Category Archives: Awards, Grants, Scholarships

Midwest Chapter/MLA Meeting Awards– Deadline soon!

Submitted by Jere Odell, Chair, Midwest Chapter/MLA Awards and Scholarship Committee Would you like to attend the Chapter meeting this year in Bismarck, North Dakota? If so, be sure to apply for one of the Chapter’s meeting awards. Each award … Continue reading

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Midwest Chapter/MLA Research Award

Submitted by Anne Beschnett, Professional Practice Committee Greetings from the Midwest Chapter Professional Practice Committee! Are you starting to think about paper and poster submissions for the 2014 Midwest Chapter/MLA Annual Meeting in Bismarck? Are you thinking of reporting on … Continue reading

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Free Lunch Award – Chapter Council Sharing Roundtables Luncheon

Submitted by Jere Odell, Chair, Midwest Chapter/MLA Awards and Scholarship Committee Do you like “Free Lunch”? If you’re planning on attending MLA 2014, don’t forget to apply for the Midwest Chapter’s “Free Lunch” Award. The Award covers the ticket cost … Continue reading

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Midwest Chapter/MLA 2013 Meeting Research Poster Award Winners

Submitted by Katherine Schilling, Chair, Midwest Chapter/MLA Nominations and Elections Committee Congratulations to the first place RESEARCH POSTER AWARD WINNERS for their excellent work entitled, “Tackling a Large Scale H-Index Project: Calculating H-Indices Using a Team Approach.” The authors on … 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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Midwest Chapter 2013 Professional Development Award Winners

Submitted by Jere Odell, Chair, Midwest Chapter/MLA Awards and Scholarship Committee First-Time Attendee Annual Meeting Grant Awardee: Abigail Goben, Information Services, University of Illinois-Chicago It was my pleasure to receive the MLA Midwest Chapter First Time Meeting Attendee Award.  While … Continue reading

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Midwest Chapter 2013 Professional Development Award Winners

Submitted by Jere Odell, Chair, Midwest Chapter/MLA Awards and Scholarship Committee Annual Meeting Grant Awardee, Elissa Cochran, Medical Librarian, Presence Health, Urbana & Danville, IL Being rural and solo poses challenges in keeping up with professional growth, networking while dodging … Continue reading

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Midwest Chapter 2013 Scholarship Award Winners

Submitted by Jere Odell, Chair, Midwest Chapter/MLA Awards and Scholarship Committee Student Annual Meeting Grant Awardee: Michelle Bass, University of Michigan School of Information I was so grateful to be honored with one of the two Midwest Chapter/MLA Student Annual … Continue reading

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LIS Student Outreach Award Winners at Midwest Chapter MLA 2013

Submitted by Jacqueline Leskovec, MLIS, MA, RN, Outreach, Planning and Evaluation Coordinator, NN/LM Greater Midwest Region, University of Illinois at Chicago During a recent gathering of the Regional Advisory Council (RAC) of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) … Continue reading

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Scholarship Winners Share Conference Experiences

2006 Annual Conference Scholarship Winners Maria Melssen and Emily Mazure Looking Forward to Working with All of You! Submitted by Emily Mazure, Student University of Michigan School of Information, Ann Arbor, MI emazure@umich.edu I was thrilled to learn that I … Continue reading

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They Deserved a Free Lunch

Submitted by Elaine Skopelja, Chair, Awards and Scholarships Committee Ruth Lilly Medical Library, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN eskopelj@iupui.edu The winners of this year’s Chapter Sharing Roundtable Lunch Award a.k.a. the “Why I Deserve a Free Lunch Award” … Continue reading

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