New Academic Task Force
In recognition of the importance of supporting new medical schools, AAHSL has appointed a New Academic Health Sciences Task Force. Read more...
2013-2014 NLM/AAHSL Leadership Fellows Program
The Association of Academic Health Sciences Libraries (AAHSL) is pleased to announce the 2013-2014 year of the leadership program jointly sponsored by the National Library of Medicine (NLM) and AAHSL. Read more...
2012-2013 NLM/AAHSL Leadership Fellows Program Class
The Future Leadership Committee is pleased to announce the members of the 2012-2013 NLM/AAHSL Leadership Fellows Program class. Read more...
2012-2013 AASHL New Directors Symposium
The Future Leadership Committee is pleased to announce that the following directors have been selected to participate in the 2012-2013 AAHSL New Directors Symposium. Read more...
Scholarly Communication Committee - Charge
The AAHSL Board appointed the Scholarly Communication Committee in February 2003. The Committee is charged with developing, recommending, and guiding the implementation of a plan and activities in support of the Association’s response to the range of issues relating to Scholarly Communication, which may include but not be limited to the following:
1) Models of scholarly publishing, including investigation, analysis and consideration of Association support, collaboration, or other responses.
2) Advocacy to advance sustainable, effective and economically viable models of scholarly communication that are beneficial to our user community.
3) Communications, strategies and activities to inform, educate, and collaborate with academic health sciences administrators, faculty, or others stakeholders and organizations in the scholarly communications process.
4) Communications, strategies and activities to inform and educate Association members,including mechanisms for sharing and disseminating information from and to members through timely and appropriate methods. The Committee will provide annual reports and develop action plans, as appropriate. The report issued in 2005 does include a recommendation regarding continuation of the Committee.