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NASLIN: North American Sport Library Network




The North American Sport Library Network was founded in 1989 by Wayne Wilson (Amateur Athletic Foundation of Los Angeles) who served as the first Chairman, Gilles Chiasson (Sport Information Resource Centre), Boodie Newsom (United States Olympic Committee), Gretchen Ghent (University of Calgary Library), and Tom Heitz (National Baseball Hall of Fame Library)


Initially, NASLIN established the following goals:

  • To facilitate communication and resource sharing among sports librarians, archivists, and information specialists through conferences, educational programs and other cooperative projects.
  • To communicate with related organizations, nationally and internationally regarding cooperative projects and programs. These organizations include, the Canadian Association for Sports Heritage, and the International Sports Heritage Association

NOTE: With the publication of NASLINE, no. 36, September 2010, the NASLIN Steering Committee and Founding Members have decided to discontinue this informal association and the publication of our e-newsletter.


NASLINE, the e-newsletter of the North American Sport Library Network

NASLINE (Online edition) (ISSN 1480-5162, 2 issues per year), is the e-newsletter of NASLIN and contains news of sport collection development, international sport library news of interest to North America, fulltext papers and documents available online, new sport-related websites, and a large section of bibliographic citations to recent publications of interest to university and college sport sciences collections. 



 Please note: Some URLs in earlier issues of NASLINE may not be correct. Please use Google to find the correct url.