Newsletter of the Medical Library Group of Southern California and Arizona

Fill out your Committee interest forms!

Contributed by Emily Brennan, incoming MLGSCA President It’s time to form the MLGSCA Committees for 2012-2013! Committees of MLGSCA are key to the organization. Without the dedication, interest, and hard work of our members, MLGSCA would not function like it does.  There are 13 committees to match a variety of interests and skills.  Committees are […]

NLM Volunteer Internship Program

      Do you know someone who’s looking for library related internships or someone who might just enjoy the experience of a Volunteer Internship in NLM’s History of Medicine Division?  If yes, make sure to pass on this information.  “The HMD volunteer internship program offers practical, hands-on and results-oriented experience in the largest medical […]

Help an ILI Student!

In Spring 2011, Joan Kaplowitz, Ph.D., MLIS, UCLA Librarian Emerita, will be teaching SLIS 5960 “Information Needs and User Education” at Cal. State Northridge for the distance education program sponsored by the University of North Texas. The course, which is based on the Information Literacy Instruction course that she has offered at UCLA for over […]

Calling all MLGSCA members!

Are you a “newbie” wanting to get your foot in the door of the Southern California /AZ Health Sciences Libraries scene?  Or a “veteran” willing to share your wealth of knowledge?  Maybe you’re a mid-career professional in a special niche or especially inclined toward giving back to the profession!  Please consider participating in MLGSCA’s Mentoring Program. MLGSCA […]

Calling All Writers !

Submited by Rikke Ogawa, Emergent Technologies Coordinator, UCLA Louise M. Darling Biomedical Library The MLA Books Panel is always looking for publication topics and proposals from the members of the Medical Library Association.  The MLA Books Panel wants to provide the texts that enhance the knowledge and skills of librarians.  The submission problem for the […]

MLGSCA Committees: Which One Will You Join?

By Eileen Wakiji, California State University, Long Beach, MLGSCA President-Elect 2009-10 *Update: deadline has been extended to June 21. It is that time of year again – the formation of committees for MLGSCA! As every MLGSCA President knows, the committees of MLGSCA are the backbone of the organization.  Without the interest, dedication, and hard work of our members, […]

MLA 2010: Colleague Connection

By Heidi Schroeder, MLIS, Michigan State University Libraries Colleague Connection is MLA’s mentoring program that pairs newer members or first-time meeting attendees with returning, more experienced members during the annual meeting.  The purpose of Colleague Connection is to introduce new attendees to the association and help them get the most out of the MLA annual […]

Call for Nominations for MLA Offices

By Mary L. Ryan, AHIP, FMLA on behalf of MLA 2010 Nominating Committee The MLA Nominating Committee members are ready to begin identifying potential candidates for the election, and they would appreciate receiving recommendations from MLA members.  If you would like to recommend someone to be nominated for President or for the Board, or would like […]

California and Arizona Internship Programs

Whether you are a student looking for an internship, or an institution looking for an intern, check out this listing of schools’ internship programs. San Jose State University (SJSU) School of Library and Information Science Internship program Contact (non-archival internships): William Fisher, MLIS, Ph.D., MA Contact (archival internships): Lori Lindberg, MLIS, CA Lecturer The SJSU […]

Bloggers Still Needed for JM2010!

Please consider volunteering to be an Official Blogger for the Joint Meeting!  Receive AHIP points for sharing your perspective on events/activities you’ll already be attending.  By this Friday, January 15th, let Emily Brennan know you’re interested (  Thank you to those who have already volunteered! For more information, see the blog post, “MLGSCA/NCNMLG JM2010: Call […]

MLGSCA/NCNMLG JM2010: Call for Bloggers

By Andrea Lynch, Lee Graff Medical & Scientific Library, City of Hope Attending the 2010 MLGSCA/NCNMLG Joint Meeting?  If so, consider volunteering to be an Official Blogger for the meeting!  Deadline to express interest in being a Joint Meeting Official Blogger is January 15th, 2010. Interested, but need more information before you commit?  Consider some […]

MLGSCA/NCNMLG JM2010: Round Table Facilitators & Recorders Needed!

By Brooke Billman, Arizona Health Sciences Library and Suzette Kopec, St. Joseph’s Hospital Volunteers are needed to share their skills and expertise as a facilitator or recorder for the Round Table Sharing on Thursday, January 28 from 12-1:30pm at the MLGSCA/NCNMLG Joint Meeting. The Round Tables provide an opportunity to share experiences, learn about engaging […]

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