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Apply for a JCLC 2022 Conference Registration Scholarship by June 1

Apply for a JCLC 2022 Conference Registration Scholarship by June 1
Thu May 26, 2022
Scholarships are available for four MLA members interested in attending the 2022 Joint Conference of Librarians of Color, October 5 - 9, 2022.

Scholarships are available for four MLA members interested in attending the 2022 Joint Conference of Librarians of Color, October 5 - 9, 2022.
The African American Medical Librarians Alliance (AAMLA) is saddened that our statement released on June 2020 is still so painfully relevant today in the wake of the attacks of Black citizens in Buffalo and the terrorizing of other communities over the past week.
Jherusha L. Lambert 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!
The following message from Shannon D. Jones, AHIP, MLA President, was sent to librarians in Buffalo, New York on May 18, 2022. Following this message, MLA Connect is pleased to share some resources for you to use to support the Buffalo community.
The Leadership Fellows Program seeks candidates who are emerging leaders in health sciences libraries and who are passionate about the importance of leadership skills and knowledge to the future of academic health sciences libraries.
Molly Montgomery, director of library services, Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine, was awarded an internal research grant through the Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine Start-Up Fund in the amount of $5,000 to fund key aspects of her research project.
During the introduction of the May 5 John P. McGovern Lecture, the MLA ’22 cochairs shared information about the traditional indigenous inhabitants on the land of New Orleans, LA.
APA PsycInfo is the world's largest resource devoted to peer-reviewed literature in behavioral science and mental health. Produced by the American Psychological Association, it is an indispensable tool for the discovery of global scholarly research.
MLA Annual Reports for the 2021–2022 association year are now available for viewing by all MLA members. The annual reports are MLA’s official record of activities of the last year, assembled by all components of MLA.
MLA is holding a silent auction for items lovingly made by MLA Fellow and Distinguished AHIP member, Patricia Gallagher, MA, MLS, AHIP, FMLA (pictured here), who passed away in December 2021 after a battle with pancreatic cancer.  
May 4th is Star Wars Day! There are a couple of New Orleans events celebrating the day. 
There are many cultural offerings and attractions to visit in New Orleans. From delicious food and drinks to museums and historic collections to cemeteries, there’s something for everyone who visits New Orleans.
It's time to talk about the big issue on everyone's minds: FOOD!  New Orleans is a culinary mecca and options are seemingly endless. But don't worry, the Local Assistance Committee has you covered -  like shrimp etouffee on rice.

Dale Prince has created a Dining Guide with an alphabetical list of
The RTI ’22 program consists of 34 participants, including 8 embedded LIS graduate students. The program will be taught by a team of experienced and expert research faculty with the mentoring support of 5 peer coaches who are former RTI Fellows.

Curious about AHIP or about ready to apply and have a question? Preparing to renew and wondering about tally points or required documentation? Stop by the MLA Connections Booth in the MLA ’22 exhibit hall area to get some help.
Take advantage of MLAConnect as a resource for sharing your announcements and job postings. Volunteer with us in one of our open editor positions!
Curious about AHIP or about ready to apply and have a question? Preparing to renew and wondering about tally points or required documentation? Stop by the MLA Connections Booth in the MLA ’22 exhibit hall area to get some help.
Take advantage of MLAConnect as a resource for sharing your announcements and job postings. Volunteer with us in one of our open editor positions!
Take advantage of MLAConnect as a resource for sharing your announcements and job postings. Volunteer with us in one of our open editor positions!
We really wish that everyone could join us in New Orleans for the conference. But for those attending virtually, here are some virtual exhibits and tours for you to enjoy.

I hope you can enjoy a little New Orleans flavor wherever you are! The links below are from a variety of local entities. Also 
Every week until MLA ‘22 in New Orleans, we'll profile the experts leading each of the six Symposium sessions. This week, Paul S. “Ford” Miller answers questions about himself and his session, Think Like a Lawyer: A Socratic Seminar on Copyright.
Despite the general consensus that field experience during library school is important for applying theory to practical situations, there is a lack of understanding about what students want from graduate employment and the barriers they face in acquiring it.
Every week until MLA ‘22 in New Orleans, we'll profile the experts leading each of the six Symposium sessions. This week, Becky Bealer, Jason Burton, Julia Esparza, Connie Manning, and Sylvia McAphee answer questions about themselves and their session.
In addition to inviting proposals related to Advancing Public Health through Libraries, Building Health Sciences Collections, Health Literacy and the Library, and Teaching Evidence-Based Practice, the committee is also seeking authors or editors on the topic of Ethics in Medical Librarianship.
In addition to inviting proposals related to Advancing Public Health through Libraries, Building Health Sciences Collections, Health Literacy and the Library, and Teaching Evidence-Based Practice, the committee is also seeking authors or editors on the topic of Ethics in Medical Librarianship.
The Living Library is an event that is comprised of “books,” and each of those books is a person who has a lived an experience that often is met with stereotypes, prejudices, and misunderstandings. Each book will share their experience, and readers are then able to ask questions.
On behalf of the LAC (Local Assistance Committee) and the NPC (National Program Committee) and in light of the latest natural disaster in New Orleans (tornadoes on March 22), we have chosen to support Second Harvest Food Bank local group that supports the New Orleans community.
SLACK Journals is excited to o­ffer the option to purchase backfiles for eleven of its leading publications. Read thousands of high-quality, peer-reviewed, original articles across the decades from each of the journals, many of which have been indexed in MEDLINE/PubMed.
The Value Studies Working Group is currently working to update the value studies listed on the MLA guide Evidence You Can Use To Communicate Library Value. Working group members will be performing literature searches in various resources to identify current, relevant studies showing library value.
SLACK Journals is excited to o­ffer the option to purchase backfiles for eleven of its leading publications. Read thousands of high-quality, peer-reviewed, original articles across the decades from each of the journals, many of which have been indexed in MEDLINE/PubMed.
Whether you are new in health sciences information or an experienced professional, don’t miss this opportunity to have fresh eyes review your resume, CV, or cover letter; practice your interviewing skills; or discuss the job market and search process.
SLACK Journals is excited to o­ffer the option to purchase backfiles for eleven of its leading publications. Read thousands of high-quality, peer-reviewed, original articles across the decades from each of the journals, many of which have been indexed in MEDLINE/PubMed.
When I was in grade school, the King Tut exhibit came to the New Orleans Museum of Art. I was fascinated by the lapis lazuli, Canopic jars and the boy king’s death mask. A new Egyptian exhibit will be in New Orleans during our meeting, Queen Nefertari's Egypt.
What is in a title? For some health sciences librarians adding the title of faculty may be semantical, but for many it is an important recognition of their status within their institutions and a progressive step towards facilitating research.
What is in a title? For some health sciences librarians adding the title of faculty may be semantical, but for many it is an important recognition of their status within their institutions and a progressive step towards facilitating research.
Every week until MLA ‘22 in New Orleans, we profile the experts leading each of the six Symposium sessions. This week is Monte' Dobbins.
Only 33 more days until we meet in New Orleans for the first in-person meeting for health sciences information professionals in three years!
Members of the LGBTQIA+ Caucus call attention to the legislative violence being leveraged against transgender people across the United States
Moderating a session is a great way to enhance your MLA ‘22 experience. Please consider volunteering as a moderator and/or sharing this message with other MLA members.
Every week until MLA ‘22 in New Orleans, we'll profile the experts leading each of the six Symposium sessions. We begin with Katharine Macy, the session trainer for Negotiation Strategies to Empower You in Libraries and Life: A Hands-On Workshop.

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


RTI Research Spotlight: Wikipedia Editing: Improving Information Literacy and Social Responsibility of Medical Students


JMLA Author Interview: Stephanie M. Swanberg


NLM/AAHSL Leadership Fellows Program—Applications Open for 2022/2023 Class


RTI Fellow Awarded Grant to Study Research Attitudes of Osteopathic Medical Students


MLA ’22 Land Acknowledgement


Product Spotlight: Unparalleled Index of Peer-Reviewed Psychology Literature (Sponsored)


Read MLA’s 2021–22 Annual Reports


Bid in the MLA ‘22 Silent Auction: Support the MLA Scholarship Fund


MLA '22: May the Fourth Be With You


Places to Visit in New Orleans


FOOD! MLA '22 and Dining in the Crescent City


Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility Content at MLA '22


Congratulations to the RTI ’22 Fellows!


The Symposium on 21st Century Health Sciences Collection Development & Resource Sharing: Meet the Presenters, Part 6


Silent Auction to Benefit the MLA Scholarship Fund


AHIP Applicants and Renewing Members


Note from the Editor


New Orleans Online - Exhibitions and Tours


The Symposium on 21st Century Health Sciences Collection Development & Resource Sharing: Meet the Presenters, Part 5


RTI Research Spotlight: MLS Student Perceptions of Graduate Employment


The Symposium on 21st Century Health Sciences Collection Development & Resource Sharing: Meet the Presenters, Part 4


Getting the Most Out of MLA ’22


Call for Book Proposals


Visit the Living Library at MLA ‘22 in New Orleans!


MLA '22 Service Project: Second Harvest


RTI Research Spotlight: Preliminary Examination of Personal Librarian Programs in Health Sciences Libraries


Value Studies Working Group


The Symposium on 21st Century Health Sciences Collection Development & Resource Sharing: Meet the Presenters, Part 3


Sign Up for the MLA '22 Resume Clinic in New Orleans!


Product Spotlight: Archived Content at Your Fingertips with SLACK Journals (Sponsored)


Queen Nefertari in New Orleans


Submit Virtual Projects for JMLA Virtual Projects Section by April 20, 2022


RTI Research Spotlight: Effects of Faculty Status on Perceptions of Medical Librarians


The Symposium on 21st Century Health Sciences Collection Development & Resource Sharing: Meet the Presenters, Part 2


NEW: Preliminary Program + Early Bird Registration Extended to April 11


LGBTQIA+ Caucus Supports Transgender People


Call for MLA'22 Moderators


The Symposium on 21st Century Health Sciences Collection Development & Resource Sharing: Meet the Presenters, Part One


Seeking Mentors and Mentees for Colleague Connection at MLA '22 in New Orleans


How Is MLA'22 Different from Past Conferences?


New! Leadership and Management Caucus Journal Club


MLA Condemns Russia's Unprovoked Aggression and Violence in Ukraine


How to Make Your Case to Attend MLA '22


CE Passport is BACK by Popular Demand for a Limited Time!