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RTI Research Spotlight: Graduate Students' Perceptions of Jobs in Health Sciences Libraries

RTI Research Spotlight: Graduate Students' Perceptions of Jobs in Health Sciences Libraries
Thu November 30, 2023
If you're involved in hiring or creating graduate student roles in your health sciences library, this article is a must-read for practical suggestions on meeting the expectations of aspiring professionals. Don't miss out on the chance to enhance your recruitment strategy!

If you're involved in hiring or creating graduate student roles in your health sciences library, this article is a must-read for practical suggestions on meeting the expectations of aspiring professionals. Don't miss out on the chance to enhance your recruitment strategy!
Discover where nursing students shine and where they need support in utilizing library services. From confidence levels to information-seeking behaviors, Ying Zhong's findings shed light on key insights for enhancing health Information Literacy (IL).
Discover where nursing students shine and where they need support in utilizing library services. From confidence levels to information-seeking behaviors, Ying Zhong's findings shed light on key insights for enhancing health Information Literacy (IL).
Join us for the RTI Fellowship Open Forum to learn more about MLA's RTI Fellowship Program and its strengths!
Connection. Inspiration. Wellness. The Be Well MLA initiative invites you to join us for a community-centered, virtual opportunity. Join us for our upcoming session: Gifts and Gratitude: Sharing the Gift of Creativity.
MLA is seeking applications for the Cunningham Memorial International Fellowship. Learn more and apply today!
MLA supports members by offering a variety of funding opportunities which support practicing health sciences librarians to pursue research in the field of health sciences librarianship and information sciences. Congratulations to the 2023 recipients!
In honor of National Medical Librarian's Month, share your story! Let us know how you’re making an impact and the value you bring to your institution. This week hear from Heidi Sue Adams.
Now is the time to consider nominating your peers for their accomplishments. The deadline for all nominations, submissions, and supporting documents is October 15, 2023.
Apply today for MLA Rising Stars Leadership Program! The application deadline is October 15, 2023.
Participate in recognizing outstanding medical librarians and their contributions. Nominate someone today!
MLA is now accepting applications for the Research, Development, and Demonstration Project Grant. Submit today!
National Medical Librarians Month (NMLM) is an annual observance that recognizes and appreciates the critical role that health information professionals play in healthcare, research, and education. Learn how you can celebrate this month!
Ray Naegele, Honorary Member
Free webinar! Space is limited so register today for the LibKey Nomad webinar all about connecting open web researchers to the full text. Don't miss out!
Potential candidates for the 2024 MLA election: now is your chance! Please complete the nomination form if you would like to recommend a colleague to serve as president, on the board of directors, or to be considered yourself.
Potential candidates for the 2024 MLA election: now is your chance! Please complete the nomination form if you would like to recommend a colleague to serve as president, on the board of directors, or to be considered yourself.
Linné Girouard, Fellow
Jonathan Eldredge, PhD
Stephanie Fulton, Fellow
Gale G. Hannigan, Fellow
Shannon D. Jones, Fellow
Julia M. Esparza, Fellow
Michael E. DeBakey, MD, Honorary Member
Don't miss this free Wolters Kluwer webinar! We will discuss medical librarian needs, avoiding burnout, and so much more on October 4, 2023 from Noon to 1:30 p.m., central time.
Do you know someone who has made an outstanding contribution in promoting, enabling, and/or delivering improvements in the quality of health information internationally, through the development of health information professionals, the improvement of libraries, or an increased use of health informati
Sign up for Colleague Connection today! Take part in a mentoring program that will benefit you for years to come. New members will be paired with experienced members or fellow new colleagues to learn and grow in substantial ways.
Nominate a person or group who has influenced the direction, mission, and values of MLA. Use your input to nominate a notable now!

MLA is now seeking submissions for its 2024 international-focused awards, scholarships, and fellowships.
Join us in honoring MLA members who exhibit significant excellence in the areas of teaching, mentoring, and volunteering at the local, regional, and national level.
October is National Medical Librarians Month! This year's theme highlights how medical librarians and information professionals play a pivotal role in facilitating research and quality health information. Learn how to celebrate this year!
Frances Humphrey Howard, Honorary Member
Norman S. Stearns, MD, Honorary Member
Edward Janavel Huth, MD, Honorary Member
LOOK! The Mid-Atlantic Chapter (MAC) of the Medical Library Association 2023 Annual Meeting has extended the deadline for submissions until September 18, 2023.
Fellows of the Medical Library Association are chosen for their outstanding contributions to health sciences librarianship and to the advancement of MLA’s purposes. Learn more about Julia Esparza, Stephanie Fulton, and Gale G. Hannigan as MLA Fellows.
Linda Walton stands as an exemplar of excellence, dedicated service, and visionary leadership. After an illustrious 38-year career, Walton has been honored with the esteemed 2023 Marcia C. Noyes Award by the Medical Library Association (MLA).
Hypothesis is publishing its second issue in one year, which we have not done in six years! We thank everyone involved for their hard work, dedication, and support in publishing this timely research!

We happily announce the publication of Vol. 35, No. 2 of Hypothesis: researc
The Janet Doe Lectureship jury is calling on the MLA membership to nominate a colleague worthy of giving this prestigious lecture on the history or philosophy of medical librarianship during the MLA conference in 2025.
The Be Well MLA initiative promotes wellness and well-being among members of the Medical Library Association. MLA members are invited to participate in the Be Well Wednesday series every month. Join the kickoff of the 2024 series.
Have you ever wished that the research reported in journals and at conferences related better to your own practice? Do you wish that there was more such research? 
If you aspire to a leadership role in MLA and you want to develop your leadership skills and knowledge, you should apply to become one of the four ‘24-’25 Rising Stars!
The Board of Directors announces the release of guidelines that will facilitate advocacy initiatives undertaken by the Association and its member units (caucuses, chapters, and committees).
Join Colleague Connection, MLA's mentoring program pairing new members with experienced members or fellow new colleagues. Sign up by September 21 to be considered for a match.
Beverly Elizabeth Allen's oral history has been published.
Please join us in attending the Joint South Central and Southern Chapters of the Medical Library Association 2023 meeting in New Orleans, LA.
Did you miss MLA's legislative update on July 19? Not to worry! We have all of the information you need right here.
This toolkit provides librarians with the tools and the resources to keep up with what’s happening in their states and how to be proactive/reactive when issues arise related to access to trustworthy health information.
The MLA Books Panel is always looking for authors and editors for new publications. Have you considered authoring or editing a book but have trepidation over what it might involve?
Welcome to JMLA Spotlight! Time to catch up on what you may have missed and read about an article in JMLA's most recent issue.
Join members of the Joint MLA/AAHSL Legislation Committee and representatives from the National Library of Medicine for this timely overview of health funding and other policy issues and legislation that impact the collection, organization, and sharing of health information.
The Journal of the Medical Library Association (JMLA) Virtual Projects Section Advisory Committee is seeking technology projects in health sciences libraries for the 2024 JMLA Virtual Projects Section.
This spring, Lisa Acuff, AHIP, in collaboration with three other information professionals, two from the University of New Mexico’s Health Sciences Center, and one from the University of Kansas Libraries, were awarded the MLA's Research, Development, and Demonstration Project Grant.
Breanne Crumpton and Mark Coltrain emphasize the importance of citational justice, raising awareness, and advocating for change. Learn how to be an advocate today!
Medical Reference Services Quarterly (MRSQ) is seeking submissions for volume 42(4), with a deadline of September 10 and beyond. If you are interested in serving on the MRSQ Editorial Board, or as a section editor for Informatics Education, please contact Molly Knapp.
The results of this study provide a foundation for building a more comprehensive bibliotherapy program at the Hirsh Health Sciences Library. Read on!
Do you have a story to tell? Would you like an opportunity to dispel some of the stereotypes by talking about your lived experiences in a safe space? Sign up to be a living book and get the conversation started!
Congratulations to the award-winning research papers and posters from MLA | SLA ’23 Annual Conference held in Detroit, Michigan! The MLA Research Caucus is pleased to announce the winners for best research papers and posters presented at the MLA | SLA '23.
SLACK Journals Select is the latest iteration in content creation from SLACK Journals, a publisher providing specialty journals with impact since 1962.
One of the most rewarding parts of attending conferences in person are the chances to make face to face connections, which are so valuable, and which cannot be replicated online. Adela Justice recaps the value of community events hosted at MLA | SLA '23 in Detroit.