Early Bird Registration for MLA 2016 is Open!

2016-conference-logoRegistration is now open for the 2016 Annual Conference at the Ramada Plaza Hotel & Oasis Convention Center in Springfield, MO, from October 5th to October 7th, 2016. This year, we’re offering about 50 sessions, 5 pre-conferences, and multiple social events.

Early bird rates are good through September 1, 2016. Along with conference and pre-conference registration, you may sign up for meal events, trivia night, and your conference t-shirt.

Bookmark the official conference website to stay on top of all announcements.

Voting is now open for MLA elections

All current meVOTEmbers have been sent a voting code via an email from elections@electionbuddy.com unless a paper ballot was requested. Voting opened July 15th at 7:00 AM and will conclude at 11:55 PM on August 15. Paper ballots must be postmarked by 11:59 PM August 15.

See the Candidate Statements (PDF)  for information on the candidates.

If you are a current MLA member and did not receive a ballot, please check your spam and junk folders. You might also need to contact your IT department to see if their spam filters have caught it. If this does not work, please contact mla@amigos.org fur further assistance.

 

Sign up for these workshops today!

reminderSimple Steps to a Great Presentation

Date: Tuesday, July 12, 2016
Time: 10:00 am
Presenters: Jodie Borgerding and Judy Geczi, Webster University Library

Whether you are a presentation beginner or want to take your current skills up a notch, join Judy Geczi and Jodie Borgerding from Webster University Library as they share tips and techniques for providing effective and successful presentations.

Register:

https://websteru.webex.com/websteru/k2/j.php?MTID=tce38c58b1e32863e9b9224f40941ce87

 

Taking Your Visuals to the Next Level

Date: Tuesday, August 2, 2016
Time: 10:00 am
Presenter: Tiffany Davis

Don’t let bad visuals be the demise of your presentation. In this 45-minute webinar we will discuss how good visuals can take your presentation to the next level. We’ll explore ways to use PowerPoint, Prezi, infographics and posters to enhance your verbal presentation and successfully make your point. The webinar will examine some of the resources and review best practices.

Register:

https://websteru.webex.com/websteru/k2/j.php?MTID=t2ca2e3b1ae0c7759d9ff1dd8b32fd020