Midwest MLA: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, North Dakota, Ohio, Wisconsin

Annual Conference

The Midwest Chapter conducts an Annual Conference each fall. The conference addresses current issues relevant to health science librarians through a variety of formats — panel presentations, formal papers, and informal discussion groups. In addition, each meeting offers continuing education courses and vendor exhibits.

Upcoming Conferences

The next conference will be held virtually. Save the date for October 9-11, 2024.

Past Conferences

Please note that email addresses for co-chairs were correct at the time of service but may no longer be the most updated contact information at this time.

2020 - 2029

2023 October 11-13

Midwest Chapter of the Medical Library Association Annual Conference | Virtual

Planning Committee co-chairs:

2022 October 22-24

Midwest Chapter/MLA and IHSLA Annual Meeting | Bloomington, IN

Planning Committee co-chairs:

2021 October 13-15

MCMLA/Midwest 2021 Annual Meeting | Virtual

2020 October 14-16

Joint MCMLA/MWMLA 2020 Annual Meeting | Virtual

Planning Committee co-chairs:

2010 - 2019

2019 October 4-7

2018 October 5-8

Midwest Chapter of the Medical Library Association Annual Conference 2018 | Cleveland, OH Planning Committee co-chairs:

2017 October 13-16

Joint Meeting Midwest Chapter MLA and Michigan Health Sciences Libraries Association | Ypsilanti, MI

Planning Committee chair:

  • Merle Rosenzweig, MALS | University of Michigan Taubman Health Sciences Library

2016 October 21-25

Joint Meeting with Midcontinental Chapter | Des Moines, IA

Planning Committee co-chairs:

  • Janna Lawrence, MLIS, AHIP | University of Iowa Hardin Library for the Health Sciences | Midwest Chapter
  • Melissa De Santis, MLIS, AHIP | University of Colorado Denver Health Sciences Library | Midcontinental Chapter

2015 October 2-6

Midwest Chapter of the Medical Library Association Annual Conference | Louisville, KY

Planning Committee chair:

  • Michel Atlas | University of Louisville Kornhauser Health Sciences Library

2014 October 10-14

Midwest Chapter of the Medical Library Association Annual Conference | Bismarck, ND

Planning Committee co-chairs:

  • Mary J. Markland, MA, AHIP | University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences
  • Ann Pederson, AHIP | Altru Health System Medical Library

2013 October 4-8

Midwest Chapter of the Medical Library Association Annual Conference | Peoria, IL

Planning Committee chair:

  • Royden Jones, MSLS, AHIP | OSF Saint Francis Medical Center Library & Resource Center & Caterpillar Family Resource Center Library

2012 October 6-9

Midwest Chapter of the Medical Library Association Annual Conference | Rochester, MN

Planning Committee chair:

2011 October 8-11

Midwest Chapter of the Medical Library Association Annual Conference | Indianapolis, IN

Planning Committee chair:

2010 September 24-28

Midwest Chapter of the Medical Library Association Annual Conference | Madison, WI

Planning Committee co-chairs:

  • Julie Schneider, Director | University of Wisconsin-Madison Ebling Library
  • Barbara Benisch Sisolak | University of Wisconsin-Madison Department of Surgery Library

2000-2009

2009 October 3-6

Midwest Chapter of the Medical Library Association Annual Conference | Columbus, OH

Planning Committee co-chairs:

  • Marlene Porter | University of Toledo Raymon H. Mulford Library
  • Betty Sydelko | Wright State University Fordham Health Sciences Library

2008 October 17-21

Joint Meeting with Michigan health Science Librarians Association | Troy, MI

Planning Committee co-chairs:

  • Ellen O'Donnell | St. John Hospital & Medical Center, Medical Library
  • Sandra Martin | Wayne State University Shiffman Medical Library

2007 October 12-16

Joint Meeting with Mid-Continental Chapter | Omaha, NE

Planning Committee co-chairs:

  • Jim Lander | Mercy Medical Center Pfohl Health Science Library
  • Chris Shaffer | University of Iowa Hardin Library for the Health Sciences

2006 October 7-11

Midwest Chapter of the Medical Library Association Annual Conference | Louisville, KY

Planning Committee co-chairs:

  • Michel Atlas | University of Louisville Kornhauser Health Sciences Library
  • Laura Davison | University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center Library

2005 September 17-20

Midwest Chapter of the Medical Library Association Annual Conference | Fargo, ND

Planning Committee co-chairs:

  • Mary Markland | University of North Dakota, School of Medicine & Health Sciences, Harley E. French Library of the Health Sciences
  • Judy Rieke | University of North Dakota, School of Medicine & Health Sciences, Harley E. French Library of the Health Sciences

2004 October 8-12

Midwest Chapter of the Medical Library Association | Springfield, IL

Planning Committee chair:

2003 September 19-23

Midwest Chapter of the Medical Library Association Annual Conference | Indianapolis, IN

Planning Committee chair:

  • Felicia A. Young | IU Northwest Center for Medical Education

2002 September 27 - October 1

Midwest Chapter of the Medical Library Association Annual Conference | Minneapolis, MN

Planning Committee co-chairs:

  • Sherry Anderson | Hennepin County Medical Center
  • Della Shupe | Northwestern College of Chiropractic

2001 October 5-9

Midwest Chapter of the Medical Library Association Annual Conference | Milwaukee, WI

Planning Committee chair:

  • Karen Hanus | Medical College of Wisconsin Libraries

2000 September 23-26

Midwest Chapter of the Medical Library Association Annual Conference | Cincinnati, OH

Planning Committee co-chairs:

  • Barbarie Hill | Children's Hospital Research Foundation
  • Leslie Schick | University of Cincinnati Medical Center Libraries

1990-1999

1999 October 10-13

Midwest Chapter of the Medical Library Association Annual Conference | Grand Rapids, MI

Planning Committee co-chairs:

  • Doreen Bradley (Program Chair) | University of Michigan Taubman Medical Library
  • Sandy Swanson (Local Arrangements Chair) | Cook Institute for Research & Education, Amberg Health Sciences Library

1998 October 10-13

Joint Meeting with Southern Chapter of MLA | Lexington, KY

Planning Committee chair:

  • Jane Bryant | University of Kentucky Medical Center Library

1997 September 27-30

Midwest Chapter of the Medical Library Association Annual Conference | Des Moines, IA

Planning Committee chair:

  • Nancy O'Brien | Iowa Methodist Medical Center Health Sciences Library

1996 September 28 - October 1

Midwest Chapter of the Medical Library Association Annual Conference | Columbus, OH

1995 October 15-19

Midwest Chapter of the Medical Library Association Annual Conference | Fort Wayne, IN

1994 October 9-12

Midwest Chapter of the Medical Library Association Annual Conference | Rockford, IL

1993 (no date on file)

Midwest Chapter of the Medical Library Association Annual Conference | Louisville, KY

1992 September 30 - October 3

Midwest Chapter of the Medical Library Association Annual Conference | St. Louis, MO

1991 October 13-16

Midwest Chapter of the Medical Library Association Annual Conference | Akron, OH

1990 October 21-23

Midwest Chapter of the Medical Library Association Annual Conference | Minneapolis, MN

1982 - 1989

1989 September 17-19

Midwest Chapter of the Medical Library Association Annual Conference | Milwaukee, WI

1988 October 16-19

Midwest Chapter of the Medical Library Association Annual Conference | Indianapolis, IN

1987 October 28-31

Midwest Chapter of the Medical Library Association Annual Conference | Cleveland, OH

1986 October 22-25

Midwest Chapter of the Medical Library Association Annual Conference | Chicago, IL

1985 October 16-19

Midwest Chapter of the Medical Library Association Annual Conference | Lansing, MI

1984 October 25-27

Midwest Chapter of the Medical Library Association Annual Conference | Cedar Rapids, IA

1983 September 25-27

Midwest Chapter of the Medical Library Association Annual Conference | Cincinnati, OH

1982 October 7-9

Midwest Chapter of the Medical Library Association Annual Conference | Milwaukee, WI


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