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MLA ’18 Continuing Education (CE)

MLA ’18 Adapting | Transforming | Leading continuing education (CE) courses in Atlanta, GA, 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. Courses are listed by date with course numbers corresponding to the professional competencies for health sciences librarians. See full course descriptions by selecting dates below.

CE courses will take place on Friday, May 18, and Saturday, May 19, 2018.


Special Course Suites


ceicon_chis.png Consumer Health Information

These courses present the latest resources and ideas in the consumer health information field.

ceicon_dis.png Data Management

These courses provide the latest information and resources in the field of data management.

ceicon_ebp.png Evidenced-Based Practice

These courses emphasize the librarian’s role in the practice of evidence-based health care.

ceicon_est.png Expert Searcher

These courses emphasize librarians’ roles as expert searchers in health care and biomedical research.

ceicon_mt.png Management

These courses address topics relevant to library administration for current managers and individuals interested in management.

ceicon_byod.png Bring Your Own Device

These courses require attendees to bring a laptop computer or other device with WiFi capability to participate in interactive activities.

ceicon_ho.png Hands-on Computer Courses

All hands-on computer courses will be held at an offsite facility in Atlanta and not at the Hyatt Regency Atlanta. The facility will be named in the Official Program. Transportation to the facility will be provided, if necessary. Hands-on courses are marked as part of the course description with the hand icon.


Registration and Fees

Registration is handled on a first-come, first-served basis, and no waiting lists are maintained. You do not have to register for the meeting to register for courses. Room assignments will be in the Official Program and in the Online Program Planner. Registration will open January 2018.


Student Fees and Cancellation Policy

Student fee, pending available space: $50. Nonmember rate includes 1-year introductory membership to MLA. Cancellation or course change fee: $50 per course (see the registration area for refund policy and deadlines).


Participant Handouts 

Participant handouts for CE courses will be made available electronically only, for you to print out in advance, if you wish, or view during the course on your own devices. MLA will send out a confirmation prior to the CE course if you are required to print and bring your own handouts.

Contact Debra Cavanaugh for more information.


Thank You, MLA ’18 Sponsors

Diversity and Inclusion Fish Bowl, MLA ’18, Special Workshop Summary