Thursday, June 11, 2020
Register Now for Virtual Pop-up Conference: Adult Learners -- Tailoring Library Services -- July 27th
In our ongoing partnership, the Michigan Health Sciences Libraries Association (MHSLA) and the Michigan Academic Library Association (MiALA) invite you to attend our first ever-joint MHSLA/MiALA Pop-Up Conference!
This will be an entirely virtual conference with free registration for MHSLA and MiALA members!
- When: Monday, July 27, 2020; 10:00AM – 2:30PM (with a 1 hour break for lunch)
- Where: Virtual via Zoom
- What: Learn how academic, academic medical, and hospital libraries around the state are tailoring library services to meet the unique needs of our adult learners and how you can re-examine your teaching approaches with different generations of learners!
The day will feature the continuing education course “Generational Learners” (worth 3 MLA CE credits) followed by two panel discussions.
Panel discussion topics:
- Teaching learners at different education levels
- Accommodating learners through collections, services, and accessibility
See the registration page for speaker details.
Registration: This will now be an all-virtual conference via Zoom!
For more information and to register, visit the conference information page:
Thank you on behalf of the MHSLA/MiALA Partnership Task Force! We look forward to seeing you there!
- Jennifer Bowen, University of Detroit Mercy
- Diane Gardner, McLaren Hospital Flint
- Heather Ladiski, Midwest Collaborative for Library Services
- Helen Look, University of Michigan
- Barbara Platts, Munson Healthcare
- Rebecca Renirie, Central Michigan University
- Jessica Sender, Michigan State University
- Stephanie Swanberg, Oakland University
Posted by Valerie Reid @ 4:06 PM
Thursday, June 04, 2020
The MDMLG Professional Development Committee has received funding from the NN/LM GMR to host two MLA webinars, “Critical Appraisal of Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses” on June 23, 2020 and “Find the Evidence-Based Practice (EBP) Search Strategy That Works for You” on July 8, 2020 from 2:00-3:30 pm EST.
Registration: To register for the one or both webinar(s) or to view the recording, please complete this registration form
As per usual, access codes will be provided on a first come, first served basis to the first 25 member registrants.
As this is a benefit for our membership, MDMLG members will receive CE priority.
If you have any questions, please contact Wendy Wu
or Stephanie Swanberg
, members of the MDMLG Professional Development Committee.
Posted by Valerie Reid @ 2:06 PM
Friday, May 29, 2020
MDMLG Scholarship Winner - 2020
Congratulations to Leah Minadeo
who is the winner of the MDMLG Scholarship this year! Leah is a student in the Wayne State University School of Information Sciences program, and will be graduating in Spring 2022. She will be recognized at our upcoming Virtual Summer Luncheon & Meeting on June 4th.
Posted by Valerie Reid @ 9:46 AM
Thursday, May 28, 2020
Special Announcement -- Summer Luncheon & Meeting -- June 4, 2020
Due to the unusual situation that we find ourselves in, the Metropolitan Detroit Medical Library Group’s Annual Meeting and Summer Luncheon has been moved to a virtual meeting for the membership on Thursday, June 4th at 11am
We realize that some of our members are unable to receive the announcement sent via email, and this message is for the members accessing the announcement on our webpage.
If you are aware of any members whose contact information has changed, please let them know about the June 4th meeting, and have them contact Merle Rosenzweig -- firstname.lastname@example.org
for information on how to attend it virtually.
If you would like to update your email address for the MDMLG listserv, please contact Valerie.Reid@beaumont.org
Our wish is that we will all be able to meet in person soon.
Merle Rosenzweig, MDMLG President and the MDMLG Board
Posted by Valerie Reid @ 3:11 PM
Friday, April 10, 2020
Introducing the New MDMLG Officers
Introducing the new officers:
President-elect -- Margaret Hoogland
Treasurer -- Gina Hug
Membership Services Chair -- Steven Moore
Posted by Valerie Reid @ 10:18 AM
Tuesday, March 31, 2020
MDMLG Student Award -- DEADLINE EXTENDED!
Attention WSU SLIS or U-M SI students! Interested in a career in the field of health sciences librarianship?
Click here to see the details
for the MDMLG student cash award. The deadline is May 15, 2020.
- Students must be officially enrolled in the Wayne State University
School of Information Sciences or the University of Michigan School of
- Must be in good academic standing
- Must demonstrate enthusiasm for a career in the health sciences discipline of librarianship
- Must submit an application form, including a paragraph describing
their career goals and how they relate to health sciences librarianship
- Applications are accepted electronically only
Contact MDMLG President Merle Rosenzweig at email@example.com
with any questions.
Posted by Valerie Reid @ 12:14 PM
We would like to introduce the 2020 MDMLG slate of candidates for your consideration:
Member Services Chair
- Alexia Estabrook, Margaret Danowski, and Alexandra Sarkozy
Biographical profiles can be found at http://www.mdmlg.org/slate-2020-election.htm
We ask for any other nominations by petition to please let the committee know, the deadline is April 3 for any other nominations.
MDMLG Nominating Committee
Melanie Bednarski, Chair
Posted by Valerie Reid @ 12:12 PM
Tuesday, March 24, 2020
UPDATED INFORMATION -- Spring General Business Meeting -- Thursday, April 2, 2020
Due to obvious reasons, the Spring MDMLG General Business Meeting will
be held virtually. The business meeting will be held on Thursday, April
2, 2020 from 10:30am – 11:45am via Zoom. Connection information below.
The programming portion of the meeting had to be canceled so this will ONLY be
a business meeting.
Topic: MDMLG General Business Meeting
Time: Apr 2, 2020 10:30 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
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Thank you on behalf of the MDMLG Program Committee.
Posted by Valerie Reid @ 8:12 AM
Wednesday, March 04, 2020
MLA webinar: Basic Statistics for Research Design - Registration OPEN
The Professional Development Committee has received funding from the NN/LM GMR to host the MLA webinar Basic Statistics for Research Design on March 25, 2020 from 2:00 - 3:30pm.
"If you want to do research or assessment and are confused by statistics, this webinar is for you. You will gain an overview of five common statistical tests and practical guidance on choosing which to apply when. This practical approach targets key basics to keep in mind when choosing a test to answer a research or assessment question."Registration:
To register, please complete the online registration
form to view the recording (good 180 days past March 25th). If you have any trouble accessing the form, please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org
and I’ll get you registered.
As with the previous MLA webinars, we received GMR funding for a license that includes 25 MLA access codes that allow individuals to log-in to their MEDLIB-ED account, watch the live webinar or recording, complete the evaluation, and claim CE certificates.
As a result, access codes will be provided on a first come, first served basis to the first 25 member registrants. If multiple registrants from the same institution register, you may be asked to pair up to view the webinar at your site. As this is a benefit to MDMLG membership, MDMLG will receive CE priority. If there are spots still open, registration for MHSLA will open March 13th.
If you have any questions, please contact:
Jill Turner, BSN, MLIS
University of Detroit Mercy
School of Dentistry
2700 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
Detroit, MI 48208
Posted by Valerie Reid @ 2:43 PM
Registration for April. 2 MDMLG Spring Business Meeting and Program -- PROGRAM CANCELLED
is now open for our Spring MDMLG General Business Meeting and Program on Thursday,
April 2, 2020 from 10:30am - 3:00pm at UM-Dearborn Mardigian Library.
The day will include the business meeting, networking lunch, and “What a
librarian should know about estate and Medicaid planning” with Lisa Beatty of
Nawrocki Law Firm.
Please complete the online registration form no later than Friday, March 27:
meeting schedule will be as follows:
- 11:45am: General Business Meeting
- 12:45pm: Networking Lunch (Lunch will available to order from Panera)
- 3:00pm: Programming
Lunch will be from
questions regarding lunch, please contact: Juliet Mullenmeister, email@example.com, 586.263.2485
Thank you on behalf of the MDMLG Program Committee.
Posted by Valerie Reid @ 9:48 AM