The Diversity and Inclusion committee of the Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the Medical Library Association (MAC- MLA) would like to announce our 2021 speaker series. Our first speaker is JJ Pionke, chair of the MLA Accessibility & Disability caucus, discussing disability, ability, and ableism in libraries. See the attached flyer, or register and join us
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
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.
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
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
Act fast: Sewell Stipends for librarians at APHA: applications open Oct 12-18 – streamlined for 2020 The Sewell Stipend is a professional development resource for librarians who work with public health information and public health workers. The Sewell Stipend supports librarians at the annual meeting of the American Public Health Association by
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
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
2020 MAC/MLA Annual Meeting Virtual Conference “Building Bridges” October 19-21 Registration for the 2020 MAC Meeting is now open! Make plans to join your colleagues online for a fabulous meeting in October. Our keynote speakers will be Ivan Oransky of Retraction Watch and Safiya Noble, author of Algorithms of Oppression – How Search Engines
MLA September Webinar Systematic Searching: Improving Effectiveness and Efficiency Thursday, September 24, 1:00 p.m.–2:30 p.m., central time If you spend days on systematic review searches and still aren’t sure you have caught all relevant references, this webinar is for you! You’ll learn a structured method to create complete and exhaustive searches and a