Category Archives: Annual Conference News

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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Annual Meeting 2014 – Post-Conference Report

Submitted by Marcia Francis, AHIP, University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences, Bismarck, ND A total of 74 individuals accepted the challenge to “Come West and Explore!” at the 2014 Midwest Chapter of the Medical Library Association … Continue reading

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2014 Distinguished Librarian Award

Submitted by Bette Sydelko, AHIP, Distinguished Librarian of the Year, 2013 At the Chapter’s Annual Meeting in Bismarck, Josephine Dorsch, Professor and Regional Head Librarian at the University of Illinois Health Sciences Library in Peoria was awarded the 2014 Distinguished … Continue reading

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2014 Jean Williams Sayre Innovation Award

Submitted by Mary Beth Riedner, Gail Borden Public Library District, Elgin, IL The 2014 winners of the Jean Williams Sayre Innovation Award are very grateful to the members of the Awards and Scholarships Committee for selecting them for this recognition. … Continue reading

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Midwest Chapter 2014 Annual Meeting Grant Winners

How I Went West and Explored at the Annual Conference Submitted by Pam Barnard, Allina Health, Minneapolis, MN As a veteran attendee of past Midwest Chapter Annual Conferences, I had expected to hear some great speakers and be inspired by … Continue reading

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Midwest Chapter 2014 First-Time Attendee Annual Meeting Grant Winners

                Come West and Explore Reflections Submitted by Antoinette Pallotta, Mount Carmel Consumer Health Library, Columbus, Ohio The theme of the  Midwest Chapter of the Medical Library Association Annual Meeting in October was “Come … Continue reading

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Midwest Chapter 2014 Student Annual Meeting Grant Winners

Submitted by Tyler Nix, University of Kentucky SLIS and Frontier Nursing University Library, Lexington, KY Thank you to the Midwest Chapter for your support through the Student Annual Meeting Grant. The award helped me to make the long journey to … Continue reading

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Student Awardees Explore their Library Horizons

By Jacqueline Leskovec, NN/LM Greater Midwest Region For the second year in a row, NN/LM GMR offered a Library Student Outreach Award to attend the Midwest Chapter of the Medical Library Association Annual Meeting. Six student awardees were selected to attend … Continue reading

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Conference News!

Submitted by Sandi Bates, Conference Publicity Chair, Bismarck State College Early Bird Registration Deadline Extended Kelly Thormodson went rogue and extended the deadline for early bird registration and poster submission to Sept. 10! This coincides with when the block of … Continue reading

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Bismarck, ND: Things to Know

Submitted by Marcia Francis, AHIP, Local Arrangements Committee, University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences, Bismarck, ND For only the second time in chapter history, North Dakota will be hosting the Midwest Chapter annual meeting this October. … Continue reading

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Network with Colleagues under Northern Lights

Submitted by Marcia Francis, AHIP, Southwest Clinical Campus Librarian, University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences, Bismarck, ND The newly-expanded North Dakota Heritage Center has been reserved for the Sunday social event at this year’s Midwest Chapter/MLA … Continue reading

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Speaker Profiles for 2014 Annual Meeting

Submitted by Sandi Bates, Conference Publicity Chair, Bismarck State College Saddle up and head for Bismarck to hear these three great keynote speakers at the Midwest Conference Oct. 10-14! Sally Gore, MS, MS LIS Sally Gore, MS, MS LIS, is … Continue reading

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CE Opportunities at 2014 Annual Meeting

Submitted by Sandi Bates, Conference Publicity Chair, Bismarck State College Rope in some knowledge at the Midwest Conference. Five total sessions during two days will help you to gain the updated knowledge and skills you need in today’s library world. … Continue reading

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Midwest Chapter MLA – 2014 Conference in Bismarck, ND

Submitted by Dawn Hackman, Reference Librarian, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND                   Make your hotel reservations now for the next Midwest Chapter meeting in Oct 10-14th in Bismarck, ND. The … 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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