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MLA Specializations Certificate Funding 2018-2019

MLA Specializations Certification Funding

Realizing that professional development is an essential part of a librarian's growth and advancement, the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, MidContinental Region provides professional development funding (up to $75) to support librarians who wish to apply for the Medical Library Association's Consumer Health Information Specialization (CHIS) certificate and Disaster Information Specialization certificate by the end of April 2019.
  • Application for the CHIS certificate or Disaster Information certificate must take place between May 1, 2018 – April 30, 2019.
  • Funds must be used for the certificate application fee.
  • The applicant must be a full-time librarian.
  • The applicant’s institution must be a member of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, MidContinental Region.
  • Applications will be accepted, reviewed, and awarded until funds are no longer available, or until April 30, 2019.
  • Each awardee will be responsible for completing a NNLM Professional Development Award report, and sharing their experience with the MidContinental Region through a newsletter article, presentation, or a way mutually agreed upon with the NNLM MCR.
For more information, contact Robyn Woods at or (402) 280-4156.
1. Please include your contact information: *This question is required.
2. Is your institution a Member of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, MidContinental Region? *This question is required.
3. Please select the specialization certificate you are applying for: *This question is required.
6. Please attach a copy of your certificate application receipt. *This question is required.
Thanks for applying for professional development funding! You will be contacted following review of your application.