HSL Librarians Elevate at Annual Medical Library Conference

Health Sciences Library librarians Deborah Crooke, Associate Director, Danielle Aloia, Collection Management Librarian, and Jovy O’Grady, Scholarly Communications Librarian, along with Marie Ascher, Director, attended the 119th Annual Meeting of the Medical Library Association (MLA), “Elevate” in Chicago, May 4-8, 2019. MLA is the premier conference for health information professionals, bringing together medical librarians from all types of health sciences and medical libraries to learn about state-of-the-art developments, research and evidence-based practice from peers, to hear from industry leaders, and to reinforce relationships with product vendors.

Deborah presenting EBM results
Deborah presenting EBM results

Library faculty participated in the following activities:

Marie presenting faculty status results
Marie Ascher presenting results of faculty status for librarians research.
  • In a special content session, “My Favorite Tool,” Jovy O’Grady participated as a contestant and presented her favorite tool, AutoHotkey.  She WON as Fan Favorite as voted by the audience. Congratulations Jovy!
  • As a member of the Board of Directors of the Medical Library Association, Marie Ascher served in business planning and committee meetings. She is currently serving in her final year in this capacity.
  • Danielle Aloia contributed as an official Tweeter and blogger for the conference. Look for her posts on the MLA website or view her Tweet thread.

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