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It is the mission of the Canadian Health Libraries Association / Association des bibliothèques de la santé du Canada to lead health librarians and information specialists towards excellence through professional development, networking and advocacy.
The vision of CHLA/ABSC is to facilitate and enable access to the best available health information and knowledge.
Past and Present
CHLA/ABSC Strategic Plan
Revised Winter, 2006
All goals and strategies for CHLA/ABSC are firmly grounded in the principles set forth in our values and vision statements.
REVISED GOALS AND STRATEGIES FOR 2006/2007 - DRAFT
To advocate for health libraries and health information services.
Under the coordination of the PR director, CHLA/ABSC will:
Statement of Values
CHLA/ABSC members believe that informed decisions should be based on the best knowledge available. We provide timely, relevant, and accurate information to our user communities. We provide leadership and expertise in developing, managing and accessing knowledge-based resources of the highest quality. We promote equitable access to these resources for all health care practitioners in Canada. We are committed to improving health and health care in Canada.
CHLA-ABSC CODE OF ETHICS
CHLA/ABSC is committed to providing and developing resources which promote excellence in health and healthcare and support continuous learning. In doing so, members call upon their own expertise and judgement to provide the best information available to their clients. Members exercise the highest level of professional commitment and uphold the following code of ethics in their pursuit of excellence.
Code of Ethics for Health Sciences Librarianship