MLA Webinars for Spring 2015

MLA Webinar: InterProfessional Education: What it Is and How Librarians Can Partner (for more information

Wednesday, March 4, 2015, noon–1:30 p.m., central time.

Carnegie Library
1101 W. Washington St
Phoenix, AZ 85007
Tel: 602-926-3604

The facility offers free visitor parking in the parking garage directly across the street in addition to the curbside parking on Washington and Jefferson Streets.

MLA Webinar: The Diversity of Data Management: Practical Approaches for Health Sciences Librarianship Webcast (for more information

+ CABL meeting

Wednesday, April 22, 2015, 1:00pm–2:30pm, central time.

Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine & Health Sciences
2140 E. Broadway Rd.
Tempe, AZ, 85282
More information to come.

AzLA 2015 Call for Proposals


The Arizona Library Association will be opening a call for proposals for the 2015 Annual Conference on Friday, February 20th.  This year the conference will take place at the High Country Conference Center, in Flagstaff Az from November 18-20th.

The current tentative deadlines for proposals are as follows:

  • Pre-conferences and Programs: April 27, 2015.
  • Posters, Roundtables and Blitz Sessions: May 25, 2015.

Keep an eye out for the official call for proposals later this week at the AzLA website:

Holiday Party Photos Up

Check out a few photos from last week’s Holiday Party/MLA Webinar:
Holiday Party 2014

Thanks to everyone for attending – we’ll see ya next year!



Reminder: Registration PubMed for Trainers Class


Registration looks to be still open for the PubMed for Trainers course offered by the National Library of Medicine Training Center (NTC) in January.  This course will take place online for 3 weeks and culminate in a day long in-person session hosted at Grand Canyon University.

As described in the course’s promotional material, “this hands-on course consists of 9 presentations created by the National Library of Medicine, live demonstrations, hands-on exercises, group work and discussions, and networking opportunities over the course of four sessions.  You can expect an additional 2-3 hours of independent homework.  Upon completion of the class, participants receive 15 hours of MLA CE credit.”

The schedule for the course is as follows:

  1. Monday, January 12, 2015, 10 am – 12 noon PT (online via Adobe Connect)
  2. Thursday, January 15, 2015, 10 am – 12 noon PT (online via Adobe Connect)
  3. Thursday, January 22, 2015, 10 am – 12 noon PT (online via Adobe Connect)
  4. Thursday, January 29, 2015, 9 am -4:30 pm PT (in-person at Grand Canyon University, Phoenix AZ)

To register and for more information see:

MLA Fall Webinar Schedule & Locations


Please see the below dates, times, and locations for the upcoming MLA webinars & CABL meetings to add to your calendars.  More detailed information related to each webinar/meeting will be sent out separately closer to each of the specific dates.

MLA Webinar: Wednesday, October 22, 2014  11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Arizona Health Sciences Library – Phoenix – Health Sciences Education Building (HSEB) 435 N. 5th Street, 3rd floor Phoenix, Arizona 85004Webinar info:

MLA Webinar: Wednesday, Oct 29, 2014 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Midwestern University 19555 North 59th Avenue • Glendale, AZ 85308
Webinar info:

CABL Meeting & MLA Webinar: Wednesday, November 5, 2014  12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m plus CABL meeting after
Maricopa Integrated Health System
Webinar Info:

MLA Webinar: Wednesday, December 3, 2014 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
A.T. Still University Library
Webinar Info:

CABL Holiday Party & MLA Webinar: Tuesday, December 9, 2014 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. plus Holiday party after
Grand Canyon University Library
Webinar Info:

MLA Summer Webinar & CABL Meeting

CABL will be hosting the third webinar in MLA’s Summer Educational Webinar series & CABL Meeting on September 3rd.

Fortis College will again host at:
Fortis College
555 N. 18th Street
Phoenix, AZ 85006

Free parking should be available in the section of the parking lot titled “Fortis College Parking” (green signs) or on one of the surrounding streets if full.  Please consider attending the Fortis College Advisory Meeting before the MLA Webinar – lunch will be provided.


  • 10:00AM – 11:00AM Fortis College Advisory Meeting (Lunch provided by Fortis for attending)
  • 11:00AM – 12: 30PM MLA Webcast
  • 12:30PM (approx.) CABL Meeting

Here is information about the MLA webcast:


Quint Meeting Writing Retreat

Planning to attend the Quint Chapter meeting in Denver from October 12-16th?  Consider applying for the Writing Retreat that will take place on Sunday October 12th & Monday October 13th.

No matter what stage in the research and writing process you find yourself at, this workshop will allow you to receive additional time and support in writing your manuscripts.

Two scholarship slots will be available to MLGSCA members.  If you are selected you will also participate in a “train the trainer” experience so that you may co-teach the workshop in the future.

Applications are due August 8th.  See attached Writing_Retreat_application_form