View the upcoming professional development events organised for this year here.
Did you know? HLA Archive
HLA maintains an extensive archive which has recently been updated.
New Issue of JoHILA available
The latest edition has articles on the Polyglot search translator, search filters, library Chat implementation, words for wellbeing and more
Future Gazing – Innovation, Disruption, Transformation!
Watch the recording (access code is 2x2xX=Y1). View Program.
Publishing - Nicholas Talley (4:00), Education Pathways (43:40), Digital Health (48:30), HeLINS (1:27:20), Managers Group (1:32:00), Anne Harrison Award (1:34:00), Digital Health Award (1:37:50), HCL Anderson Award (1:40:40), NZ Update (1:45:20), Staff wellness (1:55:20), Study designs (2:02:30), Tweet preservation (2:08:17), Search tools (2:13:15) Virtual health care (2:20:45), Library access (2:29:30), Services to regions (2:36:55), Service design thinking (2:45:23)
Interested in digital health? Become a CHIA leader!
HLA members are now eligible for a discount to the Certified Health Informatician Australasia (CHIA) course. Contact Gemma Siemensma for discount information
Two hour Online Event - Automation tools for systematic searching
Tuesday 20th Oct, 2-4 pm with a limit of 30 participants *BOOKED OUT. Please contact [email protected], if you would like to go on the waitlist for a second session
Cheryl Hamill Wins Award
Congratulations to Cheryl Hamill for winning the HCL Anderson Award 2020 (scroll to bottom of page); the highest ALIA honour
Now, Next, Beyond COVID-19 – Health Librarians Experiences
Watch the recording / Access the 32-page Guide to the new PubMed
(Video timestamps: National Taskforce I 4:10, II 15:20; PubMed 24:30; Wolters Kluwer 37:15; Redeployment 43:45; COVID Survey 51:30)
Joint health library associations letter to ICMJE
International health library associations (including HLA) urge the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) to seek information specialists as peer reviewers for knowledge synthesis publications
Visit the new HLA journal JoHILA (replaces HLA News)
Contributions and suggestions welcome
Leadership exchange bursary
Congratulations to Helen Baxter (Austin Hospital Library) who has been awarded the HLA Leadership Exchange Bursary
2020 HLA/MedicalDirector Innovation Award
Congratulations to Daniel McDonald (Darling Downs Hospital and Health Service) who has been awarded this for his podcast initiative: Shoosh : a podcast about health libraries (coming soon)
Updated HLA Competencies are now available