Category Archives: Feature Articles

Developing a Librarian Presence in the Active Learning Curriculum

By Dawn Hackman, M.S., Research & Education Librarian, University of North Dakota Library of the Health Sciences, Grand Forks, ND In January 2015, the Harley E. French Library of the Health Sciences at the University of North Dakota (UND) hosted … Continue reading

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Emergency Preparedness for Libraries

Submitted by Dawn Hackman, Reference Librarian, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND There is no denying that this winter has been rough on much of the country: droughts in the West, crippling ice storms in the South, and blizzards … Continue reading

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Distinguished Librarian Award 2013

Submitted by Jere Odell, Chair, Midwest Chapter/MLA Awards and Scholarship Committee and Donna Barbour-Talley, Distinguished Librarian of the Year, 2012 At the Chapter’s Annual Meeting, the 2013 Distinguished Librarian of the Year Award was presented to Bette Sydelko of Wright … Continue reading

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Jean Williams Sayre Innovation Award 2013

Submitted by Jere Odell, Chair, Midwest Chapter/MLA Awards and Scholarship Committee This year’s winner of the Jean Williams Sayre Award for Innovation is Central Indiana Health Sciences Libraries Consortium (CIHSLC) and MESH (Managed Emergency Surge for Healthcare) for “A Disaster … Continue reading

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Exhibit Catalog for the Medicine on the Maumee Wins National Award

Submitted by Jolene Miller, Mulford Health Science Library The Ward M. Canaday Center for Special Collections at the University of Toledo has been awarded the 2013 Katharine Kyes Leab and Daniel J. Leab American Book Prices Current Exhibition Award, given by … Continue reading

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Chapter Sharing Roundtable “Free Lunch” Winners at MLA ’13

Submitted by Dawn Hackman University of North Dakota Library of the Health Sciences Roundtable Topic: Literature Searches to Support Systematic Reviews Systematic reviews were a hot topic at the MLA ‘13 Roundtable Luncheon. I participated in one of the two … Continue reading

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Results of the 2011 Midwest Chapter/MLA Membership Survey – Part II

Submitted by Midwest Chapter/MLA Membership Committee: Katherine Chew, Chair; Anne Beschnett, and Mary Pat Harnegie This is Part II of the survey of the Midwest Chapter membership. Part I was published in the Spring 2012 edition of MIDLINE. Question 11: … Continue reading

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