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The year 2017 saw multiple attempts by the US Senate and House of Representatives to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA). In each case, the Congressional Budget Office estimated significant increases in the number of uninsured Americans resulting from the proposed legislation
Greetings from the Pacific Northwest Chapter of MLA (PNC/MLA)!  We are pleased to announce that our annual meeting will take place October 14–16, 2018, at the Montvale Event Center in downtown Spokane, WA. 
Elaine R. Martin, Director of the Countway Library at Harvard University, is the 2018 Janet Doe Lecturer.
MLA '18 welcomes Dara Richardson-Heron, MD, chief engagement officer for the National Institutes of Health’s All of Us Research Program, as plenary speaker on Wednesday, May 23.
Vicki F. Croft, 2017 MLA Fellow biosketch
Jane Blumenthal, 2017 MLA Fellow biosketch
Are you interested in participating in the MLA 2018 Annual Meeting or want AHIP points? Volunteer to be a Twitter correspondent!
MLA is switching things up in Atlanta for the MLA ’18 Tuesday night dinner. Join your colleagues at the all-new Silver and Gold Networking Dinner and Talent Show, sponsored by McGraw-Hill Education. This unforgettable evening is all about community and fun
Join your colleagues at MLA ’18 for courses that will support health sciences librarians and other information professionals in adapting to rapidly changing environments, transforming their collections and service models, and leading important new changes in education, research, and librarianship.
Save the Date for the 2018 Upstate New York and Ontario Chapter (UNYOC/MLA) Annual Conference: The UNYOC Annual Conference is scheduled for November 14–16, 2018.

“Shake It Up” UNYOC/MLA Annual Conference 2017: The 53rd UNYOC Annual Conference was held in Syracuse, NY, on October 25–27, 2017.
On January 22, 2018, President Donald J. Trump signed House Bill H.R.3759, the Recognize, Assist, Include, Support, and Engage (RAISE) Family Caregivers Act of 2017 [1], which received bipartisan congressional support, as public law no. 115–119.
MLA 2018 is honored to have Dr. David Satcher, former Surgeon General and distinguished physician scientist as Plenary Speaker on Wednesday, May 23.
MLA 2018 NPC is seeking submissions for late breaking Lightning Talks in Atlanta.
This year’s MLA McGovern Lecture will feature the New York Times best selling author, William Powers.

A three-day workshop was conducted at the Kamuzu College of Nursing (KCN), Lilongwe, Malawi from December 5-7, 2017
Susan Lessick, AHIP, FMLA, project director, Research Training Institute, sent a letter on January 23 to the chairs of MLA sections and chapters encouraging them to consider funding scholarship aid for the health sciences librarians who will participate in MLA’s 2018 RTI.
The MLA '18 Contributed Content Working Group is seeking moderators for paper and lightning talk sessions during MLA '18. Please consider volunteering as a moderator and/or sharing this message with other MLA members.
Georgians have many descriptions for the weather: “Roasting,” “hotter than Georgia asphalt,” “like walking through soup.”
MLA ’18 is partnering with United Way Atlanta to raise money for the Street-To-Home homelessness initiative.
WHO’s mobile program to manage diabetes
For sufferers of diabetes, managing their condition is an ongoing and complicated task. Fast, reliable, and clear information is perhaps just as important as medication.
The MLA Annual Conference is switching things up a little at the Tuesday evening dinner and needs your talent!
A special thank you to the Research Institute for Public Libraries (RIPL).
MLA is very pleased to report that we received many applications for the 2018 RTI.
Thank you for submitting and contributing to the programming of MLA '18!
Register now for MLA's recorded webinar, Librarians, Get What You Want! Lessons in Influence from the Business World. Join our presenters, Lisa and Frank Traditi as they identify business skills that librarians need.
Register now for MLA's webinar series on Systematic Reviews. The live events will be held on February 27, March 27 and April 24. Join Margaret Foster, AHIP, and Sarah Jewell as they discuss matching review types, selecting software and developing a systematic review service.
Register now for MLA's webinar, Matching Review Type to Research Question: Which Review Is Right for You?, to be held February 27, 2018. Join Margaret Foster, AHIP, and Sarah Jewell as they present this first in the series on systematic reviews.
The National Programming Committee is seeking volunteers from the membership to blog on the happenings of MLA 2018. Volunteer today!
Who knew that Atlanta was going to experience a craft beer boom?
Contact your Senators and urge them to cosponsor S. 2271, The Museum and Library Services Act of 2017. Help them understand how your library supports their constituents.
Submit your application for MLA’s InSight Initiative's first summit now!
A special thank you to SAGE Publishing.
What is hotter than Atlanta in mid-August? A ticket to one of the most popular Broadway shows, Hamilton!
A four day workshop was conducted at Georgetown, Guyana from October 10-13, 2017
Linda A. Watson, AHIP, FMLA's oral history has been published
Register now for MLA's recorded webinar, Visualize Your Data: Tableau for Health Sciences Librarians. Join our presenter Ariel Deardorff as she introduces health sciences librarians to Tableau and its many uses.
This column will focus on news and information about the new Research Training Institute for Health Sciences Librarians (RTI). We are looking forward to sharing many things about the RTI with you as the RTI progresses. We are also looking forward to hearing from you.
Planning on attending RTI 2018? Make your case to attend with these strategies and customizable resources.
A special thank you to the Association of Academic Health Sciences Libraries (AAHSL).
Continuing education (CE) courses during MLA ’18 Adapting Transforming Leading in Atlanta, Georgia, will encourage health sciences librarians to move out of their comfort zones into new roles.

Op Ed: Why Health Insurance Policy Matters to Health Sciences Librarians


Chapter News: Pacific Northwest Chapter of MLA Annual Meeting Announced


Elaine Martin: MLA '18 Janet Doe Lecturer


Dara Richardson-Heron: NIH All of Us Research Program


MLA '18 Section Business Meeting


Paula G. Raimondo


Brenda Faye Green


Franklin, Sandra Gallop


Vicki F. Croft


Jane Blumenthal


Call for MLA 2018 Twitter Correspondents


MLA ’18: Silver and Gold Networking Dinner and Talent Show


MLA ’18 Continuing Education


Chapter News: News from the Upstate New York and Ontario Chapter (UNYOC/MLA)


The RAISE Act of 2017 to Recognize, Assist, Include, Support, and Engage US Family Caregivers Signed into Law


Dr. David Satcher: The Road from Rural Alabama to Surgeon General


Submit a Late Breaking Lightning Talk for MLA ’18


2018 John P. McGovern Award Lecturer: William Powers - Writer, Journalist and Technologist


Librarians without Borders® HINARI Internet Resources Train the Trainers Workshop Malawi: December 5-7, 2017


RTI Seeks Scholarship Aid from Sections and Chapters


Call for Session/Lightning Round Moderators


What Will the Weather Be Like During MLA 2018?


Community Service: The Atlanta Way


International News


Volunteer for the MLA’18 Talent Show


A Special Thank You to the Research Institute for Public Libraries (RIPL)


Thanks to All Who Applied!


MLA '18 Submissions Acceptance Rates


Librarians, Get What You Want! Lessons in Influence from the Business World


Systematic Review Webinar Series


Matching Review Type to Research Question: Which Review Is Right for You?


Call for MLA 2018 Bloggers


Something’s Brewing in Atlanta


TAKE ACTION TO SUPPORT THE MUSEUM AND LIBRARY SERVICES ACT OF 2017


Applications Due January 15, 2018, for MLA's InSight Initiative Summit! Apply Now!


A Special Thank You to SAGE Publishing


Get the Hottest Ticket in Town!


Librarians without Borders® HINARI Internet Resources for Researchers Guyana: October 10-13, 2017


Watson, Linda A.


Visualize Your Data: Tableau for Health Sciences Librarians


Welcome to the New RTI News Blog!


New RTI Web Page


A Special Thank You to the Association of Academic Health Sciences Libraries (AAHSL)


MLA ’18 Continuing Education


Take Action to Support Net Neutrality Protections


8 Tips for Using Metrics in Research Evaluation


Apply Now for the 2018 MLA Research Training Institute for Health Sciences Librarians


International News


Working Open: An Overview of Open Source Research Tools


MLA Addresses Next Generation Data Sciences Challenges in Health and Biomedicine