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Find Your MLA Chapter Region

Chapter membership is open to all MLA members and to other interested health sciences librarians and information specialists. Information on the activities and programs of these chapters may be obtained by contacting the chapters directly. A comprehensive list of chapter officers and Chapter Council representatives can be found in the online Member Directory.

Hawaii-Pacific Chapter
Area: Hawaii, Pacific Region
Established: 1969
Medical Library Group of Southern California and Arizona
Area: California (south of Fresno), Arizona
Established: 1948
Mid-Atlantic Chapter
Area: District of Columbia, Maryland, North Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia, Western Pennsylvania
Established: 1952
Midcontinental Chapter
Area: Colorado, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, South Dakota, Utah, Wyoming
Established: 1950
Midwest Chapter
Area: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, North Dakota, Ohio, Wisconsin
Established: 1950
New York-New Jersey Chapter
Area: New Jersey, New York (all counties south of and including Sullivan, Ulster, and Dutchess counties)
Established: 1949
North Atlantic Health Sciences Libraries
Area: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont
Established: 1958
Northern California and Nevada Medical Library Group
Area: California (north of Fresno), Nevada
Established: 1947
Pacific Northwest Chapter
Area: Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, and Alberta and British Columbia in Canada
Established: 1953
Philadelphia Regional Chapter
Area: Eastern Pennsylvania, Delaware
Established: 1951
Pittsburgh Regional Chapter
Area: Western Pennsylvania
Established: 1961
The Pittsburgh Regional Chapter merged with the Mid-Atlantic Chapter in 2009. Please visit the MAC website.
South Central Chapter
Area: Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas
Established: 1973
Southern Chapter
Area: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virgin Islands
Established: 1951
Upstate New York and Ontario Chapter
Area: New York State counties north of Sullivan, Ulster and Dutchess counties and the province of Ontario in Canada
Established: 1964

Chapter Council

MLA's Chapter Council includes representatives from each chapter. The council serves in an advisory capacity to MLA's Board of Directors and promotes interchange among chapters and sections.