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FREE Lunches at MLA

Roundtables.jpgThe deadline for applications for the chapter's Chapter Sharing Roundtables "Free Lunch Award" is less than a week away! If you will be attending MLA, this is a no-brainer! Two chapter members will be able to participate in the discussion AND get a free lunch on May18th.

Here is the information you need to know to apply for the Free Lunch Award. All you have to do is submit paragraph or two describing "Why I deserve a free lunch."

There is a Chapter Sharing Roundtable for every interest! There will be 30 topic tables this year:

  • Second Life and Health Care Information

  • Assessment and Evaluation

  • Changes in Technical Service in a Digital Environment

  • Clinical Decision Making Tools (Up-to-Date, MDConsult & others)

  • Communication Techniques for Library Patrons

  • Copyright Issues

  • Document Delivery Services and ILL

  • Electronic Libraries

  • Evidence Based Practice

  • Evidence Based Nursing

  • Expert Searching

  • Handheld Clinical Resources

  • How to Obtain Funds for Library Projects

  • How to Stay Current with New Technologies

  • Integrating You or the Library into the Curriculum

  • Issues in Hospital Librarianship

  • Liaisons Stepping Out of the Library

  • Librarian as a Consultant

  • Library Directors of the Future

  • Management of E-Resources

  • Managing Resources in Emergency/Disaster Situation

  • Multi-generations Working in the Same Library

  • New and Emerging Roles for Medical Librarians

  • Oral History

  • Point of Care Clinical Resources

  • Providing Virtual Reference Service

  • Strategies for Threatened Librarians/Libraries

  • Supporting Magnet Status Initiatives

  • Using New Technologies and Instructional Design for Teaching

  • Wikis in the Library


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Clare Leibfarth:

Winners of the Free Lunch Awards are:

Jim Bulger of Allina Health Systems, Minneapolis, MN
Brooke Billman of University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA.


Sheryl Stevens:

Thanks to everyone who applied. The Awards & Scholarships Committee enjoyed reading all of the submissions!

Sheryl Stevens, Chair
Awards & Scholarships Committee
Midwest Chapter/MLA

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