Health Science Librarians of Ilinois

HSLI Newsletter

Serving Illinois Health Information Professionals

Legislative Update, 07/22/2019

Federal news

Exclusive: FDA enforcement actions plummet under Trump (from Science:

From the MLA
Stay apprised on the CASE Act of 2019, which proposes a change to copyright policy, especially with regard to online copyright infringement (

Scholarly Communications Slide Decks — prepared by health sciences librarians during the last 3 years (Must be an MLA member to view slides:

State news

Some health-related articles of interest from the State Journal-Register:

New chlorine rules intended to prevent bacteria like legionella (

Marijuana potency gets increased scrutiny after link to psychosis ( – mentions a few studies (including one from Lancet) and outlines the Illinois State Medical Society position

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