– posted for Deanna Johnson
The Murray Gottlieb Prize is awarded annually by the Medical Library Association for the best unpublished scholarly paper about a topic in the history of the health sciences. The purpose of the prize is to recognize and stimulate interest in the Continue reading
I am grateful to the NCNMLG members for the Professional Development Grant, which made it possible for me to attend my first MLA Conference in Chicago in May. As both a new member and an MLIS student, I found the conference welcoming and accessible. I met new friends and colleagues at the meeting, and all were generous with their advice and their time. Continue reading
Chicago Skyline in Sunset, taken from Adler Planetarium. Credit: Ahn Dihn. License: CC-BY NC 2.0 Flickr: https://flic.kr/p/dveyM4
This spring I was honored to receive an NCNMLG Professional Development Grant to partially fund my attendance at the 2014 Medical Library Association Annual Meeting and Exhibition in Chicago during May.
This was the first time I have attended this meeting. By attending, I had hoped to learn more about what is happening in academic health sciences librarianship and make connections with librarians from other institutions. The experience surpassed my expectations. Continue reading
Applications are now being accepted for MLA’s Rising Star Program!
The MLA Rising Star program has been developed for MLA members who are Continue reading
I used the NCNMLG Professional Development Grant to cover a portion of the expenses that were incurred by attending the 2013 Annual Meeting of the Medical Library Association (MLA). This meeting was held May 3-May 8, 2013, but I attended from May 4-May 8. This was my second time attending the MLA conference, but my first time was in 2008, which was about two months after I had just begun my career as a medical librarian, so I am sure you can imagine I was somewhat overwhelmed and the experience was a whirl! While that first experience was certainly a valuable learning experience, this year’s meeting gave me an opportunity to build upon the years of professional experience that I have acquired since that first meeting. When considering the meeting in retrospect, two themes particularly stand out: relationship building and professional inspiration. Continue reading