Pacific Northwest Chapter of the Medical Library Association

Who We Are

Brochure (pdf)

The Pacific Northwest Chapter of the Medical Library Association (PNC/MLA) was established in October 1953 as a regional group representing Alaska, Alberta, British Columbia, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington. It became an official chapter of MLA in October 1978.

PNC/MLA is an organization of librarians, individuals, and institutions interested in health sciences libraries. It is committed to:

  • Promoting professional excellence among health care information providers.
  • Offering opportunities for education and professional growth.
  • Providing leadership in the health care information field in the Pacific Northwest and Canada.
  • Providing a forum for the exchange of ideas and information.
  • Promoting cooperation among health sciences libraries.
  • Representing the chapter and its members before MLA and other organizations.

Member benefits:

  • Annual Meeting Membership Rates
  • Archives
  • Blog
  • Continuing Education
  • Group Purchasing (Institutional Member Benefit)
  • Leadership Opportunities
  • Lending Library (Computer software and video programs)
  • Professional Development
  • Scholarships
  • Survey Monkey

Request Information about and/or volunteer for a PNC Committee:

  • Bylaws
  • Governmental Relations
  • Group Purchasing
  • Membership
  • Mentoring & Recruitment
  • Professional Development
  • Publications
  • Technology

Membership in the chapter is open to individuals interested in the health information professions. Current membership dues are listed on the Membership Form. For more information, contact the Membership Secretary: Sally Bremner, (907) 786-1609,

The organization's mailing address is:
34353 Church Rd
Warren, OR 97053
 Last Modified: Tuesday, 16-Nov-2010 09:38:31 PST