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Christine Willis Named MLA News Editor
Tue July 31, 2018
Christine Willis has been named MLA News editor.

The Upstate New York and Ontario Chapter of MLA (UNYOC/MLA) invites you to attend our 2018 Annual Meeting, “Crossing Borders: Breaking Boundaries!” The meeting is taking place at the Queen’s Landing hotel in Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON, Canada, November 14–16, 2018.

There is a half-day continuing educa
The American Journal of Psychotherapy has now joined PsychiatryOnline.org, the platform for all American Psychiatric Association (APA) Publishing journals, the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, fifth edition (DSM-5®), and bestselling textbooks
Significant in scope and depth, PsycBOOKS offers the most current and only comprehensive collection of full-text scholarly and professional psychology books, including more than 1,200 published by the American Psychological Association (APA).
The inaugural Research Training Institute (RTI) was held July 9–13, 2018, at the Library of Health Sciences-Chicago, University of Illinois–Chicago. During the RTI, nationally recognized faculty led the fellows through intensive research training and education.
Registration is now open for the Pacific Northwest Chapter of MLA (PNC/MLA) Annual Meeting! Come see our continuing education and program details, then register. “Early bird” pricing is available to PNC members until September 14.
Register now for MLA's webinar, Putting the Quality in Qualitative: Tips for Evaluating Qualitative Research Articles to be held September 13, 2018. Join Susan LaValley to develop your skills in identifying the quality in qualitative studies and to appreciate the value of qualitative research.
A four-day workshop was conducted in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina from May 14-17, 2018
Julia F. Sollenberger's oral history has been published
The ECRI Institute will continue to provide access to National Guideline Clearinghouse resources
Patients in India will soon be able to perform their own quality control checks on prescription drugs. As of 2016, 3% of pharmaceuticals marketed in India were not up to standard, while 0.023% were counterfeit.
Much of the time at InSight Initiative Summit 1, held in March, was devoted to small-group discussions of issues that both librarians and vendors regarded as challenging. This is the fourth of four articles that synthesize key points from the discussions.
The Southern Chapter of MLA (SC/MLA) invites you to submit paper and poster abstract proposals for the 2018 SC/MLA 68th annual meeting in Orlando, FL. The conference takes place October 25–28. This year’s theme is “Experience the Magic: Libraries of Tomorrow.”
In the spirit of rock ’n’ roll and the “Shake, Rattle, and Roll” theme, the Midwest Chapter invites you to attend the “jeans” conference. That’s right, it’s not a typo! We are wearing jeans and our favorite band t-shirts during the 2018 Midwest Chapter of MLA Annual Conference
Register now for MLA's recorded webinar, Aligning the Three Pillars of Effective Instruction: Outcomes, Teaching, and Assessment for Health Sciences Librarians. Join Jill Boruff, AHIP to more effectively focus and assess your teaching.

An interview with Terrie Wheeler, AMLS and Peter Oxley, PhD, on their poster presentation, “Provision of a library bioinformatics service to support medical research”. Special thanks to Terrie and Peter for participating in this interview.
An update on the African American Medical Librarian’s Alliance (AAMLA) SIG activities during MLA’18.
How to bring the human into a world dominated by virtual content.
Attendees at the MLA'18 Data SIG meeting shared a variety of training opportunities and resources.
Much of the time at InSight Initiative Summit 1, held in March, was devoted to small-group discussions of issues that both librarians and vendors regarded as challenging. This is the third of four articles that synthesize key points from the discussions.
Three noteworthy attractions explored while in the ATL
Try some teaching topic ideas presented at MLA'18 during the Instruction & Instructional Design 3 Contributed Content Session.
The InSight Initiative Task Force is pleased to announce that applications are now being sought for the second InSight Initiative Summit, “Meeting the Evolving Information Needs of Library Stakeholders,” to be held September 27–28. Applications for health sciences librarians are being accepted throu
An overview of the poster sessions at MLA’18
Share your programs and research findings with your colleagues at “Shake, Rattle, and Roll,” the 2018 Midwest Chapter/MLA Annual Meeting on October 5–8, in Cleveland, OH!
The South Central Chapter of MLA (SCC/MLA) invites proposals for its upcoming annual meeting, to be held October 19–24, 2018, in San Antonio, TX. The SCC/MLA Program Committee welcomes submissions for contributed papers, posters, lightning talks, and roundtables. The submission deadline is July 10
Who? What? Where? - My key observations from MLA '18
Didn't make MLA '18's closing session? Learn more about Dr. David Satcher and his amazing work!
Missed Dr. Dara Richardson-Heron's update about the All of Us program? Here's a recap.
President Barbara Epstein's welcome and update for MLA '18 attendees.
With excellent diversity-themed content, diverse speakers, and the passing of the gavel to incoming President Beverly Murphy, MLA’s first African American president, the push to make MLA more inclusive of diverse voices and perspectives is becoming more visible.
Ever wish someone would recommend a tool that could solve all your problems? In this MLA session, explore 18 tools that could do just that.
Ever wish someone would recommend a tool that could solve all your problems? The MLA session, My Favorite Tool, could do just that.
The NIH Strategic Plan for Data Science incorporates MLA’s comments to engage librarians and information specialists in partnership roles that support training and infrastructure needs for data science
What does the future hold for a Section's new Chair-Elect?
The start of a newcomer's adventure to the MLA Meeting in Atlanta.
An overview of health disparities and the MLA Health Disparities SIG.
Tips and takeaways as a first-time MLA attendee, beyond wearing comfortable shoes.
Interviewer: Joyce E.B. Backus
Date of Interview: October 23, 2017
Editor and Project Director: Carolyn E. Lipscomb, AHIP, FMLA
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Register now for MLA's recorded webinar, Plan to Succeed: The Basics of Library Project Management. Join Gary Wasdin as he identifies successful strategies and common pitfalls in library project management.
My three MLA'18 goals are to learn new pearls of wisdom, make new friends, and see old friends.

Chapter News: Join Us at the 2018 UNYOC/MLA Annual Meeting!


Product Spotlight: PsychiatryOnline (Sponsored)


Product Spotlight: PsycBOOKS (Sponsored)


First RTI Workshop in Chicago a Great Success!


MLA Letter to ECRI Institute regarding National Guideline Clearinghouse


What Is Genomic Medicine?


Critical Appraisal of Quantitative Research


MLA ’18 Book List


Chapter News: Register for the PNC/MLA Annual Meeting


Putting the Quality in Qualitative: Tips for Evaluating Qualitative Research Articles


Librarians without Borders® HINARI Internet Resources Train the Trainers Workshop Bosnia and Herzegovina: May 14-17, 2018


Sollenberger, Julia F.


National Guideline Clearinghouse Will Continue


International News


Report from the InSight Initiative Summit: Imagining the Ideal Social Networking Site for Collaboration and Sharing


Chapter News: Southern Chapter of MLA Annual Meeting


Chapter News: Join the Midwest Chapter for the Jeans and Khakis Conference!


Aligning the Three Pillars of Effective Instruction: Outcomes, Teaching, and Assessment for Health Sciences Librarians


Interview with the authors on "Provision of a library bioinformatics service..."


African American Medical Librarians Alliance (AAMLA) SIG: Activities at MLA’18


Adventure to Atlanta Part 3: The Return of Humanism


Data Training and Resources from the Data SIG Meeting


Report from the InSight Initiative Summit: Leveraging Specialized Discovery Tools to Maximize User Engagement


Exploring Atlanta


Teaching Topics to Try from MLA’18


Applications for InSight Initiative Summit 2 Sought


Poster Sessions AKA We’ve Been Busy!


Chapter News: 2018 Midwest Chapter/MLA Annual Meeting in Cleveland Call for Submissions


Chapter News: South Central Chapter of MLA Call for Proposals


Adventure to Atlanta Part 2: Then Suddenly Librarians!


MLA '18 Plenary 5 Recap: Dr. David Satcher


MLA '18 Plenary 4 Recap: Dr. Dara Richardson-Heron


MLA '18 Plenary 1 Recap: Opening Presidential Address


Diversity and Inclusion: A Major Theme at MLA’18


My Favorite Tools, Part 2


My Favorite Tools, Part 1


NIH Data Science Strategic Plan Incorporates MLA Recommendations


Time to Serve: A Section Chair-Elect Looks Forward


Adventure to Atlanta Part 1: Ready to Go


Health Disparities: Learn More, Get Involved, Take Action


MLA '18 as a First-Timer


Humphreys, Betsy L.


Plan to Succeed: The Basics of Library Project Management


MLA'18 Rocked for Me


Poster Sessions Continue to Draw a Crowd


What’s New with the National Library of Medicine?


The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: Conference Edition


The Scholarly Kitchen: MLA InSight - A Constructive Forum Emerges


Finish with Pie: Atlanta Nightlife Highlights


Sections Continue Business as Usual in Atlanta