"A Broader Vision: The Value of Multidisciplinary Lenses"

Substance Abuse Librarians & Information Specialists
Association of Mental Health Librarians

Wednesday - Saturday, May 4-7, 2016
Embassy Suites Downtown Denver
Denver, Colorado, USA

For the first time, SALIS will partner with the Association of Mental Health Librarians to present a combined conference!

The conference will start with a Welcome Reception on the evening of Wednesday, May 4, proceed with sessions beginning May 5, and wrap up midday on Saturday, May 7. An optional evening tour/outing is also planned.

A brief view of program can be viewed here (times are tentative). We're delighted to announce three invited speakers already named to the program. Stay tuned for updates about the conference program.

Jeffrey Beall, MA, MLS
, librarian and associate professor at Auraria Library at the University of Colorado, Denver. He is a critic of the open access publishing movement and is especially known for his blog, Scholarly Open Access, which monitors "predatory open access publishing," a term he coined.

Julie Netherland, PhD, Director of the Office of Academic Engagement for the Drug Policy Alliance. She will talk about the the evolving landscape of marijuana policy.

Dana Abbey, MLS, NN/LM Colorado coordinator and the Health Information Literacy Coordinator at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Library.

AMHL Early-bird Registration for members of SALIS or AMHL: $350
Includes all sessions and materials, a welcome reception and hosted lunch. Embassy Suites guests will enjoy a daily full breakfast included in their room rate.

Registration rate for non-members, students, and single-day registration is posted on the Registration page.

Deadlines to note:

* Mar 25 - Early-bird registration rate
* Apr 4 -   Hotel reservation to get conference rate (date changed from prior announcement)

The Call for Abstracts and Scholarhips are closed.

For a look at past conferences, please visit our Conference Archive.

2016 Conference


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