Learn more about MLA publications and the efforts MLA is making with regard to diversity, equity, and inclusion with its publications.
JMLA wishes to publish articles that address DEI issues among our health sciences library workforce and user communities, even—and especially—when they serve to disrupt the status quo or question core assumptions in our profession. Read more in Katherine Akers' Equity Initiative Update.
In 2020, MLA and MLA caucuses and chapters issued statements on important social and political issues in response to significant events. MLA also issued its customary statements and positions on information issues and policies directly related to MLA’s mission in health information.
The Board of Directors and the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee of the Medical Library Association (MLA) support the statement made by our colleagues at the American Library Association (ALA) and join them in condemning the violent attempts to undermine our democracy on January 6.
JMLA recently launched a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Initiative aimed at publishing more articles that recognize and address social injustices; speak to diversity, equity, and inclusion in our workforce and among our user populations; and share critical perspectives on health sciences librarian