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Membership: The number of members is highly variable, ranging from 8-10 to approximately 300. Variability can likely be attributed to the method of counting members, with higher numbers obtained by counting listserv subscribers. Most SIGs have a steady number of members and are not actively engaged in membership drives/recruitment activities. New members join SIGS informally [...]
The Section Council Standards Committee is a standing committee of the Medical Library Association’s Section Council. Every 5 years, the Committee distributes a survey to all Section Chairs to gather information about the use of, and interest in, library standards and guidelines. This activity fulfills, in part, the Committee’s responsibility to coordinate the standards activities [...]
Lists of Standards Chiropractic Libraries Consumer Health Dentistry Libraries General Standards Hospital Libraries Ophthalmology Libraries Specific Standards Chiropractic Libraries Chiropractic Library Section, Medical Library Association. “Standards for Chiropractic College Libraries.” http://www.mlanet.org/publications/standards/chiropractic/index.html Consumer Health This site does not provide “standards” for Consumer Health libraries in the same format as the other groups, but the Section Council [...]
MLA Section Council Standards Committee MLA Hospital Libraries Section Standards Committee Prepared by Jeannine Cyr Gluck February 2004 These guidelines have been developed as an aid to those embarking upon the creation of standards for professional associations. They grew out of the HLS Standards Committee’s experience in developing the “Standards for Hospital Libraries 2002″ (SHL2002). [...]
As called for in the “Organization of Standards Activities in the Medical Library Association“, the following describes the process for developing standards or guidelines: PROCESS FOR DEVELOPING STANDARDS FOR SECTIONS 1. Develop a proposal for section standards or guidelines. Include: rationale for development type of standards, e.g., standards for technical service, collection, public service audience [...]