Category Archives: Announcements

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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Nominate Someone Great for an MLA Award!

Submitted by Janna Lawrence, Midwest Representative to MLA Chapter Council Do you have a colleague you admire whom you wish everyone knew about?  Consider nominating them for a Medical Library Association award!   MLA’s awards and honors recognize individuals at all levels, … Continue reading

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In Memory of Kathy Schilling

Submitted by Patty Lunsford, Franciscan St. Elizabeth Health, Lafayette IN http://m.legacy.com/obituaries/triblive-valley-news-dispatch/obituary.aspx?n=&pid=178137606&referrer=0&preview=True Kathy Schilling was timeless, ageless, eternally comfortable and comforting, she energized and inspired us simply by being here–with her voice, her smile, her delightful wit, and her calm and … Continue reading

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Merge & Converge: Sixteen in ‘16

By Amy Blevins, Chair of the Publicity Committee for Merge & Converge This year, two MLA Chapters spanning sixteen states will be having one spectacular meeting in beautiful Des Moines, IA.  Originally a fort on the Raccoon and Des Moines … Continue reading

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Call For Paper and Poster Abstracts: 2016 Joint Midwest & Midcontinental Chapters/MLA Annual Meeting  

Submitted by Xiaomei Gu, Conference Program Committee The Program Committee invites paper and poster abstract submissions on any health sciences topic for the 2016 Joint Midwest & Midcontinental Chapter Meeting in Des Moines, Iowa. The meeting will take place from October … Continue reading

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Award Announcement – 2015 First Time Attendee Annual Meeting Grant

Submitted by Edith Starbuck, Midwest Chapter/MLA Awards and Scholarships Committee First Time Attendee Annual Meeting Grant: FREE registration & $500 for Midwest Medical Library Association Annual Meeting (DUE May 15th) If you are planning to attend the 2015 Midwest Medical … Continue reading

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“Free Lunch Award” — Deadline Soon!

Submitted by Leah Osterhaus Trzasko, Chair, Midwest Chapter/MLA Awards and Scholarship Committee Are you attending MLA’s 2015 Annual Meeting in Austin, TX? The Chapter Sharing Roundtables “Free Lunch” Award covers the cost for you to attend the Sharing Roundtable of … Continue reading

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Midwest Chapter/MLA Meeting Grants

Submitted by Leah Osterhaus Trzasko, Chair, Midwest Chapter/MLA Awards and Scholarship Committee Midwest Chapter/MLA Meeting Grants – Get funding to travel to this year’s meeting in Kentucky! The Midwest Chapter has 3 grants to help members travel to the Chapter’s … Continue reading

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Midwest Chapter/MLA 2015 Annual Meeting in Louisville

Submitted by Tiffney Gipson, Kornhauser Health Sciences Library, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY Librarians + Evidence = Proof The 2015 Midwest Chapter/MLA Annual Meeting will be held October 2-6, 2015 at the historic Galt House Hotel in Louisville, KY. It’s … Continue reading

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Chapter News: Results of Survey on Membership Dues

Results of Survey on Membership Dues: Regular Memberships Dues Increasing to $30 in 2015 Submitted by Liz Weinfurter, Immediate Past President At the Chapter Business Meeting in Bismarck on October 12th, the membership in attendance voted unanimously to approve a … Continue reading

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Midwest Chapter/MLA Annual Meeting 2015 — Next Stop, Kentucky!

Submitted by Dawn Hackman, MIDLINE Editor For those of you who like to plan early (you know who you are!), here are some details about the upcoming Annual Meeting in Louisville, KY. More details to come as we get closer … Continue reading

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