Category Archives: Awards, Grants, Scholarships

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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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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Student Funding Available for Midwest Chapter Meeting in Peoria

Submitted by Ruth Holst, Associate Director NN/LM, Greater Midwest Region University of Illinois at Chicago The GMR is announcing a “Library Student Outreach Award” to cover up to $1,000 in expenses related to attending the Midwest Chapter meeting in East … Continue reading

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2013 Meeting Attendance Award Winners Announced

Submitted by Jere Odell, Chair Midwest Chapter Awards and Scholarships Committee The Awards and Scholarship Committee of the Midwest Chapter MLA would like to congratulate the winners of the 2013 First-Time Attendee Grant and the winners of the 2013 Annual … Continue reading

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Midwest Chapter Members Win in Boston

As seen in MLA Focus. Several Midwest Chapter Members came home with Research Awards presented at the 2013 MLA Annual Meeting in Boston. First Place “Systematic Review Reporting Quality in General Medical Journals: The Influence of Librarian Authorship” Melissa Rethlefsen, … Continue reading

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