Category: News

Martha Earl named Director of the University of Tennessee Preston Medical Library and Health Information Center

Martha Earl named Director of the University of Tennessee Preston Medical Library and Health Information Center:   Please join us as we celebrate our great news!!  Congratulations on Martha’s promotion to Director!   Congratulations to Martha Earl, MSLS, AHIP on

Officer Voting – Deadline October 19th

Members – Its time for Officer Voting please use the link provided in your email to vote. Voting closes at 5pm CST Thursday October 19th

New Director at Meharry Medical College

Brenda F. Green Associate Vice President/ Library Director Meharry Medical College Library 1005 Dr. D.B. Todd Jr. Blvd. Nashville, TN 37208 Phone: 615-327-5770

Rachel Lane Walden was awarded SC/MLA’s Jocelyn Rankin Memorial Scholarship

Rachel Lane Walden, MLIS (Eskind Biomedical Library, Vanderbilt University) was awarded SC/MLA’s Jocelyn Rankin Memorial Scholarship, which provided funds for her to attend a research-related workshop. Here, she describes the workshop and its impact. As the Southern Chapter MLA recipient

NLM Traveling Exhibit on Nursing Postcards to be at the Preston Medical Library in Knoxville,TN.

Pictures of Nursing: The Zwerdling Postcard Collection explores the relationship of nursing to significant forces in 20th-century life, like war and disease, and how nursing was seen during those times. Explore the traveling National Library of Medicine exhibit at the

Scholarships to Second Annual Health Literacy Summit, June 2-3, 2017- Knoxville TN

Scholarships to the 2017 Health Literacy Summit will be awarded to up to 5 librarians to cover the cost of registration (will not cover travel or housing). Preference will be given to: Librarians in a hospital setting Librarians who are

New THeSLA Officers

Congratulations! and Thank You! to our new officers. President –Sandy Oelschlegel VP/Program Chair – Rachel L. Walden Secretary – Emily Weyant Membership Chair – Marilyn Teolis

Woodward Named Library Journal ‘2015 Movers and Shakers’

Congrats to Nakia Woodward for being a 2015 Library Journal mover and shaker! Read more about Nakia’s accomplishment via the Quillen College of Medicine Library:

Fall 2015 Meeting Review

Photos from the Fall 2015 Meeting in Knoxville, TN. Congratulations to Jan Haley on her service and dedication to THeSLA over the years.         

THeSLA members added to Southern Chapter Oral History Project

Two of our members, Nedra Cook and Suresh Ponnappa, were interviewed for the project.   Their full interviews are now available at the below link. Kudos to Nedra and Suresh for their years of service to medical librarianship!