Author Archives: Liz Lyman

Summer 2019 Issue 152

We hope you are all enjoying your summer! This August issue is full of information about the upcoming Midwest Chapter / MLA annual conference – available CE’s, what to do and see in Milwaukee, how to support the chapter’s fundraising … Continue reading

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Register now for the 2019 Annual Meeting, and don’t miss out on the high-quality CE courses

Registration is open for the Midwest Chapter/MLA 2019 Annual Meeting. Join us in Milwaukee to Discover, Connect and Collaborate with your colleagues from around the Midwest. Conference highlights include a keynote address from MK Czerwiec, aka the Comic Nurse, a … Continue reading

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Proposal to Increase Membership Dues

The Midwest Chapter/MLA Executive Board is proposing a dues increase from $30 to $40 for Midwest Chapter/MLA membership.  The dues increase will be up for a vote by the chapter membership at the Annual Business Meeting to be held at … Continue reading

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The 2019 Midwest Chapter Fundraiser wants YOU!

What? Raise Scholarship Funds at the 2019 Midwest Chapter/MLA Conference in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, October 4-7, 2019. Last year, YOU did an awesome job collaborating with the Fundraising Committee to raise funds for a good cause!   When and how did you … Continue reading

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News from the Awards and Scholarships Committee

The current Awards and Scholarships Committee of the Midwest Chapter has been busy meeting about our upcoming awards and evaluating the excellent applications and nominations we’ve received. With Jackie Freeman chairing, members LaTeesa James, Eileen Severson, Donald Pearson and Merete … Continue reading

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Introducing Our New Archivist

Meet Chase Masters, the Chapter’s new Archivist. Chase is the Enabling Technologies Informationist at the Taubman Health Sciences Library (THSL) of the University of Michigan (U-M). Chase received his Bachelor of Science degree in Technology – Visual Communication Technology (College of … Continue reading

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Midwest Well-Represented for a Second Year at MLA Research Training Institute

The Medical Library Association recently kicked off its second Research Training Institute (RTI). Like last year (See the article in the most recent past issue of MIDLINE at, the Midwest Chapter is home to five of the 2019 fellows: … Continue reading

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The Committee for the Sewell Travel Award for Public Health is pleased to announce that ten librarians will receive Sewell Stipends to participate in the annual meeting of the American Public Health Association this year. Stephanie Barrett, University of Rochester … Continue reading

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Minnesota Reflections

Northwestern Health Sciences University in Bloomington, MN, has recently added new content to our collection in the Minnesota Digital Library’s database of digitized cultural heritage materials, Minnesota Reflections. Northwestern Health Sciences University (NWHSU) was founded as a chiropractic college in … Continue reading

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