Health and Biosciences Libraries Section

Division: Library Types

The Section of Health and Biosciences Libraries represents and acts as a forum for special libraries concerned with all aspects of information dissemination and services in relation to the health sciences and biological sciences. The Section's general aims include the promotion of cooperation between biological and health sciences libraries; the facilitating of the development and the application of new technology relevant to those libraries; the consideration of means for better provision for health care information to health care consumers; the promotion of cooperative activity between national and international library associations of biological and medical sciences libraries and the promotion of cooperation with the World Health Organization (WHO) and other relevant international bodies.

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Health and Biosciences Libraries, Sections

Last update: 6 October 2015

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WLIC 2017 Call for Papers: Health and Biosciences Libraries Section

Theme: Achieving a healthy future together: diverse and emerging roles for health information professionals

17 November 2016

Invitation to submit proposals for chapters: new book highlighting the work of health librarians

In 2017, the IFLA Health and Biosciences Libraries Section and De Gruyter Saur will publish a book titled: Action to impact: librarians working at the heart of health communities.

30 September 2016

WLIC 2016 Call for papers: Health and Biosciences Libraries Open Session

Theme : From action to impact: health information professionals connecting communities

9 November 2015