Category Archives: Midwest Regional News

Midwest Chapter/MLA 2019: Post Conference Wrap-Up

The 2019 Midwest Chapter/MLA, WHSLA and SWHSL meeting is a wrap! Our conference turnout exceeded expectations with 118 attendees, CE instructors and presenters. Despite the rainy weather on Saturday, guests were able to enjoy the sights and sounds of Milwaukee, … Continue reading

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Continuing Education at Midwest MLA 2019

As usual, the annual Midwest MLA conference offered some great opportunities to expand our professional horizons through networking, programming and continuing education. This year the conference offered six continuing education courses on Saturday, October 5, and one free course on … Continue reading

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Reflections on the Inaugural Midwest Chapter Research Retreat

In December 2018, Margaret Hoogland had the idea to make an affordable but beneficial opportunity for Midwest Chapter members to gain experience with research design and research methods. Margaret was inspired by her participation in the Inaugural Medical Library Association-Research … 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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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 Chapter Contributions to 2019 MLA Annual Conference

Thanks to Merle for compiling this list of Midwest Chapter presenters at MLA. Pretty impressive! Note: If an institution is not designated, listed authors represent various libraries. IMMERSION SESSIONS:  Activate Your Evidence-Based Practice Instruction!  Laura Menard, Hanna Schmillen, Kathryn Houk, Stephanie Swanberg … Continue reading

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Midwest Chapter/MLA well represented in MLA’s RTI Fellowship Program

At this year’s MLA Annual Conference 2019, three Midwest Chapter members shared their experiences in designing and conducting research during their 2018/2019 fellowship in the Research Training Institute (RTI). The “Elevate Your Practice with Research” session included panel discussions and … Continue reading

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Save the date for Great Lakes Science Boot Camp for Librarians

July 17-19, 2019, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL Please save the dates (July 17-19, 2019) for the Great Lakes Science Boot Camp for Librarians! This immersive 2 ½ day conference offers librarians an opportunity to learn about current research advancements … Continue reading

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Recap of Midwest MLA 2018 Conference

Shake, Rattle, and Roll! The Midwest Chapter of the Medical Library Association held its annual meeting October 5-8, 2018, at the Westin Hotel in Cleveland, Ohio.  The meeting was co-sponsored with the Ohio Health Science Library Association (OHSLA), and many … Continue reading

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