Health Sciences Interest Group


Provides an opportunity for academic librarians with health sciences responsibilities to have a place in ACRL to network, share information, ask questions, and work on special projects relevant to the academic health sciences. The group also works to promote interest in the health sciences to potential and current academic librarians; also works to improve information literacy specifically in the area of the health sciences.


Ms. Shannon Fay Johnson (Convener, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2016)
Sarah E. Sheehan (Incoming Convener, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2016)
Julie Planchon Wolf (Past Convener, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2016)
Chase Ollis (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2016)

Displaying active committee roster as of 10/05/2015. Last retrieved on 10/05/2015. Members can log in to view full contact information for committee members.


As of August 2015, the HSIG had 586 members. Interest Group composition includes a convener and incoming convener.


The Health Sciences Interest Group was established at the 2009 Spring Executive Committee Meeting.

Get Involved

Join an Interest Group
Join the Health Sciences Interest Group through your ALA membership record, and participate through the interest group's ALA Connect space and the ACRL listserv.  If you have any questions, suggestions, or ideas for discussion topics or events, please contact the conveners.

Staff Liaison

Chase Ollis
Program Coordinator
Association of College & Research Libraries
American Library Association
50 East Huron Street
Chicago, IL  60611-2788
Work: 312-280-2521