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MLA Webinars and e-Courses

CE Passport

Purchase full access to all MLA online courses offered through December 31, 2022. Visit the CE Passport page for more information.

Self-Paced Courses

MLA offers engaging and powerful self-paced online courses.  Each course places you in a realistic situation in which you must acquire and use skills to solve a problem or complete a task. Downloadable resources help you deepen and extend your skills. Click here to see all MLA Self-Paced courses.

The Art of Expert Searching: Searching Beyond PubMed

By: Barry Grant | Sep 13

Collection Development: Subscribing to and Renewing Electronic Resources

By: Barry Grant | Sep 13


MLA’s instructor-led courses offer a small class experience (25 students maximum) with two or more live sessions and readings, assignments, and discussions outside of sessions. Click here to see all upcoming Instructor-Led Courses.


MLA offers more than 15 webinars a year. Each 90-minute webinar is designed to leave with new job and career-related skills.

Upcoming Webinars

See the most recent and recorded webinars from MLA. Click here to see all upcoming MLA Webinars.

Clean & Tidy Data: Making Data Usable

By: Debra Cavanaugh | Jan 31

On-demand Webinars

The following are recent MLA webinars currently available on-demand. For a complete list of all on-demand, recorded MLA Webinars please visit MLA Webinars on MEDLIB-ED.

Tell Your Research Story: Visualization, Design, and Messaging

By: Debra Cavanaugh | May 12

Help Authors Find the Best Journal for Their Manuscript

By: Debra Cavanaugh | Apr 1

Systematic Searching: Improving Effectiveness and Efficiency

By: Debra Cavanaugh | Sep 2

Critical Appraisal of Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses

By: Debra Cavanaugh | Jun 8

Find the Evidence-Based Practice (EBP) Search Strategy That Works for You

By: Debra Cavanaugh | Jun 7