Wednesday, July 20, 2016
MLA CE Webinar: Getting Started with Statistics for Librarians - September 7, 2016
The MDMLG and Wayne State University have jointly been selected to be sponsored for the September 7th, 2016 webinar: Getting Started with Statistics for Librarians! Where:
Wayne State University Undergraduate Library Bernath Auditorium Time:
2:00pm-3:30pm EST MLA Credits:
1.5 Continuing Education Contact hours Cost:
To register: send an email to Bethany.Figg@cmich.edu
indicating you would like to register for (1) the in-person session on September 7th at WSU, OR (2) the On-Demand session which will be at your convenience beginning approximately 2 weeks after the live session.
By registering for the On-Demand at this time you will be able to earn the MLA CE Credits for viewing the webinar. CE Credits are also available for those that attend in person on September 7th plus you have the opportunity to network with your colleagues face to face.More information about the webinar:
Getting Started with Statistics for Librarians
Does the term “p value” make you anxious when you read research articles? How high is your confidence level in interpreting research data? As librarians interact with more research through efforts with evidence-based practice and systematic reviews, they have a growing need for understanding statistics. This confidence-building course will help you be more comfortable with statistical concept for reading research findings and interpreting data.Goals and objectives:
After participating in this webinar, you will be able to:
- Understand basic statistical terms such as standard deviation, t test, p value, and so on
- Identify test measures used in published research studies
- Interpret the data, formulas, and graphs used in the research findings
- Examine sample research papers and their data analysis findings. Highlight statistical terms that will be discussed.
- Define the statistical concepts.
- Use interactive exercises to verify understanding. For example, to examine different research studies and decide which test measure was used.
- Reexamine the research papers and data to further reinforce the concept.
Jin Wu is an emerging technologies librarian at the University of Southern California (USC) Norris Medical Library. In this role, she tracks, investigates, and uses data proactively to address emerging trends that improve library services and promote library resources. Wu has extensive experience using various tools to gather and apply user information to make data-driven strategy and planning decisions. She has taught MLA continuing education courses on statistics and data analysis a few times in the past years. The classes were well attended and scored very well on evaluations. Wu is active in professional organizations and has given multiple presentations at national and local conferences. She is also a master’s of business administration candidate at USC Marshall School of Business.
We look forward to seeing you there!
Bethany Figg, MBA, MLIS, AHIP
MDMLG Professional Development Committee
Posted by Valerie Reid @ 4:16 PM
Monday, July 11, 2016
MHSLA Conference Registration
We would like to remind you that registration for the 2016
MHSLA (Michigan Health Science Librarians Association) Annual Conference is
open! The conference will be held on October 12-14, 2016 at the Baronette
Renaissance Hotel in Novi, Michigan.
Here are some helpful links:
Featured guest speaker will be Sally Gore, MS, MS
LIS, research evaluation analyst for the University of Massachusetts Center for
Clinical and Translational Science. In addition to her professional work,
Gore also writes the popular blog A Librarian by Any Other Name, which
discusses libraries, information and knowledge management, health sciences, and
There are also some great Continuing Education courses to
On Wednesday morning, Jessi Van Der Volgen will be teaching
a 4 hour MLA CE Course Lean Process Improvement Demystified. This course
will prepare librarians to lead and foster innovation and Lean process
improvement within their institutions. This course will familiarize
participants with innovation concepts and Lean philosophy and methodologies for
sustaining efficiencies and new revenue sources. This course will also examine
the leadership roles librarians can forge with these key health care
transformation strategies. Participants will learn through discussion, hands-on
activities, case studies, and other methods. Content will include the five
stages of innovation – ideation, stakeholder & market analysis, solution
development, verification and validation. In addition, Lean processes including
the various components of an A3 Lean template and tools that can be used while
applying Lean principles will be explained. These tools include swim lanes, 5
Whys, 5S, Gemba, Kaizen, Poka-Yoke, Root Cause Analysis and Value Stream
Mapping. The four hour course will focus on lean process improvement, and not
include innovation. Participants will learn through group discussions, personal
plan development, case studies, and other methods.
We look forward to seeing you there!
2016 MHSLA Annual Conference Publicity Committee
Bethany Figg, MBA, MLIS, AHIP
Graduate Medical Education Administrator | CMU College of Medicine
1000 Houghton Street, Saginaw MI 48602
(: 989-583-7406 | 6: 989-583-6907
Posted by Valerie Reid @ 8:53 AM
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.
Posted by Valerie Reid @ 10:56 AM
Monday, June 13, 2016
Posted by Valerie Reid @ 1:09 PM
Wednesday, May 04, 2016
MHSLA 2016 Annual Conference -- October 12-14, 2016 -- Registration is now open!
Registration is now open!
The 2016 Annual Educational Conference will be held in Novi at the Baronette Renaissance Hotel
on October 12-14, 2016.
October 12-14, 2016
Location: Baronette Renaissance Hotel
in Novi, Michigan
“Think Outside The Book”
Hosted By: Metropolitan Detroit Medical Library Group (MDMLG)
and Michigan Health Sciences Libraries Association (MHSLA)
If you have any questions about the conference, or would like to volunteer to help, please contact a member of the Conference Planning Committee
Conference Web Site
Posted by Valerie Reid @ 10:22 AM
Friday, April 15, 2016
MDMLG Annual Meeting & Summer Luncheon Registration
2016 MDMLG Annual Meeting & Summer Luncheon Registration
*** PLEASE REGISTER BY FRIDAY, MAY 27, 2016 ***
DATE & LOCATION
WHEN: Thursday, June 9 from 11:30am - 3:30pm
18600 Haggerty Road
Livonia, MI 48152
Parking is free.
11:30am – 12:00 - Sign In
12:00 - 1:00pm - Luncheon
1:00pm - 2:00pm - Keynote: “Mindfulness for Stress Reduction & Resiliency Building,” by Dr. Lucy Sternburgh
2:00pm - 2:20pm - Break
2:20pm- 3:30pm - Business Meeting & Recognition
Lucy Sternburgh, Ph.D., is the Manager of Employee Wellness & Community Health Promotion at Beaumont Health System. She is a Registered Clinical Exercise Physiologist, Certified Worksite Wellness Program Manager, Intrinsic Coach®, Certified Wellness Speaker, and earned her PhD in Health Promotion & Wellness. Lucy is also a Special Lecturer at Oakland University within the Wellness, Health Promotion program, and very much enjoys sharing her passion for wellbeing with others. She has completed over 500 hours of training as a Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction (MBSR) teacher through the Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Healthcare and Society at UMASS Medical School. Lucy is especially passionate about encouraging others to take great care of themselves, and believes that health, happiness and well-being are contagious!
Luncheon Buffet Menu
Fresh Seasonal Fruit Boat
Fresh Vegetable Tray with Herbed Dipping Sauce
Spinach Salad with Bacon, Red Onions and Eggs
Mixed Green Salad
Whole Green Beans Almandine
Chicken Breast Marsala with Sautéed Mushrooms and Shallots
Herb Crusted Atlantic Salmon with Lobster Tortilla Broth
Vegetarian Cannelloni with Tomato Coulis
Roasted Redskin Potatoes
Rolls & Butter
Chef’s Choice Assorted Dessert Table
Coffee, Tea, Soft Drinks, and Water Service
MDMLG MEMBERS: $20.00 - Lunch & Meeting
NON-MDMLG MEMBERS: $35.00 - Lunch & Meeting
Make check payable to MDMLG and mail to:
130 Kresge Library
100 Library Drive
Rochester, MI 48309
*** PLEASE REGISTER BY FRIDAY, MAY 27, 2016 ***
Posted by Misa Mi @ 12:48 PM
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
Membership Services—Stephanie Stebens
Nominating Committee—Ella Hu, Evan Sprague and Alexandra Sarkozy
Posted by Barbara LeTarte @ 10:54 AM
Monday, February 22, 2016
FREE PubMed and Emergency Preparedness Course Offering - 7 MLA Credits - March 24, 2016
The Metropolitan Detroit Medical Library Group (MDMLG) is proud to be hosting a two course event at WSU’s Shiffman Medical Library on March 24, 2016 from 8:30am to 4:30pm. Holly Ann Burt will be teaching “Keeping up with PubMed” in the morning and “Emergency Preparedness for Libraries” in the afternoon. These courses are FREE to attend and are being brought to you by the National Network of Libraries of Medicine Greater Midwest Region (GMR). We encourage you to participate and hope you can join us!Keeping Up With PubMed
- 4 MLA CE Credits (8:30am to 12:30pm)
With a hands-on approach, this class will show attendees how to use the features of PubMed effectively. Attendees will be able to describe the contents of PubMed; formulate basic search strategies; display, print, and save results in various formats; revise and refine searches; and use special features such as Related Articles, Link to journals, Citation Matcher, and Clinical Queries. The instructor will demonstrate online searches and students, at computers connected to the Internet, will be invited to follow along. Time for individual practice will be provided.Emergency Preparedness for Libraries
- 3 MLA CE Credits (1:30pm to 4:30pm)
The class examines strategies to assist librarians with preparing for, responding to, and recovering from emergencies. Topics include learning how to conduct a basic risk assessment for their libraries and craft a basic emergency preparedness plan including strategies for continuing library services during the emergency; disaster planning models; types of resources available for emergency planning and recovery; relationships with first responders, vendors, and other libraries; and issues related to salvage. Class activities provide the opportunity to discuss and begin developing continuity of service plans and related processes.
Please register, using the online form http://www.mdmlg.org/CE%20Registration%2003-24-2016.docx by March 11, 2016
Cost is FREE for both MDMLG members and non-members.
We look forward to seeing you!
The MDMLG Professional Development Committee
Posted by Valerie Reid @ 2:04 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
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
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Membership Drive - 2014-2015
It is time for the annual MDMLG membership drive.
To renew your current membership or to become a new 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 July 31st, 2014.
Types of MDMLG membership:
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
--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 Angela Sponer. You can also check out the MDMLG Website at http://www.mdmlg.org/
MDMLG Membership Services
Posted by Valerie Reid @ 8:26 AM
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Posted by Valerie Reid @ 10:46 AM
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:
Executive Board/Member Services:
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!
Chair, Nominating Committee
Posted by Valerie Reid @ 4:41 PM
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.
Posted by Valerie Reid @ 4:06 PM