23rd Annual SALIS Conference

New Frontiers in Alcohol and Drug Information

Friday - Monday, May 4 - 7, 2001
Anchorage, Alaska

The 23rd Annual SALIS Conference was held at the Hotel Captain Cook in Anchorage, AK, hosted by Anjana Roy of Akeela, Inc. The meeting featured invited speakers from various realms of the addictions and information fields: research, treatment, technology, and policy, including several members of SALIS. The conference also included a walking trip to the Anchorage Museum of History and Art.

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2001 program

Highlights of the program included:

  • Bernard Siegel, PhD, University of Alaska, "Perspective on Substance Abuse in Alaska."
  • Gail Weinberg, University of Minnesota, "A Small Fish in a Big Pond: Providing Information from a Specialized Collection Within a Major Health Sciences Library."
  • Barbara Weiner, Hazelen Library, "An Anthropological Overview of American Addiction Literature: 150 Years of Historical Perspective."
  • Patience Frederiksen, Alaska State Library, "Funding Ideas and Day Dreams: Grant Writing for Libraries."
  • Suzanne Jones, Alcohol Advisory Council of New Zealand, "Sticky Eyeballs - How Appealing is Your Net Presence?"

Find stories, reports, and more from the conference in SALIS News 21(2), Summer 2001, in the Members section.

SALIS thanks Anjana Roy of Akeela, Inc. and the Conference Organizing Committee for hosting the 23rd Annual SALIS Conference in Anchorage, Alaska.