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 Alexandra Sarkozy, 2019-2020 MHSLA President.

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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 Medical Library - UoM

MHSLA Librarian of the Year Award

MHSLA issues the Librarian of the Year Award annually at the annual conference. The purpose of this career award is to recognize a librarian for outstanding leadership and accomplishment in library service.

Past honorees have been:

2004 Sandra Swanson
2005 Chris Allen
2006 Jennifer Barlow
2007 Mike Simmons
2008 Ellen O'Donnell
2009 Jill Turner
2010 Marilyn Kostrzewski
2011 Doris Baluet
2012 Mary Fitzpatrick
2013 Valerie Reid
2014 Diane Gardner
2015 Mary Hanson
2016 Toni Janik
2017 Melanie Bednarski
2019 Betsy Williams


Lifetime Achievement Award

Past honorees have been:

2008 Lea Ann McGaugh & Carole Gilbert
2009 Betty Marshall, Patricia Martin, & Patricia Wolfgram
2010 Maureen Watson
2011 Marge Kars
2015 Mary Hanson
2016 Sharon Williams
2017 Valeria Long
2019 Nancy Bulgarelli



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