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    Tuesday, March 14, 2017
    Now Accepting Applications for the MDMLG Health Sciences Award
    We are now accepting applications for the MDMLG Health Sciences Award. 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 recipient will be awarded a monetary award of $200.00, one year membership to MDMLG, and the award certificate will be presented at the MDMLG Summer Luncheon.  If the winner is a WSU student, the recipient will also be acknowledged at the Annual SLIS Recognition Ceremony.

    Applications are available at http://www.mdmlg.org/award-application.htm and can be submitted online. If you have any questions about the application process, please contact MDMLG President Misa Mi at mi@oakland.edu. The deadline to apply for the award is Thursday, April 20, 2017.

    If you know of any current Wayne State University SLIS or University of Michigan SI students with an interest in health sciences librarianship, please pass along information about the award.


    Stephanie Stebens

    Chair, Membership Services

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    Wednesday, February 01, 2017
    Participating in MDMLG Mentor Program
    Great news!

    MDMLG (Metropolitan Detroit Medical Library Group) has expanded its outreach efforts to include the NEW MDMLG Mentor Program. To sign up to become a mentor or mentee,  please complete the MDMLG Mentor Program Interest Form.

    To learn about the program, please visit the webpage at http://www.mdmlg.org/mentor-program.html.

    For questions about the program, please contact:

    Elizabeth Bucciarelli (co-chair) 
    Jennifer Bowen (co-chair) 

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    Posted by Misa Mi @ 2:46 PM   0 comments
    Tuesday, December 06, 2016
    Survey for the December Business Meeting and Lunch & Learn
    Please take a few minutes to complete the survey of the Business Meeting last week at Henry Ford Hospital. Thank you.


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    Tuesday, November 08, 2016
    Fall CE Class: Taking PubMed to the Next Level
    Last week to register!  (Registration closes at 5:00pm Friday)
    Taking PubMed to the Next Level    (4 CE’s)

    Speakers: Stephanie Swanberg and Keith Engwall

    When:  November 17, 2016
    Time:    9:00am-1:00pm
    Location: Wayne State University, David Adamany Undergraduate Library LAB C, Third Floor (Room 3150) - 5150 Anthony Wayne Dr, Detroit, MI 48202   Parking info  
    Cost: FREE!!!!

    Jill Turner
    MDMLG Professional Development Committee

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    Thursday, October 27, 2016
    General Business Meeting/ Lunch and Learn
    Thursday, December 1 from 11:30am – 3:30pm
    Henry Ford Hospital
    E&R Bldg. 2096 A&B
    2799 West Grand Blvd.
    Detroit, MI 48202

    It is recommended that you valet park at the East Clinic entrance.  Parking vouchers will be distributed at the meeting.

    *ELEVATORS:  Take the elevators in the E&R Building located east of the cafeteria or take the stairs in the Atrium up to the 2nd floor.

    Lunch is from Mudgies in Corktown and is $10.00.

    Please indicate lunch selection:
    ___Jerk (Jerk grain fed, antibiotic and hormone free house roasted chicken breast , our jerk mayo, red onion, romaine lettuce, tomato, pepper jack cheese on an onion roll)

    ___Veggie (havarti cheese, house-made coleslaw, sunfower sprouts, walnuts, cucumbers, romaine lettuce, tomato, and brownwood farm’s kream mustard rolled up in whole wheat lavage bread)

     ___Antipasto Salad (smoked ham, genoa salami, swiss cheese, tomato, onion, banana peppers and olives on a bed of romaine lettuce with balsamic vinaigrette)

     ___Beefy Bleu (Michigan-raised, grass-fed, beef brisket, red onion, tomato, baby spinach and crumbled bleu cheese with a side of balsamic vinaigrette, on an 8” sub bun)

    PAYMENT by Check or PayPal.  Please make checks payable to MDMLG and mail to Gina Hug.

    PAYPAL: http://www.mdmlg.org/paypal-meeting-december-2016.htm               

    11:30am to 12:00pm               Sign In

    12:00pm to 12:45pm               Lunch and Learn with Bret Stevens from HFHS Medical Education.  Bret will be speaking about ACGME Scholarly activity reporting.

    12:45pm to 1:00pm                 Break

    1:00pm to 2:00pm                   Program featuring Ben Rybicki from HFHS Public Health Sciences.  Ben will be speaking about Cancer Research and Precision Medicine at Henry Ford Hospital.

    2:00pm to 2:15pm                   Snack Break

    2:15 pm to 3:30pm                  General Business Meeting

    Please fax, mail or email the registration form to Gina Hug at ghug1@hfhs.org  or  fax 313-874-4730

    Gina Hug
    Henry Ford Hospital
    Sladen Library
    2799 West Grand Blvd.
    Detroit, MI  48202

    ***Please register by Wednesday, Nov. 23. ***

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    Posted by Barbara LeTarte @ 3:26 PM   0 comments
    Tuesday, October 11, 2016
    Free MLA Instructional Design Webinar - Register today!

    The MDMLG Professional Development Committee is excited to announce that MHSLA has generously agreed to fund Part 1 of the Instructional Design Webinar Series!  The October 18th, 2016 webinar focuses on “What’s Theory Got to Do with It?  Learning Theories, Instructional Design, and the Librarian”.  We are offering the webinar as On-Demand only.   

                    Where: Anywhere you want to view it!
                    Time: Anytime!  This is an On-Demand webinar
                    MLA Credits: 1.5 Continuing Education Contact hours
                    Cost: FREE!  Thank you MHSLA!

    To register: send an email to Bethany.Figg@cmich.edu indicating you would like to register for the On-Demand session which will be at your convenience shortly after the October 18th live session.  Participation in this webcast is free, however registration is required.  By registering for the On-Demand, you will be able to earn the MLA CE Credits for viewing the webinar. 

    More information about the webinar:
    What’s Theory Got to Do with It? Learning Theories, Instructional Design, and the Librarian

    Explore common (and not so common) learning theories, how they’ve influenced us and how we can use them to design our teaching.
    After attending this session, participants will be able to:
    --define instructional design and learning theory
    --distinguish among the schools of learning theory
     --identify and adapt a theory that best fits their values and students
     --draft an instructional plan using a learning theory
    Rebecca Graves, AHIP, is the educational services librarian at the J. Otto Lottes Health Sciences Library at the University of Missouri–Columbia, as well as an adjunct faculty member for health management and informatics. Graves has partnered with faculty in the School of Nursing and the Departments of Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy to work on integrating library instruction and evidence-based searching into the curriculum. In addition to two decades of teaching experience, Graves has published several chapters on teaching and given multiple talks on presentation skills. She received her master of library science from the State University of New York–Buffalo.

    Thank you for your interest!
    The MDMLG Professional Development Committee

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    Posted by Valerie Reid @ 10:05 AM   0 comments
    Friday, August 19, 2016
    MHSLA Conference Program Now Available!

    Registration for the 2016 MHSLA (Michigan Health Science Librarians Association) Annual Conference is open!  The conference will be held on October 12-14, 2016 at the Baronette Renaissance Hotel in Novi, Michigan.

    Want to know more? The full conference program is now available on the MHSLA Conference Site! It includes detailed descriptions of the classes and speakers, as well as the schedule of events and vendors who will be attending. Read more here: http://mhsla.org/home/2016/program.htm

    Other helpful links:
    Registration for Conference: http://mhsla.org/home/2016/registration.htm
    Hotel Registration (MUST BE COMPLETED SEPARATE FROM CONFERENCE REGISTRATION): http://mhsla.org/home/2016/hotel.htm

    Join us for this year’s panel discussion, Ch-ch-ch-ch-Changes: Turn and Face the Strain, where a panel of two library directors and an assistant director discuss the radical changes that have occurred in their libraries. Elizabeth Lorbeer, Library Director of the Western Michigan University Homer Stryker School of Medicine will talk about her experience in getting WMU's new medical school up and running. Toni Janik, Library Coordinator Windsor Regional Hospital, has dealt with two hospital library mergers. She will discuss her experiences with consolidating the Hotel Dieu Grace Hospital and Windsor Regional Hospital as well as her initial merger of the Hotel Dieu of St. Joseph's and Salvation Army Grace Hospital libraries. Jean Song, Assistant Director for Research and Informatics at the Taubman Health Sciences Library will discuss the University of Michigan's experiences with going book-less a year out from the project.

    We look forward to seeing you there!

    2016 MHSLA Annual Conference Publicity Committee

    Bethany Figg, MBA, MLIS, AHIP

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    Posted by Valerie Reid @ 9:46 AM   0 comments
    Sunday, July 10, 2016
    Library Science Student Portal
    Library Science students, check out our newly updated Student Portal which gathers together useful information about MDMLG and medical librarianship.  The Student Experience Opportunities document is also linked here which identifies volunteer, observation and practicum locations throughout Michigan. 

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    Posted by Valerie Reid @ 10:56 AM   0 comments
    Monday, June 13, 2016
    2015-2016 Annual Reports
    The 2015-2016 Annual Reports can be found at http://www.mdmlg.org/annual-reports/annual-reports-2015-2016.htm.

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    Posted by Valerie Reid @ 1:09 PM   0 comments
    Wednesday, May 04, 2016
    MHSLA 2016 Annual Conference -- October 12-14, 2016 -- Registration is now open!

    Registration is now open! 

    The 2016 Annual Educational Conference will be held in Novi at the Baronette Renaissance Hotel on October 12-14, 2016.

    Conference Essentials

    Dates:  October 12-14, 2016
    Location:  Baronette Renaissance Hotel in Novi, Michigan
    Theme:  “Think Outside The Book”
    Hosted By:  Metropolitan Detroit Medical Library Group (MDMLG) and Michigan Health Sciences Libraries Association (MHSLA)

    Conference Personnel

    If you have any questions about the conference, or would like to volunteer to help, please contact a member of the Conference Planning Committee.

    Conference Web Site


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    Posted by Valerie Reid @ 10:22 AM   0 comments
    Friday, April 15, 2016
    MDMLG Annual Meeting & Summer Luncheon Registration
    2016 MDMLG Annual Meeting & Summer Luncheon Registration
    *** PLEASE REGISTER BY FRIDAY, MAY 27, 2016 ***

    WHEN: Thursday, June 9 from 11:30am - 3:30pm 
    VisTaTech Center
    Schoolcraft College
    18600 Haggerty Road 
    Livonia, MI 48152

    Parking is free.

    11:30am – 12:00 - Sign In 
    12:00 - 1:00pm - Luncheon 
    1:00pm - 2:00pm - Keynote: “Mindfulness for Stress Reduction & Resiliency Building,” by Dr. Lucy Sternburgh
    2:00pm - 2:20pm - Break 
    2:20pm- 3:30pm - Business Meeting & Recognition 

    Lucy Sternburgh, Ph.D., is the Manager of Employee Wellness & Community Health Promotion at Beaumont Health System. She is a Registered Clinical Exercise Physiologist, Certified Worksite Wellness Program Manager, Intrinsic Coach®, Certified Wellness Speaker, and earned her PhD in Health Promotion & Wellness. Lucy is also a Special Lecturer at Oakland University within the Wellness, Health Promotion program, and very much enjoys sharing her passion for wellbeing with others. She has completed over 500 hours of training as a Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction (MBSR) teacher through the Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Healthcare and Society at UMASS Medical School. Lucy is especially passionate about encouraging others to take great care of themselves, and believes that health, happiness and well-being are contagious!

    Luncheon Buffet Menu 
    Fresh Seasonal Fruit Boat
    Fresh Vegetable Tray with Herbed Dipping Sauce
    Spinach Salad with Bacon, Red Onions and Eggs
    Mixed Green Salad
    Whole Green Beans Almandine
    Chicken Breast Marsala with Sautéed Mushrooms and Shallots
    Herb Crusted Atlantic Salmon with Lobster Tortilla Broth
    Vegetarian Cannelloni with Tomato Coulis
    Roasted Redskin Potatoes
    Rolls & Butter
    Chef’s Choice Assorted Dessert Table
    Coffee, Tea, Soft Drinks, and Water Service

    MDMLG MEMBERS: $20.00 - Lunch & Meeting 
    NON-MDMLG MEMBERS: $35.00 - Lunch & Meeting 

    Make check payable to MDMLG and mail to:
    Misa Mi
    Oakland University 
    130 Kresge Library 
    100 Library Drive
    Rochester, MI 48309

    *** PLEASE REGISTER BY FRIDAY, MAY 27, 2016 ***

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    Posted by Misa Mi @ 12:48 PM   0 comments
    Tuesday, March 08, 2016
    The following members were officially declared elected at the Business Meeting on March 3, 2016 by Nancy Bulgarelli, President.

    President Elect—Angela Sponer

    Treasurer—Andrea Rogers-Snyr

    Membership Services—Stephanie Stebens

    Nominating Committee—Ella Hu, Evan Sprague and Alexandra Sarkozy

    Thank you!

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    Posted by Barbara LeTarte @ 10:54 AM   0 comments
    Monday, February 22, 2016
    FREE PubMed and Emergency Preparedness Course Offering - 7 MLA Credits - March 24, 2016
    The Metropolitan Detroit Medical Library Group (MDMLG) is proud to be hosting a two course event  at WSU’s Shiffman Medical Library on March 24, 2016 from 8:30am to 4:30pm. Holly Ann Burt will be teaching “Keeping up with PubMed” in the morning and “Emergency Preparedness for Libraries” in the afternoon. These courses are FREE to attend and are being brought to you by the National Network of Libraries of Medicine Greater Midwest Region (GMR). We encourage you to participate and hope you can join us!

    Keeping Up With PubMed - 4 MLA CE Credits (8:30am to 12:30pm)
    With a hands-on approach, this class will show attendees how to use the features of PubMed effectively. Attendees will be able to describe the contents of PubMed; formulate basic search strategies; display, print, and save results in various formats; revise and refine searches; and use special features such as Related Articles, Link to journals, Citation Matcher, and Clinical Queries. The instructor will demonstrate online searches and students, at computers connected to the Internet, will be invited to follow along. Time for individual practice will be provided.

    Emergency Preparedness for Libraries - 3 MLA CE Credits (1:30pm to 4:30pm)
    The class examines strategies to assist librarians with preparing for, responding to, and recovering from emergencies. Topics include learning how to conduct a basic risk assessment for their libraries and craft a basic emergency preparedness plan including strategies for continuing library services during the emergency; disaster planning models; types of resources available for emergency planning and recovery; relationships with first responders, vendors, and other libraries; and issues related to salvage. Class activities provide the opportunity to discuss and begin developing continuity of service plans and related processes.

    Please register, using the online form
    http://www.mdmlg.org/CE%20Registration%2003-24-2016.docx by March 11, 2016
    Cost is FREE for both MDMLG members and non-members.

    We look forward to seeing you!

    Thank you,
    The MDMLG Professional Development Committee

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    Posted by Valerie Reid @ 2:04 PM   0 comments
    Wednesday, May 13, 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 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 --

    Here is the slideshow with photos of the recipients --

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

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