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 Jill Turner, 2018-19 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 Board Procedures
Procedure Manuals for all MHSLA Board positions

The following documents outline the specific procedures, responsibilities and duties of the MHSLA Board. The intended audience are those who hold one of the listed positions and/or those who may be considering participation in MHSLA at the board level. The primary goal is to maintain a continuity of knowledge, challenge methodologies and encourage participation. These are living documents and therefore subject to review and revision.

MHSLA Bylaws (Rev. 2017)

MHSLA Officers (elected voting positions)


President Elect (Conference Planning Chair)

Immediate Past President



Regional Representatives

Appointed Positions (appointed by President)


Greater Midwest Representative


Committee Chairs (appointed by President)





Local Arrangements


Nominating (elected position)

Outreach and Advocacy


Resource Sharing

Vendor Relations

Other Procedures

General Board Member

Group Purchasing

Librarian of the Year

MHSLA Board Email

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