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Hospital Libraries Section 

Members: 586     Discussions: 527     Files: 15

To join:
  1. Go to your membership information.
  2. Click "View" next to your current membership.
  3. Click the "Add package" button to add additional packages, and select HLS.

The Hospital Libraries Section of the Medical Library Association fosters excellence in the provision and management of information to support patient care and safety, hospital administration, professional and patient education, lifelong learning, and all research activities and scholarly endeavors in the healthcare environment.

Member Benefits

Hospital Libraries Section members have access to the section forum and member directory and receive the quarterly newsletter, National Network, as well as having access to the extensive newsletter archive. Section members are also eligible for several HLS awards and the HLS MLA Annual Meeting Travel Grant. Join HLS for just $20 per year! 

Public Resources

The Values 2 Toolkit was designed to support you in keeping your job and your library doors open.  The front page will lead you to inner pages focusing on dazzling an administrator, making the Library the central spot in the hospital and the librarian the very best he/she can be. 

Hospital Libraries Section Leaders

Karen L. Keller
Cook Children's
Chair, Section Council Alternate Representative
Julia Esparza
Louisiana State Univ. HSC
Chair-elect, Program Chair, Publications Committee Chair, Web Editor
Sheila Hayes, AHIP
Immediate Past Chair, Section Council Representative, Nominating Committee Chair
Angela Spencer
St. Lukes Hospital
Kathy A. Zeblisky
Phoenix Childrens Hospital
Michele Klein-Fedyshin
AANC Representative
Dena Fracolli Hanson, AHIP
Cook Childrens Medical Center
Bylaws Committee Chair
Barb Jones
University of Missouri
Government Relations Committee Chair
Mary Virginia Taylor
Overton Brooks VA Medical Center
Membership Committee Chair
Ellen M. Aaronson, AHIP
West Hills Hospital & Medical Center
Community Manager, National Network Editor
Lisa A. Marks
Mayo Clinic Scottsdale
National Network Editor
Ene O. Belleh, MLS, AHIP
Christiana Care Health Sys.
Professional Development Committee Chair
Barbara B. Davis
Professional Recognition Committee Chair
Kate Cheromcha
Standards Committee Chair
Helen-Ann Brown Epstein, AHIP, FMLA
Strategic Planning Committee Chair