Author Archives: Abby Thorne

Summer 2017 Issue, Number 145

Submitted by Abby Thorne, MIDLINE Editor Welcome to the Summer 2017 issue of MIDLINE!  As the chapter is gearing up to host our annual meeting in conjunction with the Michigan Health Sciences Libraries Association, please peruse the contents of this … Continue reading

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President’s Message

Submitted by Debra Werner, Midwest Chapter/MLA President 2017  Hello Midwest Chapter Members! Fall is fast approaching, and many of us are trying to enjoy the last days of summer as we get settled into our fall routines, whether that means a … Continue reading

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Midwest Chapter MLA 2017 Fundraiser – Silent Auction and Chapter ‘Critter’ Update

Submitted by Submitted by Edith Starbuck, 2017 Silent Auction Fundraiser Co-Chair Preparations for the upcoming silent auction and chapter ‘critter’ selection are well underway. Silent Auction Update Many thanks to Chapter members who have donated auction items that they, their relatives, or … Continue reading

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From the GMR – A Call to Action: Improve Your Community’s Health with NNLM Funding Awards

Submitted by Derek Johnson, Health Professionals Outreach Specialist, National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Greater Midwest Region, Hardin Library for the Health Sciences, Iowa City, IA The GMR would like to remind Midline readers that our office still has funds available to make outreach … Continue reading

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Retiring Archivist’s Donation to Help Preserve Gundersen History

Submitted by Melinda Orebaugh, Director, Library & Patient Education Services, Gundersen Health System, La Crosse, WI NOTE: Kay Wagner is a former Midwest Chapter president. With a generous donation from Kay Cimpl Wagner, archivist at Gundersen Health System in La Crosse, Wis., and her … Continue reading

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Ramblings from the Representative-at-Large

Submitted by Patty Lunsford, Representative-at-Large, Franciscan St. Elizabeth Health, Lafayette, Crawfordsville, and Rensselaer, Indiana “The State Liaisons Committee shall serve as a conduit for communication between the chapter and state health sciences library associations, local library groups and library science … Continue reading

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New Member Profiles

Submitted by Mary Taylor, AHIP, Morris Library, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL  Sarah Benitez is the Senior Information Research Specialist (SIRS) in the Knowledge Management Services department at Munson Healthcare. She is responsible for knowledge-based research services, technical services, and … Continue reading

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Announcements, Promotions, and Transitions

Tiffney Gipson was appointed Head of Collections at the Kornhauser Health Sciences Library, University of Louisville Libraries on July 1, 2017.

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For the Record

Publications: Johnson, E. M., Jones, K., Eathington, P., Howard, C., Raszewski, R., & Twigg, N. M. (2017). NExT: Creating an interdisciplinary alliance to diminish informational barriers for public health nursing. Health Information & Libraries Journal. 34(3), 236 – 246. doi:10.1111/hir.12184 … Continue reading

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