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.


This Section is sponsoring: Evidence for Global and Disaster Health (E4GDH) Special Interest Group.

Health and Biosciences Libraries, Sections

Letzte Aktualisierung: 2 Februar 2018

Latest News

Librarians Supporting Humanitarian Information Efforts: A Look at OpenStreetMap Mapping and the Evidence Aid COVID-19 Evidence Collection

This webinar highlights two outlets in which librarians are critical players in humanitarian information efforts; OpenStreetMap mapping and the Evidence Aid COVID-19 Evidence Collection.

10 August 2020

E4GDH & HBS webinar: Combating digital health inequality in the time of coronavirus

Coronavirus has highlighted as never before how being online is crucial to our lives. Those who most need support (including older and socially disadvantaged people) are least likely to be online.

21 April 2020

Call for Papers - HBS and E4GDH Joint 2020 Satellite Meeting in Dublin

Health and Biosciences Libraries section and Evidence for Global and Disaster Health SIG are now inviting abstracts for our joint satellite meeting on 14 August in Dublin. We are delighted to be working with local partners The Health Sciences Libraries Group of the Library Association of Ireland.

12 Februar 2020