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2019 Marcia C. Noyes Award

2019 Marcia C. Noyes Award
Thu May 16, 2019
The highest honor that MLA confers is the Marcia C. Noyes Award. Mary Joan (M.J.) Tooey, AHIP, FMLA, is a most deserving candidate for the Marcia C. Noyes Award, in recognition of the profound and lasting impact she has had on the profession and on the many individual lives she has touched.

OpenMD.com is a new medical search engine providing access to high-quality medical reference information from thousands of health publishers and organizations.
Something for everyone – Immersion Sessions
NLM is updating PubMed. Learn where you can see the new version now and what changes are coming.
A reflection on reflective practice.
A brief overview of first-time exhibitors at MLA ’19.
MLA ’19 offered plenty of social events to see old friends and meet new ones.
An MLA’19 attendee chooses her own adventure: Looking for and finding laughs.
Sharing knowledge through poster presentations.
A few lessons learned by a first-time attendee regarding MLA’s organizational new structure.
Tips for organizing an immersion session from a contributor.
The hospitality booth binder is now available online.
The SitStayRead dog teams are joining us at MLA'19.
Tips for a happy and healthy conference.
Packing essentials from veteran meeting attendee.

The MLA'19 official blog and Twitter correspondents share their unique perspective, as they keep you current on on conference events.
Will you be in Chicago on Thursday or Friday before the official conference programming begins? Don’t eat alone! Join your colleagues for a dine-around.
Your personalized MLA'19 schedule at your fingertips!
You can register for continuing education (CE) courses at MLA ’19!

Come to MLA ’19 on Friday, May 3, and Saturday, May 4, develop a skill in an MLA practice area, and have extra time to explore MLA’s home town, Chicago!
Hair, make-up, mani/pedis, and ink suggestions for Chicago.
The Joe and Rika Mansueto Library located on the University of Chicago campus in Hyde Park will be having a private tour on Saturday May 4, at 2:30 p.m..
Chicago is home to wide variety of bookstores and libraries.
Child care service during MLA'19.
Shopping on and just off the Magnificent Mile in Chicago is for everyone at every price point.
Come to MLA ’19 on Friday, May 3, and Saturday, May 4, develop a skill in an MLA practice area, and have extra time to explore MLA’s home town, Chicago!
Learn about implementing an institutional data catalog and the collaborating group of librarians that support it at an information session at MLA '19 in Chicago.
Bringing family with you to MLA'19? This post highlights changing and nursing locations at the Hyatt and family-friendly activities in downtown Chicago.
Come to MLA ’19 on Friday, May 3, and Saturday, May 4, develop a skill in an MLA practice area, and have extra time to explore MLA’s home town, Chicago!
The logo of MLA ’14, featured iconic skyscrapers and Anish Kapoor’s Cloud Gate sculpture. Here is a sampling of what is new in Chicago for MLA ’19.
The house band is ready to go. Are you? The call is still OPEN for folks to sign up and join in the fun. Individual members, groups, libraries, chapters, sections, and special interest groups (SIGs) are invited to pull it all together for the MLA open mic night. This is your chance to shine.
Come to MLA ’19 on Friday, May 3, and Saturday, May 4, develop a skill in an MLA practice area by taking a continuing education (CE) course, and have extra time to explore MLA’s home town, Chicago!
Whether you’re a first time MLA attendee or an experienced participant, Colleague Connection has something for you! Sign up by April 10!
AHA has graciously offered to host an open house at the AHA Resource Center just a mile away from the conference on Wednesday, May 8th, from 1:00pm- 3:00pm.
MLA is pleased to announce the 2019 Research Training Institute (RTI) Fellows! The fellows will attend the RTI in Chicago from July 15–19, 2019.
MLA congratulates the 2019 recipients of the Annual Meeting Travel Grant. Financial support for 2019 travel grants includes ten grants supported from the MLA annual budget and ten grants generously sponsored by McGraw-Hill. All recipients will be honored during MLA ’19 in Chicago.
The Research Awards Committee of the MLA Research Section is seeking judges for research papers and posters at MLA ’19 in Chicago. If you are willing to help, please fill out the online form by Friday, April 5.
Spring is a beautiful, but unpredictable, time in Chicago.
The InSight Initiative Task Force is pleased to announce that applications are now being sought for the third InSight Initiative Summit, “Bridge Building: What Bridges to Build and How,” to be held June 12–13, 2019.
Are you looking to improve your leadership and management skills? The Managing from the Middle: Learning to Lead from Where You Are symposium is a great place to start! Award-winning educator, author, and academic leader, Joan Gallos will present the keynote talk at the symposium.
Come to MLA ’19 on Friday, May 3, and Saturday, May 4, develop a skill in an MLA practice area, and have extra time to explore MLA’s home town, Chicago!
MLA ’19 offers you more than twenty continuing education (CE) courses and a daylong symposium about “Managing from the Middle.” CE takes place on Friday, May 3, and Saturday, May 4.

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Official Meeting Blogger: Immersion Sessions


Official Meeting Blogger: What’s New with PubMed? NLM’s PubMed Update at MLA’19


Official Meeting Blogger: A Post-Immersion Session Reflection


Official Meeting Blogger: AI and searching


Official Meeting Blogger: Systematic Review Services session


Official Meeting Blogger: Evening Happy Hours and Socials


Official Meeting Blogger: NAHRS Dinner MLA'19


Official Meeting Blogger: New Exhibitors


Official Meeting Blogger: Living It Up! Social Events


Official Meeting Blogger: Laugh-out-loud moments


Official Meeting Blogger: Posters


Official Meeting Blogger: First-Time Attendee Perspective


Official Meeting Blogger: Pre-Immersion Tips from a Content Contributor


Hospitality Hints for MLA'19


Visit the SitStayRead Dogs during MLA'19


Seven tips for a happy and healthy conference


Packing Essentials for MLA ’19


Follow the official MLA'19 blog and Twitter feed!


Dine Arounds at MLA'19


Get on track with your personal MLA'19 conference schedule!


Deepen Your MLA ’19 Experience: Attend the Symposium and Add a CE Course!


Beauty in Chicago


Tour Mansueto at MLA!


Bookstores and Libraries in Chicago


Child Care Services


Shopping in Chicago


Deepen Your MLA ’19 Experience: Attend the Middle Management Leadership Symposium! Add a CE Course!


Information Session on The Data Catalog Collaboration Project


MLA '19: A Family-Friendly Destination


Enrich Your MLA ’19 Experience: Attend the Middle Management Leadership Symposium and Add a CE Course!


Local Attractions: New since MLA ’14 #mlanet19


Get on Board


Enhance Your MLA ’19 Experience: Add a CE Course!


MLA ’19 Colleague Connection: Sign up by April 10 – #mlanet19


Open House at the American Hospital Association at #mlanet19


Congratulations to the 2019 RTI Fellows!


Annual Meeting Travel Grant Recipients


Call for Research Award Judges


Spring in #Chicago #mlanet19


Apply for InSight Initiative Summit 3


Hone Your Leadership and Management Skills at the Managing from the Middle MLA ’19 Continuing Education Symposium


Upgrade Your MLA ’19 Experience: Add a CE Course!


MLA Annual Meeting Courses Are Powerful Learning Experiences!


SOLD OUT! Be in the Room Where It Happens! MLA ’19 Hamilton Tickets Available


MLA ’19 Service Project - #mlanet19


Get Your Hands-On Learning at MLA ’19: Add a CE Course! - #mlanet19


MLA '19 Submissions Acceptance Rates - #mlanet19


Elevate Your MLA ’19 Experience: Add a CE Course!


Chicago Baseball during #mlanet19