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.
We look forward to seeing you!
The MDMLG Professional Development Committee
Bethany Figg, MBA, MLIS
Posted by Valerie Reid @ 3:11 PM
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
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
**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
Part I: Theory:
What is Data Management?
theoretical framework of the Data Lifecycle
big data! Data is as diverse as research
requirements + reproducibility
Understanding communities working with data
Part II: Case
Studies: Opportunities for Librarians
Many ways to
RDM in RCR
classes / graduate curricula
catalog, metadata lab tool service, Informationist projects
Answer Session I
Part III: How YOU can do it: Strategies
Answer Session II
Conclusion: Final thought from each speaker
- Lisa Federer, AHIP, currently serves as research data
informationist at the National Institutes of Health Library.
- Kevin Read is the knowledge management librarian at the
New York University (NYU) Health Sciences Library.
- Jacqueline Wirz directs the Professional Development
Center and Graduate Student Affairs at Oregon Health & Science University
(OHSU) -Portland and is the research data specialist and an assistant professor
at the OHSU Library.
MDMLG Professional Development Chair
Posted by Valerie Reid @ 12:55 PM
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
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 will be honored at the SLIS
Annual Recognition Ceremony at Wayne State on April 23 and at the MDMLG Summer
Luncheon on June 4!
Posted by Valerie Reid @ 9:06 AM
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
Emily GinierPublic Relations
Merle RosenzweigNominating Committee
Barbara Le Tarte
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 Bucciarelli, MSLS, MSTS
Health Sciences Librarian
Eastern Michigan University firstname.lastname@example.org
734.487.2506 - Phone
Posted by Valerie Reid @ 12:43 PM
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.
Public Relations Chair
Posted by Stephanie Stebens @ 10:06 AM
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.
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:
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
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
Kresge Library, #300B
2200 N Squirrel Rd.
Rochester, MI 48309
Posted by Valerie Reid @ 12:21 PM
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!
There is no cost for this class!
We look forward to seeing you!
The MDMLG Professional Development Committee
Posted by Valerie Reid @ 12:21 PM
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:
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/
MDMLG Membership Services
Posted by Valerie Reid @ 8:26 AM
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Posted by Valerie Reid @ 10:46 AM
Tuesday, May 13, 2014
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
Posted by Barbara LeTarte @ 11:11 AM
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:
Executive Board/Member Services:
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!
Chair, Nominating Committee
Posted by Valerie Reid @ 4:41 PM
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.
Posted by Valerie Reid @ 4:06 PM