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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 Collection Equity Outreach Awards

The Network of the National Library of Medicine Region 5 (NNLM Region 5), under cooperative agreement with the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM), is pleased to announce the release of its Collection Equity Outreach funding opportunity. The funding opportunity is designed to support the Network of the National Library of Medicine’s mission to advance […]

NNLM Region 4 Invites Applicants for Awards

The Network of the National Library of Medicine, Region 4 (NNLM Region 4) invites applications for health information outreach, programming projects, and professional development opportunities. We want to see your application. The mission of the Network of the National Library of Medicine is to advance the progress of medicine, improve public health by providing U.S. […]

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 Library Staff Excellence Award

On behalf of the Awards Committee MLGSCA Library Staff Excellence Award Nomination deadline is July 1st   Purpose 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 […]

2018 MLGSCA AHIP First Time Applicant Award

I am pleased to announce the 2018 MLGSCA AHIP First Time Applicant Award goes to Jackie Davis, MLIS, AHIP. Jackie is the Consumer Health Librarian at Cushman Wellness Center Community Health Library at Sharp Healthcare.  In addition to earning AHIP Senior certification in 2017, she’s earned certification through MLA’s Consumer Health Information Specialization Program and […]

Medical Library Association calls for nomination for the 2019 Janet Doe Lectureship

Medical Library Association is accepting nominations for the 2019 Doe Lectureship in August 2017. Nominations are due by November 1, 2017. Call for Nominations for the 2019 Janet Doe Lectureship The Janet Doe Lectureship is a unique award, offering both significant recognition and the opportunity to present a major plenary session lecture at the annual […]

Ivan Portillo of Marshall B. Ketchum University and Melissa Johnson of Northern Arizona University are the 2017 MLGSCA First Time AHIP Awardees

On June 29, 2017, Kathleen Carlson, MLS, AHIP, Chapter Liaison to the MLA Credentialing Committee, announced Ivan Portillo of Marshall B. Ketchum University and Melissa Johnson of Northern Arizona Unversity (NAU) Phoenix Biomedical Campus Library as the 2017 MLGSCA First Time AHIP Awardees. Below was Carlson’s announcement: 2017 MLGSCA AHIP Award Announcement To learn more […]

MLGSCA Spring 2017 Professional Development Awardee Andrea Harrow’s Attendance at MLA 2017

Andrea Harrow was one of MLGSCA’s Spring 2017 Professional Development Awardees (see http://www.mlgsca.mlanet.org/newsletter/?p=5866). As an awardee of our Professional Development Award, she was required to provide a 500-word summary on her professional development activity for our blog. The following is her summary of her attendance at the Medical Library Association 2017: MLA2017 – the Reprise:  […]

Louise Darling Awardee

To Danielle Linden on receiving the MLGSCA Louise Darling Award From Danielle: I can’t even begin to express my thanks to the group for considering and awarding me with the Louise Darling Achievement Award. The list of previous recipients is impressive, and so many of them mentored, supported and influenced me when I began my […]

Spring 2017 Professional Development Awardees

On behalf of the Awards Committee   to our Spring 2017 Professional Development Awardees Carrie Grinstead Andrea Harrow

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 […]

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