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Great things happen when we support one another!

Great things happen when we support one another!
Thu November 17, 2022
In the spirit of giving, please consider donating to David A. Kronick and Charles W. Sargent Visiting Fellowship.

The RTI Fellowship Program is accepting applications for the 2023-24 cohort through February 28, 2023. Anyone with an interest in the RTI Fellowship Program is invited to our upcoming Drop-In Session to get your questions answered and receive feedback on the application process.
If you are concerned about health equity and want to develop searching skills and knowledge that will enable you to become a collaborator and partner in health equity research, the MLA instructor-led course, Health Services and Policy Research: Sources and Search Strategies 2022, is for you.

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Make a submission for upcoming issues of the Hypothesis Research Journal for Health Information Professionals, produced by the Medical Library Association’s Research Caucus.
Save the date for the 2022 Joseph Leiter NLM/Medical Library Association Lecture will be held December 6, 2022.
Get to know Layal Hneiny, our latest I Am MLA individual!
Cabells is excited to launch its newest journal search platform dedicated to the medical research community—Journalytics Medicine & Predatory Reports.
Get to know our latest I Am MLA member, Hilary Jasmine.
Join an Open Forum event to learn more about MLA’s Research Training Institute Fellowship Program. The application will be open from November 1 to February 28, 2023.
To hear more about the 125th anniversary planning, plan to attend our Open Forum on January 18th, 2023, 1:00-2:00 p.m. During this session, you will have an opportunity to hear updates from these four groups engaged in anniversary activities.
MLA is pleased to invite you to a complimentary webinar sponsored by Wolters Kluwer. 
MLA is pleased to invite you to a complimentary webinar sponsored by Wolters Kluwer. 
MLA will sunset the Disaster Information Specialization on April 30, 2023. More than 275 librarians, first responders, members of the military, and others have earned a DIS since we partnered with NNLM to offer it in 2012.
The Be Well MLA initiative to promote wellness hosted another excellent session last week. Learn more about all upcoming Be Well MLA events.
How do medical librarians make an impact? Read these short stories and share your own story with colleagues.

Adorée Hatton is this week's I Am MLA featured member. Help your colleagues get to know you better and submit your own profile- share how you are MLA!
Illustrate this year's theme for National Medical Librarians Month in your workplace with new email signatures! The poster and email graphics were developed to illustrate our theme,  "Make Better Decisions Faster: Consult Your Health Information Professional."
Illustrate this year's theme for National Medical Librarians Month in your workplace with new email signatures! The poster and email graphics were developed to illustrate our theme,  "Make Better Decisions Faster: Consult Your Health Information Professional."
The 2022/23 Nominating Committee is identifying potential candidates for the 2023 election. Submit a nomination by October 31.
Each year MLA recognizes practicing health science information professionals for their many accomplishments and contributions to the profession and the association. MLA members and students were honored during the Awards and Recognition Celebration. Find out more.
The Grants and Scholarship Committee is pleased to announce that MLA David A. Kronick and Charles W. Sargent Visiting Fellowship has undergone some exciting changes! Applications for this year's Fellowship will be accepted until November 15, 2022.
I Am MLA comes out each week to bring you closer to your MLA colleagues. This week, get to know Kay Strahan.
Recognize your institution or organization today and submit a nomination. All MLA Awards and Honors nominations are due October 15.
This year the MLA/RTI Value Studies Working Group has been tasked with updating the "Evidence You Can Use To Communicate Library Value" page on the MLA site for 2023.
Kick off NMLM using the 2022 theme: Make Better Decisions Faster: Consult Your Health Information Professional. The work of medical librarians should be recognized throughout the year, but October is our official month of observance and celebration.
This year the MLA/RTI Value Studies Working Group has been tasked with updating the "Evidence You Can Use To Communicate Library Value" page on the MLA site for 2023.
Kick off NMLM using the 2022 theme: Make Better Decisions Faster: Consult Your Health Information Professional. The work of medical librarians should be recognized throughout the year, but October is our official month of observance and celebration.
Kick off NMLM using the 2022 theme: Make Better Decisions Faster: Consult Your Health Information Professional. The work of medical librarians should be recognized throughout the year, but October is our official month of observance and celebration.
Each month, MLA members are invited to participate in the Be Well Wednesday wellness series. Stay connected to the Be Well MLA initiative by joining the Be Well MLA Community on MLANET.
This past summer the National Library of Medicine (NLM) hosted a listening session with external communities and users to discuss the role of community input in MeSH development—a controlled and hierarchically organized vocabulary produced by NLM. Share your perspectives and input.
When individual MLA members receive their membership dues invoices next month, they will notice an increase. MLA has been surviving the pandemic, but we are facing a budget shortfall and must make responsible decisions to ensure our financial stability.
The Be Well MLA initiative promotes wellness and well-being among members of the Medical Library Association. Every month, MLA members are invited to participate in the Be Well Wednesday wellness series.
Due to staffing changes, MLA headquarters announces that there has been an unexpected delay in the production of the Journal of the Medical Library Association (JMLA). Soon we will be able to determine a feasible production schedule to get caught up.
Join Colleague Connection, MLA's mentoring program pairing new members with experienced members or fellow new colleagues. Sign up by September 30 to be considered for a match.
The 2022 South Central Chapter of the MLA Annual Meeting will be held September 22–27 in Houston, Texas. The conference will be conducted in-person at The Westin Oaks Houston at the Galleria.

Registration is now open!

The standard registration rate is $320 for members and $420 for non-members. The
Organized by MLA’s Membership Committee, Colleague Connection is a mentoring program pairing new members with experienced members or fellow new colleagues. New members: connect with an experienced colleague or a fellow newbie. Experienced members: share experience with new professionals.
The 2022 South Central Chapter of the MLA Annual Meeting will be held September 22–27 in Houston, Texas. The conference will be conducted in-person at The Westin Oaks Houston at the Galleria.

Registration is now open!

The standard registration rate is $320 for members and $420 for non-members. The
Ruth Holst, AHIP, FMLA directed the library at Columbia Hospital in Milwaukee for thirty-two years. Subsequently, she was associate director of the Greater Midwest Region of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine based at the University of Illinois. Her oral history is available now.
The 2022 South Central Chapter of the MLA Annual Meeting will be held September 22–27 in Houston, Texas. The conference will be conducted in-person at The Westin Oaks Houston at the Galleria.

Registration is now open!

The standard registration rate is $320 for members and $420 for non-members. The
The 2022 South Central Chapter of the MLA Annual Meeting will be held September 22–27 in Houston, Texas. The conference will be conducted in-person at The Westin Oaks Houston at the Galleria.

Registration is now open!

The standard registration rate is $320 for members and $420 for non-members. The
The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) has released updated policy guidance on public access to Federally-funded research results.

You’re Invited! RTI Drop-In Session December 9


Develop Searching Skills and Contribute to Health Equity: A New MLA Course


Submit your research to MLA Hypothesis Open Access Journal!


I Am MLA: Sunny Chung


Announcing the 2022 Joseph Leiter NLM/Medical Library Association Lecture Dec. 6


Third Iron LLC invites you to a free sponsored webinar: LibKey Nomad: Connecting Open Web Researchers to Library Full Text


Great things happen when we support one another!


Take your research skills seriously: Learn about MLA's Research Training Institute


I Am MLA: Layal Hneiny


Product Spotlight: Cabells Journalytics Medicine & Predatory Reports: Manage Your Publishing Risks and Opportunities (Sponsored)


I Am MLA: Hilary Jasmin


Learn More About MLA’s RTI Fellowship Program


Learn More About MLA's 125th Anniversary Plans at an Open Forum January 18, 2023


I Am MLA: Stephanie M. Swanberg, AHIP


Recording now available- Nov. 7 Panel Discussion with and for Hospital Librarians- sponsored by Wolters Kluwer


MLA’s Disaster Information Specialization to Sunset in April 2023


Be Well MLA


Your Turn: Share How Medical Librarians Make an Impact


I Am MLA: Adorée Hatton


Searching for an Effective and Efficient Expert Method for Conducting Exhaustive Searches?


Email Signatures Available for National Medical Librarians' Month


Call for Nominations for the 2023 Election


MLA 2022 Grants, Scholarship, and Fellowship Recipients


Newly Expanded and Revised David A. Kronick and Charles W. Sargent Visiting Fellowship


I Am MLA: Kay Strahan


Consider Nominating Your Institution Today!


I Am MLA: Dawn Hackman


Hitch Your Star to the 2023-24 Rising Stars Leadership Program!


Nominate an Outstanding Health Information Professional


Update from the MLA/RTI Value Studies Working Group


It’s Time to Celebrate National Medical Librarian’s Month!


Be Well MLA Wednesdays: Healthy Eating


Participate in Office of Management & Budget Initiative to Update MeSH Terminology OMB’s Statistical Standards for Race and Ethnicity


An important notice about your 2023 MLA membership dues


Be Well MLA Wednesdays: I Wet My Plants: Plants and Gardening for Wellness


JMLA Production Delay Notice


Pair with a new mentor or mentee! Sign up for Colleague Connection today!


Apply Now For MLA Grants and Scholarships


Build your professional network. Sign up for MLA’s Virtual Colleague Connection!


New Issue of Hypothesis Out Now!


I Am MLA: Karen O'Grady


Holst Oral History Available Now


You're Invited to Attend the 2022 South Central Chapter of MLA Annual Meeting


Updated Guidance on Public Access to Federally-funded Research Results


MRSQ is Seeking a New Editor-in-Chief


Recipient of the 2022 Marcia C. Noyes Award: Jane Blumenthal, AHIP, FMLA


MLA Awards and Honors Nominations are Open!


JCLC Scholarship Recipients Selected


Announcing 2022 Lindberg-King Lecture and Scientific Symposium: Science, Society, and the Legacy of Donald A.B. Lindberg, M.D.


Holst, Ruth