Author Archives: HLABC

Continuing Education Event – Cultivating Culturally Safe Collections

In collaboration with the Consumer Health Special Interest Group (CHSIG) of the Canadian Health Libraries Association (CHLA), the HLABC Executive team is excited to invite you to our Spring CE Event: Zoom Webinar: Cultivating Culturally Safe Collections Presented by:  Jessie Loyer Indigenous Engagement Librarian University of Alberta When: Wednesday April 10, 2024, 11am-12pm PST /… Read more »


The HLABC Executive Team would like to invite you to HLABC’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) that will take place virtually on Thursday, May 25th from 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Please register for your attendance to the AGM and/or the Continuing Education (CE) event by Friday, May 12th 2023. Please note a reminder email will follow. RSVP here: The AGM will adhere to the following schedule: 9:00-10:30 discussion with… Read more »

EVENT – Spring Social

The HLABC exec is planning a social event, our first in-person event since 2019!  Join us for curling on Friday, April 21 from 5:40pm-9:30pm at the Vancouver Curling Club. Training and equipment will be provided, and light refreshments served after. There are only 16 places available, so please RSVP  with the Executive to register.

Continuing Education Event – March 30, 2023 : Selecting and Using Data Extraction Tools for Systematic Reviews

The Executive team is excited to invite you to another live session of an MLA CE Webinar. Based off your feedback from the HLABC 2022-2023 Membership Survey, most respondents desire live online CE events on topics including systematic and scoping reviews. To accommodate these preferences, HLABC will pay for current members to attend the upcoming MLA CE Webinar, Selecting… Read more »

SAVE THE DATE! – Nov. 1, 2022 – Continuing Education Event: “Guiding Teams through Risk of Bias Tools in Systematic Reviews”

Guiding Teams through Risk of Bias Tools in Systematic Reviews Live! Wednesday, November 1st, 2022 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. PST – Sign Up here! About the MLA Webinar Librarians typically make their greatest contribution to systematic reviews in the comprehensive search part of the review process. Hendren and Ledbetter, who together have contributed to over… Read more »

EVENT – HLABC Halloween Trivia

Trick or treat! You are invited to HLABC’s frightfully fun fall event. Join us on Friday, October 28 for an hour of virtual Halloween Trivia.  WHEN: Friday, October 28, 12pm – 1pm PST WHERE: Online via Zoom – Email Executive for the link Prizes and Bragging rights are up for the winners!


The HLABC Executive Board is pleased to announce that Dr. Zahra Premji will be presenting this year’s Continuing Education class which will directly follow the Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Monday, May 16th – please see details below. Register for the CE here: HLABC AGM CE Registration  Please register by Wednesday, May 11th. A reminder message will follow.  CE… Read more »

HLABC Website Changes!

The HLABC Exec is pleased to announce that our website has been updated and refreshed! Our goal with the website redesign was to make our website more useful and easy to navigate for our members, enhance connection with our members, and to update our content and resources. To that end, on the updated website you… Read more »

EVENT & MEETING – March 4, 2022 – HLABC General Meeting

Dear HLABC Members, Happy New Year of the Tiger! Date: March 4, 2022 Time: 9:30am – 10:30am (PST)Location: Online via Zoom Don’t forget, you must be an HLABC member to register! To become an HLABC member or to renew your membership, simply go to It just takes a minute to renew! PIease contact for the… Read more »