Health Library Associations

Northern Alberta Health Libraries Association
NAHLA is the northern counterpart to SAHLA and is also a chapter of CHLA. NAHLA exists to provide professional support and community to its membership and to foster quality health information services in northern Alberta.

Canadian Health Libraries Association
Established in 1976, CHLA/ABSC grew out of the efforts of the Canadian Group of the Medical Library Association and the Canadian Association of Special Libraries and Information Services. Today, CHLA/ABSC is a professional organization of approximately 250 individuals in the health sciences library field in Canada. Through its programs and publications CHLA/ABSC encourages the professional development of its members.

Medical Library Association
MLA is a global, nonprofit educational organization, with a membership of more than 400 institutions and 3,000 professionals in the health information field. Since 1898, MLA has fostered excellence in the professional practice and leadership of health sciences library and information professionals to enhance health care, education, and research throughout the world.