Category Archives: Annual Conference News

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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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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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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