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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

Register for One Health, May 3–8, 2013, in Boston, MA, incorporating MLA '13, the 11th International Congress on Medical Librarianship (ICML), the 7th International Conference of Animal Health Information Specialists (ICAHIS), and the 6th International Clinical Librarian Conference. Online registration is now open.

Renew your membership today and keep your MLA benefits coming—including substantially discounted One Health registration fees. Please contact Tomi Gunn in the MLA Membership Services department to make a payment or to ask questions regarding your membership, invoice, or accessing your online account.

2013/14 MLA Election Results
Congratulations to the winners of MLA's 2013/14 election! The candidates listed below will assume office at the conclusion of One Health (MLA ’13) in Boston, MA.

President-Elect: Linda Walton
Board of Directors (2013–2016): Kristine M. Alpi, AHIP; Sandra G. Franklin, AHIP
Nominating Committee: Judy Consales; Nicole (Nikki) Dettmar; Brenda Faye Green; Gale G. Hannigan, AHIP; Julia K. Kochi; Wayne Loftus; James Dale Prince, AHIP; M. J. Tooey, AHIP, FMLA; and Beth Whipple, AHIP

Continuing Education

Register now for MLA's spring webcast, "Partnering to Prevent Diagnostic Error: Librarians on the Inside Track" (March 13, 2013). Registration is open for sites and individuals.

Choose from more than 25 continuing education classes at One Health in Boston, MA. Not joining us in Boston? E-learning opportunities are also available—see the One Health CE page or the Preliminary Program for details.

MLA's "Leveraging Mobile Technologies for Health Sciences Libraries" webcast was a great success.  If you missed it, purchase a DVD of the program through the MLANET Online Store.

MLA's Online Boot Camp for new health sciences librarians


Take a look at the latest book from MLA: The Medical Library Association Guide to Finding Out about Diabetes: The Best Print and Electronic Resources by Dana L. Ladd and Alyssa Altshuler

The February issue of the MLA News is now online. [MO]

The January issue of the Journal of the Medical Library Association is now available.

Preprints for the January issue of the Journal of the Medical Library Association are now available. [MO]

Current edition of MLA-FOCUS, MLA's electronic newsletter [MO]

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