Newsletter of the Medical Library Group of Southern California and Arizona

2022 MLGSCA Survey results

Last month the CE/Programs Committee sent a survey to the membership asking about preferred training formats and topics. We had 31 responses. After coding the individual responses, the committee produced a presentation with summaries of the findings. You can download a copy of the presentation in pdf form. If you have additonal questions, contact the […]

Fall CE and Business Meeting Oct 20

The CE will immediately precede the  MLGSCA Fall General meeting. The MLGSCA meeting will be 12:30 -1:30 PDT/MST on Thursday, Oct. 20 and will use a separate Zoom link from the CE (check your email for details). I will be sending out an agenda and Spring meeting minutes closer to the meeting.  The first 10-15 […]


Hello everyone, The Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM), has created a series of consumer health classes for anyone interested in consumer health information and outreach. CHIS On Demand is comprised of 5 separate classes which cover the critical, need-to-know content related to the 5 Level 1 CHIS competencies: 1)   Know the Community […]

NNLM R4 Connections: Stuck on a Cruise Ship – How to Help Aspiring Health Professionals Through HOSA

The July NNLM Region 4 Connections webinar, Stuck on a Cruise Ship – How to Help Aspiring Health Professionals Through HOSA, is scheduled for July 14 from 12-1 MDT/11-12 PDT. Come hear K-12 librarians and school faculty describe their experiences as advisers to local chapters of the Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA). This session […]

Join NNLM Region 4 for a talk on the health effects of racial microaggressions

At the May 12 NNLM R4 Connections meeting (11:00 AM MST), Jaena Alabi will give a talk entitled, “Racial microaggressions: Their effects on mental and physical health.” The talk is free and open to all; register at In this session, guest speaker Jaena Alabi will present a brief history of racial microaggressions research, focusing […]

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 […]

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 […]

Message from President-Elect Kelli Hines: Please Take Survey for Creation of CE Courses and Webinars

Below is a message from MLGSCA President-Elect Kelli Hines: Dear MLGSCA members, Greetings from your new President-Elect! One of my duties is to coordinate continuing education (CE) opportunities for our chapter. Please take a few minutes to share your thoughts in the following survey: Thank you in advance for your time. Your feedback will […]

Free CE Opportunity: Advanced PubMed Tips, Tricks, and Tools

The National Library of Medicine Training Center will be offering a free, online class called Advanced PubMed(r) Tips, Tricks, and Tools: MeSH. The class is scheduled for Wednesday, September 30, 2015. Follow this URL to register: Class Description This class covers several advanced concepts in the use of Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) for searching […]

MLA workshop on library statistics

MLA is offering the following workshop: “Library Statistics: Data Analysis for Librarians.” This workshop will discuss steps for designing research projects that require statistical data, using methods of collecting data, using statistical software for analyzing these data, and drawing accurate conclusions once data have been analyzed. The workshop will include the following: Lecture via webinar […]

Quint is almost here!

We’re just 9 days away from the start of the Quint meeting, which is going to be great, and we want you to be there! One CE class – Fundamentals of Data Visualization – has reached its enrollment cap so it is no longer available, but there is still plenty of space in the other […]

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