HSIS: Health Science Information Section

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As an integral part of the NDLA organization, the Health Science Information Section exists to contribute to the quality of health care by promoting interest in health science information, promoting cooperation among health science and other types of libraries, and enhancing the status, qualifications, and skills of health science librarians by sponsoring and encouraging opportunities for continuing education.

Join HSIS!

Becoming a member of HSIS will provide:

  • Leadership opportunities through becoming a section officer

  • Continuing education opportunities sponsored by the section, the Medical Library Association, and other organizations

  • Opportunities for networking with other health sciences librarians and information professionals

  • Conference presentation and poster presentation opportunities at the annual NDLA conference

Join NDLA (and HSIS) by completing the online membership form. NDLA membership dues are income-based and you can join multiple sections without additional cost.

Receive updates on section activities by subscribing to the HSIS listserv. Follow these steps to subscribe:

     1) Send an e-mail to [email protected]

     2) Leave the subject line blank of the e-mail

     3) In the body (not subject) of the e-mail enter  

         SUB NDLA-HSIS yourfirstname yourlastname

You can also learn more about our listservs here.


Current Section Officers


Merete Christianson
North Dakota State University

Past Chair

Sara Westall
Fargo Public Libraries

Chair Elect

Erika Johnson,

SE Clinical Campus Librarian, UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences


UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences

A list of previous officers is available here.