Register now! MAC MLA Annual Meeting Oct.18-20 in Asheville, NC!

Registration for Mid-Atlantic Chapter’s Annual Meeting in Asheville, NC!

Already looking to get away from the hustle and bustle of the new semester?  Need a break from being a solo librarian?  Just want an excuse to get away to a peaceful, scenic mountain paradise?  Register now for the MAC Annual Meeting from Oct. 18-20th in gorgeous Asheville, NC.

This year’s theme, Find Your Inspiration, encourages participants to Fall for the profession all over again. Explore your creativity! What makes you love your job? What motivates you? How can you share and inspire others?  Attend MAC MLA’s Annual Meeting to refresh your skills and rejuvenate your role!

Register by September 17th and save $50!  We will be there during prime leaf peeping season, so book your room early!

For more information about the conference and hotel options, see the MAC 2015 Annual Meeting Website!


CE Courses to inspire you at the Annual Meeting!

Sunday Oct. 18th 9:00am-11:00am CE Courses

Introduction to Systematic Reviews for Health Sciences Librarians 

Navigating Nursing: Teaching Nurses How to Search 

Sunday Oct. 18th 11:15am-1:15pm CE Courses

Advanced Systematic Review Tips and Tools for Health Sciences Librarians 

From the Classroom to the Clinic: Advanced searching techniques for different scenarios

LibBytes: Technology for Libraries on a Shoestring


All courses will be held at the Mountain AHEC building, just up the street from the conference hotel.  Box lunches will be provided for the 11:15-1:15 course participants.  For course descriptions, see the CE page of the MAC 2015 Annual Meeting Website.


Awards available for inspirational librarians!  Nominate a librarian by Aug. 15!

Do you work with 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 colleague is now!

If you know a MAC member who has shown leadership or initiative in the field you can nominate them for one of these professional awards:

  • MAC Award for Professional Excellence by a Health Sciences Librarian
  • MAC Award for Professional Excellence by a New Health Sciences Librarian
  • Marguerite Abel Service Recognition Award

Submit your nomination by completing the online form at

For more information, see the post on the MAC Messages Blog.

Student scholarships to attend MAC’s Annual Meeting! Apply by Aug. 28th!

Students attending the conference are invited to explore the benefits of health sciences librarianship through interaction, networking, and mentorship. Special programming elements are being designed for student involvement. This unique opportunity for emerging professionals includes:

  •  Ticket to the Welcome Reception on October 18th
  • Inclusive Registration for October 18-20
  • Conference buddy assignment

For more information, see the post on the MAC Messages Blog.

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