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How to Become a GMR Sponsored Webinar Site

The GMR will sponsor the registration costs for up to two (2) individual webinar events per state in the region for this MLA Webinar Series. As only a limited number of webinars can be sponsored; please work with your state and local health science librarian groups to identify centralized locations.

NOTE: There are FIVE webinars in the Fall 2014 MLA Webinar Series. Select the one for which you would like to be sponsored. A second choice will be considered. If you are not yet ready to apply, Please Register your interest on our MLA Webinar Survey. The survey will be part of how the GMR determines who will be funded and for which webinar.

Applications are due by Friday, October 3, 2014.

  • Webinar: Beyond the Search I: Protocol Development and Methodology for Systematic Reviews
    Date/Time: Wednesday, October 22, 2014, 1:00 p.m.–2:30 p.m., CT
  • Webinar: Beyond Citation Counts: Practical Skills for Measuring Research Impact
    Date/Time: Wednesday, October 29, 2014, 1:00 p.m.–2:30 p.m., CT
  • Webinar: Topic: Marketing and Advocacy
    Date/Time: Wednesday, November 5, 2014 , 1:00 p.m.–2:30 p.m., CT
  • Webinar: Beyond the Search II: Data Management for Systematic Reviews
    Date/Time: Wednesday, December 3, 2014, 1:00 p.m.–2:30 p.m., CT
  • Webinar: Topic: Mobile Apps
    Date/Time: Tuesday, December 9, 2014, 1:00 p.m.–2:30 p.m., CT
For more information on the individual webinars, visit: MLA Fall Webinar Series.

To submit your request to be a sponsored site for one (or more) of the upcoming webinars:

  1. Download and/or print a copy of the MLA Webinar registration form: http://nnlm.gov/gmr/funding/mlawebcast/multi_webinar_reg.doc Word doc
  2. Complete the form and sign the bottom of the form
    • Do not mark any of the boxes related to registration fees
    • DO mark the box(es) for the webinar(s) for which you are requesting sponsorship
    • Do not include purchase order or credit card information; no payment is required
  3. Do not send the form to MLA. Instead
    • If you are in Michigan, email your application to Barbara Platts at:  BPLATTS@mhc.net
    • Otherwise, either fax the completed form to:
      Christina Heinrich
      GMR Project Assistant
      312-996-2226 (fax)
    • OR send the form electronically to Graphic of email address
  4. IMPORTANT: With your form, please describe how many attendees you expect to draw at your location and how you plan to promote this webinar to those in your area. You may write this on the form, a fax cover sheet, in the email accompanying the electronic submission, or in the following email:
  5. Please Email Holly (Michigan residents excepted)
    • To verify your email address and to let us know the form is on its way
    • Include your LIBID
    • Include information on additional contacts for your webinar site (e.g. a co-coordinator) and their email address(es)
  6. The deadline to submit registration and information to the GMR is NOON, Friday, October 3, 2014.

Selection Process: Site selection will be based on geographical location, accessibility and potential number of attendees. Up to two (2) sites per state will be funded. Selections will be made by Tuesday, October 7, 2014, and all submitters will be informed of the GMR's decisions. Please note that the GMR will be covering the costs for Site Registration only, not Individual Registration.

Site coordinators will receive one (1) activity point applicable to their Academy of Health Information Professionals (AHIP) membership.

All sites sponsored by the GMR will be listed at: MLA Webinar Site Sponsors Funded by the GMR - Recipients.

If you have any questions, please contact Holly Ann Burt, Outreach and Exhibits Coordinator at 1-800-338-7657 and press one (1) for the Regional Network Office or in the Chicago metro area 312-996-2464 or Email Holly

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