MLA ‘22 Annual Meeting Participation

The Medical Library Association held its Annual Meeting, MLA ’22, both virtually and in person in New Orleans, Louisiana, May 3-6, 2022. Congratulations to those from HSLS who participated in and contributed to the meeting:

MLA ’22 New Orleans, May 3-6 2022, #MLANET22,, “Reconnect, Renew, Reflect”Lightning Talk

Stephen Gabrielson, Scholarly Communication Librarian, presented “More than Manuscripts: Redesigning a Scholarly Communication Guide to Include Multiple Research Outputs.” Co-authors were Carrie Iwema, former Coordinator of Basic Science Services, Melissa Ratajeski, Assistant Director for Data and Publishing Services, Helenmary Sheridan, Data Services Librarian, and Francesca Yates, Research and Instruction Librarian.


Kirsten Crowhurst, TEC Program Innovation Strategist, Michael Balkenhol, NNLM All of Us Community Engagement Coordinator, and Tess Wilson, TEC Program Manager, were co-authors of the presentation “Citizen/Community Science & Crowdsourcing with the National Library of Medicine,” presented by Yamila M. El-Khayat, AZ Health Sciences Library. Other co-authors were Nancy Shin, Network of the National Library of Medicine Region 5, Stefania Acosta Ramirez, University of Iowa, Darlene Cavalier, SciStarter and Arizona State University, and Caroline Nickerson, SciStarter.

Rachel Suppok, Research and Instruction Librarian, presented “Providing EndNote Instruction through Interactive Tutorials.”

Committee Participation

Rose Turner, Assistant Director for Liaison Services and Instruction, completed her term as chair of the Awards Committee.


Stephen Gabrielson, Scholarly Communication Librarian, was nominated by the MLA Scholarly Communications caucus to be on the ballot for the 2023-2024 MLA Nomination Committee election.