Welcome to SALIS!

SALIS (Substance Abuse Librarians & Information Specialists) is an international association of individuals and organizations with special interests in the exchange and dissemination of alcohol, tobacco, and other drug (ATOD) information.

Save the Date for SALIS/AMHL 2019!

SALIS's 41st Annual Conference, SALIS/AMHL's 4th Joint Conference
April 23-26, 2019
Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Watch this space for more information coming soon!

Support the SALIS Collection for Giving Tuesday this November!
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With the current opioid crisis, as well as issues related to cannabis medicalization and legalization, supporting the information needs of researchers, clinicians, students, and the general public on these subjects and others has never been more important.

The SALIS Collection's goal is to provide a digital copy of every book on alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs stored in a single location for everyone around the world to access. The collection currently features over 2500 titles vital to the field of addiction and substance use disorders, but we still have a long way to go! (Read more about this project here!)

Since the year 2000, nearly 60 alcohol/drug/addiction-specific libraries and databases have disappeared or been dramatically downsized. With your help, we can make sure no one is ever without access to this vitally important information.

HOW YOU CAN HELP!
Every $30 you donate as part of our Giving Tuesday fundraiser adds one more book to our collection! How many books will you add?

Make your donation now to support this project for Giving Tuesday! (You don't have to wait until the 27th!)

(Prefer to send a check? Find instructions here!)


Cover of SALIS NewsFree Issue of SALIS News

Every year, we offer the conference issue of our quarterly newsletter, SALIS News, for free to anyone interested. Check out this year's issue here!

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Read Our Open-Access e-Proceedings Journal!

Substance Abuse Library and Information Studies (SALIS Journal), launched in 2014, showcases the vast knowledge of SALIS members and others presented and accumulated over the years at our annual international conference. Check out volumes I-IV now, and watch for volume V coming in 2019!

I: Looking foward, looking back: Reflections on the past and planning for the future (2014)

II: Linking worlds of knowledge: An international pathway (2015)

III: A broader vision: The value of multidisciplinary lenses (2016)

IV: Real health: The importance of professionals in today's information climate (2017)

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Updated September 2018