If you are concerned about health equity and want to develop searching skills and knowledge that will enable you to become a collaborator and partner in health equity research, the MLA instructor-led course, Health Services and Policy Research: Sources and Search Strategies 2022, is for you.
Make a submission for upcoming issues of the Hypothesis Research Journal for Health Information Professionals, produced by the Medical Library Association’s Research Caucus.
Save the date for the 2022 Joseph Leiter NLM/Medical Library Association Lecture will be held December 6, 2022.
Save the date for the 2022 Joseph Leiter NLM/Medical Library Association Lecture will be held December 6, 2022.
You're invited to a free webinar sponsored by Third Iron LLC. Join Kendall Bartsch, Third Iron Co-founder and CEO, for a webinar to learn more about LibKey Nomad. Kendall will review the LibKey technology, show how medical libraries are using LibKey Nomad, and share results libraries are seeing.
Apply to MLA’s Research Training Institute.
Get to know Layal Hneiny, our latest I Am MLA individual!
Cabells is excited to launch its newest journal search platform dedicated to the medical research community—Journalytics Medicine & Predatory Reports.
Get to know our latest I Am MLA member, Hilary Jasmine.
Join an Open Forum event to learn more about MLA’s Research Training Institute Fellowship Program. The application will be open from November 1 to February 28, 2023.
To hear more about the 125th anniversary planning, plan to attend our Open Forum on January 18th, 2023, 1:00-2:00 p.m. During this session, you will have an opportunity to hear updates from these four groups engaged in anniversary activities.
MLA is pleased to invite you to a complimentary webinar sponsored by Wolters Kluwer. 
MLA will sunset the Disaster Information Specialization on April 30, 2023. More than 275 librarians, first responders, members of the military, and others have earned a DIS since we partnered with NNLM to offer it in 2012.
MLA will sunset the Disaster Information Specialization on April 30, 2023. More than 275 librarians, first responders, members of the military, and others have earned a DIS since we partnered with NNLM to offer it in 2012.
The Be Well MLA initiative to promote wellness hosted another excellent session last week. Learn more about all upcoming Be Well MLA events.
Adorée Hatton is this week's I Am MLA featured member. Help your colleagues get to know you better and submit your own profile- share how you are MLA!
Searching for an Effective and Efficient Expert Method for Conducting Exhaustive Searches? Look no further.
The 2022/23 Nominating Committee is identifying potential candidates for the 2023 election. Submit a nomination by October 31.
Each year MLA recognizes practicing health science information professionals for their many accomplishments and contributions to the profession and the association. MLA members and students were honored during the Awards and Recognition Celebration. Find out more.
The Grants and Scholarship Committee is pleased to announce that MLA David A. Kronick and Charles W. Sargent Visiting Fellowship has undergone some exciting changes! Applications for this year's Fellowship will be accepted until November 15, 2022.
Recognize your institution or organization today and submit a nomination. All MLA Awards and Honors nominations are due October 15.

Reflections on the 2022 SC/MLA Annual Meeting


Are You a New Librarian? Submit an abstract for MLA | SLA ‘23


Experience the DEI Committee’s Living Library Program at Experience MLA 2023


Sign Up for MLA’s Virtual Resume Clinic!


MLGSCA/NCNMLG 2023 Virtual Spring Symposium


PNCMLA 2022 Virtual Conference Recap


  January Communities Meetings and Events 


Applications are Now Open for the 2023-24 Research Training Institute Training Program


NLM Seeks Associate Fellows


Bibliotherapy for Stress Management: A Wellness Intervention for First Year Medical Students


Escape the Lecture: Using a Virtual Escape Room Activity for Library Orientation


Call for Proposals: The Grant Writing Librarian


Call for Book Proposals - Evidence Synthesis: Beyond the Systematic Review


Call for proposals: Determining Information Credibility and Trustworthiness


Check Out These New Reviews of MLA Books


Share and Celebrate Your Chapter's History


Advocating for Authorship: Librarians and Information Professionals as Authors on Evidence Synthesis Publications


Introducing the NIH Data Management and Sharing Policy Toolkit


Financial Assistance for MLA Members to Attend In-person MLA | SLA ’23 Conference


MeSH: 2023 Terms Update


MLA Publishes New Guide to Systematic Reviews


JMLA Goes All Digital in 2023


You’re Invited! RTI Drop-In Session December 9


Develop Searching Skills and Contribute to Health Equity: A New MLA Course


Submit your research to MLA Hypothesis Open Access Journal!


I Am MLA: Sunny Chung


Announcing the 2022 Joseph Leiter NLM/Medical Library Association Lecture Dec. 6


Third Iron LLC invites you to a free sponsored webinar: LibKey Nomad: Connecting Open Web Researchers to Library Full Text


Take your research skills seriously: Learn about MLA's Research Training Institute


I Am MLA: Layal Hneiny


Product Spotlight: Cabells Journalytics Medicine & Predatory Reports: Manage Your Publishing Risks and Opportunities (Sponsored)


I Am MLA: Hilary Jasmin


Learn More About MLA’s RTI Fellowship Program


Learn More About MLA's 125th Anniversary Plans at an Open Forum January 18, 2023


I Am MLA: Stephanie M. Swanberg, AHIP


Recording now available- Nov. 7 Panel Discussion with and for Hospital Librarians- sponsored by Wolters Kluwer


MLA’s Disaster Information Specialization to Sunset in April 2023


Be Well MLA


I Am MLA: Adorée Hatton


Searching for an Effective and Efficient Expert Method for Conducting Exhaustive Searches?


Call for Nominations for the 2023 Election


MLA 2022 Grants, Scholarship, and Fellowship Recipients


Newly Expanded and Revised David A. Kronick and Charles W. Sargent Visiting Fellowship


I Am MLA: Kay Strahan


Consider Nominating Your Institution Today!


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


Be Well MLA Wednesdays: Healthy Eating