Michigan Health Sciences Libraries Association


 ...to promote excellence in health sciences librarianship by providing its membership with opportunities for professional growth, fostering communication between members and their regions, facilitating resource sharing, increasing awareness of new technologies, providing high-quality continuing education, and conducting research in health sciences information services.

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Established 1977

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Board Meetings

MHSLA members are encouraged to attend Board meetings. Check the Calendar for information about dates and location. Please RSVP to Merle Rosenzweig, 2012-13 MHSLA President.

MHSLA Blog

Check here often for information about MHSLA Board, committee, and member activities as well as pointers to resources and information you should know about.

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Affiliations / Partners


Medical Library Association
Midwest Collaborative for Library Services
Midwest MLA
NNLM/Greater Midwest Region

Resource Libraries


Health Sciences Digital Library - MSU
Shiffman Medical Library - WSU
Taubman Health Sciences Library - UoM

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The 2014 Michigan Health Sciences Library Association Annual Conference will be held October 15-17, 2014 at the Soaring Eagle Resort in Mount Pleasant, Michigan.

Visit the 2014 Conference Website for more information!


Have an idea or project to share? Consider presenting a poster or lightning round at the 2014 Annual Conference.

Posters will be displayed on Thursday, October 16 from 3-5pm.

Lightning rounds will be presented Friday, October 17 beginning at 9am. Presenters are allowed 20 slides, 20 seconds each - time limits will be strictly enforced!

If you are interested in presenting, please provide a brief abstract describing your topic to Melanie Bednarski by July 30, 2014.


Do you have an interesting technology project going on at your library? Or have you been exploring one on your own and think others should know about it? If you would like the chance to talk about technologies in an informal setting with your MHSLA colleagues, please consider signing up to be a presenter at the Tech Speed Dating Session at the 2014 MHSLA Annual Conference!

For more information on tech speed dating visit the Call for Presenters page on the 2014 Conference website.


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