Founded in 1972, HSLANJ is a non-profit organization with the goals of:

  • Encouraging the professional development and advancement of librarianship.
  • Improving the quality of library services provided by health care organizations in New Jersey.

HSLANJ is the umbrella organization for the Group Licensing Initiative (GLI).

  • In 2017, HSLANJ celebrated its 45th anniversary and the GLI marked its 15th anniversary.
  • More than 130 GLI participants hail from hospital libraries throughout 20 states in the Mid-Atlantic Region (MAR), Southeastern Atlantic Region (SE/A), and New England Region (NER).
  • The National Network of Libraries of Medicine--MAR, SE/A, and NER--fully recognizes and endorses the HSLANJ Group Licensing Initiative as the lead organization capable of assisting libraries in their efforts to utilize multi-dimensional electronic resources.

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