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The Maritimes Health Libraries Association provides a forum for health library specialists in the Maritime Provinces and those interested in the field, by enabling networking with colleagues and keeping members up-to-date with the changes in health sciences libraries, librarianship, and health care.

Benefits of MHLA/ABSM Membership

Professional Development

Become involved in MHLA/ABSM and acquire the information and skills needed to stay on top of the fast moving field of medical librarianship. Many of the MHLA/ABSM members meet regularly in journal clubs to generate discussion on readings from the latest literature and provide free reciprocal resource sharing among members.

Leadership Opportunities

Take an active part in MHLA/ABSM by becoming a member of one of the organization’s committees or working groups.



Tap into the most valuable medical professional resources in the Maritime Provinces - your peer librarians.  Gather and exchange information with other Maritime health science librarians via the MHLA/ABSM listserv and co-operate with other health library networks and associations etc. to promote efficient delivery of services.

MHLA/ABSM Chapter Meetings

Attend MHLA/ABSM chapter meetings to participate in an exciting array of discussions.

Membership Info & Fees

Membership fee for professionals: $25 annually
Students currently enrolled in a library or information management program: Free membership
Retired members: Free membership

New members - please fill in your basic details in the form below.

Renewing members - please fill in the form if your info has changed recently.
Renewing members with no changes to make - you can submit payment without re-submitting this form. 

We can accept e-transfers sent to, or a cheque. If submitting payment by cheque, please  
email us at for a mailing address. 

Please contact the Treasurer with any questions or comments about membership.

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