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MAHSLIN: 2024 Annual Meeting

The Massachusetts Health Sciences Libraries Network (MAHSLIN).

Conference Schedule

8:00 - 9:00        Registration, Breakfast/Social, Visit with Exhibitors

9:00 - 10:00        Business Meeting

10:00 – 10:15        Exhibitors/Break

10:00 – 11:30     Speakers

11:30 – 12:00     Exhibitor Lightning Talks

12:00 – 1:00    LUNCH

Member Driven Time

1:00 – 2:30     Roundtables

2:30 – 3:30     Poster/Social/Vendor break

3:30 – 5:00     Wrap Up/Happy Hour


Cynthia Cheng Correia is principal of Knowledge inform, a consulting service focused on competitive intelligence. As a widely respected thought leader in competitive intelligence and foresight, Cynthia supports individuals and professional organizations in establishing competitive advantage, critical foresight, and minimizing biases and barriers that limit their potential.

Cynthia has published books on CI and human source research, authored the “In the Know” column for Competitive Intelligence Magazine, and was a founding editor of SLA’s Intelligence Insights.

She has taught competitive intelligence and knowledge management at the Simmons College Graduate School of Library and Information Science, for which she was recognized for instructional excellence. Cynthia is a recipient of the Society of Competitive Intelligence Professionals’ 2011 Catalyst Award, the 2012 and 2015 WISE Faculty of the Year award, and SLA CI Division’s 2019 Distinguished Service award.

MAHSLIN 2024 Annual Meeting


Linking Librarians of Today and Tomorrow

Friday, April 5th

8 am to 5 pm


Management and Academic Building C-520/521

300 The Fenway

Boston, MA 02115


Registration is Open Now!

MAHSLIN Member – $50.00

Virtual/Half-day Attendee – $10.00

Non-member – $75.00

For non-members the cost covers the Conference fee and membership for remainder of year

Other Library Associations – $75.00

Speaker/Instructor – Free

Students/Unemployed/Retirees – Free

Simmons Faculty – Free

Conference Description

Join us to network with experienced medical librarians! This year, we will be exploring Artificial intelligence (AI), Knowledge Management, Competitive Intelligence and what a librarian should know on the topics. Registration will be available soon, please save the date. This year's annual meeting will be hybrid with a virtual option in the morning, but we encourage ALL members to attend this special gathering of members and students of Simmons.

Time will be built into the schedule to meet and network with our favorite library vendors, each other, and poster displays.

Coffee, snacks, and meals will be provided, with appropriate breaks.

Call for Posters

MAHSLIN is putting out a call for posters

Max Size 3-feet x 4-feet (feel free to go smaller if you choose)

Share your ideas and/or projects on a poster with members and students of Simmons University.

  • Any topic within the Health Sciences Field
  • Health sciences or Librarianship

This will not be a formal presentation, we will be viewing posters during social networking time, please feel free to stand with your poster and prepare to discuss or let your visual data speak for itself.

For guidance on poster creation: this will not be a judged event, let's have fun!

MLA : Publications : Structured Abstract (

MAHSLIN does not endorse this company nor will we payback any funds, this is optional and not required. 

Free printable, customizable research poster templates | Canva

Return the application below to and feel free to contact with any questions!

2024 Meeting Partners








For information on exhibiting at this hybrid event, please contact: Jennifer Coale

Conference Planning Committee

Jessie Casella, MLIS

Jennifer Coale, MLIS

Anna Dorste, MLIS

2024 Annual Meeting Book Exchange

Bring a book, Take a book!

A Book Exchange table will be available at the meeting.  Feel free to bring a book and exchange it for a new (to you) book.  Please limit the number of books you are exchanging to 2.