Job Opportunity: Health Sciences Librarian, University of Kentucky

With historic levels in grant funding and expanded programs and services across the state, the University of Kentucky is taking bold steps to respond to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, improve the health of individuals throughout the Commonwealth and lead the way in solving some of the toughest health issues facing communities across

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Your participation requested for online survey on interlibrary loan/document delivery during the pandemic

Dear Colleagues, Please consider participating in our research on interlibrary loan/document delivery in health-related libraries in North America during the pandemic. Health-related libraries, those who serve health sciences programs, health professionals and/or health facilities, are invited to participate by completing the survey once per institution.  If your institution has multiple locations that do

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Position Opening at Cleveland Clinic

The Cleveland Clinic library is hiring a cataloging and metadata librarian for the main campus in Cleveland, OH. You can learn more about the Cleveland Clinic library at http://clevelandclinic.org/library/ Please read the job description and apply online https://jobs.clevelandclinic.org/job/cleveland/medical-librarian-ii-cataloging-and-metadata/27575/3536979600 You can contact Michelle Kraft if you have more specific questions about the position.

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In Memoriam: Jill Byerly Mayer

It is with great sadness to report that Jill Byerly Mayer passed away on December 16, 2020. Her professional career begun in 1979 as a Medical Librarian for the Northwest Area Health Education Center (AHEC) program, Watauga Medical Center, Boone, NC. During her distinguished career of more than 40 years, she advanced

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Lois Ann Colaianni Award for Excellence and Achievement in Hospital Librarianship is open for nominations!

The Lois Ann Colaianni Award for Excellence and Achievement in Hospital Librarianship is open for nominations! Do you know an MLA member who has demonstrated excellence and achievement in their contributions to hospital librarianship? Or are YOU this person?  Please consider submitting your nominations for this award. You can find more information and

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The Erich Meyerhoff Prize

This prize was established in 1956 by Ralph and Jo Grimes of the Old Hickory Bookshop, Brinklow, MD, in memory of Murray Gottlieb, a New York antiquarian book dealer. Since 2010, this award has been sponsored by the MLA History of the Health Sciences Section. In 2016 it was renamed to honor

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Registration closing soon for MAC Virtual Conference!

Don’t forget to register for the 2020 MAC/MLA Virtual Conference: Building Bridges – October 19-21, 2020.  Registration closes Monday, October 5th.  Our keynote speakers will be Ivan Oransky of Retraction Watch and Safiya Noble, author of Algorithms of Oppression – How Search Engines Reinforce Racism. There will also be papers, posters, exhibitors and networking opportunities. Check out the MAC 2020 Meeting

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