The Ontario Medical Library Association 1887–1907

  • David S Crawford

Abstract

In the 19th century it was difficult for the growing number of medical practitioners in North America to access current medical literature. Various ways were suggested to solve this problem; one of them was the creation of physician-run medical library associations. After other failed attempts, Ontario physicians formed the Ontario Medical Library Association (OMLA) in 1887. In 1907 the OMLA became the nucleus of the Academy of Medicine, Toronto.
Published
2007-06-01
How to Cite
Crawford, D. S. (2007). The Ontario Medical Library Association 1887–1907. Journal of the Canadian Health Libraries Association / Journal De L’Association Des Bibliothèques De La Santé Du Canada, 28(2), 49-53. https://doi.org/10.5596/c07-012
Section
Features