Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Enter and Win and MCMLA 2010!

Library Marketing and Promotion Contest:
MCMLA 2010 theme is “Breaking Barriers, Navigating Change”

Have you Broken Barriers in 2010?

Have you Changed Directions for yourself or your library?

Now is the time! Now is your chance!

MCMLA Library Advocacy Task Force is sponsoring a contest for Breaking Barriers, Navigating Change! Here is your chance to show off any new programs you have started in the past year, marketing project or promotional activities that you have used to improve or expand services in your library or for your users. Members are encouraged to submit materials to Marketing and Promotion Categories: you may enter one or both categories.

Prizes for the best entry scoring above 80 points will be awarded. Entries will be evaluated on Design, Presentation and Evaluation Criteria. Entries should be submitted to Barb Jones (jonesbarb@health.missouri.edu) by September 1, 2010. All entries are encouraged to display their projects and promotional materials at the Marketing Booth at MCMLA. The winners will be announced at MCMLA 2010. (bbj)

Friday, August 13, 2010

What's What in Wichita

Already registered and ready to come on down to Wichita? Learn more about just what all there is to do in Wichita by checking out some of the links below...

http://www.verbict.com/ -Find a verb(i.e. eat, shopt, etc...)of interest and click away!

Keeper of the Plains -Quite a sight at night!

Wichita Botanica -A rose by any other name...


Don't Forget about David Rothman

David Rothman, health information blogger, author and information specialist extraordinaire, will be speaking at MCMLA 2010 ,in Wichita, October 6th -9th. Be there for his presentation:

Cheap and Easy: Bang for Your Buck
The Easiest & Most Inexpensive Ways to Use Technology to Expand Services

For more information on all the speakers, events, and classes check out the MCMLA 2010 website.
Receive an early bird discount if you register by August 16th!

Exhibitors, Exhibitors, Exhibitors...

Our latest list of exhibitors...

American Medical Association
Basch Subscriptions, Inc.
BMJ Group
Ebsco Information Services
Journal of Visualized Experiments
Matthews Medical Books
McGraw-Hill Professional
Medical Library Association
Natural Standard
The New England Journal of Medicine
Rittenhouse Book Publishers, Inc.
STAT!Ref/Teton Data Systems
W.T. Cox
Wolters Kluwer Health/Ovid

Don't miss out, come on down to Wichita!

Register Soon! Early Bird Prices Still Available....

Time to register for MCMLA 2010 -- and save money!!! These early bird prices are good through August 16!

MCMLA Member:
$275--Full Conference, Oct. 8th & 9th
$145--One Day

$300--Full Conference, Oct. 8th & 9th
$175--One Day

$75--Full Conference or One Day, Oct. 8th &/or 9th

Register for CE classes by August 16 to save a spot!

Class descriptions at http://sites.google.com/site/2010mcmla/ce
Full-Day Classes -- $100
Half-Day Classes -- $50
NTCC Classes -- Free!

Classes require a minimum number of participants or will be cancelled. Conference organizers will make that determination based on enrollment by August 16. If conference organizers cancel a class, participants may choose to sign up for a different class or receive a full refund of class and transportation fees.

Wednesday, June 23, 2010

How can you get to Wichita? MCR has subsidies!

MCMLA 2010 is shaping up to be a great conference! What an opportunity for professional development! The CE classes, the keynote speakers, exhibitors, posters, technology sherpas, networking with colleagues . . . .

Don't let budget cuts hold you back! Consider applying for MCR's Professional Development Subsidy. MCR will be awarding approximately 25 subsidies (up to $1500 each) this year. Go to http://nnlm.gov/mcr/funding for more information and to fill out an application.

Break the barrier of budget limitations.
Navigate a new way to pursue professional development this year.
Join us at MCMLA 2010 in Wichita!

Monday, June 7, 2010

Here We Go!

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