Wednesday, October 21, 2015
Calling all members!
It’s that time of year again when the
Nominating Committee begins planning the upcoming slate of nominees. This year
we’re looking for talented individuals to serve as President-Elect, Treasurer,
chair of Membership Services and three people for next year’s Nominating
Committee.Please consider donating your time and talent to our Group
by running for one of these positions. Aside from the great camaraderie and
professional experience this opportunity provides, it will also earn you those
valuable points toward your Academy of Health Information Professionals (AHIP)
certification.When you get the call, please answer and say
Barbara LeTarte, Chair
Posted by Barbara LeTarte @ 12:24 PM
Monday, October 12, 2015
General Business Meeting and Lunch 'n Learn - November 19, 2015
Please join us at the upcoming MDMLG General Business Meeting and lunch on Thursday, November 19, 2015.
University of Michigan
Taubman Health Sciences Library, Multipurpose Room #4360
1135 E. Catherine St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 (map
Closest parking structure to Taubman Library is the Palmer Parking Structure.
A 7-minute walk from the library, the rate is $0.75 per 30 minutes.
(map from structure to Taubman)
12:00 - 12:30 - Lunch and Networking
12:30 - 1:00 - Lunch & Learn: “Renovating a Library for the Future”
1:00 - 1:15 - Break
1:15 - 1:45 - Business Meeting
1:45 - 2:00 - Refreshment Break
2:00 - 3:00 - Program: "But is an Emerging Technologies Informationist a Librarian?" Patricia F. Anderson
3:00-3:30 -Tour of the Taubman Health Sciences Library
Lunch & Learn:
Nancy Allee, Deputy Director, Taubman Health Sciences Library & Library Faculty, Department of Learning Health Sciences, University of Michigan, will discuss some of the renovation details of Taubman.
Patricia F. Anderson is the Emerging Technologies Informationist for the University of Michigan Taubman Health Sciences Library at the University of Michigan. In a previous life she worked as the Head of the UM Dentistry Library, the Head of the Learning Resources Center for the Northwestern University Galter Health Sciences Library, and Artificial Intelligence Liaison/Library Associate for the UM Engineering Library. In her current position, some of the stranger things she does are to work and teach in Second Life, tweet up a fury as @pfanderson, support health comic design initiatives, create workshops on personal genomics and quantified self and online sex ed, and more.
Box lunches from Panera Bread will be available for $11.
Click here to register
We hope you will join us on November 19th!
Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine
Posted by Valerie Reid @ 8:45 AM
Tuesday, September 22, 2015
MDMLG General Business Meeting and Lunch 'n Learn - October 8, 2015
join us at the upcoming MDMLG General Business Meeting and lunch on Thursday,
October 8, 2015.
Oakwood Physical Therapy and Wellness Center
17101 Rotunda Drive (Map)
Dearborn, MI 48124
Please note this is across Oakwood Boulevard from Beaumont - Oakwood Campus
(formerly Oakwood Hospital). It's a freestanding building set back from Oakwood
Boulevard a little bit - behind the elementary school. They recommend entering
from Rotunda Drive, rather than Oakwood Boulevard.
Round Table Sharing: "Not Ready for Prime-Time Databases and
Program: "Educational Outcomes Across the Continuum: Competencies,
Milestones, EPAs. What Next?"
Barbara Joyce, Associate Professor and Director of Curriculum Evaluation at the
Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine, will discuss the latest
developments in medical education and will explore the role of librarians in
with vendors releasing products or new versions that seem less than fully
developed? Let's discuss this and see if, as a group, we can come up with some
strategies to address this issue. Do you have any other issues you'd like to
discuss at Round Table Sharing? Please email me at email@example.com,
and we'll try to make sure to seek the wisdom of the group!
We hope to
see you all on 8th!
Nancy Bulgarelli MSLS
Chair, Program Committee
Posted by Valerie Reid @ 4:35 PM
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
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
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