About PSS

The Public Services Section (PSS) of the Medical Library Association (MLA) provides an opportunity for its members to consult with colleagues on emerging issues in all aspects of medical and health information public services.  The members of PSS are a diverse group and include Directors and Assistant Directors, Reference, Information Access, Education and Instructional Services, Outreach, Circulation, Interlibrary Loan, Acquisitions Librarians, and more.

PSS extends a welcome to any MLA member interested in joining.  Dues are $10 paid annually to the MLA Membership office.

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Join us at MLA ’15 in Austin, Texas

It’s time to Submit Abstracts for Papers & Posters for MLA 2015 Librarians Without Limits

Deadline for abstract submission by authors is Monday, November 3rd.

Call for Papers

The MLA 2015 National Program Committee (NPC) invites abstract submissions for contributed papers that reflect innovative and best practices in health sciences librarianship to support the theme of “Librarians without Limits.” Papers should not repeat information submitted for posters. MLA’s Research Section will award prizes for the best research-based papers. Handouts and electronic presentations from paper presentations will be posted to MLANET.
Contact: Stephanie Fulton, sfulton@mdanderson.org; Will Olmstadt, wolmst@lsuhsc.edu; Merinda McLure, Merinda.McLure@ColoState.edu

Call for Posters

The MLA 2015 NPC invites proposals for concepts best presented in poster format that reflect on the theme of “Librarians Without Limits.” Posters should not repeat information submitted for papers. Posters and supplemental materials will be published on MLANET prior to the meeting. MLA’s Research Section will award prizes for the best research-based posters.
Contact: Katie Prentice, katherine-prentice@ouhsc.edu; Leslie Schick, leslie.schick@uc.edu