Communications & Publications

 

 

Publications

 

HLA produces two regular publications:

  • JoHILA (Journal of Health Information and Libraries Australasia)
    • Our professional journal
    • Published three times per year
    • JoHILA has replaced HLA News
  • HLA Alerts
    • Current awareness service
    • Published monthly
    • For HLA members

It’s easy to become a member of HLA and receive these valuable publications

Both publications welcome contributions. To find out more, contact our Publications Editor Daniel McDonald

Email List – AliaHealth

ALIAHealth is the HLA elist for anyone interested in health libraries and health librarianship. Sign up to the AliaHealth elist
A message archive is also available

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Advertising and Sponsorship

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HLA Editorial Board & Publishing Policy

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Advertising Information

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Instructions for Authors

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Sponsorship - For options contact the Publications Editor

HLA ALIA Advisory Committee Annual Reports

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2016

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2017

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2018

Reports and Publications

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HeLiNS: health libraries for national standards - outcomes of a national research project

A summary of the project was published in JALIA. A book chapter on Health Literacy outcomes is also available.

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Health Librarianship Competencies Review 2018

Presented on behalf of ALIA/Health Libraries Australia by Ann Ritchie, National Manager (Strategy and Coordination) RAILS Conference 28th November 2018

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HLA's final report for Health Librarianship Workforce and Education

Health Librarianship Workforce and Education: Research to Plan the future.

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The census of Australian health libraries and health librarians working outside the traditional library setting

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Health librarians: evidence-based professional practice infographic

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Australia facing a critical shortage of health librarians | Census report forecast

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HLA Final Census Report

The census of Australian health libraries and health librarians working outside the traditional library setting

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Presentation of Census results

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Health libraries return on investment report

ALIA, in conjunction with Health Libraries Inc (HLInc) and Health Libraries Australia (ALIA HLA), released a study which suggests that hospitals, government departments, associations and other organisations involved in healthcare gain a $9 return for every dollar they invest in health libraries.

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Guidelines for Australian health libraries 4th edition

Although these guidelines were published in 2008 and therefore are due to be updated, they are nevertheless a major publication of HLA and are still useful to consult.