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MLA ‘22 Annual Meeting and JMLA Biannual Research Caucus Research Awards

MLA ‘22 Annual Meeting and JMLA Biannual Research Caucus Research Awards
Thu June 9, 2022
Congratulations to the award-winning research papers and posters from MLA ’22 Hybrid as well as the biannual JMLA Research Paper winner!

Now in its 6th year, this list of books and other resources is made possible by all the #medlibs on Twitter (https://twitter.com), IFTTT (https://ifttt.com/), and Evernote (https://www.evernote.com/) during MLA '22. Apologies if any books or resources were missed, it was not intentional.
The upcoming MLA ‘22 conference has a large range of content related to diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility. Look for the DEI icons in the Online Annual Meeting Planner!
Marlene M. Bishop, Patrick Hannon, Brenda M. Linares, and Laurie Phillips answer questions about themselves and their session, Riding the Waves Together: A Librarian and Publisher Conversation.
MLA is holding a silent auction for items lovingly made by MLA Fellow and Distinguished AHIP member, Patricia Gallagher, who passed away in December 2021. The items will be on display at the MLA Connection Booth in New Orleans and photos of each item appear online at the MLA ’22 Silent Auction site.
Curious about AHIP or about ready to apply and have a question? Preparing to renew and wondering about tally points or required documentation? Stop by the MLA Connections Booth in the MLA ’22 exhibit hall area to get some help.
Every week until MLA ‘22 in New Orleans, we'll profile the experts leading each of the six Symposium sessions. This week, Paul S. “Ford” Miller answers questions about himself and his session, Think Like a Lawyer: A Socratic Seminar on Copyright.
Every week until MLA ‘22 in New Orleans, we'll profile the experts leading each of the six Symposium sessions. This week, Becky Bealer, Jason Burton, Julia Esparza, Connie Manning, and Sylvia McAphee answer questions about themselves and their session.
Whether you are attending your first MLA meeting or your 31st, whether you are attending in person or virtually, the New Members Caucus has some suggestions for how to get the most out of MLA '22.
The Living Library is an event that is comprised of “books,” and each of those books is a person who has a lived an experience that often is met with stereotypes, prejudices, and misunderstandings. Each book will share their experience, and readers are then able to ask questions.
Every week until MLA ‘22 in New Orleans, we'll profile the experts leading each of the six Symposium sessions. This week, Marlene M. Bishop, Vida Damijonaitis, Linné Girouard, David Nygren, and Christian Patrick answer questions about themselves and their session.
Whether you are new in health sciences information or an experienced professional, don’t miss this opportunity to have fresh eyes review your resume, CV, or cover letter; practice your interviewing skills; or discuss the job market and search process.
Every week until MLA ‘22 in New Orleans, we profile the experts leading each of the six Symposium sessions. This week is Monte' Dobbins.
Every week until MLA ‘22 in New Orleans, we'll profile the experts leading each of the six Symposium sessions. We begin with Katharine Macy, the session trainer for Negotiation Strategies to Empower You in Libraries and Life: A Hands-On Workshop.
Sign up by April 15 to be a mentor or mentee at this year's Colleague Connection!
MLA ‘22 will be your first opportunity in two years to reconnect with your colleagues at an MLA annual conference. But if you can’t attend in person, there’s also a robust virtual experience planned. Whatever your needs may be, MLA ’22 offers an experience that works. 

Virtual Registration Experien
We hope to see you in person in New Orleans! But given the uncertainty of the pandemic, we recommend registering for the virtual experience and revisiting your MLA ‘22 plans at the end of March/early April and consider upgrading to the in-person experience.
MLA is pleased to offer support to enable members to attend MLA ’22: Reconnect, Renew, Reflect.
Sign up for MLA '22 CE courses during the registration process. Both courses will be held on Tuesday, May 3 from 1 to 5 pm CT. Seating is limited- sign up today!
Earlier this month, the 2022 National Program Committee invited abstract submissions for poster and lightning talks for MLA ‘22. Posters and lightning talks are a great way to share research projects and library programs with your colleagues.
The MLA ’22 submission site for posters and lightning talks is now open until January 26, 2022.
Join us for the symposium on 21st Century Health Sciences Collection Development & Resource Sharing at MLA ‘22 in New Orleans!
Check out the full list of sessions and papers for MLA '22!
Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha and Michael Kronenfeld will be the plenary speakers at MLA '22.
A member recently asked for information about how MLA selects our meeting sites. Lisa Traditi breaks down what the MLA Board considers when selecting a location.
Until late October 2021, both the state of Louisiana and the city of New Orleans had a mask mandate. When the mandate was lifted, it was stipulated that masks “should still be worn in private businesses and workplaces which require them.”
MLA '22 takes place May 4–6, 2022 in downtown New Orleans, Louisiana!
Paper abstracts and immersion sessions for MLA ‘22 are due October 27.
Sign up by October 11 to review papers, posters, and lightning talk abstracts for MLA ’22.

The deadline to submit for MLA '22 is October 27.
The city of New Orleans needs our help now! While MLA '22 is months away, let's lend a hand to our colleagues and the citizens of New Orleans.
Follow these tips when submitting for MLA '22!
Are you excited about MLA ‘22 in New Orleans—but missed the Open Forum? Watch the recording now!
Submissions for MLA '22 are due October 27, 2021.