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Today Is “Move” Day for MLA’s Chicago Headquarters, Just A Few Blocks Away

Today Is “Move” Day for MLA’s Chicago Headquarters, Just A Few Blocks Away
Thu June 13, 2019
After twenty years ago at its headquarters, MLA moved to a new office at 225 West Wacker Drive, Suite 650, Chicago IL, 60606. Read about the changes over twenty years and the new building.

The Plenary Sessions were a great way to start the day and take everything in before I attended sessions and met with vendors. There were four plenaries this year and this post focuses on session #2.
MLA'19 was this new librarian's first medical library conference.
A summary of posters focusing on health literacy.
MLA'19 was full of fun and festive social events.
New members, mentors, and colleagues attended the new members and first-time attendees breakfast on Sunday, May 5, perhaps the most beautiful day Chicago has ever seen.
One in seven health sciences librarians (particularly newer and younger ones) may be prone to feeling like a fraud in their role, but working with colleagues, professional development, and mentorship may help eliminate those feelings.
The sections were abuzz at this year’s annual MLA Conference over the upcoming MLA Section transitions.
You might not have learned about adulting or virtual reality in your cataloging class, but you can ask your MLA colleagues!
Members enjoyed the exhibit hall which was full of fun and good cheer. Attendees mingled with vendors and colleagues while enjoying food, games, and giveaways.
How to rock it at a professional conference…whether you stayed in or hit the town with your colleagues, MLA ’19 had something for everyone.
Check out what NLM is up to!
Rosalind Farnam Dudden's oral history has been published
Something for everyone – Immersion Sessions
NLM is updating PubMed. Learn where you can see the new version now and what changes are coming.

A reflection on reflective practice.
An excellent presentation on how one library uses Artificial Intelligence to assist with complex searches.
A summary of what was learned from attending a few contributed sessions on starting systematic review services.
A brief reflection on the social and networking opportunities provided by MLA annual meetings and how to seek them out.
A quick summary of the Nursing and Allied Health Resources Section (NAHRS) dinner.
A brief overview of first-time exhibitors at MLA ’19.
MLA ’19 offered plenty of social events to see old friends and meet new ones.
An MLA’19 attendee chooses her own adventure: Looking for and finding laughs.
Sharing knowledge through poster presentations.
A few lessons learned by a first-time attendee regarding MLA’s organizational new structure.
Tips for organizing an immersion session from a contributor.
The hospitality booth binder is now available online.
The SitStayRead dog teams are joining us at MLA'19.
Tips for a happy and healthy conference.
Packing essentials from veteran meeting attendee.
The MLA'19 official blog and Twitter correspondents share their unique perspective, as they keep you current on on conference events.
Will you be in Chicago on Thursday or Friday before the official conference programming begins? Don’t eat alone! Join your colleagues for a dine-around.
Your personalized MLA'19 schedule at your fingertips!
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!
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!
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.

Official Meeting Blogger: John P. McGovern Award Lecture


Official Meeting Blogger: New Librarian


Official Meeting Blogger: Health Literacy Posters at MLA ’19


Official Meeting Blogger: Social Butterfly


Official Meeting Blogger: Early Morning Perspective


Official Meeting Blogger: Take Search, Screening, and Analysis to the Next Level


Official Meeting Blogger: Posters


Official Meeting Blogger: Immersion Session on Implicit Bias in Consumer Health Information


Official Meeting Blogger: MLA’19 First-Time Attendees Breakfast


Official Meeting Blogger: Impostor Phenomenon and the Health Sciences Librarian


Official Meeting Blogger: Sections


Official Meeting Blogger: New Ideas at MLA'19


Official Meeting Blogger: MLA ’19 Vendor Exhibit Hall


Official Meeting Blogger: Night Owl Perspective


Official Meeting Blogger: NLM Update Highlights


Dudden, Rosalind Farnam


Official Meeting Blogger: Immersion Sessions


Official Meeting Blogger: What’s New with PubMed? NLM’s PubMed Update at MLA’19


Official Meeting Blogger: A Post-Immersion Session Reflection


Official Meeting Blogger: AI and searching


Official Meeting Blogger: Systematic Review Services session


Official Meeting Blogger: Evening Happy Hours and Socials


Official Meeting Blogger: NAHRS Dinner MLA'19


Official Meeting Blogger: New Exhibitors


Official Meeting Blogger: Living It Up! Social Events


Official Meeting Blogger: Laugh-out-loud moments


Official Meeting Blogger: Posters


Official Meeting Blogger: First-Time Attendee Perspective


Official Meeting Blogger: Pre-Immersion Tips from a Content Contributor


Hospitality Hints for MLA'19


Visit the SitStayRead Dogs during MLA'19


Seven tips for a happy and healthy conference


Packing Essentials for MLA ’19


Follow the official MLA'19 blog and Twitter feed!


Dine Arounds at MLA'19


Get on track with your personal MLA'19 conference schedule!


Deepen Your MLA ’19 Experience: Attend the Symposium and Add a CE Course!


Beauty in Chicago


Tour Mansueto at MLA!


Bookstores and Libraries in Chicago


Child Care Services


Shopping in Chicago


Deepen Your MLA ’19 Experience: Attend the Middle Management Leadership Symposium! Add a CE Course!


Information Session on The Data Catalog Collaboration Project


MLA '19: A Family-Friendly Destination


Enrich Your MLA ’19 Experience: Attend the Middle Management Leadership Symposium and Add a CE Course!


Local Attractions: New since MLA ’14 #mlanet19


Get on Board


Enhance Your MLA ’19 Experience: Add a CE Course!


MLA ’19 Colleague Connection: Sign up by April 10 – #mlanet19