Saturday, September 02, 2023
MDMLG General Business Meeting – Wednesday, September 20, 2023 1:00pm-2:00pm via Zoom


MDMLG General Business Meeting 

Wednesday, September 20, 2023

1:00pm-2:00pm via Zoom

WELCOME old & new members to the new MDMLG fiscal year!

We will be holding the first General Business Meeting of the year on Wednesday, September 20, 2023, 1:00pm-2:00pm via Zoom. The Zoom link is below.

We will be:

  • ·       Introducing you to the 2023-24 Executive Board
  • Providing an overview of some of the year’s projects and goals
  • Announcing the budget
  • Announcing some upcoming programming and professional development opportunities

We hope to see all of you there!

Elizabeth Bucciarelli, MDMLG President



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Register Now! Mini-MHSLA Annual Business Meeting and Program, September 27th

In place of our annual conference, the MHSLA Board is pleased to present a 1/2 day of virtual activities we're calling "Mini-MHSLA"! MDMLG is sponsoring the webinar as part of the event - many thanks to the MDMLG Program & Professional Development Committee!

Join us via Zoom on Wednesday, September 27th for our annual business meeting, a CE course, and an MLA live webinar! Receive up to 3 MLA CEs for attending!

Mini-MHSLA Schedule:

·  11am - 12pm:    Welcome & MHSLA Annual Board Meeting**

·  12 - 12:15pm:    Break

·  12:15 - 1:45pm: Keynote CE: Paradox in Healthcare Organizations: A Course in Paradox Theory for Medical Librarians Presented by Mary O'Kelly, Western Michigan University (1.5 MLA CEs)**

·  1:45 - 2pm:        Break

·  2:00 - 3:30pm:   MLA Webinar (Live): Keeping It Private: Supporting Research Privacy and De-Identification of Shared Data (1.5 MLA CEs) Co-sponsored by MDMLG. Thanks to MDMLG for applying and receiving funding to host this webinar. CE credit & recording is limited to 25 registrants; link to watch the live webinar is open to all registrants.

**Note: The business meeting and keynote address will be recorded.

Registration Required: There is no cost to attend Mini-MHSLA, however you must register to receive the Zoom meeting link and, post meeting, to receive the recordings and the code to claim your 1.5 CE credits for the "Paradox Theory" CE. CE credits for the MLA webinar are only available to the first 25 registrants who express a need for CE in the registration form. 

Please register via the online registration form by Friday, September 22nd!

If you have any questions about registration or the event, please contact Melanie Bednarski, MHSLA Membership Chair, at

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Thursday, August 31, 2023
Join us for an MDMLG Social Event!

The MDMLG Program and Professional Development Committee would like to invite you to an informal, social networking event on Thursday, September 21, 2023, at Ferndale Project in Ferndale, MI. Indoor and outdoor seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis, but I will be there early to lay claim to our domain. The event will begin at 5pm and conclude by 8pm.

Please be aware that while MDMLG is organizing this event, attendees will be responsible for purchasing their own food or drink. The menu can be found here. (Beer drinkers may be interested in their new release, “Treat Yo Shelf,” a collaboration with the Ferndale Area District Library.)

Date & Time
Thursday, September 21, 2023

Location & Parking
Ferndale Project
567 Livernois St.
Ferndale, MI 48220

There is free and ample parking available along Livernois St.

Please fill out this brief registration form to give us an idea of how many people to expect:

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Sunday, August 06, 2023
MDMLG Membership Renewal for 2023-2024

August begins our membership drive for the 2023-2024 year. Please consider renewing your current MDMLG membership or join by completing the online form at  

Types of MDMLG membership:

--Regular ($35)
--Students (Free!)

--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.

Thank you,

Stephanie Stebens
MDMLG Membership Services

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Wednesday, July 05, 2023
Sarah Marks - MDMLG Margaret Danowski Student Scholarship Award Recipient - 2022

Wayne State University student Sarah Marks is the recipient of the Margaret Danowski Student Scholarship Award for 2022-2023.

Sarah has a degree in biological sciences. She is currently working as a Medical Lab Scientist and has more than a decade of experience in healthcare in the field of medical laboratory science. She has a passion for research and libraries, and is interested in exploring the field of health sciences librarianship. Sarah is currently completing her MLIS degree at Wayne State University.

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