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    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.

    Sincerely,
    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

    http://www.mdmlg.org/slate-2019-election.htm 



    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: 
    Pricing:
    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)
                    President
                    Past-President

    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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    Posted by Valerie Reid @ 12:08 PM   0 comments
    Tuesday, June 13, 2017
    Annual Reports
    The MDMLG Annual Reports for 2016-2017 can be found at http://www.mdmlg.org/annual-reports/annual-reports-2016-2017.htm.

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    Posted by Valerie Reid @ 9:00 AM   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
    Secretary
       - 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
    Wednesday, February 01, 2017
    Participating in MDMLG Mentor Program
    Great news!

    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:

    Elizabeth Bucciarelli (co-chair) 
    Jennifer Bowen (co-chair) 

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    Posted by Misa Mi @ 2:46 PM   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
    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

    Treasurer—Andrea Rogers-Snyr

    Membership Services—Stephanie Stebens

    Nominating Committee—Ella Hu, Evan Sprague and Alexandra Sarkozy


    Thank you!

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    Posted by Barbara LeTarte @ 10:54 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 --
    http://slis.wayne.edu/news.php?id=16796

    Here is the slideshow with photos of the recipients --
    http://slis.wayne.edu/about/annual_recognition_ceremony_slideshow-2015.pdf

    And here is a recording of the event --http://www.ustream.tv/recorded/61461905
    Stephanie

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    Posted by Valerie Reid @ 9:06 AM   0 comments