Southern Chapter of MLA
SC/MLA is a professional organization made up of health sciences librarians from the states of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, South Carolina, Tennessee, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and the US Virgin Islands.
The organizations' goals include promoting health care excellence through timely access to information, raising interest in health sciences libraries and information management, providing continuing education opportunities to health sciences librarians and providing a network of health sciences librarians, and to promote and foster cooperation among medical and allied health sciences librarians.
SC/MLA 2018 Call for Papers and Posters
The 2018 SC/MLA Programming Committee invites you to submit proposals for contributed papers and posters for the 2018 SC/MLA 68th annual meeting in Orlando Florida during October 25 – October 28. The meeting will be held at the Wyndham Lake Buena Vista Disney Springs Resort. This year’s theme is “Experience the Magic: Libraries of Tomorrow.” Check the conference website (coming soon) for full meeting details and up-to-the-minute information. This year’s posters’ and papers’ theme is “Warp speed ahead: keeping up with trends, managing change, and anticipating the unknown”.
Consider the following as you develop a proposal for submission:
Submit two copies of the structured abstract (300-word maximum) using the format of MLA’s Research Section information on creating a structured abstract: http://www.mlanet.org/page/structured-abstract.
Both posters and papers will be evaluated based on their originality, innovation, organization and clarity of presentation, as well as their relevance to the meeting’s theme.
The deadline for submitting abstracts is Sunday, July 15th. Authors will be notified of acceptance no later than Friday, August 17th. If accepted, the deadline for submitting final, revised abstracts will be Friday, September 28th. Completed paper presentations and poster displays will be due in the weeks leading up to the conference.
Additional information (i.e. time, location, setup instructions, etc.) will be sent with acceptance notification. Those presenting in Orlando must be registered for the meeting.
TO SUBMIT AN ABSTRACT
SCMLA Annual Meeting 2018