This document identifies and describes the ALIA Health Libraries Australia (ALIA HLA) eight competency areas. Health librarians, from novice to expert, need a basic understanding of each competency area:
- The health environment
- Reference and research services
- Leadership and management
- Digital, ehealth and technology
- Health literacy and teaching
- Health research
For the benefit for members, courses, study programs or professional development events are compared to the competency areas which are covered, and details of the courses are discussed.