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(via Jonna Peterson, Loyola University Chicago)

Please consider sharing your ideas at the virtual Health Sciences Librarians of Illinois annual meeting on September 7-9, 2022 (Wednesday-Friday). This year you have the option of presenting your ideas as either a poster or a lightning talk.

Proposal Types

Lightning Talks

The afternoon of Wednesday, September 7, has tentatively been set aside for sharing experiences! Each presenter will be allotted 5-10 minutes to share their project, depending on the number of abstracts that are accepted. There will be ample time afterward for Q&A and lively discussion.

Posters

Ideas can include, but are not limited to, any area of librarianship such as instruction, leadership, program development, communication, collections and collection management, outreach, and evaluation.

If you have presented, or plan to present, a poster at another meeting this year (such as MLA or Midwest Chapter/MLA), recycling content at HSLI is totally okay! Since this year’s Conference is virtual, it will allow our members who can’t travel to have the opportunity to learn about your work. The posters will be virtual with a Q&A for presenters immediately following the lighting talks on September 7.

Abstract Submission Instructions

Lightning Talks

To apply for lightning talks, fill out the form or submit an abstract of no more than 200 words to Jonna Peterson at jpeterson2@luc.edu by Monday, August 1.

Posters

To apply for posters, fill out the form or submit an abstract of no more than 300 words to Jonna Peterson at jpeterson2@luc.edu by Monday, August 1.

Contact Information and Special Instructions

For either submission type, it is expected that presenting author(s) must register for and attend the Conference. More information about the Conference can be found at the HSLI 2022 Conference website. Any questions or concerns can be directed to Jonna Peterson at jpeterson2@luc.edu.

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(via the HSLI Conference Planning Committee)

The 2022 Health Science Librarians of Illinois (HSLI) Annual Conference will now take place in a virtual format. The dates remain the same–Wednesday, September 7, to Friday, September 9. Watch for additional announcements in the coming weeks on registration, keynote and CE sessions, and more. Or, check the Conference website for updates as they become available.

“The keynote was great. Registration was easy. This was a great program all in all. Very good use of the virtual format.”–attendee at 2021 HSLI Annual Conference

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(via Emily Johnson-Barlow, UIC Library of the Health Sciences – Peoria)​

The Health Science Librarians of Illinois (HSLI) Annual Conference Planning Committee would like to invite library students to attend the organization’s Annual Conference this fall. It is currently scheduled to take place in person at the Starved Rock Lodge & Conference Center in Oglesby, IL, from Wednesday, September 7, to Friday, September 9. More information is available at our Conference sitePlease note that the Conference Planning Committee will make a final decision on whether the Conference will have an in-person or a virtual format by Wednesday, June 1, based on COVID-19 levels.

We would also encourage students to consider volunteering at the Conference. We are currently seeking volunteers to help with registration, take photos of events, take down displays, and be a communication runner between sessions. In return for their assistance, students will receive a waiver for the Conference registration fee, an annual membership to HSLI, and the chance to add this to their professional resume. To apply, students need to fill out this application and attach their resume to the form.

Applications are due Friday, May 6. Applicants will be informed of the decision by Friday, May 13. If lodging funding is needed, students can apply for the Syed Maghrabi Conference Scholarship.

Should you have any questions about our Annual Conference, the HSLI organization, or the student volunteer opportunity, please contact Emily Johnson-Barlow (emj11@uic.edu) or explore the HSLI website. For information on the Starved Rock Lodge & Conference Center’s ADA accessibility, please go here​.

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(via Julie Dietrich, Blessing Health Professions Library)

The Health Science Librarians of Illinois (HSLI) is proud to announce that we will be hosting our annual conference at Starved Rock State Park in 2022. The Conference is scheduled for Wednesday, September 7 – Friday, September 9, at the Starved Rock Lodge & Conference Center in Oglesby, IL. Join us for a unique and beautiful meeting experience while networking with your colleagues or gaining continuing-education credits. We are working hard to make this Conference an event that everyone will enjoy and remember. The final format for the Conference is still to be determined based on COVID-19 levels. For more information as it becomes available, take a look at the Conference website or the Starved Rock Lodge & Conference Center website. The Starved Rock Lodge & Conference Center is ADA accessible.

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(via the HSLI Conference Planning Committee)

The deadline to register for the 2021 Health Science Librarians of Illinois Annual Conference is quickly approaching! Sign up by Friday, October 22, to attend this year’s meeting. Themed “Between Starved Rock and a Hard Place: Navigating the Age of COVID”, the Conference will take place entirely online, from Wednesday, October 27, to Friday, October 29. The cost to register is free for current HSLI members, $10.00 for non-members, and $5.00 for students.

The Conference will include a keynoter, several continuing-education sessions, and posters. Attendees will also have an opportunity to hear updates from vendors and library organizations.

To view the full Conference schedule, and to register, please go here. We hope to see you next week!

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(via Julie Dietrich, Blessing Health Professions Library)

The Health Science Librarians of Illinois (HSLI) will offer three-continuing education sessions at the annual virtual conference. Registration is still open! To register, go here. The deadline is Friday, October 22.

CE1:  Charting a new course: practical data visualization for librarians presented by Annette Mendoza and Karen Gutzman
2 MLA CE
Data visualization is used to communicate complex information and explore trends in large sources of data. Compelling data visualization requires thoughtful planning and execution; from understanding the data, choosing the right chart, balancing visual cues, and providing narratives to tell interesting stories. This course gives attendees a strong foundation in the principles of data visualization. In addition, attendees will use Microsoft Excel, a common but incredibly powerful tool, to visualize library-relevant data through a series of hands-on activities. Attendees will gain practical and immediately useful skills for visualizing both qualitative and quantitative data.

CE2:  Supporting Medical Education through Emerging Technologies and Innovation Services presented by Elisandro Cabada
No CE credit
In this session you will learn how the Library can support medical education through emerging technology services. See examples of how emerging tech is being applied in libraries throughout the nation and learn how to develop your own services. Gain insight into the fundamental question of “Why is the Library providing access to emerging tech?”

CE3:  Evidence Based Medicine for Complementary, Alternative and Integrative Medicine (CAIM) presented by Peg (Margaret) Burnette
No CE credit
According to the National Institutes of Health, more than 30% of adults use non-conventional approaches to medical care. The terms “complementary” and “alternative” and “integrative” are commonly used to describe non-traditional medicine but there are distinctions. Complementary approaches are used in combination with conventional medicine and alternative approaches are used in place of traditional medicine. These therapies can include nutritional, physical, or psychological approaches and can be used in various combinations. Integrative medicine represents a coordinated strategy that includes both conventional and complementary approaches to health care.

These therapies are considered by some to be little hoaxes or snake oil, but are lifelines for others. And so, it is critical to consider these approaches through the lens of evidence-based medicine (EBM). This session will present the basics of CAIM and discuss the intersection of CAIM and EBM through an interactive case study. In this climate of mis- and dis-information, it is critical to consider the science to inform decision making for traditional, non-traditional, and integrated management or prevention in health care.



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HSLI Conference Registration Open (Deadline Fri., Oct. 22)

(via Julie Dietrich, Blessing Health Professions Library)

Between Starved Rock and a Hard Place: Navigating the Age of COVID

The Annual Health Science Librarians of Illinois (HSLI) conference will be held virtually Wednesday, October 27th – Friday, October 29th. Registration is open now! CEs and posters will highlight the conference. FREE for current HSLI members, $10 for non-members, and $5 for students. Deadline for registration is Friday, October 22nd.

Registration and program information is listed here. Please note that all times listed in the program are Central.

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(via Charlotte Beyer, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science)

Do you have ideas to share? Consider sharing those ideas at the Health Sciences Librarians of Illinois 2021 Annual Conference, which this year is a virtual conference on October 27-29 (Wednesday-Friday). This year you have the option of presenting your ideas as a poster or lightning talk.

Proposal Types

Lightning Talks

The afternoon of Wednesday, October 27, has been set aside for sharing experiences, best practices, or how lemonade was made out of lemons! Each presenter will be allotted 5-10 minutes, depending on the number of abstracts that are accepted. There will be ample time afterward for Q&A and lively discussion.

Posters

Ideas can include, but are not limited to, any area of librarianship, such as instruction, leadership, program development, communication, collection development, outreach, and evaluation.

If you have presented, or plan to present, a poster at another meeting this year (such as MLA or Midwest Chapter/MLA), please consider also submitting it for HSLI. Since it is virtual, let our members who can’t travel have the opportunity to see the work you’ve been doing! The posters will be virtual with a Q&A for presenters immediately following the lighting talks on October 27.

Abstract Submission Instructions

Lightning Talks

To apply for lightning talks, fill out the HSLI 2021 Lightning Talk Proposal Form, or submit an abstract of no more than 200 words to Charlotte Beyer at charlotte.beyer@rosalindfranklin.edu, by Tuesday, September 7.

Posters

To apply for posters, fill out the HSLI 2021 Poster Proposal Form, or submit an abstract of no more than 300 words to charlotte.beyer@rosalindfranklin.edu, by Tuesday, September 7.

Contact Information and Special Instructions

For either submission type, it is expected that presenting author(s) must register for, and plan on attending, the conference. More information about the conference can be found at the HSLI 2021 Conference website.  Any questions or concerns can be directed to charlotte.beyer@rosalindfranklin.edu.

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(via Charlotte Beyer, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science)

Do you have ideas to share? Consider sharing those ideas at the Health Sciences Librarians of Illinois 2021 Annual Conference, which this year is a virtual conference on October 27-29 (Wednesday-Friday). This year you have the option of presenting your ideas as a poster or lightning talk.

Proposal Types

Lightning Talks

The afternoon of Wednesday, October 27, has been set aside for sharing experiences, best practices, or how lemonade was made out of lemons! Each presenter will be allotted 5-10 minutes, depending on the number of abstracts that are accepted. There will be ample time afterward for Q&A and lively discussion.

Posters

Ideas can include, but are not limited to, any area of librarianship, such as instruction, leadership, program development, communication, collection development, outreach, and evaluation.

If you have presented, or plan to present, a poster at another meeting this year (such as MLA or Midwest Chapter/MLA), please consider also submitting it for HSLI. Since it is virtual, let our members who can’t travel have the opportunity to see the work you’ve been doing! The posters will be virtual with a Q&A for presenters immediately following the lighting talks on October 27.

Abstract Submission Instructions

Lightning Talks

To apply for lightning talks, fill out the HSLI 2021 Lightning Talk Proposal Form, or submit an abstract of no more than 200 words to Charlotte Beyer at charlotte.beyer@rosalindfranklin.edu, by Friday, August 27.

Posters

To apply for posters, fill out the HSLI 2021 Poster Proposal Form, or submit an abstract of no more than 300 words to charlotte.beyer@rosalindfranklin.edu, by Friday, August 27.

Contact Information and Special Instructions

For either submission type, it is expected that presenting author(s) must register for, and plan on attending, the conference. More information about the conference can be found at the HSLI 2021 Conference website.  Any questions or concerns can be directed to charlotte.beyer@rosalindfranklin.edu.

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(via Charlotte Beyer, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science)

Do you have ideas to share? Consider sharing those ideas at the Health Sciences Librarians of Illinois 2021 Annual Conference, which this year is a virtual conference on October 27-29 (Wednesday-Friday). This year you have the option of presenting your ideas as a poster or lightning talk.

Proposal Types

Lightning Talks

The afternoon of Wednesday, October 27, has been set aside for sharing experiences, best practices, or how lemonade was made out of lemons! Each presenter will be allotted 5-10 minutes, depending on the number of abstracts that are accepted. There will be ample time afterward for Q&A and lively discussion.

Posters

Ideas can include, but are not limited to, any area of librarianship, such as instruction, leadership, program development, communication, collection development, outreach, and evaluation.

If you have presented, or plan to present, a poster at another meeting this year (such as MLA or Midwest Chapter/MLA), please consider also submitting it for HSLI. Since it is virtual, let our members who can’t travel have the opportunity to see the work you’ve been doing! The posters will be virtual with a Q&A for presenters immediately following the lighting talks on October 27.

Abstract Submission Instructions

Lightning Talks

To apply for lightning talks, fill out the HSLI 2021 Lightning Talk Proposal Form, or submit an abstract of no more than 200 words to Charlotte Beyer at charlotte.beyer@rosalindfranklin.edu, by Friday, August 27.

Posters

To apply for posters, fill out the HSLI 2021 Poster Proposal Form, or submit an abstract of no more than 300 words to charlotte.beyer@rosalindfranklin.edu, by Friday, August 27.

Contact Information and Special Instructions

For either submission type, it is expected that presenting author(s) must register for, and plan on attending, the conference. More information about the conference can be found at the HSLI 2021 Conference website.  Any questions or concerns can be directed to charlotte.beyer@rosalindfranklin.edu.

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