Are you a library professional who wants to take your research skills to the next level? Do you have a brilliant idea or research topic that you have wanted to pursue but do not know where to start and need help to carry it through?
The MLA Research Training Institute (RTI) is a unique, highly effective, and collaborative online research training and support program. RTI ’21 immerses practicing librarians in scholarly research, inquiry, and publishing. Librarians of all levels of professional experience who provide health services, collections, and support and who have an interest in increasing their research skills and confidence and want to improve library and health care outcomes are encouraged to apply to the RTI program.
The institute is a one-year online program that consists of a series of online modules, mentoring by faculty experts and peer coaches, preparation and implementation of a research project, and an opportunity to present findings at the MLA annual meeting. RTI ’21 features an expanded research curriculum and great affordability and flexibility for participants. Learn more about RTI program details.
RTI ’21 applications are open until January 4, 2021.
Applications are now being accepted through January 4, 2021, for the 2021 cohort of RTI research fellows. Accepted applicants will be notified in March 2021. See the RTI Submission Process for eligibility requirements and selection criteria. The institute also offers many scholarship opportunities.
Discover and nurture your research talents! Learn how to conduct and lead quality research projects to improve your library and support quality health care. Meet like-minded colleagues, make lifelong friends, gain research confidence, form collaborations with other researchers, and help users improve health and wellness! Apply today!
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