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Samantha Garcia Receives the 2021 Library Staff Excellence Award

Samantha Garcia of the Lee Graff Medical and Scientific Library at City of Hope in Duarte, California, is this year’s recipient of the MLGSCA Library Staff Excellence Award. Samantha, who has worked at City of Hope for 16 years, was nominated by her colleague Jeanette Duffels. Samantha was recognized not only for her consistently excellent […]

NNLM Region 5 to Support MLA Webinar on Research Data

NNLM Region 5 is happy to provide access for our network members to the following Medical Library Association webinar (register here by August 23rd to ensure your spot): Using Common Data Elements to Enhance Research Data August 26th, 11am – 12:30pm PT | 10am – 11:30am AKST | 8am – 9:30am HST | 7am – […]

NNLM Region 5 to Support MLA webinar on PRISMA-S

NNLM Region 5 is happy to provide access for our network members to the following Medical Library Association webinar:  (register here by August 7th to ensure your spot) What’s Needed to Make a Literature Search Reproducible? An Introduction to PRISMA-S August 10th, 11am – 12:30pm PT | 10am – 11:30am Alaska | 8am – 9:30am […]

Applications accepted for MLGSCA’s First Time AHIP recipients

MLGSCA Awards Committee Announcement Applications are now being accepted for MLGSCA’s award for first-time recipients of the Academy of Health Information Professionals (AHIP) designation. Please see this page for details and encourage interested members to apply before July 31: https://mlgsca.mlanet.org/beta/index.php/awards/ahip-first-time-applicant-award

NNLM Region 5 to Support NLM Webinar for Members

NNLM Region 5 is happy to provide access for our network members to the following Medical Library Association webinar: Getting by With a Little Help from Your (Institutional Research) Friends: Building Relationships to Advance Data Support July 13th, 11am – 12:30pm PT (10am – 11:30am Alaska / 8am – 9:30am HST / 7am – 8:30am SST […]

Deadline Extended for MLGSCA Library Staff Excellence Award

The deadline for the MLGSCA Library Staff Excellence Award has been extended until August 1.   The purpose of the MLGSCA Library Staff Excellence Award is to honor an outstanding library staff in a health sciences library and to recognize the critical role and important contributions library staff make to the development and evolution of modern health […]

MLGSCA Election Results

The Nominating Committee is pleased to announce the results of the 2021 MLGSCA Election.   President-elect: Judy Kraemer Secretary: Ivan Portillo Treasurer: Kevin Pardon MLGSCA Chapter Council Representative: Danielle Linden MLGSCA Chapter Council Representative, Alternate: Mary White Nominating Committee: Nora Franco and Andrea Lynch MLA Nominating Committee Candidate: Susan Lessick   Thank you on behalf […]

MLGSCA Officer Candidates

MLGSCA 2021 Election – Slate of Officer Candidates President-Elect Judy Kraemer MLGSCA has provided me with a professional network since 1992 when I graduated from UCLA and began my medical librarian career. My MLGSCA network has guided and supported me when working in various corporate, academic, and hospital settings. I developed my MLGSCA network by […]

Claudio Garcia wins MLGSCA Staff Scholarship

On Behalf of the Awards Committee To Claudio Garcia on being awarded the MLGSCA Staff Scholarship! Claudio is currently a Library Science student at the University of Arizona iSchool. From his nomination: “Having witnessed his creativity and flexibility during this extraordinary time, I have no doubt that CJ will be able to learn, change, and […]

SAVE THE DATE 2021 Medical Libraries Group of Southern California and Arizona virtual spring symposium: Uplifting Community Voices THURSDAY, MARCH 25, 2021 9AM-5PM PST  *MLGSCA ANNUAL MEETING NOON-1PM PST Sponsored by NNLM PSR and MLGSCA MLGSCA invites you to our spring symposium: Uplifting Community Voices. Hear from community organizations, students, and librarians about health education […]

Naomi Bishop Receives ALA’s “I Love My Librarian Award”

Current MLGSCA chapter president Naomi Bishop has received the “I Love My Librarian” from the American Library Association. Naomi was among ten winners of this year’s award, continuing a tradition that has honored 130 librarians in all types of libraries since 2008. Naomi was nominated by several of her colleagues at the University of Arizona […]

New Workshop: Changing Publication Practices in the COVID-19 Era

Virtual Workshop by the Friends of the National Library of Medicine (FNLM) October 28, 2020; 11am – 1pm U.S. EDT Agenda is on the FNLM website . Changing Publication Practices in the COVID-19 Era Acceleration of impactful scientific results dissemination is greatly needed with the COVID-19 pandemic. Hear from leading experts who will discuss the […]

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