The HLI website provides up to date information on HLI activities, news and links to other relevant sites. Members may access additional content with a username and password. The HLI Email list allows all members to keep in touch.
HLI holds regular events throughout the year with the aim to enhance professional development and to provide information and networking opportunities to our members. The annual HLI Conference is held around October of each year in addition to regular monthly activities including training, demonstrations of new products and social events. Members receive a discount on conference registration and are admitted free to most monthly events.
Members can apply for financial assistance of up to $2000 annually to attend conferences, professional development opportunities or undertake research with the Pat Nakouz Award. Full details and application form available on the website. A Life Membership is also awarded annually to a member who has made outstanding contributions to HLI and health librarianship. Nominations are called for in April each year.
A committee of elected members meets monthly to plan the annual program of events and manage the administrative duties relating to finances, memberships, subscriptions etc. All functions of the committee are undertaken in accordance with Model Rules for an Incorporated Association as cited in the Associations Incorporation Act 1981 – Schedule 5. Annual Statements are lodged with the Department of Justice, Consumer Affairs Victoria. The HLI ABN is 71 676 326 573.
-Access to Members' website
-Opportunities for professional networking
-Opportunities to observe and contribute to HLI activities.
-Eligibility for professional development and awards
-Note student members have no voting rights, and conference attendance numbers will be capped