Monday, May 15, 2017
2017 MDMLG Health Sciences Scholarship Winner
Please join me in congratulating Ali Mourad for winning the 2017 MDMLG Health Sciences Scholarship.
Ali Mourad is currently a Masters student in Health Informatics at the University of Michigan School of Public Health and School of Information. He is passionate about leveraging information to innovate and improve population health, access and the overall patient healthcare experience.
Best wishes for much success in your academic and future professional careers!
Posted by Misa Mi @ 7:32 PM
Thursday, May 04, 2017
The election votes have been tallied, congratulations to MDMLG's newest officials.
- Juliet Mullenmeister
- JoAnn Krzeminski
- Courtney Mandarino
- Laurie Arrick
- LaTeesa James
- Wendy Wu
Posted by Evan Sprague @ 1:30 PM
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Annual Summer Meeting & Luncheon -- June 8, 2017
You are cordially invited to the MDMLG Annual Summer Meeting
and Luncheon at the Grosse Pointe War Memorial on Thursday, June 8, 2017 from
11:30 am- 3:30 pm. Join your colleagues for a lovely afternoon in the historic
mansion and enjoy our guest speakers, Mary Kelly and Holly Hibner, creators of
the much loved “Awful Library Books” blog.
Thursday, June 8, 11:30 am – 3:30
pm, tour of Alger Estate with a docent to follow meeting
Grosse Pointe War Memorial
32 Lake Shore Drive
Grosse Pointe Farms, MI 48236
11:30 am-12 pm Sign in
12 pm – 1 pm Luncheon
1 pm- 2 pm Holly Hibner and Mary
Kelly “Professional Pursuits: Posting, Publishing, and Presenting”
2 pm- 2:15 pm break
2:15 pm – 3:15 pm Annual Meeting
3:30pm- 4 pm Complimentary tour of
Alger Mansion with docent
$25 for MDMLG members, $35 for
Payable via PayPal or check
Register before May 30th
We are thrilled to have Mary Kelly and Holly Hibner speak to
the group on professional pursuits that we all find ourselves engaged in from
time to time. Mary Kelly and Holly Hibner’s blog “Awful Library Books” has been
featured in The New Yorker, the Huffington Post, appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live,
“Q” on CBC Radio, and since 2009 has been routinely giving an online homage to
books that have outlived their purpose on the library shelf. If you’re
not familiar with their blog, check it out here: http://awfullibrarybooks.net/
After the Annual Meeting, stretch your legs and learn a bit
of the Alger Estate history on a tour of the 1910 built, Italian-Renaissance
style mansion with a War Memorial docent from 3:30 pm – 4 pm.
Registration may be completed online or printed and mailed
to me. After filling out the registration form you will be directed to pay via
PayPal or check.
Checks will be made out to MDMLG and mailed to:
Henry Ford Hospital, Sladen Library, K-17
2799 West Grand Blvd.
Detroit, MI 48202
Looking forward to seeing you there!
MDMLG Program Committee
Posted by Valerie Reid @ 1:52 PM
Updated MDMLG Constitution/Bylaw
The MDMLG Officer for Public Relations, a MDMLG Executive Board member, has a new title--Officer for Outreach. The change to the MDMLG Constitution/Bylaw was unanimously approved at the MDMLG General Business Meeting on April 13. The document (Word or PDF) is available at http://www.mdmlg.org/members/constitution.htm.
Posted by Misa Mi @ 10:59 AM
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
. 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.
Chair, Membership Services
Posted by Valerie Reid @ 4:53 PM
Wednesday, February 01, 2017
Participating in MDMLG Mentor Program
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:
Posted by Misa Mi @ 2:46 PM
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.
Posted by Valerie Reid @ 10:56 AM
Monday, June 13, 2016
Posted by Valerie Reid @ 1:09 PM
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
Membership Services—Stephanie Stebens
Nominating Committee—Ella Hu, Evan Sprague and Alexandra Sarkozy
Posted by Barbara LeTarte @ 10:54 AM
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!
Posted by Valerie Reid @ 9:06 AM
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Dear MDMLG members,
On behalf of the Nominating Committee, I am pleased to announce the results of the 2015 election. President Elect
- Misa Mi
- Emily Ginier
- Alexia Estabrook-Isely
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.
Elizabeth Bucciarelli, Nominating Committee Chair
Posted by Valerie Reid @ 11:58 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 email@example.com
734.487.2506 - Phone
Posted by Valerie Reid @ 12:43 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
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
Thursday, November 07, 2013
Valerie Reid named MHSLA's Librarian of the Year
The MDMLG executive board would like to congratulate Valerie Reid, Manager of the Medical
Library at Oakwood Hospital & Medical Center for being awarded Librarian of the Year at the Michigan
Health Sciences Libraries Association (MHSLA) conference in October!
MDMLG members have known all along that Valerie is an awesome librarian, and it is nice to see that MHSLA recognizes her fabulousness as well!
Congratulations Val, Librarian of the Year! You are the
Posted by Jill Turner @ 9:45 AM