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    Friday, September 06, 2019
    Save the Date! Combined "Winter" General Meeting & CE - November 14, 2019
    Please mark your calendars for our next Combined General Meeting & CE Course on Thursday, November 14 from 10:30am - 4:00pm at The University of Detroit Mercy. 

    The meeting schedule will be as follows:
    •    10:30am - 11:45am: General Business Meeting
    •    11:45am - 12:45pm: Networking Lunch (Lunch will available to order from Ridley's Bakery & Cafe in Troy)
    •    1:00pm - 4:00pm: Continuing Education Course "Beyond Pyramids of Evidence: Evaluating Research in the Health Sciences Literature" presented by Abe Wheeler, Chana Kraus-Friedberg, and Carin Graves, our colleagues at MSU Libraries. This course is approved for 3 MLA CE credits!

    Registration will open in early October following the MHSLA Conference!

    Thank you on behalf of the MDMLG Professional Development & Program Committees!

    Stephanie Swanberg

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    Posted by Valerie Reid @ 2:19 PM   0 comments
    Friday, August 09, 2019
    Registration Open for September 5th Webinar and Fall General Business Meeting

    The MDMLG Professional Development and Program Committees cordially invite you to attend our combined Fall General Meeting and MLA Webinar opportunity! The day will include the business meeting, networking lunch, and the live viewing of a 1.5 hour CE MLA Webinar, "Troubleshooting Systematic Reviews: Refining the Search.” This particular webinar will only be offered to MDMLG members (not MHSLA), and you may register for the in-person viewing or to watch the recording on your own time.

    The meeting will be held on Thursday, September 5, from 11:30am – 3:30 pm in the Stapleton Room of Shiffman Medical Library, Wayne State University. Parking is available in WSU Parking Lot 75, 545 E. Canfield St., Detroit MI, 48202 for $8.50. Metered street parking is also available on Brush St. north of Shiffman Library and some parts of E. Canfield St (be careful to obey parking signs!, easy to pay with the app). 

    To Register: Please complete the online registration form no later than Friday, August 30:
    Please click here to register.

    The program will take place as follows:

    11:30am - 12:30pm: Networking Lunch
    12:30 - 12:45pm: Break
    12:45 - 1:45pm: Business Meeting
    1:45 - 2:00pm: Break
    2:00 - 3:30pm: Webinar Viewing
    Lunch will be from Avalon International Breads ($12.50 - $15.50)

    For questions regarding lunch or location, please contact: Katherine Akers, katherine.akers@wayne.edu, 313-577-9593

    For questions regarding the webinar viewing, please contact: Wendy Wu, wendy.wu@wayne.edu, 313-577-0586

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    Posted by Valerie Reid @ 2:18 PM   0 comments
    Tuesday, June 25, 2019
    MDMLG Membership -- Join or Renew
    Now is the time to join or renew your MDMLG membership for 2019-2020!

    We have a brand new form that integrates your PayPal payments in just one step!  Just fill out your contact information for the directory, select your membership level, and make your payment.  I think you'll find this a more convenient and streamlined system.

    (Yes, we still accept checks, too  You'll still use the online form, but select the option to pay by check.  Don't forget to put it in the mail!)

    You can find all the information about renewing your membership, including a link to the form at http://www.mdmlg.org/membership-renewal.htm.  

    Raya Samet
    MDMLG Membership Services Chair

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    Posted by Valerie Reid @ 4:42 PM   0 comments
    Tuesday, April 02, 2019
    Slate for 2019 Election
    Dear MDMLG Membership,

    The Nominating Committee is proud to present the slate for the MDMLG Election 2019:

    President – Elect –  Bethany Figg
    Secretary – Brianna Andre
    Outreach / Public Relations – Elizabeth Bucciarelli
    Nominating Committee – Katherine Akers
    Nominating Committee – Melanie Bednarski
    Nominating Committee – Orien Duda


    Since we have exactly the number of people needed to fill each open position, President Juliet Mullenmeister announced the slate as being formally elected at the General Business Meeting on April 18, 2019.

    MDMLG Nominating Committee

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    Posted by Valerie Reid @ 1:13 PM   0 comments
    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!

    Misa Mi

    MDMLG President

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    Posted by Misa Mi @ 7:32 PM   0 comments
    Thursday, May 04, 2017
    MDMLG Ellection Results -- 2017-2018
    Hello MDMLG!
    The election votes have been tallied, congratulations to MDMLG's newest officials.

    President Elect
       - Juliet Mullenmeister
       - JoAnn Krzeminski
    Public Relations
       - Courtney Mandarino
    Nominating Committee
       - Laurie Arrick
       - LaTeesa James
       - Wendy Wu

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    Posted by Anonymous @ 1:30 PM   0 comments
    Tuesday, April 25, 2017
    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.

    Misa Mi

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    Posted by Misa Mi @ 10:59 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
    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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    Posted by Valerie Reid @ 9:06 AM   0 comments
    Tuesday, April 21, 2015
    Election Results
    Dear MDMLG members,

    On behalf of the Nominating Committee, I am pleased to announce the results of the 2015 election.

    President Elect - Misa Mi

    Secretary - Emily Ginier

    Public Relations - Alexia Estabrook-Isely

    Nominating Committee
    Karl Ericson
    Barbara LeTarte
    Wendy Wu

    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

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    Posted by Valerie Reid @ 11:58 AM   0 comments
    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:

    President-Elect: Nancy Bulgarelli
    Executive Board/Treasurer: Nadia Lalla
    Executive Board/Member Services: Angela Sponer
    Nominating Committee:
       Elizabeth Bucciarelli
       Gina Hug
       Evan Sprague

    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!

    Sincerely, Keith Engwall
    Chair, Nominating Committee

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    Posted by Valerie Reid @ 4:41 PM   0 comments
    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.

    Congratulations Ann!

    A recording of the Wayne State University Annual Recognition Ceremony & Reception (held on April 23, 2014) is available at http://www.ustream.tv/recorded/46590272.

    Stephanie Stebens

    Public Relations Chair

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    Posted by Valerie Reid @ 4:06 PM   0 comments
    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 best!

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    Posted by Jill Turner @ 9:45 AM   0 comments