Review MLA 2018 Abstract submissions and earn one point of AHIP for free!

Please share. FYI: there is about a month remaining to submit abstract proposals for MLA 2018, scheduled for May 18-23, 2018 in Atlanta, Georgia. Deadline to sign up to be an abstract reviewer is next Friday, Sept 22. More information on reviewer sign up follows.

Thank you,
Molly Knapp, NPC 2018 Section Council Liaison

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The 2018 National Programming Committee invites reviewers for papers, posters and lightning talks for the Medical Library Association Annual Meeting and Exhibition, to be held May 18-23, 2018 in Atlanta, Georgia.

To apply, fill out the Reviewer Interest form by Friday, September 22.
Direct Link To Reviewer Interest Form: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdUwUDaW1CzomiGYGdAzAPGSULURY4vzAsUrpy95WRHAfRYQA/viewform

Reviewing opens October 16, 2017 and ends October 22, 2017. It is anticipated that each reviewer will need to devote 5 – 8 hours to reading and scoring abstracts. Reviews will occur on an online system, which is accessible 24/7 during the review time-frame.
The role of a MLA abstract reviewer is separate from the abstract submission process. The online reviewing system will not match reviewers with their own abstracts, and will include a method for reviewers to recuse themselves or from reviewing specific abstracts for any reason.

Performing the role of MLA abstract reviewer earns one 1 AHIP point.
Online training on how to conduct reviews will be available in early October. The training will be recorded and available throughout the entire review period. By filling out this interest form, you will receive an invitation to this training.

Please share this message with colleagues. All MLA members are welcome to participate in reviewing of abstracts. If you have any questions, concerns, or comments, contact the Contributed Content Working Group at 2018ccwg@gmail.com.
Brenda Linares, MLIS, AHIP
NPC 2018 CE Liaison

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