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Reporting from Indianapolis

Eleven members of your Midwest Chapter/MLA Executive Board met for a very productive meeting last Friday, March 30 in Indianapolis. Here is my personal take from the proceedings! Be sure to watch for stories in the upcoming mid-May issue of our … Continue reading

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Conference Wrap-Up

We hope you enjoyed the blog coverage of this year’s Midwest Chapter/MLA annual conference. As your intrepid blog editor, I would like to thank our three conference bloggers Amy, Jean, and Stephanie for their great work! This is our fifth year … Continue reading

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Library Advocacy: a Wisconsin example

Session 17 – Eileen Severson, Mary Bayorgeon I have to admit, I was inspired by this session.  Next week I’ll be doing some advocacy for my senator before the November election, but I’m really considering it practice for sticking up … Continue reading

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The Level of Evidence Used to Answer General Practitioners’ Questions

Session 14: Karen Davies Karen Davies presented her fascinating research on what level of evidence is most often used to answer general practitioners’ questions, done in the UK. She started with a couple of thoughts/definitions: first was Venn diagram from … Continue reading

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Interesting Times: a library school project with real-life implications

Sadly, I didn’t get a picture of this group, but I did really enjoy their presentation!  So I’ll attempt to share some of what I learned here with the greater Midwest Chapter. Dr. Catherine Arnott Smith together with Ms. Anan, … Continue reading

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Dyslexia: health, literacy and libraries

Session 11 (MC/MLA Update):  Margery Katz, MA, JD; Julie A. Gocey, MD I had the honor of attending this thought-provoking session on Sunday afternoon.  Dr. Gocey started things off by having everyone stand and then asking us to sit down … Continue reading

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The Resource Library as Host for an eResources Consortium

Neal’s session provided an in-depth look at an e-resources consortium that began a decade ago, and still exists (albeit in a changed form) today. Continue reading

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Conference Memories

Your intrepid blog editor has made her way back to her humble abode in the Buckeye State. It was a great trip! I so enjoyed my time with my fellow Midwest Chapter members. And, of course, I learned a lot. … Continue reading

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HeLP MN Seniors

Session 6 HeLP MN Seniors: an evidence-based health literacy program for seniors Anne Beschnett, Outreach Librarian, University of Minnesota Health Science Libraries Anne presented on experiences with the HeLP MN Seniors (“Health Literacy Program for Minnesota Seniors”), a project done … Continue reading

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Highlights from the Midwest Chapter Meeting

Becca Canton: Membership stands at 400 members, 57 of which are new and 32 student members. Sue London: Current financial state shows a beginning balance of $50,092.43 and an ending balance of $50,228.07 for a net increase of $135.64 Pam … Continue reading

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