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Drop In to Learn How the RTI Fellowship Can Help You Elevate Your Career in Research

The 2024 Research Training Institute (RTI) Fellowship Program

Are you looking to increase your value to your library and develop your career? Apply for the 2024 Research Training Institute Fellowship Program and learn how to conduct and lead quality research projects.

The RTI provides an amazing opportunity to meet like-minded research colleagues, gain research confidence, form research collaborations, and help end-users improve health and wellness! Use your research to advocate your value and impact!

Librarians, no matter the size or type of setting, or level of professional experience, who provide health information services, collections, and support, and want to contribute to improving library and health care outcomes, are encouraged to apply to the RTI fellowship program.

The RTI is a one-year online program that consists of a series of online modules in advanced research methods, mentoring by faculty experts and peer coaches, preparing and implementing a research project, and an opportunity to present the research project at the MLA ’25 Conference & Exhibits. RTI ‘24 features an expanded research curriculum and an opportunity to earn a fellowship certificate. Learn more about RTI fellowship program details.

RTI Applications Now Open

You can submit your application now through February 19, 2024. See the RTI website for eligibility requirements and selection criteria. The institute also offers scholarship opportunities for professionals, including those with limited financial resources.

Make Your Case to Attend

One important requirement in the application process is to have your supervisor’s support. We provide a sample letter that you can use to build your case and provides important information to your supervisor.

Thinking of applying and have questions? Join the RTI Drop-in Session

Join the project director and faculty at this informal session to hear more and have your application questions answered. Register in advance here:

RTI Fellowship Program

Drop-In Session

Tuesday, January 16, 2024, 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m., central time

RSVP to save the date and add to your calendar!

Apply for the RTI Fellowship Program

Be sure to follow @RTIatMLA on X (formerly Twitter) for additional updates. If you have any questions about RTI or the application process, please contact Susan Lessick, RTI founding director.

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