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    Thursday, April 18, 2019
    Annual Summer Meeting and Lunch - June 6th, 2019

    Please come and join us for the MDMLG meeting at the McGregor Memorial Conference Center in Detroit, MI for our Summer General Business Meeting and Lunch. 

    MDMLG Annual Summer Meeting & Lunch
    Thursday, June 6, 2019

    *** R.S.V.P. must be received by May 20th, 2018; Payments must be received by May 24th, 2018. ***

    Thursday, June 6, from 11:00am – 3:00pm
    McGregor Memorial Conference Center
    495 Gilmour Mall
    Detroit, MI 48202

    Parking Structure 1 located at 450 W. Palmer, Detroit MI, 48202 – Gates 3,4 and 5 are designed for general parking. Parking cost $8.00 for visitors. All entrance and exit gates require customer to use an active/approved access device (credit card) to enter and exit the facility

    MAP:  McGregor Memorial Conference Center - http://maps.wayne.edu/view/#mcgregor
                Parking Structure 1 - http://maps.wayne.edu/view/#guest-parking-structure1

    *Catering is provided by Wayne State Catering

     *Buffet Style

    Chicken option: Asiago Chicken in a Roasted Red Pepper Sauce

    Vegetarian option: Quinoa Cake topped with Tomato Chutney

    All Served with Seasonal Garden Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette, Pan-Roasted Potatoes, Italian Seasoned Green Beans and Assorted Dinner Rolls with Butter and Choice of Beverage (Water, Coffee and Pop)

    Mini Chocolate and Caramel Cheesecakes (afternoon snack)

    PAYMENT is by Check or PayPal.  Please make checks payable to MDMLG and mail to Akilah Wood, Beaumont, Medical Library, 3601 W. Thirteen Mile Rd, Royal Oak, MI 48073.





    Email and Phone:

    11:00am to 11:30am               Sign-in/Registration
    11:30am to 12:45pm               Lunch
    12:45pm to 1:00pm                 Break
    1:00pm-2:00pm                       Speaker Presentation: Jon Cawthrone, Dean of the Wayne State University Library System and Library School of Information Sciences – speaking on the Future of Wayne State University Libraries and Library School Programs
    2:00pm to 3:00pm                   General Business Meeting

    Please fax, mail or email the registration form to Akilah Wood at Akilah.Wood@beaumont.org or fax 248-898-1060

    Akilah Wood, MLIS
    Beaumont Hospital – Medical Library
    3601 West 13 Mile Road Royal Oak, MI 48073
    P: 248-898-1747 Fax: 248-898-1060

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    Posted by Valerie Reid @ 4:05 PM   0 comments
    Tuesday, April 02, 2019
    Now Accepting Applications for the MDMLG Health Sciences Award
    Dear MDMLG Members,

    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 $200.00 and a one year membership to MDMLG. The award certificate will be presented at the MDMLG Summer Luncheon and if the winner is a WSU student, he or she will also be acknowledged at the Annual SLIS Recognition Ceremony.

    Applications are available at http://www.mdmlg.org/award.htm and can be submitted online. If you have any questions about the application process, please contact MDMLG President Juliet Mullenmeister at jmullen2@hfhs.org. The deadline to apply for the award is Tuesday, April 30, 2019.

    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.

    Courtney Mandarino

    MDMLG Outreach Chair

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    Posted by Valerie Reid @ 1:14 PM   0 comments
    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


    Member nominations for the Board and the Nominating Committee may be made from the membership at large by petitions signed by not fewer than  10 regular members provided they are submitted in writing to the chairperson of the Nominating Committee at least twenty-one days before the election.  That date would be Tuesday, April 16.  Petitions must be accompanied by the candidate’s written statement of acceptance and biographical sketch.

    MDMLG Nominating Committee

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    Posted by Valerie Reid @ 1:13 PM   0 comments
    Tuesday, March 26, 2019
    Spring General Business Meeting & CE - April 18, 2019!
    The Program and Professional Development Committees cordially invite you to attend our combined Spring General Meeting and Spring CE opportunity! The day will include the business meeting, networking lunch, and four-hour CE, "Chemicals and Drugs in PubMed and Toxnet" presented by Chana Kraus-Friedberg, PhD, Health Sciences Librarian at MSU Libraries. Earn 4 MLA CE credits!

    The meeting will be held on Thursday, April 18 from 10:30am – 4:00 pm in Lower Level Classroom 1, Administration Building West, Beaumont Hospital Royal Oak at 3601 W. Thirteen Mile Rd. Royal Oak, MI 48073. Parking is free in the South Parking Deck across from the Administration Building. Download Beaumont Royal Oak Campus Map here. 
    Program Schedule: 
    To Register: Please complete the online registration form no later than Friday, April 12: https://oakland.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_0JS1cz1zmkDo3iJ 

    *Please note if you plan to order lunch and the CE via PayPal, you will need to conduct two separate transactions.

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

    For questions regarding the CE, please contact: Bethany Figg, bethany.figg@cmich.edu, 989-746-7675.

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    Posted by Stephanie Swanberg @ 9:22 AM   0 comments
    Friday, February 15, 2019
    Registration Open for MLA Webinar: Take Your Research Guides from Good to Great

    The MDMLG Professional Development Committee has received funding from the NN/LM GMR to host the MLA webinar, “Take your research guides from good to great” The webinar will take place on Thursday, March 14, 2019, 2:00-3:30pm EST.

    Registration: To register, please complete the online registration form to attend the live webinar or view the recording (good 180 days past March 14, 2019.)

    If you have any trouble accessing the form, please email Ella Hu (fo6572@wayne.edu) and we’ll get you registered.

    As with 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 registrants. If multiple registrants from the same institution register, you may be asked to pair up to view the webinar at your site.

    If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us!

    MDMLG Professional Development Committee

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    Posted by Valerie Reid @ 11:51 AM   0 comments
    Wednesday, January 09, 2019
    Save the Date! Combined Spring General Meeting & CE - April 18, 2019
    The Program and Professional Development Committees cordially invite you to attend our Spring General Meeting and Spring CE opportunity on Thursday, April 18 from 10:30am - 4:00pm at Beaumont Hospital Royal Oak.

    The meeting schedule will be:
     Mark your calendars now and additional details and registration will open in March!

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    Posted by Valerie Reid @ 2:05 PM   0 comments
    Thursday, December 06, 2018
    Call for Volunteers for MDMLG Officers and Committee Members

    Have you considered running for office?  It’s a great way to see how the organization works and earn AHIP points. Please feel free to contact any member of the Nominating Committee about running for office.

    The 2018-2019 Nominating Committee is seeking candidates to run for the following positions:

    President-Elect (3 year term)

    Secretary (2 year term)

    Outreach Officer / Public Relations (2 year term)

    Nominating Committee (1 year term)

    Thank you,

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    Posted by Valerie Reid @ 8:21 AM   0 comments
    Thursday, August 30, 2018
    Fall MDMLG Newsletter

    The latest issue of the MDMLG Newsletter is now available here.  

    Articles include:

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    Posted by Valerie Reid @ 9:02 AM   0 comments
    Tuesday, July 31, 2018
    MDMLG Annual Membership 2018-2019

    Once again it is time for our annual membership drive for 2018-2019.

    To renew your current membership or to become a valuable 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 August 1st, 2018.

    Types of MDMLG membership:

    --Regular ($35)
    --Students ($15)
    --Institutions ($50)
    --Emeritus/retired ($15)

    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
    --Providing 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 MDMLG President Juliet Mullenmeister. You can also check out the MDMLG Website at http://www.mdmlg.org/.

    Thank you.

    Raya Samet
    MDMLG Membership Services

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