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Recipes from Chef Tim Cockram’s talk

Chef Cockram has shared the recipes he prepared during his talk – check them out on the conference site!

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About Conference Photos

Have you noticed the Flickr photos in the badge over there on the right? I had great fun taking them. I’ve taken photos at Midwest Chapter/MLA conferences since 2004 in Springfield, Illinois, my first year as the editor of MIDLINE. It … Continue reading

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Award Winning Midwest Chapter Members

Yes, a lot of business was conducted at this year’s Annual Business Meeting. But the highlight has to be the awards! Most exciting is the revelation of the Distinguished Librarian of the Year Award winner. Drumroll please! Our 2012 winner … Continue reading

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All about the Business

The annual Midwest Chapter conference means business, chapter business, that is. The fall Midwest Chapter Executive Board meeting is held on Friday before the conference gets fully underway.  And, of course, the annual chapter Business Meeting is held over lunch … Continue reading

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More Noteworthy Papers

Every conference paper presentation I attend gives me a renewed respect for the complexity and quantity of work medical librarians tackle on a daily basis. Here are some things I learned in the Contributed Papers Session 4 on Sunday. “The … Continue reading

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Dine Around in Rochester – Twigs

I decided to venture out of my comfort zone a little and go on a ‘dine-around’ on Monday evening. I signed up to go to Twigs. I did look at the menu, but one of the motivating reasons I signed … Continue reading

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Thoughts on a few papers presented on Oct. 7th

This post is about a day late, but thought I would share my perspectives on three of the paper presentations I attended Sunday afternoon. The paper abstracts are available in the online PDF program: check it out! The Evolving Role … Continue reading

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Healthy Living Center Tour

I am not a morning person, but from past experience, I know that making the extra effort to get up for early morning conference walks is well worth it. Today I was not disappointed as the nippy morning air during … Continue reading

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EBSCO Sunrise Session

Christian Barrock, Director of Medical Sales for EBSCO, presented a fast-paced overview of various EBSCO products at a Sunday Sunrise Session. Products covered included the following: MEDLINE Complete – fulltext medical journals, Ebooks – health subject collections include CINAHL Core … Continue reading

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Midwest MLA 2012 : Day 1

I’m blogging via my iPad, so hopefully this will turn out okay. This is all due to technical difficulties. The first day of the conference of Midwest 2012 was packed with presentations, papers and conversations. It started off bright and … Continue reading

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