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HSLIC Faculty and Staff Present at MLA '24

by Sally Bowler-Hill on 2024-05-21T08:22:44-06:00 | 0 Comments

From May 18th-21st HSLIC faculty and staff participated in the 2024 Medical Library Association (MLA) Conference both virtually and in-person in Portland, Oregon. This year’s theme was “Stronger Together,” and a valuable opportunity the conference provides is for HSLIC personnel to network with their peers. It also is an important professional development opportunity to share experiences and present scholarship in health information sciences.

HSLIC faculty and staff presented or facilitated the following sessions at the conference:

  • Melissa Rethlefsen 
    • Lasting impact of COVID-19 on the programs and services provided by Academic Health Sciences Libraries (paper with Bart Ragon and Elizabeth Whipple) 
    • Improving peer review of systematic reviews by involving librarians and information specialists: preliminary results of a randomized controlled trial (poster with A. Patricia Ayala, David Blanco de Tena-Dávila, David Moher, Holly Grossetta Nardini, Jamie Kirkham, Kate Nyhan, Kate Nyhan, Maurice Zeegers, Sara Schroter, Shona Kirtley, and Whitney Townsend)
  • Sally Bowler-Hill, Melissa Rethlefsen, Robyn Gleasner, Laura Hall, Ingrid Hendrix, Kristin Proctor, and Lori Sloane 
    • Using a General Survey to Determine Value: One Health Sciences Library's Experience Customizing the MISO Survey (virtual paper) 
  • Deirdre Caparoso and Deborah Rhue 
    • Collaborating for Strength and Knowledge: A Tribal Libraries Field Trip to a Health Sciences Library (poster with Cassandra Osterloh and Tracy Garcia) 
  • Jon Eldredge 
    • Bringing the New MLA Research Agenda to Life... Together (MLA Research Agenda Committee immersion session) 
    • Deciphering the Editorial Peer Review Process (immersion session) 
  • Varina Kosovich 
    • Adaptive Space: A Student-Centric Approach to a Health Sciences Library Wellness Room (paper) 
  • Danielle Maurici-Pollock 
    • Information Services Papers (moderator)

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