Print Page | Contact Us | Sign In | Join now
Health Libraries Group news/publications
Group HomeGroup HomeGroup PagesDirectory & Features Join Group
Health Libraries Group news/publications

News Archive


Health Information and Libraries Journal


Health Information and Libraries Journal (HILJ) is a European journal of international and interdisciplinary interest to practitioners, researchers, and students in the library and health sectors.  Published by the Health Libraries Group in conjunction with Wiley-Blackwell, HILJ aims to promote debate about new health information developments with an emphasis on communicating evidence-based information both in the management and support of healthcare services.

Online access HILJ is now free to HLG members - see  below.   You can also get a reduced rate for a print subscription to HILJ.

For more information about HILJ follow us on Twitter @HILJnl 


Access to Health Information and Libraries Journal (HILJ)

 As an HLG member you can access the Journal here.


The newsletter is published here quarterly and members will be notified of its appearance through the HLG Members discussion list and on CILIP's monthly email.   The Editor is Joel Kerry The Assistant Editor is Rachel Gledhill . They would be delighted to hear from you if you have any ideas or suggestions for further development.  


Core Collections

HLG is working in partnership with Tomlinsons to update the series of Core Collections: the Medical Core Collection, the Nursing Core Collection, the Mental Health Core Collection, the Primary Care Collection and the Dentistry Core Collection


  Core Collections detail


Other Publications

The Health Libraries and Information Services Directory (HLISD) is published jointly by HLG and HEE Library & Knowledge Services Leads Group (LKSL), online at

Working in Health Information is a guide to the range of options of services in the field.  The second editon was published in 2010.

Health Library and Information Services Directory (HLISD)

HLISD aims to be the most comprehensive database of its kind.

Find it at

Currently there are just under 800 entries and over 1,000 contacts.

The information is updated by a network of editors who are responsible for checking the currency of their entries.

To contact us email us at

 Working in Health Information

Health information is required by a wide range of people in a variety of situations at any given time. The information provided may be about medical tests or treatments, clinical trials, conditions and diseases or how to access the information, but the list of possible topics is infinite.


Contact us