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Beauty in Chicago

Beauty in Chicago
Fri April 19, 2019
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!
The American Psychological Association (APA) offers psychological resources to help mental health professionals provide a complete circle of care.
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.
Attending MLA ’19? Don’t throw away your shot to see Hamilton while you are in town. Purchase your tickets now.
The MLA ’19 LAC has partnered with SitStayRead, a literacy organization in Chicago that brings human and dog volunteers into low-income Chicago Public Schools to increase at-risk students’ literacy skills.
Come early to MLA ’19, take a course in an MLA practice area, and have extra time to tour MLA’s home town, Chicago!

Choose from over twenty continuing education courses and a daylong symposium on “Managing from the Middle,” offered on Friday, May 3, and Saturday, May 4.
MLA '19 programming will ELEVATE your practice and health sciences librarianship. Here are this year's acceptance rates.
Come early to MLA ’19, develop a skill in an MLA practice area, and have extra time to explore MLA’s home town, Chicago!

Choose from twenty-two continuing education (CE) courses offered on Friday, May 3, and Saturday, May 4.
Chicago is home to two baseball teams: the Cubs and the White Sox. Pick your favorite and head to a game during MLA ’19.

Elevate your network and connect with colleagues at MLA ’19! Formal and informal networking events abound in Chicago.
A four-day workshop was conducted in Cairo, Egypt from April 22-26, 2018
Award-winning educator, author, and academic leader Joan V. Gallos, will present the keynote at the MLA ’19 symposium, Managing from the Middle: Learning to Lead from Where You Are, sponsored by the Leadership and Management Section.
The 2019 WLIC, IFLA’s 85th General Conference and Assembly, will be held in Athens, Greece, August 24–30. The calls for papers are out, and anyone interested in presenting is encouraged to submit proposals. Please consider joining colleagues from over 120 countries and attend.
The NCNMLG and MLGSCA are accepting proposals for our 2019 Joint Meeting, to be held June 12–14, 2019, in San Francisco, CA. Our meeting theme is “Critical Health Sciences Librarianship: Examining Our Role in Social Justice.”
Janet Doe Lecturer, Jerry Perry, AHIP, FMLA, shares the powerful story of how he became “The Activist Health Sciences Librarian”.
It is not too late to answer the call to be an MLA'19 Elevate blogger! #mlanet19 needs YOU!
MLA ’18’s Talent Show was a great success. So many talented members sang, told stories, read poetry, and more. The house band blew up the stage, and the audience conga-lined the night away. The call is OPEN for folks to sign up and join in the fun this year. What is your talent?
All MLA webinars are open for registration!
Register now for MLA's recorded webinar, Take Your Research Guides from Good to Great. Join Andy Hickner, as he shows you how to make your guides user friendly and how to identify and fix accessibility problems.
Register now for MLA's recorded webinar Serving Patrons with Disabilities in Your Library or Clinic. Join Christine Willis, AHIP, to create welcoming environments and communicate clearly with people with disabilities in academic and hospital settings.
Robert Brian Haynes
MLA ’19 ELEVATE continuing education (CE) courses in Chicago, IL, will take place on Friday, May 3, and Saturday, May 4, 2019. CE courses support health sciences librarians and other information professionals in adapting to rapidly changing environments
Lois Elizabeth DeBakey
Marion J. Ball
Elaine Russo Martin
Patricia E. Gallagher
Gerald (Jerry) Perry
Carla J. Funk
Kelly McGuffin West
With MLA ’19 “Elevating” at warp speed, this is the perfect opportunity to remind us all of our affirmation and commitment to providing an inclusive, engaging, and harassment-free environment for everyone
Become an #mlanet19 Twitter correspondent. Promote events. Share your perspective. Earn AHIP points!
When you come to the MLA Annual Meeting in Chicago, stay at the Hyatt Regency and take advantage of the many nearby cultural offerings and attractions.  From museums and libraries, to theater and comedy, Chicago has something for everyone, and much is within a mile of the Hyatt Regency.
Are you interested in participating in MLA ’19 or want AHIP points? Volunteer to be a blog correspondent!
MLA ’19 ELEVATE continuing education (CE) courses in Chicago, IL, will take place on Friday, May 3, and Saturday, May 4, 2019. CE courses support health sciences librarians and other information professionals in adapting to rapidly changing environments
Looking for a great way to cap off your MLA ’19 experience? We highly recommend attending the final keynote address to hear acclaimed teacher, author, bioethicist, and former public interest lawyer Katie Watson as she shares her unique experience with innovation in medical education.
Beer aficionados rejoice!  Chicagoland has over 150 breweries, and there is something for everyone.
Leiter Lecturer Nadya Okamoto will discuss health information in underserved communities, health disparities, gender identity, and how she founded PERIOD. the Menstrual Movement.
Apply for an MLA Travel Grant. Deadline is February 25, 2019.
Register now for MLA's recorded webinar, From Protocol To Publication: Maximizing the Return on Your Systematic Review Investment. Join the panel as they share their strategies for working with review teams to conduct successful--and published!--systematic reviews.
The MLA ’19 Contributed Content Working Group is seeking moderators for paper and lightning talk sessions during MLA ’19.
Register now for MLA's recorded webinar, Helping Science Succeed: The Librarian’s Role in Addressing the Reproducibility Crisis. Join our speakers to explore reproducibility guidelines and recommendations and develop an action plan for engaging researchers and stakeholders at your institution