The Midwest Chapter of the Medical Library Association Annual Conference was held in Cleveland this year at the Westin Hotel in downtown Cleveland from October 5-8, 2018.  Congratulations to the conference planners for a successful and invigorating conference.  SHAKE, RATTLE & ROLL #MidwestMLA18!  

MLANO Party!  If you are interested in helping to plan a MLANO social gathering, contact Holly Kimborowicz at!




Have You Heard?
NLM Loansome Doc program to be retired in July 2019. Read more details and suggested alternatives to obtaining articles at:


Time if Running Out. Apply for a Professional Development Award

Awards to assist individuals working in GMR Network member organizations to enhance their ability to use NLM resources or keep current on topics related to NIH initiatives.

  • Amount: Up to $2,500

  • Funding Period: Fourth Quarter (February 1, 2019-April 30, 2019), applications accepted beginning January 2019

New NLM Video on Opioid Crisis and Naloxone

New consumer video at:



Upcoming Educational Opportunities (selected)

For a comprehensive list of available training, go to:  Please share with others—free for everyone.

Health Statistics on the Web (1 hour MLA CE credit)

Thursday, February 28, 2019, 12 pm – 1pm ET. Registration/Details at:


Grants and Proposal Writing (1 hour MLA CE credit).
Thursday, February, 2019, 2 pm – 3 pm ET. Registration/Details at:

ABCs of DNA: Unraveling the Mystery of Genetics Information for Consumers (8 hours MLA CE credit). 

The class is asynchronous and is held in Moodle platform from March 1 – March 31, 2019. Registration/Details at:


Burnout Among Healthcare Professionals: The Unrecognized Safety Imperative (1 hour MLA CE credit).
Thursday, March 7, 2019, 2 pm – 3 pm ET. Registration and Details at:

For more information about MLANO or for information about joining MLANO email discussion group, please contact:

Holly Kimborowicz, MLS, AHIP
Health Science Librarian

Cathy Murch, MLIS, AHIP
Health Informatics/Systems Librarian

Lake Health Resource Center/Library
440-639-4387 or 440-953-9600, ext. 33123


Cathy Murch, MLIS, AHIP
Health Informatics/Systems Librarian
Lake Health Resource Center/Library
Ph:  440-639-4387 OR 440-953-9600, ext. 33123

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