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Get your MLA August CE!

Get your MLA August CE!
Thu July 14, 2022
Enjoy the warm weather as summer comes to a close - and get some MLA CE while you're at it.

MLA is pleased to share the CHLA/ABSC course The Business of Libraries to MLA members.
Check out the October offerings for webinars, instructor-led courses, and self-paced courses.
Come to MLA ’20 on Friday, May 15, and Saturday, May 16, to develop a skill in an MLA practice area and have extra time to explore Portland! MLA continuing education (CE) courses are powerful and rewarding learning experiences!
You can register for continuing education (CE) courses at MLA ’19!

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!
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!
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!
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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
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
The goal of Research4Life (R4L - www.research4life.org) is to reduce the knowledge gap between high- and low- and middle-income countries (LMIC’s) by providing free or low-cost access to online scholarly, professional and research information in five programs...
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
How does the children’s story, Seven Blind Mice, relate to instruction on doing systematic reviews? Or to the many other health information concepts and skills medical librarians teach? Hint: Think stories!
Come early to MLA ’18, develop a skill in an MLA competency, and have some extra time to tour Atlanta!

Choose from twenty continuing education (CE) courses offered on Friday and Saturday before the start of the meeting on Sunday.
If you know how to search for clinical trials, you probably know that trials registers are becoming a standard information resource for systematic reviews, comparative effectiveness research, and evidence-based guidelines and that AHRQ, Cochrane, and others recommend or mandate searching trials
Your library or organization’s website is your most powerful way of publicizing and offering your services. Taking Peeking Under the Hood at MLA ’18 is a powerful way for you to advance the reputation of your library, become your library’s in-house expert on web matters, and enhance your resume.
Health information professionals in academic libraries and in health care facilities spend much of their time collaborating and communicating with faculty, clinicians, and other professionals. There are over eighty health professions! Each has unique standards and cultures of practice.
Having the software skills to create data visualizations is one thing. Understanding the difference between a poorly designed visualization and a well-designed visualization is another. Introduction to Visualization Principles gives you both!
If you are a medical librarian in an academic or hospital setting, you know that establishing partnerships and working on joint projects with professionals outside of your library are essential parts of your practice.
If you are wondering whether Dissemination in Action: Communicating Research in a Digital World is the right MLA ’18 continuing education course for you, take this quick self-assessment:
Our popular continuing education course, “Do You Want to Be a Library Director? Knowledge, Skills, and Career Paths for Library Leaders,” will help you answer these questions, plan your career, and connect with current and future leaders and directors
Join your colleagues at MLA ’18 in Atlanta, GA, for courses that will support health sciences librarians and other information professionals in adapting to rapidly changing environments, transforming their collections and service models, and leading important new changes

These days, it seems everyone is talking about learning to program. To find out more about a popular language, R, and what it’s like to learn it, we did an email Q&A with Lisa Federer, AHIP, who is teaching Introduction to Data Analysis and Visualization with R at MLA ’18.
Register for the Performing Systematic Reviews in Resource-Limited Settings at MLA '18. This course will demonstrate how you can make substantial contributions to systematic reviews without access to the resources of a major university.
Join your colleagues at MLA ’18 for courses that will support health sciences librarians and other information professionals in adapting to rapidly changing environments, transforming their collections and service models, and leading important new changes in education, research, and librarianship.
Join your colleagues at MLA ’18 for courses that will support health sciences librarians and other information professionals in adapting to rapidly changing environments, transforming their collections and service models, and leading important new changes in education, research, and librarianship.
Continuing education (CE) courses during MLA ’18 Adapting Transforming Leading in Atlanta, Georgia, will encourage health sciences librarians to move out of their comfort zones into new roles.
Join your colleagues May 26 and 27 for the MLA ’17 continuing education (CE) courses in Seattle, Washington. These courses will provide health sciences librarians with a great way to explore new roles and stay at the forefront of the health information profession.
MLA has partners with LearnSomething for our new learning management system (LMS) that will host all MLA educational offerings starting in early 2017.
The guiding principles of MLA's education program are defined around five simple concepts that will turn MLA education upside down: "intentional", "learner-centric", "member-focused", "excellence" and "resource savvy".
The growth of MLA's planned curriculum expansion will require investment to cover course development expenses until the courses begin generating revenue. MLA will use the Shaping our Future Fund in an innovative way.
The new Rising Stars curriculum uses best practices in professional development and MLA’s growing expertise in education to support a more immersive Rising Stars program.
Full speed ahead. Exactly! Readers of this blog will know that the MLA Board has established a strategic goal of serving the mission and growth of MLA by increasing the breadth, depth, and quality of MLA education offerings and expanding our audiences.
Meet Barry Grant, who will be leading the effort to make that vision real as MLA's new director of education starting September 28.
We improved your online learning experience by adding student/teacher interaction into the instructional design of MLA's first asynchronous online course, “Library Statistics: Data Analysis for Librarians.”
Please share your input on the needs of our profession to support MLA's initiative to revise our Competencies for Lifelong Learning and Professional Success.
MLA’s strategic goal #3 is all about education, and how to seriously raise the bar on how we support you in your professional development. Just as the new MLANET website and community platform will put you at the center of the experience, our plan for MLA education will have you at the center.
Over 100 people attended the open forum, “Revitalizing the Professional Competencies for Lifelong Learning” in Austin. Attendees weighed in on the direction they would like to see MLA take in responding to our professional development needs.
In January, the MLA Board established a task force to revise the “Competencies for Lifelong Learning and Professional Success” policy to keep up with the evolving needs of MLA members and the changing environment in which we work.