Category Archives: Other

JOB OPPORTUNITY – WordPress Website Update: Contract Role (Remote)

The Health Libraries Association of British Columbia (HLABC) is looking for a web developer to perform a one-time update to our association’s website: https://hlabc.chla-absc.ca/. HLABC supports the health library workers of BC with continuing education and social opportunities while promoting cooperation, communication, and mutual assistance between health libraries and health library staff. This project has… Read more »

NEWS – HLABC Anti-Racism Statement

HLABC stands in solidarity with Black communities in Canada and the United States who have experienced and continue to experience the effects of systemic racism and police brutality. We oppose anti-black racism, and we stand with Black Lives Matter.  We also oppose anti-Indigenous racism and stand with the Indigenous communities in Canada, the United States,… Read more »

CALL – Call for Nominations: HLABC Executive

HLABC is your organization. Volunteers like you are what keep it going. Are you interested in networking opportunities? Keen to spend more time with others in the health library community? Looking for a fun and easy way to build your CV? Then involvement on the HLABC executive is for you! Nominations are now being sought for the following… Read more »

FUNDING – iSchool Co-op Program: Summer Funding for Student Hiring

Access funding to hire a summer co-op student from UBC’s iSchool. It’s a great time to recruit from us, as you may qualify for funding to hire a summer student – read below. Students learning the latest in library, information management, and archival fields can be an ideal fit for that special project or short-term… Read more »

CALL – Call for Submissions for the May 16-19, 2017 CHLA/ABSC Annual Conference

The 2017 CHLA/ABSC Planning Committee invites submissions for the Annual Conference of the Canadian Health Libraries Association/Association des bibliothèques de la santé du Canada (CHLA/ABSC), to be held in Edmonton. The theme of the conference is “Northern Illumination/Lumières du Nord.” The online abstract submission site is now available via the CHLA/ABSC conference website. To be… Read more »

JOB OPPORTUNITY – UBC iSchool (SLAIS) Co-op Students Available for Fall or Winter Work Terms

Students from the UBC iSchool (School of Library, Archival and Information Studies) are still available for Fall co-op work terms (September-December). We’re also starting to post positions for the Winter term (January-April), and some of our students are available for full-time or part-time 8 month work terms spanning September-April. Educated in one of Canada’s leading… Read more »

NEWS – New HLABC Executive

At yesterday’s annual general meeting, in-coming President Kristina McDavid announced the new members of the HLABC Executive for 2016 to 2017. Your Executive is now comprised of the following members: President: Kristina McDavid Past-President: Leigh Anne Palmer Vice-President/President-elect: Fiona Chiu Secretary: Chantalle Jack Treasurer/Membership: Antje Helmuth Continuing Education & Programming Director: Helen Brown Communications Director:… Read more »

CALL – CHLA/ABSC 2015: Call for Conference Volunteers

Volunteer to help us host Canada’s national health library conference in Vancouver this year! Welcome your peers from across the country, reunite with far-flung colleagues, and exchange ideas with new friends. Whatever your interests, we have glamourous library-conference volunteering opportunities at Canadian Health Libraries Association/Association des bibliothèques de la santé du Canada 2015. Help us… Read more »

CALL – Call for Editor (Guest) JCHLA Theme Issue on Aboriginal Health & Librarianship

The Editorial Team of the Journal of the Canadian Health Libraries Association <http://pubs.chla-absc.ca/journal/jchla> seeks a guest editor with knowledge and expertise in the area of aboriginal health and librarianship. The guest editor will work in close collaboration with the Editor-in-Chief to coordinate production of a special issue on the topic theme. The role of the… Read more »