UNYOC Professional Development Blog Post – Elizabeth Mamo

I am writing to thank UNYOC for providing me with the funds to attend the Medical Library Association’s vConference, “2020 Vision: The Future in Focus.”+ My original intention was to attend the in-person conference scheduled for May 2020 in Portland, Oregon.  As COVID-19 spread, planners rescheduled the event to August 2020 and eventually moved the …read more

Call for Proposals – UNYOC 2020 ONLINE!

UNYOC 2020 is now accepting proposals! Please consider submitting a presentation proposal for the UNYOC 2020 which will be offered online this year on October 28-29. All member talks will be scheduled for Thursday, October 29, 2020.  Presenters receive a reduced registration rate for the full conference. Out of consideration of the online delivery of …read more

Call for Proposals – UNYOC 2020

UNYOC 2020 is now accepting proposals! Please consider submitting a presentation proposal for the UNYOC 2020 in Poughkeepsie, NY from October 28-30, 2020. All presenters receive a reduced registration rate of $50 (CAD or USD) for the full conference. This year’s theme is Poughkeepin’ It Real. Member content is an opportunity for our membership to …read more

MLA’s Garfield Research Fellowship

2019 Garfield Research Fellowship The Medical Library Association announces the 2019 Garfield Research Fellowship, a $5,000 award supporting research in the history of information science in the medical or health sciences. The Eugene Garfield Research Fellowship promotes and supports research in the history of information science. The fellowship, established in 2013, is intended to stimulate …read more

Call for Nominations

The Thomson Reuters/Frank Bradway Rogers Information Advancement Award is sponsored by Thomson Reuters. Originally sponsored by the Institute for Scientific Information (ISI), the award was presented for the first time in 1983 to Frank Bradway Rogers, MD, for whom it was subsequently renamed. The award is presented annually by the Medical Library Association (MLA) in …read more

Take the MLA Public Policy Engagement & Toolkit survey

Take the MLA Public Policy Engagement & Toolkit survey An online public policy toolkit is being developed as part of an MLA Rising Stars project in collaboration with members of the Governmental Relations Committee and the Joint MLA/AAHSL Legislative Task Force.  The purpose of the toolkit is to provide a roadmap for MLA and AAHSL …read more

Medical Informatics Section/MLA Career Development Grant

Looking for support for a career development activity?   Consider applying for the Medical Informatics Section/MLA Career Development Grant! The Medical Informatics Section/MLA Career Development Grant provides one individual up to $1500 to support a career development activity that will contribute to advancement in the field of medical informatics. Application deadline is December 1, 2013. The …read more

Chair’s Chat

Welcome to the first Chair’s Chat! This first communication will be relatively brief, but my intention is to post on a regular basis. As the holidays are quickly approaching, I’m sure everyone is busy between work and home responsibilities! Here’s a quick update on some of what’s been going on since Ithaca: Warren Hawkes has graciously …read more