WHSLA (pronounced like "wissla") is an association of approximately 25 individual members.

WHSLA's purpose is to:

  • promote the development of health science libraries and librarianship in Wisconsin
  • provide a forum for the discussion of mutual problems and the exchange of ideas and information among members
  • encourage the continuing education of all health science library personnel by sponsoring appropriate educational programs
  • serve as a liaison to other organizations desiring input from WHSLA

Anyone with an interest in health science librarianship in Wisconsin is eligible for membership in WHSLA. Please read more about WHSLA's history. 

WHSLA Archives

WHSLA's archives are held at the Medical College of Wisconsin Libraries. Any member with a need for historical information from WHSLA's paper files are invited to contact the WHSLA Archivist for help.

Membership Directory

  • WHSLA Membership Oct 2021.pdf   124k - Oct 6, 2021, 2:19 PM by Jennifer Schram (v1)
  • WHSLA Membership 2021 June 1.pdf   146k - Jun 1, 2021, 2:15 PM by Jennifer Schram (v1)
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Bylaws & Guidelines

  • WHSLA Guidelines 9-17-20.pdf   314k - Nov 11, 2020, 1:45 PM by Jennifer Schram (v2)
  • WHSLA Guidelines 10-19-18.pdf   282k - Nov 11, 2020, 1:45 PM by Jennifer Schram (v3)
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WHSLA Professional Development Recipients

2019 - Karen Hanus, Megan Olson, and Deborah Ruck 
2018 - Elissa Kinzelman-Vesely and Barb Ruggeri
2017 - Michele Matucheski
2016 - Elissa Kinzelman-Vesely and Kathryn Mlsna
2015 - Eileen Severson and Brenda Fay 
2014 - Deb Knippel