Newsletter of the Medical Library Group of Southern California and Arizona

MLA/SLA ’23: Presentations by MLGSCA Members and Evening Socials

Posted on May 3, 2023 by Angela Murrell | No Comments

Join your colleagues for virtual and in-person sessions and some socializing at this year’s MLA/SLA Annual conference.


Title: Learning from each other: Results from the first year of a peer-reviewed literature searching project. Carrie Grinstead, Danielle Linden, Heather Martin (PNCMLA) Session: Virtual Papers 2 Date: Wednesday May 17, 2023 Time: 1:30 – 3:00 PM (don’t have final time yet, this is the window for session)


Title: Analyzing Changes in Work-From-Home Policies for Academic Medical and Health Science Librarians. Janet Crum Date: Thursday, May 18, 2023 Time: 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM

Title: Immersion Session – Systematic Review Services: What Works Best for You and Your Users?  Lisa Marks Moderating Date: Friday, May 19, 2023 Time: 9:00 – 10:30 AM

Title: Advocating for the value of health sciences libraries. MLA/RTI Value Studies Working Group (including Andrea Lynch & Susan Lessick) Session: Innovation & Research Practice 3 Date: Friday, May 19, 2023 Time: 9:15 – 9:30 AM

Title: Advocacy Resources for Hospital Librarians – Hospital Library Caucus LibGuide. Helen-Ann Epstein, Brian Baker,(presenting in-person) and Sunny McGowan (attending virtually). Date: Friday, May 19, 2023 Time: 1:00 – 2:30 PM

Evening Socials

Tuesday, May 16, Dinner Outing to Hockeytown Cafe ($$). We will depart as a group from the Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center lobby at 5:30 pm to gather at Hockeytown around 6:00 pm. Experience a bit of Detroit Redwing Hockey and Detroit Tigers Baseball history at a fun dining establishment. And experience the Detroit QLINE on the way there and back. A QLINE ticket is $1.50 for unlimited rides for a 3-hour period or $3/day. The operating hours on Tuesday are 8am-8pm with cars running every 8-12 minutes. Contact Judy Kraemer if you are interested in joining or need more information

Wednesday, May 17, Ice Cream social at Milk & Froth . We will gather at the entrance to the exhibit hall at about 7:30 pm and walk to Milk & Froth (only a few blocks away). Then take a stroll along the waterfront with views of Canada across the river. Contact Angela Murrell for information

Thursday, May 18, MLA Evening Event. MLA will be holding a evening event Thursday. Let’s get together at the event. Look for MLGSCA members. There will also be a games room at the MLA event event. Location will be announced in the MLA full planner (to be released soon).

Hope to see you at our MLA socials!


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