[mla-nynj] Conference announcement and call for abstracts -- 5th Annual Joint SALIS/AMHL Conference

Moss, Stuart (NKI) Stuart.Moss at NKI.rfmh.org
Thu Feb 6 21:41:16 UTC 2020

Dear Colleagues,

Substance Abuse Librarians & Information Specialists (SALIS) and the Association of Mental Health Librarians (AMHL) cordially invite you to the *5th

Annual Joint SALIS/AMHL Conference* to be held in Washington, DC from April 21-24, 2020.


*Saint Elizabeths Hospital* <https://dbh.dc.gov/page/saint-elizabeths-hospital>, the first federally funded psychiatric hospital in the United States, will serve as the host organization.

Our theme for this year, *Capital Ideas: Revolutionary Solutions for Unconventional Times*, reflects the changes in the library and information fields, including the need to continue integrating multi-disciplinary solutions to current local, national and international efforts that improve population health.

We are putting together an exciting program of revolutionary knowledge and topics that will guide you in this new decade. Confirmed program sessions include Digital Lending and Copyright by Michelle M. Wu, Associate Dean for Library Services and Professor of Law at George Washington University and an update on the SALIS Collection: Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs <https://archive.org/details/salis?tab=about>.

Call for proposals and registration is open. Registration rates start at $210 and include a welcome reception and lunch daily.

For inquiries, sponsorships, exhibitors, and volunteers email us at salis at salis.org<mailto:salis at salis.org>.

*Registration is now open!


Call for Abstracts

SALIS/AMHL invites librarians and information professionals in academic, educational, and healthcare settings to submit an abstract<https://protect2.fireeye.com/v1/url?k=ffe00293-a3c63530-ffe2fba6-000babda0106-749581d7dbd2f6e8&q=1&e=3f36b465-5139-416c-8a14-420b0c90a539&u=https%3A%2F%2Fdocs.google.com%2Fforms%2Fd%2Fe%2F1FAIpQLSeQ_XMJnonZS57yV0hqLm105HiEIYiy1qX8Wx7I6tiuUK2NuQ%2Fviewform%3Fusp%3Dsf_link> for the 5th Joint Conference of the Substance Abuse Librarians and Information Specials (SALIS) & the Association of Mental Health Librarians (AMHL).

The theme of this year's conference is Capital Ideas: Revolutionary Solutions for Unconventional Times. As libraries move from a print collection legacy towards global information accessibility and sharing, we would like to hear from you about innovative ideas, projects, and research to keep libraries and information centers dealing with ATOD (Alcohol, Tobacco & Other Drugs), mental health, and related subject areas in the forefront of information management and access.
Topics of interest include:

  *   Information and Research Integrity
  *   Preservation of Collections
  *   Academic-clinical partnerships
  *   Impact of Libraries
  *   Open Knowledge

Call for abstracts will be open from January 27th until February 28th. We are accepting abstracts for poster and oral presentations. Please click on the following link to submit your abstract. If you have any questions about the conference, please contact the conference coordinators at activistlibrarian at gmail.com<mailto:activistlibrarian at gmail.com> or toni.yancey at dc.gov<mailto:toni.yancey at dc.gov>.
To submit, visit: http://salis.org/conference/call_for_abstracts.html<https://protect2.fireeye.com/v1/url?k=f6c22558-aae412fb-f6c0dc6d-000babda0106-d878571e4c5c8ab3&q=1&e=3f36b465-5139-416c-8a14-420b0c90a539&u=http%3A%2F%2Fsalis.org%2Fconference%2Fcall_for_abstracts.html>

[SALIS/AMHL 2020 logo]


Stuart Moss
Library Director

Nathan Kline Institute - Office of Mental Health
140 Old Orangeburg Rd.
Orangeburg, NY  10962

845/398-6576 | 845/398-5551 (fax) | moss at nki.rfmh.org<mailto:moss at nki.rfmh.org>

Visit us at http://nki.hospitalservices.senylrc.org<http://nki.hospitalservices.senylrc.org/>


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