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MLA books cover topics important to medical librarians. Learn more about our books or how to submit a proposal. Purchase MLA books through our copublishers, ALA Neal-Schuman and Rowman Littlefield Publishing Group.
Bibkits and Dockits cover more specific health sciences information subjects. Current titles can be purchased in ebook or print formats from the MLA store:
- The Patient Safety Perspective: Health Information and Resources Online and In Print, PDF Version
- The Patient Safety Perspective: Health Information and Resources Online and In Print, Print Version
- Position Descriptions in Health Sciences Libraries: Traditional and Emerging Roles, PDF Version
- Position Descriptions in Health Sciences Libraries: Traditional and Emerging Roles, Print Version
Over 25 older titles are available free to MLA members as e-books.
Many of MLA’s 21 sections publish newsletters for their members or the public. Find out details on our section's pages.
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