Description of Award
Health information professionals are encouraged to take advantage Medical Library Association (MLA) webinars, which the Region 6 office sponsors at institutions across the Region. Participation in these webinars at sponsored sites is free! The Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM) Region 6 will sponsor up to ten (10) institutional registrations for MLA webinars each quarter. Applications will be accepted beginning September 1, 2022 and on an ongoing basis until funding for the quarter has been expended. Institutions can apply for one (1) webinar per quarter. While each sponsored site will be able to offer the live webinar and the recorded webinar to an unlimited number of participants for up to 180 days, the Region 6 site license will only provide CE codes for up to 25 individuals.
For more information about the available webinars, please follow the link(s) below.
- September 21st, 1:00pm – 2:30pm
Answering the Hard Questions: Prepare to Succeed in Developing Data Services
- October 6th, 1:00pm – 3:00pm
Picture This! Exploring Copyright Issues Through Image Use Case Studies
- October 20th, 1:00pm – 2:30pm
Planning for Systematic Review Success: Reference Interview & Protocol Development
In order to be eligible for sponsorship, your institution must:
- Have the personnel to administer the webinar and access codes to registrants
- Complete a short evaluation form following the sponsored webinar for the Region 6 office
- Have not hosted a previous MLA Webinar during the same quarter (only one sponsorship per institution per quarter)
- Be a current Region 6 NNLM Network member organization.
Application Review and Scoring Criteria
Site selection is based on geographical location, accessibility, and potential number of attendees. Please note that Region 6 covers the cost for Site Registration only, not Individual Registration. Site coordinators will receive one (1) activity point applicable to their Academy of Health Information Professionals (AHIP) MLA membership. Additional point(s) are available for leading wrap-around sessions. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until all funds have been spent. Awardees will be notified once approved, based on funding criteria. If you have any questions, please contact the Region 6 Office.