Category Archives: Annual Conference News

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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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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2014 Conference Invitation to Bismarck, ND

Submitted by Sandi Bates, Conference Publicity Chair, Bismarck State College In 1883, Theodore Roosevelt came to the Dakota Territory to hunt buffalo but found himself captivated by the land and its people.  Between 1883 and 1887, he owned two ranches … Continue reading

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2013 Midwest Chapter Annual Meeting!

Submitted by Michelle Quinones & Heather Kleptisch Greetings Midwest Chapter/MLA and HSLI Members! Registration for the Midwest Chapter/Medical Library Association Annual Meeting, Navigating a River of Information, to be held in East Peoria, IL, October 4-8, 2013, is now open. … 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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Navigating a River of Information – Midwest Chapter Meeting 2013

Submitted by Stacey Knight-Davis, Booth Library, Eastern Illinois University                  The Health Science Librarians of Illinois invite you to the Midwest Chapter Annual Meeting in East Peoria, IL from October 4 – 8, 2013. At Midwest 2013, participants will focus on … Continue reading

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