Call for Papers

Join us at the virtual conference this fall to share your research and innovative practices!

The Joint Midcontinental and Midwest Chapter MLA 2020 Annual Meeting planning committee invites paper, lightning talk, and poster submissions on all aspects of health sciences librarianship for the virtual meeting on October 15-16, 2020

The conference theme for this year is Becoming a Health Literacy Superhero.

Submit your abstract online. The deadline for submissions is July 31, 2020.

Abstracts should be 250 words or less. Structured abstracts are preferred. For guidance on writing a structured abstract, please visit

Registration will be $25 for all attendees. Midwest Chapter/MLA will be offering several scholarships for those experiencing financial hardship. 

More information about registration, scholarships, and the conference website is forthcoming. Thank you for your patience as we pivot to this new format. We look forward to seeing you this fall!


Your Joint Midcontinental and Midwest Chapter/MLA 2020 Annual Meeting Co-Chairs

Sarah Jane Brown, Midwest Chapter/MLA, University of Minnesota

Liz Weinfurter, Midwest Chapter/MLA, University of Minnesota

Elizabeth Frakes, Midcontinental Chapter/MLA, University of Utah

Susan Swogger, Midcontinental Chapter/MLA, A.T. Still University