This Association is established exclusively for educational purposes to serve the professional interests of librarians, archivists, and other specialists actively engaged in the librarianship of the history of the health sciences by promoting the exchange of information and by improving standards of service.


News (2 April 2018)

  • The Spring 2018 issue of The Watermark is available online. Highlights include:
    • ALHHS/MeMA annual meeting program
    • MeMA News
    • News of repositories and members
    • Announcements of importance AND
    • A Book review


News (31 March 2018)

  • The 2018 AAHM Annual Meeting website for additional room blocks, or contact Local Arrangements co-chair Russell Johnson for additional suggestions, before April 9 (after which, we anticipate, room rates will increase): rjohnson AT

  • The Museum of Jurassic Technology and Jules Stein Eye Institute tours are nearly full, so reserve your spot soon!

  • Be sure to see the Program and Schedule of Events for the ALHHS/MeMA Special Focus Workshop: Library UX 101: Designing a Collections Management System for End Users. Michelle DiMeo, the session organizer, reports her new affiliation as the Hagley Museum and Library. If you forgot to register for this workshop but want to attend, please contact Local Arrangements co-chair Russell Johnson: rjohnson AT


News (28 January 2018)

  • The Winter 2018 issue of The Watermark is available online. Highlights include:
    • Arrangements for the annual meeting in Los Angeles (May 9-10)
    • MeMA Notes
    • Calls for nominations for officers and award recipients
    • Updates from the National Library of Medicine
    • News of repositories
    • Book reviews
    • And more!

  • The 2018 ALHHS New and Renewed Membership Form is available (for membership based on the calendar year 2018). Complete the form online, then save it and send to ALHHS Treasurer Phoebe Evans Letocha as an email attachment or via snailmail. A PayPal option is available for making payment online; or, checks may be mailed to the Treasurer. If you have questions, contact Phoebe at: alhhs.treasurer AT