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About ALHeLA

Learn more about our organization for health information professionals in the state of Alabama. Check out our mission and objectives, as well as our history.


Participate in promoting better health care for the citizens of Alabama through strengthening professional skills, resource sharing, and communication among health information professionals in the state.

2020 Meeting

The 2020 Annual Meeting will be held online on November 10, 2020. Stay tuned for updates!

From the ALHeLA Blog

  • UAB to Host Library Carpentry Workshop Series
    UAB Libraries’ application to host the Library Carpentry workshop series sponsored by the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM) has been approved by NNLM. This online training provides an introduction to core concepts in data science and software development to help prepare librarians, researchers, and academic faculty to interact…
  • Geneva Bush Staggs Retires
    Submitted by Rachel FenskeUniversity of South Alabama Biomedical Library After more than 40 years of service at the University of South Alabama, Geneva Bush Staggs is retiring from her current position as Director of the Charles M. Baugh Biomedical Library. Staggs began her career as the cataloging librarian at Mobile…
  • Teaching Citation Managers & Screening Tools at UAB Libraries
    Submitted by Becca Billings, MLIS University of Alabama at Birmingham Lister Hill Library Greetings, wonderful folks of ALHeLA!  As librarians, we are always expanding our knowledge of our many and varied resources and tools in order to share them with our students and faculty as they attain their research endeavors. …