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MLA 2016

Thank you MLGCSA for the wonderful opportunity to attend the 2016 MLA annual meeting in Toronto.  It exceeded all my expectations.  Because MLGSCA was able to provide me with funds to attend, I had a much easier time of requesting funds from my company, Fortis College, to cover the rest of the expenses. Some of […]

Congratulations Sydni!

Sydni Abrahamsen is the MLGSCA First Time AHIP Award recipient. Sydni is a recent hire to the Patient & Health Education Library at Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, AZ. From October 2006 to July 2016, Sydni worked at the Noble Science and Engineering Library on the Tempe Campus of Arizona State University (ASU). “The AHIP membership shows […]

Apply for the First-Time AHIP Applicant Award

Do you want to join AHIP, but can’t afford the application fee? Apply now for the MLGSCA First-Time AHIP Applicant Award! The deadline is July 31, 2016. AHIP First-Time Applicant Award Purpose: To encourage members of the MLGSCA Chapter to apply for membership in the Academy of Health Information Professionals (AHIP). Award: Participant will be reimbursed […]

MLGSCA Outstanding Health Sciences Library Paraprofessional of the Year Award

On behalf of the Awards Committee: Nomination deadline is July 1st: Purpose The purpose of the MLGSCA Outstanding Health Sciences Library Paraprofessional of the Year Award is to honor an outstanding library paraprofessional in a health sciences library and to recognize the critical role and important contributions library paraprofessionals make to the development and evolution of modern […]

MLGSCA First-Time AHIP Applicant Award

AHIP First-Time Applicant Award Purpose: To encourage members of the MLGSCA Chapter to apply for membership in the Academy of Health Information Professionals (AHIP). Award: Participant will be reimbursed for the AHIP application fee ($200 Academy Member level or above, or $135 Provisional member level). Eligibility: Current member of MLGSCA Chapter and of MLA (National) […]

Society of Teachers for Family Medicine Conference

Tiffany Moxham received the MLGSCA Professional Development Award. Interested to see how she used it? Here is her account: The MLGSCA professional development grant allowed me to present at the Society of Teacher’s for Family Medicine’s [STFM] Medical Student Education conference in Phoenix.   My topic, “Librarian outreach to support retention and reward of community preceptors” garnished […]

MLGSCA Research Grant

Do you have a project idea? Now is the time to apply for the MLGSCA Research Grant of up to $500 to support your library research! MLGSCA recognizes the need for research that focuses on topics and issues in health sciences librarianship. Of particular interest are projects that are practical in nature so that results […]

MLGSCA Professional Award

On behalf of the Awards Committee: Consider applying, deadline is Feb. 15th Purpose: To support professional development activities including attendance at classes, conferences and meetings; To provide MLGSCA members with the opportunity to increase their competence in the theoretical, administrative and/or technical aspects of librarianship. Eligibity: The applicant must: 1. Be a regular member of […]

2016 Joint Meeting Report

I want to thank the MLGSCA Awards Committee for selecting me for the Professional Development Award. It was used for the 2016 Joint Meeting at Stanford University. Many of you may know that I was the registration co-chair of the Joint Meeting along with Nita Mailander.  I recommended using Wild Apricot for membership and conference […]

Louis Darling MLGSCA Achievement Award

On behalf of the Awards Committee: Please note deadline is: February 15, 2016 Purpose of Award The purpose of the Louise Darling MLGSCA Achievement Award is to honor significant contributions to health sciences librarianship, as well as to the Medical Library Group of Southern California and Arizona. Criteria for Award 1. Candidate’s contribution is significant […]

MLGSCA Paraprofessional of the Year

On behalf of the Awards Committee: Congratulations to Bethany Weinberg, Recipient of the MLGSCA Paraprofessional of the Year Award Bethany is a Library Assistant at the West Coast University Campus Library located in Anaheim, California. She has worked there since June 2013 where she provides consistent, excellent library service to students, faculty, and staff Her nominator […]

Scholarship for Paraprofessionals in Health Sciences Libraries

Submission Information and Application The Medical Library Group of Southern California and Arizona (MLGSCA) continually and vigorously supports the recruitment of outstanding candidates to the profession of health sciences librarianship. One mechanism employed by MLGSCA in order to accomplish this, is through the provision of the Scholarship for Paraprofessionals in Health Sciences Libraries. This scholarship is […]

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