Author Archives: Abby Thorne

Winter 2017 Issue, Number 143

Submitted by Abby Thorne, MIDLINE Editor Welcome to the Winter 2017 issue of MIDLINE. Inside you will find news from your chapter leadership and information about our annual meeting, which will take place this fall in Michigan. You will also … Continue reading

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President’s Message

Submitted by Debra Werner, Midwest Chapter/MLA President 2017 Congratulations to the Midwest Chapter!  We have won the 2017 Majors/MLA Chapter Project of the Year Award.  Our Chapter will be honored at the President’s Awards Dinner on Tuesday, May 30th at MLA’17 … Continue reading

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Visit Us in Pure Michigan for Pure Information 2017!

Submitted by Merle Rosenzweig, Chair, Planning Committee The planning committee for the Joint Meeting of the Midwest Chapter/MLA and Michigan Health Sciences Libraries Association (MHSLA) is excited to welcome you to our state for our conference on October 13 – … Continue reading

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From the GMR – Underserved Health Communities Project Launch

Submitted by Darlene Kaskie, National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Greater Midwest Region, Hardin Library for the Health Sciences, Iowa City, IA The Greater Midwest Region of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine launched the Underserved Health Communities project on Wednesday, March 1st. … Continue reading

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Regional News – Ohio

Submitted by Mary Pat Harnegie, AHIP, South Pointe Medical Library, Warrensville Hts., Ohio Cleveland Clinic Floyd D. Loop Alumni Library Assistant Director, Marian Simonson, is the winner of MLA 2017 Lois Ann Colaianni Award for Excellence and Achievement in Hospital Librarianship.  Marian … Continue reading

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Member News: Mayo Announces New Librarians

Submitted by Matt Hoy, Associate Director, Mayo Clinic Libraries Announcing… As of December, 2016, Julie Taylor is now serving in the Plummer Library at the Mayo Clinic as a Health Sciences Outreach Librarian.  Julie comes to the Plummer Library after … Continue reading

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Member News – Jane Blumenthal Appointed to NLM Board of Regents and Named President-Elect of AAHSL

Submitted by Jane Blumenthal, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor Jane Blumenthal has been appointed to the National Library of Medicine (NLM) Board of Regents. Jane will serve a four-year term on the Board from 2016 to 2020. The NLM Regents advise the Secretary of … Continue reading

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Member News – Announcements from The Mount Carmel Health Sciences Library, Columbus, OH

Submitted by Noreen L. Mulcahy, Mount Carmel Health Sciences Library, Columbus, OH Allison Erlinger of the Mount Carmel Health Sciences Library (MCHLS)has been promoted to Health Sciences Librarian and will be providing library services to other Trinity hospitals located in Iowa … 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 Anna Biszaha is a Research & Education Services Associate at the Health Sciences Library of The Ohio State University. She is responsible for providing reference assistance, in-depth consultations, … Continue reading

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For the Record

Presentations:  Marchini L, Colvin J, Dawson, DV, & Childs C. “Systematic Review of Factors Associated with Conventional Complete Denture Dissatisfaction and Intolerance,” Iowa Section of the American Association for Dental Research Annual Conference, Iowa City, IA, February 14, 2017.

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