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Wednesday, May 13, 2015
MDMLG Annual Summer Meeting and Luncheon Registration - June 4, 2015
Greetings MDMLGers!

We've survived another long, hard winter and it's time to come together and reconnect with your colleagues at our Annual Summer Meeting and Luncheon.

This year we will be meeting at the McGregor Memorial Conference Center at Wayne State University, where our featured speaker will be Erik Nordberg, the new Director of the Walter P. Reuther Library of Labor and Urban Affairs. MDMLG has been archiving our records at Reuther for many years - it's time to learn more about this wonderful resource!

2015 MDMLG Annual Summer Meeting & Luncheon Registration

*** PLEASE REGISTER BY WEDNESDAY, MAY 27, 2015 ***

DATE & LOCATION
WHEN:
Thursday, June 4 from 11:30am - 4:00pm
Wayne State University - McGregor Memorial Conference Center
495 Gilmour Mall
Detroit, MI 48202
313-577-2400

PARKING IS $7 (The closest parking is Parking Structure #1 on Palmer between Second and Cass. You'll need a credit card or Guest OneCard.)

MAP:  http://maps.wayne.edu/#parking

PROGRAM DETAILS

SCHEDULE:

11:30am - 12:00 - Sign In
12:00 - 1:00 - Luncheon
1:00 - 2:00 - Keynote: “The Reuther Library and Detroit Medical History,” by Erik Nordberg
2:00 - 2:15 - Break
2:15 - 3:00 - Business Meeting & Recognition
3:00 - 4:00 - Tour of the Walter P. Reuther Library of Labor and Urban Affairs (optional free tour)

KEYNOTE SPEAKER:
Erik Nordberg is Director of the Walter P. Reuther Library of Labor and Urban Affairs at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan. Before moving to Detroit last October, Nordberg worked as a professional archivist in Indiana and Michigan, including 18 years with the Michigan Technological University Archives and Copper Country Historical Collections in Houghton, Michigan. While at Michigan Tech, he was responsible for a comprehensive program for collecting, preserving and sharing the cultural history of Michigan’s historic copper mining district. He was also involved in a variety of public history programming such as lectures series, tour programs, development of web content and publication programs. Nordberg received his Bachelor of Arts in Combined Humanities from the University of Ulster in Northern Ireland. He went on to earn his Master of Philosophy degree at the University of Dublin – Trinity College in the Republic of Ireland and a Master of Science – Library Science degree and Graduate Certificate of Archival Administration from Wayne State University. He is currently working toward his doctorate in Industrial Heritage and Archaeology at Michigan Tech. He is recipient of the Charles Follow Award from the Historical Society of Michigan for outstanding contributions to the preservation and promotion of Upper Peninsula history. The Mining History Association has also recognized Nordberg with the Rodman Paul Award for outstanding contributions to mining history, as well as its John Townley Award for the best article in their annual Mining History Journal.

Lunch Options
All entrees include drinks, Michigan salad, bread, and dessert
•    Grilled Salmon with Asparagus and Saffron Risotto
•    Chicken, Chorizo and Charred Tomato Cavatappi with Mushrooms
•    Berkshire Pork Tenderlooin with Mojito Salad and Haricot Verts
•    Red Curry Thai Vegetables with Tofu

COST
> MDMLG MEMBERS: $20.00 - Lunch & Meeting
> NON-MDMLG MEMBERS: $35.00 - Lunch & Meeting
CLICK HERE FOR ONLINE REGISTRATION FORM


*** PLEASE REGISTER BY WEDNESDAY, MAY 27, 2015 ***

Nancy Bulgarelli MSLS
Interim Dean, University Libraries and
Director, OUWB Medical Library
Oakland University
Kresge Library, #300B
2200 N Squirrel Rd.
Rochester, MI 48309
(248)370-2481 (work)
(248)885-2363 (mobile)

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Recipient of the 2015 MDMLG Health Sciences Student Award


It is my great pleasure to announce that Kimberly Kelly, a current MLIS student at Wayne State University and current employee at the Medical Library at Oakwood Hospital, has been selected as the recipient of the 2015 MDMLG Health Sciences Student Award! Please help me in congratulating Kimberly who was honored at the SLIS Annual Recognition Ceremony at Wayne State on April 23 and will be acknowledged at the MDMLG Summer Luncheon on June 4!

Here is a complete list of the Wayne State University scholarship recipients --
http://slis.wayne.edu/news.php?id=16796

Here is the slideshow with photos of the recipients --
http://slis.wayne.edu/about/annual_recognition_ceremony_slideshow-2015.pdf

And here is a recording of the event --http://www.ustream.tv/recorded/61461905
Stephanie

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Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Election Results
Dear MDMLG members,

On behalf of the Nominating Committee, I am pleased to announce the results of the 2015 election.

President Elect - Misa Mi

Secretary - Emily Ginier

Public Relations - Alexia Estabrook-Isely

Nominating Committee
Karl Ericson
Barbara LeTarte
Wendy Wu

I would like to thank all of the candidates for offering their time and talents in making MDMLG the premier hospital, special, and academic library organization it is. 

Congratulations to the new members of the Executive Board and the Nominating Committee! The offices go into effect immediately following the Annual Summer Meeting in June.

I would also like to send a special thank you to the other members of the Nominating Committee, Gina Hug & Evan Sprague.  They were professional, efficient, and pleasure to work with.  Lastly, I’d like to thank Valerie Reid, our Webmaster, for her patience, promptness, and general good humor.


Sincerely,
Elizabeth Bucciarelli, Nominating Committee Chair

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Wednesday, April 08, 2015
New CE Course "Research for Hospital Librarians"


The MDMLG Professional Development Committee invites you to attend the CE Course “Research for Hospital Librarians” taught by Heather Holmes on Friday, May 1, 2015, from 9am to 1pm in the Shiffman Medical Library.  This course is accredited for 4 MLA CE credits.  We hope you can join us!

Please register, using the online form (http://www.mdmlg.org/CE%20Registration%2005-01-2015.doc) by April 24th!

Cost is $50.00 for MDMLG members and $70.00 for non-members.

Payment can be made through PayPal (http://www.mdmlg.org/paypal-ce-5-1-2015.htm) or by sending a check.

We look forward to seeing you!

Thank you,
The MDMLG Professional Development Committee


Bethany Figg, MBA, MLIS

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Wednesday, April 01, 2015
MLA webcast @ Hosted by MDMLG and WSU: The Diversity of Data Management


Everyone is welcome to register for this free MLA CE event.

MDMLG and WSU has applied and received funding to host the MLA webcast The Diversity of Data Management: Practical Approaches for Health Sciences Librarianship Webcast.

It will be held at the Wayne State University Purdy Kresge Library Auditorium at 2:00 PM EST on April 22, 2015.

Please register by emailing Toni.Janik@wrh.on.ca so I can be sure to send you the participants guide beforehand.

April 22 2015
Purdy Kresge Library Auditorium 2:00pm-3:30pm, Eastern Time [1:00pm-2:30pm, central time]

This webcast is designed to provide health sciences librarians with an introduction to data management, including how data are used within the research landscape, and the current climate around data management in biomedical research. Three librarians working with data management at their institutions will present case studies and examples of products and services they have implemented, and provide strategies for and success stories about what has worked to get data management services up and running at their libraries.

**The sponsorship of this webcast site has been funded in whole or in part with Federal funds from the Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, National Library of Medicine, under Contract No. HHS-N-276-2011-00005C with the University of Illinois at Chicago.**

Agenda

Part I:  Theory: What is Data Management?

    Introduce theoretical framework of the Data Lifecycle
        More than big data!  Data is as diverse as research
        Funder requirements + reproducibility
        Understanding communities working with data

Part II:  Case Studies: Opportunities for Librarians

    Many ways to get involved
    Specific Case Studies:
        Data Visualization Program
        RDM in RCR classes / graduate curricula
        Data catalog, metadata lab tool service, Informationist projects
    Question and Answer Session I

Part III: How YOU can do it: Strategies

    Approaches and Resources
    Question and Answer Session II

Conclusion: Final thought from each speaker

Speakers:

Toni Janik
MDMLG Professional Development Chair

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Monday, March 02, 2015
Slate for MDMLG Election 2015
I’m pleased to announce the board-approved slate for the MDMLG 2015 Election:

President-Elect
Misa Mi

Secretary
Emily Ginier

Public Relations
Alexia Estabrook
Merle Rosenzweig

Nominating Committee
Karl Ericson
Barbara Le Tarte
Ann Schultz
Wendy Wu

The biographical sketches are available at: http://www.mdmlg.org/slate-2015-election.htm.

Write-in candidates will be accepted through March 20, 2015.  The write-in rules for candidates are as follows:

Nominations for the Board and the Nominating Committee may be made from the membership at large by petitions signed by not fewer than ten (10) personal members providing they are submitted in writing to the chair of the Nominating Committee at least twenty-one (21) days before the election. Petitions must be accompanied by a written statement of acceptance from the candidate and biographical sketch. (Article VII, Sec. 1.B.6)

Forms for petition, confirmation of nomination, and biographical sketch, can be found at: http://www.mdmlg.org/members/forms.htm.

The election will run from March 23, 2015 – April 12, 2015.

Along with the other members of the Nominating Committee, Evan Sprague and Gina Hug, I would like to thank the nominees for volunteering their time and energy to the organization.

I would personally like to thank Gina & Evan for their interest and enthusiasm while working with me on the Nominating Committee. It was a pleasure.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me.

Elizabeth

Elizabeth Bucciarelli, MSLS, MSTS
Health Sciences Librarian
Eastern Michigan University
ebucciare@emich.edu
734.487.2506 - Phone

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Thursday, February 19, 2015
Now Accepting Applications for the MDMLG Health Sciences Award
The MDMLG Health Sciences Award is now open for applications.  Eligible applicants include students enrolled in either the Wayne State University School of Library and Information Science or the University of Michigan School of Information. The MDMLG Scholarship is awarded to library science students interested in the medical/health sciences field of librarianship and includes a full one year membership to MDMLG, including access to the newsletter, an award certificate, presentation of the award at the MDMLG summer program and luncheon, and a monetary award of $200.00. 

Applicants must be enrolled in either Wayne State University's School of Library and Information Science or the University of Michigan’s School of Information. The application is available on the MDMLG Scholarship Information page and can be submitted by email, fax or mail. 

The deadline to apply for the award is Friday, March 13, 2015.

Sincerely,
Stephanie Stebens

Public Relations Chair
MDMLG

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Wednesday, February 18, 2015
MDMLG Business Meeting and Lunch 'n Learn - March 12, 2015

Please join us at the upcoming MDMLG General Business Meeting and lunch on Thursday, March 12, 2015.

Location: University of Detroit Mercy, School of Dentistry - Room 1460
              2700 Martin Luther Jr Blvd, Detroit MI (Map)

It's spring break, so there will be plenty of free parking in the lots located in front of the main entrance on MKL Jr Blvd.

Agenda:
11:30am-12:00pm     Registration
12:00pm-12:45pm     Lunch 'n Learn Presentation - "RDA: What is it and why should I care?" presented by Meghan Finch, Assist Professor and Digital Assets Librarian at Oakland University
12:45pm-1:00pm       Break
1:00pm-1:45pm        Business Meeting
1:45pm-2:00pm        Refreshment Break
2:00pm-3:30pm        Program - "MedEdPortal: Resource for Medical Teaching and Publishing Educational Work" presented by Linda M. Roth PhD, Director of Professional Development, Wayne State University School of Medicine

If you are joining us for the Lunch 'n Learn, box lunches from Panera Bread are available for $10. Click here for the order form. Please order your lunch by March 9th.

It's been a long, hard, cold winter. Come out and catch up with your colleagues!


Nancy Bulgarelli MSLS
Interim Dean, University Libraries and
Director, OUWB Medical Library
Oakland University
Kresge Library, #300B
2200 N Squirrel Rd.
Rochester, MI 48309
(248)370-2481 (work)
(248)885-2363 (mobile)

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Tuesday, February 03, 2015
CE Class -- PubMed for Experts

The MDMLG Professional Development Committee cordially invites you to attend the free April CE Course "PubMed for Experts" on Thursday, April 2, 2015, from 9am to 1pm in the Shiffman Medical Library.  This course is accredited for 4 MLA CE credits.  We hope you can join us!

Please register, using the online form by March 20th!
http://www.mdmlg.org/PubMed%20for%20Experts%20Registration.docx

There is no cost for this class!

We look forward to seeing you!

Thank you,
The MDMLG Professional Development Committee

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Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Membership Drive - 2014-2015
It is time for the annual MDMLG membership drive.

To renew your current membership or to become a new member of MDMLG, please complete the membership form on the MDMLG Website at http://www.mdmlg.org/membership-renewal.htm. Membership forms are due back by July 31st, 2014.

Types of MDMLG membership:

--Regular ($25)
--Student ($15)
--Institution ($40)
--Emeritus/retired ($15)

Membership provides great benefits, including, but not limited to:

--Becoming part of the network with health information professionals who have the same interests and concerns
--Free or discounted continuing educational opportunities for professional development
--Opportunity to serve on the MDMLG executive board and committees
--Access to Members-only portion of the MDMLG web site
--A sense of belonging to a community of health information professionals

Your membership will make the organization stronger and expand the professional network of health sciences/medical librarians in the Metropolitan Detroit area and beyond.

If you have further questions about MDMLG, please feel free to contact Angela Sponer. You can also check out the MDMLG Website at http://www.mdmlg.org/.


Thank you.

Sincerely,

Angela Sponer
MDMLG Membership Services

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Wednesday, June 18, 2014
2013-2014 Annual Reports
 The 2013-2014 MDMLG Annual Reports can be found at http://www.mdmlg.org/annual-reports/annual-reports-2013-2014.htm


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Tuesday, May 13, 2014
Calling all retirees
There will be a special recognition at the MDMLG Summer Luncheon for anyone retiring this year.  Please let me know if you hear about any recent retirements in our Group.
Thanks!

Barbara LeTarte
Past-President


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Friday, May 09, 2014
2014 MDMLG Election Results
On behalf of the Nominating Committee, I am pleased to announce the results of the 2014 Election, effective immediately following the Annual Meeting at the June 19 Summer Luncheon:

President-Elect: Nancy Bulgarelli
Executive Board/Treasurer: Nadia Lalla
Executive Board/Member Services: Angela Sponer
Nominating Committee:
   Elizabeth Bucciarelli
   Gina Hug
   Evan Sprague

I'd like to offer congratulations to those elected and thanks to Andrea Rogers-Snyr and Deborah Lauseng for stepping up and running in this year's election. They are a credit to the organization.

I'd also like to express my appreciation to my committee members, Mary Carr and Bridget Faricy-Beredo, and to our Webmaster, Valerie Reid. Many thanks!

And finally and especially, to the personal and institutional members who voted, thank you!

Sincerely, Keith Engwall
Chair, Nominating Committee
MDMLG

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Wednesday, April 02, 2014
MDMLG Health Sciences Awared Winner - Congratulations Ann Harris!


The MDMLG Board is happy to announce that the recipient of the 2014 MDMLG Health Sciences Award is Ann Harris.  She is currently attending the School of Library & Information Sciences at Wayne State University and volunteers at Oakwood Hospital and Medical Center.  The award will be presented at the School of Library & Information Sciences Annual Recognition Ceremony at Wayne State University in April and at the MDMLG Summer Luncheon in June.

Congratulations Ann!

A recording of the Wayne State University Annual Recognition Ceremony & Reception (held on April 23, 2014) is available at http://www.ustream.tv/recorded/46590272.

Sincerely,
Stephanie Stebens

Public Relations Chair
MDMLG


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