Category Archives: continuing education

GHSLA Virtual Summer Meeting & Fall Meeting Save the Date

The Georgia Health Sciences Library Association Summer meeting will be a virtual journal club held on Monday August 27th, from 12:00 to 1:30 pm. We will be discussing the research methods and practical implications of the two articles shared below. Both articles have been selected as part of the MLA Independent Reading Program and participants are eligible to receive 1 MLA CE contact hour for each article.

Connection details for the Zoom conference will be shared in the coming weeks. Members are invited to contact Kim Powell if interested in heading the discussion for either article.


Fall Meeting Save the Date: the GHSLA Fall Meeting will be held Friday, November 9th at Mercer University School of Medicine in Macon, GA

MLA Grants, Scholarships, and Fellowships – Due December 1, 2017

MLA offers a variety of funding opportunities to assist qualified students in graduate library science programs and to enable practicing health sciences librarians to pursue professional development.  Advanced education, professional development, travel grants, research awards and others are funded annually, with a due date of December 1, 2017.

Click here to read about the many opportunities available.

Registration Open for 2017 GHSLA / AHSLC Joint Meeting

Registration is open for the 2017 joint meeting with GHSLA and AHSLC being held Thursday and Friday, March 30-31, 2017 at the Graduate Athens conference center and hotel.

The theme for this year’s meeting is “Creating Alliances / Strengthening Resources.”  We will have two days of activities, including round table conversations, two half-day CEs, business meetings for GHSLA and AHSLC and discussion about merging our organizations.

Click here to be taken to the full meeting page.

MLA Webinar at Emory, October 26 2016

Emory’s Woodruff Health Sciences Center Library will be hosting the MLA Webinar Designing Online Instruction: It’s Not Just for Distance Education Anymore, October 26th from 2 – 3:30 pm:

This webinar will teach you new and exciting ways to create online instructional materials for distance, blended, or even face-to-face sessions. The first part of the session will focus on defining different types of online instructional materials and strategies, while the second half will focus on “Analysis, Design, Development, Implementation, and Evaluation” (ADDIE) and software programs for creating online videos. Participants will earn 1.5 MLA CE contact hours.

To reserve your spot, or if you have any questions, please email Hannah Rogers: hannah.rogers@emory.edu.  Parking and Directions for the Woodruff Health Sciences Center Library