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Jean P. Shipman, AHIP, FMLA, Receives the 2017 Marcia C. Noyes Award

Jean P. Shipman, AHIP, FMLA, Receives the 2017 Marcia C. Noyes Award
Thu June 15, 2017
The highest honor that MLA confers is the Marcia C. Noyes Award. Jean P. Shipman, AHIP, FMLA, University of Utah–Salt Lake City, received the 2017 Marcia C. Noyes Award at MLA ’17 in Seattle, Washington. is the platform for the fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5®); all American Psychiatric Association (APA) Publishing journals, including the American Journal of Psychiatry; and bestselling textbooks
Nature Biomedical Engineering will bring the convergence of fields in the health and physical sciences into the spotlight.
Breakthrough discovery and invention often emerge at the interface between disciplines.
I’ll be attempting to tackle the question that your supervisor probably asks every time you turn in your conference receipts for reimbursement: “So, what did you get out of MLA?” (When what they really mean is “How is our library going to benefit from MLA?”)
Register now for MLA's upcoming webinar, "Survey Success: 10 Essential Tips for Effective Survey Design." Join Deborah H. Charbonneau as she aims to demystify the survey process for librarians and information professionals by providing “10 essential tips for effective survey design.”
Links to some of the MLA resources mentioned in Teresa Knott's Presidential Address.
A year of changing, dreaming, daring and doing.
We all struggle with citation styles from time to time, and in many cases that style is APA. Whether we’re working on citations for our research or helping students with theirs, it’s important for us to know the correct attribution formats for any kind of resource.

APA Style CENTRAL has the potenti
Two poster sessions are complete and two more are coming. Have you found your favorites?
HLS to Plan Strategically
Like many of you, I started my day off by attending one of the Sunrise Seminars.
Nobody cares how much you know, until they know how much you care. Theodore Roosevelt
Have you been taking advantage of the learning opportunities offered by the papers and posters that are presented at MLA? These are another great way to network and learn.
Calling all Hospital Librarians to the Annual Business Meeting and Ice Cream Social
Can you imagine what the job description looks like for an adventure librarian?

Hello everyone! I am both a first-time attendee and first-time guest blogger. Since this is my first time attending the MLA annual meeting, I decided to start my day bright and early by attending the MLA'17 New Members and First-Time Attendees Program and Breakfast.
Distinguished Members sign up for Colleague Connection
I had a great time during the Welcome Reception last night, meeting other librarians and chatting with vendors (and collecting pens!). I spent some time at the Medscape table, which was a resource I was vaguely familiar with but had never actually explored.
What are you learning at MLA'17?
The ribbon has been cut the Exhibit hall is open! Welcome to Seattle!
Curious about the name on your conference bag?
Hello! I'm excited to be a guest blogger for MLA 17, and really excited to get to Seattle. This will be my second MLA, and I feel like I have a much better handle on sessions I want to attend than I did for my first MLA.

A little about me: I'm the librarian for the College of Nursing at Michigan St
Leadership and Management Section programming during MLA '17.
Hungry? Visit the Concession Stand inside the Exhibit Hall to grab a wrap, burger, salad, sandwich, snack or drink!
Attending MLA '17? Tell us your success story of using an MLA competency to make a difference​.​ Video testimonials will be filmed at the Annual Meeting in Seattle. Videos will be posted on MLANET to showcase the skills and accomplishments of MLA members.
You don't have to wait until you get to Seattle to make a contribution for the MLA 2017 Service Project, and you may contribute even if you won't be at the meeting.
Have an early morning meeting and MLA ’17 and need coffee? Visit the Espresso Caffe Dior and Tougo Coffee for your morning cuppa joe.
The MLA Communities Strategic Goal Task Force has been working on our charge (see Strengthening ur Communities: A Solid Foundation by Teresa L. Knott, AHIP) since August 2016, specifically focusing on the first two parts of our charge
Are you driving to the MLA Annual Meeting and looking for parking options other than at the convention center?
Reminders as you prepare to leave for MLA'17 in Seattle!
Highlighting the MLA'17 theme: Dream, Dare, Do are our featured speakers: Julie Angus, Julia F. Sollenberger, Patricia Flatley Brennan and Hope Jahren! These are "don't miss" speakers so make sure to mark them on your calendar!
It snowed in western Montana on Wednesday, was 71° in LA, 90° in Denton, TX, 67° in Minneapolis, MN, 71° in Palm Beach, FL and 87° in New York City. You'll be packing for MLA'17 in Seattle soon - have you checked the forecast?
MLA and AAHSL urge Congress to support the National Library of Medicine's Fiscal Year 2018 funding
Is your schedule full yet? Check out the 4th Program session for topics on health disparities, diverse populations, library roles in curriculum and data management, web maximization as well as outreach and marketing. Don't miss the Lightning Talks session!
The number of homeless people in Seattle and King County continues to rise, with more than 4,000 people sleeping on the streets in a recent count. Mary’s Place in Seattle—which provides services for homeless women, children, and families—has been chosen for the MLA ’17 service project.
Can't wait to check out the posters at MLA'17 in Seattle? Pop onto the eGallery to view them, read the abstracts and plan your poster presenter questions!
AAP Pediatric Care Online
Access the latest pediatric clinical care recommendations anytime, anywhere—in one online resource.
Professional Headshots Available at the 2017 MLA Annual Meeting in Seattle!
So you’ve registered for MLA ‘17, booked a window seat on the plane, reserved your hotel room, and started filling out the itinerary planner.  The next question is: where are you going to eat? The MLA ’17 Restaurant Guide will help you answer that essential question!
Innovative health partnership prevents library closures
Funding cuts are a common and challenging reality for many libraries. To overcome the budgetary challenge, public libraries in Staffordshire, England, UK, have strategized to keep all libraries open through a creative partnership.
Monday afternoon's (1 pm - 2:25 pm) session will keep you on your toes! Negotiating, researching and Technologies - Oh My!

Product Spotlight: Psychiatryonline: Resources for Practitioners and Students (Sponsored)

Product Spotlight: Nature Biomedical Engineering (Sponsored)

Post Conference Blues, or: What to Do With the Information You Learn at MLA

Survey Success: 10 Essential Tips for Effective Survey Design

Capturing the Excitement: Before You Leave - When You Get Home

Takeaways from Seattle

Sunrise Seminar: What's New and Unique in EndNote

Learning through Networking

Daring to Change: Reflections on the Presidential Address

Business Meeting and President's speech

A Tool for APA Citations and Formatting

Posters, Posters, Give Me More Posters

Hospital Libraries Section to Plan Strategically

Sunrise Seminar: An "Inside/Outside" Look at Cochrane: Update from Carol Lefebvre

Looking Inside Ourselves

Poster and Paper Sessions

Calling All Hospital Librarians

Wanted: Adventure Librarian

MLA'17 New Members and First-Time Attendees Program and Breakfast

Calling All Distinguished Members to participate in the Colleague Connection

Clinical Reference Essentials for Everyday Practice

Great Starts

Exhibit opening

An Introduction to the Bag Sponsor

Sessions to Attend

Leadership and Management Programming at MLA

Visit the Grill

I Make a Difference! Success Stories

Service Project Reminder

Coffee at the Convention Center

MLA Communities: What Are Our Guiding Principles? We Need Your Input!

MLA'17 Parking

Top things to remember to pack

Featured Speakers


MLA and AAHSL Recommend NLM FY 2018 Funding

MLA'17 Program Session 4

MLA ’17 Service Project

Poster Sneak Peak and Schedule

Product Spotlight: American Academy of Pediatrics (Sponsored)

Professional Headshots at MLA'17

Dining Options in Seattle

International News

MLA'17 Program Session 3

Margaret M. Bandy

Announcing the Official Tweeters for MLA'17

MLA'17 Program Session 2

Continuing Education Courses

MLA'17 Mobile App

MLA ’17 Mini-Squatch Has Arrived