Professional Development Opportunities
Updated: May 12, 2021
Below are some professional development opportunities that we have been asked to share with our membership.
Structed Abstract Brown Bag, May 21, 2021 1pmCT
Never submitted a structured abstract for a conference before? Join us for an informal Structured Abstract Brown Bag on May 21, 1pm CT (12pm MT, 2pm ET). We'll talk about requirements for conference abstracts, types of presentations, and answer any questions you may have. Session will be recorded. (Link to join the Zoom meeting: https://umn.zoom.us/j/93414540324?pwd=Zi9jWWpxcHA2ak9LTTJEcmZuMVlKZz09)
Midwest Chapter/MLA joint online meeting with Midcontinental Chapter
The Joint Research Program Committee invites poster, paper, and lightning talk abstract submissions on any health sciences librarianship topic for the 2021 MCMLA/Midwest Joint Chapter Meeting. The meeting will take place virtually from October 13-15, 2021.
Submission to present at the MCMLA/Midwest Joint Chapter Meeting is open to members and non-members of MCMLA and the Midwest Chapter. Papers will have 20-30 minutes for their presentation, while lightning talks will have 5-10 minutes. Posters will be available in an online tool with optional audio narration. For accepted submissions, at least one author should be in attendance at the virtual conference. Submission of work that has previously been presented at MLA but not at MCMLA/Midwest Chapter is welcomed and encouraged for this year’s joint meeting. Both program descriptions and research projects are encouraged. Feel free to forward this announcement to potentially interested parties that may not have received this email. Deadline for submissions is June 4th. Early submissions are welcomed and appreciated. Acceptance decisions will be sent out by July 30th.
Submission URL: https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=wx-POULzbE2WN7R4qD-DcdX5K8A1vndGjqa2df9MYsRUMjRPTUtWUTMxSjdCOVJTQUhMTENLSVBYUS4u
The registration cost for the Joint Midcontinental/Midwest Chapter meeting: $25 per person, regardless of membership.
Wisconsin Health Science Library Association (WHSLA) Conference
Registration is now open for the 2021 Wisconsin Health Science Library Association (WHSLA) Conference. The meeting will be held via Zoom on Wednesday June 16, from 9:30am to 4pm.
Registration is free for WHSLA members, $30 for non-members, and $10 for students, retirees, and those enduring hardship/furloughs. Not a WHSLA member? Join for $20 and then register for the conference at no additional cost.
See the full schedule for more details and to register for the conference.