Tag Archives: Illinois

Member News – News from UIC Library of the Health Sciences – Peoria

Submitted by Carmen Howard, UIC Library of the Health Sciences – Peoria Deborah Lauseng now part of UIC – Peoria Deborah Lauseng, AMLS, began her new role as Assistant Professor and Regional Head Librarian at the UIC Library of the Health … Continue reading

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Member News – “Tales and Travel Memories” Program Wins Award

Submitted by Mary Beth Riedner A member of the Midwest Chapter/MLA, Mary Beth Riedner, participated in the acceptance of the 2014 Rosalinde Gilbert Innovations in Alzheimer’s Disease Caregiving Legacy Award in the Creative Expression category. The award was given to … Continue reading

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Regional News – SIU Medical Library hosts NLM Traveling Exhibit

Submitted by Carol Gordon, AHIP, SIU School of Medicine, Springfield, IL The Southern Illinois University Medical Library is currently hosting the new NLM traveling exhibit, Pick Your Poison: Intoxicating Pleasures & Medical Prescriptions until July 11, 2015. Our new display … 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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Regional News – Illinois

UIC Library of the Health Sciences – Peoria Recipients of GMR Target Project Award Submitted by Carmen Howard, Visiting Assistant Regional Librarian & Visiting Assistant Professor, UIC Library of the Health Sciences – Peoria The University of Illinois at Chicago’s … Continue reading

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Retirement Announcement

Submitted by Kathryn H. Carpenter, Director, Greater Midwest Region, National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Chicago, IL Dear colleagues: My best wishes for a happy, healthy New Year in 2014! I am writing to announce that Ruth Holst will retire … Continue reading

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Registration Open for MLA ’14 in Chicago!

Submitted by Ramune Kubilius, Collection Development/Special Projects Librarian, Galter Health Sciences Library, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL Registration is open for “Building Our Information Future,” the MLA ’14 Annual Meeting and Exhibition in Chicago, IL! Check it out at http://www.mlanet.org/am/am2014/ Also, … Continue reading

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State Meeting Reports

ILLINOIS Submitted by Daneen Richardson, Illinois State Liaison We are settling in to our second week post Midwest Chapter/MLA meeting.  What a great and crazy year + organizing and scheduling the conference.  We hope that everyone involved was able to … Continue reading

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State Liaison Reports

Illinois Submitted by Beth Robb, Illinois State Liaison                                                              Resurrection Health Care/St. Francis Hospital, Evanston, IL Library Budget Cuts Statewide Due to state budget cuts, staffing and services have been cut at several Illinois library systems; only the online catalog and … Continue reading

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