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NLM @ MLA - 2021

NLM @ MLA - 2021. NLM Tech Bull. 2021 May-Jun;(440):e4.

2021 May 13 [posted]

MLA vConference: May 10-27, 2021

The Medical Library Association (MLA) vConference Exploration and Live Action Weeks will run from May 10–27, 2021. We invite you to attend the following National Library of Medicine (NLM) sessions and view our linked materials to learn more about NLM products and services. You are also encouraged to talk with our staff at the NLM virtual exhibit booth.

Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM) Day at MLA

Monday, May 17 (11:00 AM CST)

Learn about the evolution of NNLM for the May 1, 2021–April 30, 2026 cycle. Then, meet with your specific region to learn more about the new configuration and the partnerships and opportunities available. Participate in the regional breakout sessions here.

Meet the Experts at the NLM Virtual Exhibit Booth

Wednesday, May 19 (10:00 AM CST)

Meet with Dr. Patricia Flatley Brennan and Dianne Babski as we open the NLM Booth at MLA’21 at 10:00 AM CST. Then, over 50 sessions are scheduled starting at 11:00 AM CST through 4:00 PM CST on May 20. View the full schedule and staff bios .

Educational Presentation/Product Showcase – NLM’s Contributions to NIH COVID Response

Wednesday, May 19 (On-Demand)

Learn about NLM’s continuing contributions to COVID response as part of trans-NIH COVID initiatives. This session will provide you with an overview of the range of activities and contributions the Library continues to make as part of the efforts to respond to and advance our understanding of COVID-19 and its impact.

Legislative Update

Tuesday, May 25 (1:30 PM CST)

Dr. Teresa Zayas Cabán, NLM Assistant Director for Policy Development, will discuss updates and priorities from NLM and NIH during the Advocating for Medical Libraries with MLA: Successes, Challenges, and Future Efforts session.

NLM/MLA Leiter Lecture: 

Tuesday, May 25 (3:30 PM CST)

Join us for the 2021 Joseph Leiter NLM/MLA Lecture: The Culture of Public Health and Food Safety featuring Mitzi D. Baum, MS. Launch the lecture.

NLM Update

Thursday, May 27 (10:15 AM CST)

Join NLM leadership for updates. Dr. Patricia Flatley Brennan, Director; Dianne Babski, Associate Director for Library Operations; and Dr. Olivier Bodenreider, Acting Director of Lister Hill National Center for Biomedical Communication will be this year’s speakers.

A live Q&A session will follow.

View the NLM Update PowerPoint Slides.

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