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Medical Library Association

Register now for MLA '09 in Hawaii!

The Medical Library Association (MLA) is a nonprofit, educational organization with more than 4,000 health sciences information professional members and partners worldwide. MLA provides lifelong educational opportunities, supports a knowledgebase of health information research, and works with a global network of partners to promote the importance of quality information for improved health to the health care community and the public.

What's New

It's Not Too Late—Register for MLA '09 Today!
It's not too late to register for MLA '09, "iFusions," May 15-20 in Honolulu, Hawaii! Online registration is fast and easy. Use either your MLA membership ID number or your email address to register. Register and start planning today for MLA '09! >>

Registration Now Open for E-Learning Opportunity
The online course Getting Magnetized: Search and Service Strategies for Nursing Excellence is being offered May 7–June 17 , 2009 (4 CE contact hours) with an additional session scheduled for June 18–July 1, 2009 (additional 2 CE contact hours).  Register today and learn! Fees: Main session only, $125.00; main session plus additional session, $175. Class size limited to the first 20 registrants. View course information (on the MLA Educational Clearinghouse) and register today! >>

Sign on to MLA Connections Blog
Visit MLA Connections to see the latest posts by MLA Board members. Read a recap of the first virtual Board Meeting in February (complete with a picture), get the latest news on the Ethics Task Force, or join in a discussion of the benefits of chapter membership. Visit MLA Connections today to register and join in conversation with your colleagues!

April MLA News Online
Check out the April issue of the MLA News for tips for last-minute preparation for MLA '09, information on "Compassionate Use" drugs in the Expert Searching column, an update on the MLA budget, and highlights of the February MLA Board meeting. [MO]

Plan for 2009 ICML, August 31-September 4, 2009
The International Congress of Medical Librarians (ICML), with the theme “Positioning the Profession,” will offer an array of research papers, user studies, and innovative solutions in Brisbane, Australia. Local and international presenters will include those working in health libraries, publishing, and information and communication technologies, as well as clinicians and academics. A number of continuing education activities and tours of the region will also be offered. Read more on the ICML website and register >> Offsite link opens new window or tab



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