Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Student Sponsorship for Canadian Health Libraries Association

The Southern Alberta Health Libraries Association (SAHLA) and the Northern Alberta Health Libraries Association (NAHLA) are pleased to sponsor two Alberta library students at the upcoming Canadian Health Libraries Association/Association des bibliothèques de la santé du Canada Conference, to be held in Calgary, Alberta, from May 26-30, 2011.

The selected students will receive a student registration to attend the CHLA/ABSC 2011 Conference (a value of $65) as well as an annual membership for SAHLA (a value of $15) or NAHLA (a value of $12). This opportunity is only open to current part or full time students registered in a library related program in Alberta. The deadline to apply is March 31, 2011. The selected students will be notified by April 15, 2011.

The application form is available online at

For more information on the conference, please visit Questions on the application form may be directed to Cari Merkley, President, SAHLA, at

SAHLA is a professional association whose aim is to encourage communication and cooperation among libraries that provide health information in Southern Alberta. We provide opportunities for networking and professional development for our members throughout the year, and students are welcome to join at any time. For more information on SAHLA, please visit our website at

NAHLA, a chapter of the Canadian Health Libraries Association, exists to provide a forum for networking among librarians, library technicians and others interested in health libraries and health information. Its mission is empowering health information specialists in Northern Alberta to support health care services and research, through leadership, advocacy, networking and education. For more information on NAHLA, please visit our website at