Category Archives: Annual Conference News

Don’t Miss Out on Early Registration and Hotel Rooms for Merge & Converge: Sixteen in ‘16

Submitted by Amy Blevins, Publicity/Promotion Chair, Merge & Converge Can you believe that it’s almost time for Merge & Converge: Sixteen in ’16? Don’t forget that early registration is ending on September 12! Early registration for the full conference is … Continue reading

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Continuing Education at Merge & Converge: Sixteen in ‘16

Submitted by Amy Blevins, Publicity/Promotion Chair, Merge & Converge One of the great things about attending a chapter meeting is the ability to take CE classes at lower prices than what you typically see at the big national meetings.  This … Continue reading

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Merge & Converge GMR Tech Forum: Partnering with Technology Champions

Submitted by Amy Blevins, Publicity/Promotion Chair, Merge & Converge This year, the GMR is sponsoring a Tech Trends Panel on Monday October 24 from 3:30-5:00pm. This event will feature panelists who will be sharing their IT collaboration success stories as … Continue reading

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Midwest Fundraising at Merge & Converge: Sixteen in ‘16

Submitted by Amy Blevins, Publicity/Promotion Chair, Merge & Converge The Midwest Chapter / MLA is holding the first fundraiser for Midwest Chapter scholarships and awards during the Merge & Converge conference in Des Moines, Iowa!  Tickets will be sold for … Continue reading

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Merge & Converge: Sixteen in ‘16

By Amy Blevins, Chair of the Publicity Committee for Merge & Converge This year, two MLA Chapters spanning sixteen states will be having one spectacular meeting in beautiful Des Moines, IA.  Originally a fort on the Raccoon and Des Moines … Continue reading

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Call For Paper and Poster Abstracts: 2016 Joint Midwest & Midcontinental Chapters/MLA Annual Meeting  

Submitted by Xiaomei Gu, Conference Program Committee The Program Committee invites paper and poster abstract submissions on any health sciences topic for the 2016 Joint Midwest & Midcontinental Chapter Meeting in Des Moines, Iowa. The meeting will take place from October … Continue reading

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2015 Meeting Attendance Award Winners

Submitted by Leah Osterhaus Trzasko, Chair, Awards and Scholarships Committee, Midwest Chapter/MLA The Awards and Scholarship Committee of the Midwest Chapter MLA would like to congratulate the winners of the 2015 First-Time Attendee Annual Meeting Grant, the 2015 Annual Meeting … Continue reading

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2015 Jean Williams Sayre Innovation Award

Submitted by Leah Osterhaus Trzasko, Chair, Awards and Scholarships Committee, Midwest Chapter/MLA This year’s winner of the Jean Williams Sayre Award for Innovation is Rachel Sindelar, Director of the Broadlawns Medical Center Library, for her ChromeBook Project at Broadlawns Medical Center. Located … Continue reading

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Midwest Chapter 2015 First-Time Attendee Annual Meeting Grant Winners

Submitted by Mary O’Connell, Health Resource Library at Northwest Community Healthcare, Arlington Heights, Illinois I would like to take this opportunity to thank the scholarship committee for selecting me as a recipient of the 2015 Midwest Chapter MLA meeting, 1st Time … Continue reading

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Midwest Chapter 2015 Annual Meeting Grant Winners

Submitted by Mindwell Egeland, Patients’ Library, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa As a grant recipient, I was able to travel to Louisville, KY for the Midwest MLA Chapter meeting. I enjoyed traveling there with colleagues which … Continue reading

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Midwest Chapter 2015 Student Annual Meeting Grant Winners

Submitted by Kimberly Kelly, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan Hello, my name is Kimberly Kelly and I was a student winner of a grant to attend the conference in Kentucky. The Midwest Chapter of the MLA Conference in Kentucky was … Continue reading

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Annual Meeting News

Submitted by Tiffney Gipson, Kornhauser Health Sciences Library, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY Latest News This year’s Midwest Chapter/MLA Meeting will be held in Louisville, KY. Never been to Louisville before? Want to know more about the host city? Click … Continue reading

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