Category Archives: Midwest Regional News

Save the Date! 2021 Midwest Chapter/Midcontinental Chapter MLA Joint Virtual Conference

A few important things have happened since we officially decided to hold another joint virtual conference this fall with Midcontinental Chapter. We now have co-chairs in place (Krista Jacobson and Carol Shannon from Midwest Chapter, and Brenda Linares from Midcontinental … Continue reading

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Friendly Reminder

It’s time to renew your Midwest Chapter membership (if you haven’t already)! This year, dues are $40 and are good for the calendar year.  In addition to this standard renewal rate, we’re providing a temporary no-charge renewal rate for those members … Continue reading

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Whoo wants to design an Owl Logo?

Calling all artistic and creative members! Transform our chapter animal – the Northern Saw Whet owl – into a logo that we can use on t-shirts and tote bags and other chapter merchandise. The selected designer will be the inaugural … Continue reading

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The Ballad of the 2020 Annual Conference

Ahh, 2020. Say what you want about it, but it hasn’t been boring. Midwest Chapter was one year into planning our 2020 annual conference, which was to have taken place in October in Bloomington, Indiana, when the COVID-19 pandemic crashed … Continue reading

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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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