Health Sciences Interest Group

Charge

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.

Roster

Jane Kinkus Yatcilla (Convener, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2018)
Ms. Mary Beth Slebodnik (Incoming Convener, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2018)
Sarah E. Sheehan (Past Convener, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2018)
Mariel Colbert (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2018)

Displaying active committee roster as of 12/12/2017. Last retrieved on 12/12/2017. Members can log in to view full contact information for committee members.

Composition

As of August 2017, the HSIG had 617 members. Interest Group composition includes a convener and incoming convener.

Origin

The Health Sciences Interest Group was established at the 2009 Spring Executive Committee Meeting. The next renewal date for this interest group is the 2018 ALA Annual Conference.

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

Mariel Colbert
Program Coordinator
Association of College & Research Libraries
American Library Association
50 East Huron Street
Chicago, IL  60611-2788
Work: 312-280-5285
E-mail: mcolbert@ala.org