Presentation on theme: "“ONLY CONNECT!”. President’s blog."— Presentation transcript:
Task Force on Social Networking Software
Changes to come: Ability to change password online Shared workspaces E-portfolio Redesigned MLANET
Improved CE presence Consumer Health Information Specialization (CHIS) improvements Reorganization of content Restructured Educational Clearinghouse
MLA Fall Webcast “Scholarly Publishing and Open Access: Straight Talk” November 20, 1:00 pm CST
Statements and Standards Revisions Educational policy executive_summary.html Research policy Hospital Libraries Standards ( revisions to be published in April 2008 JMLA) Joint Commission update
Public Policy NLM Appropriations Bill EPA NIH public access policy The Copyright Law and the Health Sciences Librarian – available at webcopyright.html View all MLA public policy statements at
ANCC Magnet Recognition Program Letter + appendices White paper
MLA’s Deciphering Medspeak Brochure Series In the works... Plain language Medspeak Pediatric Medspeak
Celebrate National Medical Librarians Month!
Marketing your library
Health Information Literacy Health Literacy Wednesday Health Information Literacy Research
Link provided in Results available in early Membership Survey Please provide your feedback!
MLA Benchmarking Survey For the survey, please log on to (October 1- December 31, 2007)
Direct mail promotion Recruiting new talent Targeting members from other groups Reforma display ad and article Get involved!!
Career support Minority scholarships NLM/MLA Spectrum Scholars MLA/ARL Leadership and Career Development Program
Increasing partnerships Joint MLA/NLM PHR Task Force Librarians Without Borders SM Cunningham Fellowship ICML ’09
South African National Health Information Partnership (SANHIP) Agreement