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MLA Headquarters is pleased to announce a new service for section officers. If you are a section leader listed in the MLA directory, your section’s up-to-date/live roster is viewable on-demand through your MLA membership menu. You will not longer need to request lists through MLA headquarters. You may also download the roster to Excel and [...]
Congratulations to the following Sections on your anniversaries this year! Dental – 80th Educational Media and Technologies – 40th Hospital Libraries – 65th Leadership and Management – 65th Medical Informatics – 25th Medical Library Education – 40th Pharmacy and Drug Information – 65th
There were lots of great videos from the MLA 2012 Section Shuffle!
Anniversaries being celebrated in 2012 include: Health Associations – 60 years NAHRS – 50 years Relevant Issues – 30 years Research – 30 years Technical Services – 30 years
Two new SIGs were approved this spring. Welcome to the Resource Sharing SIG and the Health Disparities SIG.
New Services in Members’ Area for MLA Unit and Chapter Leaders MLA committee members, section leaders, SIG conveners or co-conveners, and chapter leaders now have place on MLANET to upload, share, or temporarily store unit documents. While this is not a wiki, members can use this area to help transfer information between leaders as they [...]
Dear Section Chairs and Section Membership Chairs, In order to encourage new members to participate in your sections, it’s important to contact them and welcome them into the section after they have joined. It’s also your first chance to explain the benefits of section membership and opportunities to participate in the work of the section. [...]
From Section Council chair Ysabel Bertolucci: As a reminder, the end of 2011 approaches which brings with it, planning Section elections. Please remember that election results are due by February 15. The two officers needed for Council action are Section Chair Elect and Section Candidate to the MLA Nominating Committee. Nominating Committee candidates are required [...]
The Clinical Librarians and Evidence-Based Health Care SIG has a new web site available. The Clinical Librarians and Evidence-Based Health Care Special Interest Group serves the professional development needs of members by providing opportunities to communicate best practice and to share ideas amongst those interested in supporting patient care decision-making with the best available information.
The Informationist SIG has a new web site, and will kick off their new SIG at the Annual Meeting.