MAC Special Professional Development Grant Winners

Congratulations to the MAC Special Professional Development Grant winners for Spring 2011! Karen Liljequist, Medical Librarian at the The Children’s Institute of Pittsburgh $250 for an online digital copyright course through the Simmons School of Library and Information Science Melissa Ratajeski, Health Sciences Library System, University of Pittsburgh $240 for the MLA

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MAC Scholar Award Reflections

Peggy Gross, Assistant Director of Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine Libraries was this year’s recipient of the MAC Scholar Award. Here are her thoughts on attending the MAC Annual Meeting for the first time.   ——————— I am deeply honored to receive the 2010 MAC Conference Scholar Award. While in Chapel Hill

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Virginia L. and William K. Beatty Medical Library Association Volunteer Service Award

The Virginia L. and William K. Beatty Medical Library Association Volunteer Service Award recognizes a medical librarian who has demonstrated outstanding, sustained service to MLA and the health sciences library profession.  The recipient will be awarded a certificate and $1,000.  Deadline for application is November 1, 2010.  For details and a nomination

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Honors & Awards

Do you know someone who is an inspiring MAC member? Recognizing our colleagues is one of the highest honors we can bestow on our peers. The time to nominate your colleagues is now.   It is easy to nominate your fellow MAC member using our online form.   If you know a

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Nominate a colleague for MLA awards

From Melissa Ratajeski: Each year, MLA gives a variety of awards to support the valuable contributions of medical librarians to the profession of health sciences librarianship.  From research and instruction to outstanding service and leadership, MLA*s professional recognition program supports and encourages the best and brightest in the field.  Please consider the

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Thompson Reuters/Frank Bradway Rogers Information Advancement Award

From Danielle Linden, member, award jury: The Thomson Reuters/Frank Bradway Rogers Information Advancement Award – Recognizes Technological Innovation in Health Science Information The Rogers Award, originally called the ISI Information Advancement Award, is presented annually in recognition of outstanding contributions for the application of technology to the delivery of health science information,

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Excellence in Education Award Nominations Due November 1

From Mandy Meloy: The Lucretia W. McClure Excellence in Education Award was established in 1998 to honor an outstanding practicing librarian or library educator in the field of health sciences librarianship and informatics who demonstrates skills in one or more of the following areas: teaching, curriculum development, mentoring, research, or leadership in

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