"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 Call for Abstracts is OPEN NOW! Presentations are welcome from SALIS and AMHL members, as well as others from outside our organizations.

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.

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

More details to come on the website and in SALIS News!

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

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