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MLA ’18 Industry Connections

The MLA annual meeting brings together over 100 industry vendors and 1,200+ librarians. Don’t miss:

  • Sunrise Seminars: learn about the latest vendor offering and have breakfast too!
  • Technology Showcase: discover the latest technological development in rapid fire 30-minute sessions on the exhibit floor
  • MLA InSight Initiative Open Forum: join the open discussion on the outcomes of this new initiative, on the topic of “User Experience”

Sunrise Seminars

Sunday, May 20, 2018

Time Event
7:00 a.m.–8:55 a.m. Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Health Care: From Adoption to Disruption
7:00 a.m.–8:55 a.m. Cochrane “Inside/Outside”: Update from Carol Lefebvre
7:00 a.m.–8:55 a.m. Embase Sunrise Seminar: Librarian Roles in Teaching Evidence-Based Medicine
7:00 a.m.–8:55 a.m. The Power of Single Sign-On and the Benefits to All


Monday, May 21, 2018

Time Event
7:00 a.m.–8:55 a.m. American Psychological Association
7:00 a.m.–8:55 a.m. Springer Nature Competitive Intelligence: Research Trends in Health Care
7:00 a.m.–8:55 a.m. Three Trends That Eclipse Point-of-Care Tools


Technology Showcases

Sunday, May 20, 2018

Time Event
12:30 p.m.–1:00 p.m. Automating the Systematic Review Process: An Overview of DistillerSR's New Productivity Enhancements
1:30 p.m.–2:00 p.m. Case Files: Teaching Case Collection
2:30 p.m.–3:00 p.m. Covering Your Nursing Bases: Research, Decision Support, and Competencies
3:30 p.m.–4:00 p.m. Supporting Your Interdisciplinary Care Dream Team
4:30 p.m.–5:00 p.m. Getting Beyond the Impact Factor: Using Bibliometrics for Research Evaluation at the NIH Library


Monday, May 21, 2018

Time Event
10:30 a.m.–11:00 a.m. Taking Medical Research to the Next Level: 72,987,390 Searches Can’t Be Wrong
11:30 a.m.–noon The Ever-Evolving World of Medical E-Books
1:30 p.m.–2:00 p.m. From Data Standards to DermExpert: The Story of How an Image Collection Learned to Think
2:30 p.m.–3:00 p.m. Looking to the Future with EndNote


InSight Initiative

Summit 1, held in Chicago in March 2018, brought together 15 industry partners, 15 librarians, speakers, panelists, and facilitators for a 1.5 day meeting on the following topics:

  • Leveraging specialized discovery tools to maximize user engagement
  • Security and the future of IP authentication
  • Lessons learned from pirate sites
  • Imagining the ideal social networking site for collaboration and sharing

Summit organizers will answer questions on the four main topics of the summit.

Sunday, May 20, 2018

Time Event
4:30 p.m.–5:25 p.m. Open Forum: MLA InSight Initiative Summit 1 Outcomes
Vendors are encouraged to attend.



Thank You, MLA ’18 Sponsors

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