IHSLA 2019 Annual Conference
June 6-7, 2019
You're invited to attend our joint meeting on behalf of both IHSLA and
the Ruth Lilly Medical Library!
This year’s event will take place at the:
975 West Walnut Street
Indianapolis, IN 46202
With the support of the Ruth Lilly Medical Library, the Friday, June 7th,
meeting will be FREE for all participants and there will be a greatly
discounted registration fee for the Thursday, June 6th, CE Activity.
IHSLA/IU LIBRARIANS HEALTH SCIENCES SUMMIT
For attendees traveling from out of town, a list of nearby hotel options is included below. There is no official hotel for this event; we encourage all attendees to make whatever travel arrangements best fit their budget and preferences.
There is paid parking available across the street from the Ruth Lilly Medical Library in the Lockefield Parking Garage,1050 Wishard Blvd. Please visit IUPUI visitor parking rates for details.
On behalf of the entire IHSLA board and RLML staff - we can't wait to see you in June!
Registration for the 2019 Annual Conference, Indiana Health Sciences Librarians Association is now open! Please register by May 27th, if possible, to ensure space. You can complete the online form below and use the PayPal option or fill out this registration form and mail it, with your check, to:
Attn: Beth Whipple
Tedra Richter, IHSLA Treasurer
Indiana University School of Medicine
Ruth Lilly Medical Library
975 Walnut Street, IB 321
Indianapolis, IN 46227
Or email her with payment questions at:
Thursday CE Activity
12:00-1:00pm Registration opens (outside) Room 226
1:00-5:00pm CE course Room 226
Instructor: Terrill F. Thompson, Technology Accessibility Specialist, UW-IT Accessible Technology Services, University of Washington
More and more libraries and educational institutions provide content online, including databases, archival collections, documents, and videos. But how much of this information is accessible to individuals with disabilities? Libraries and other institutions are legally required to provide accessible content. This hands-on, lab-based class, originally offered as a four-part webinar series, will provide basic steps participants can take to make their content accessible to all.
Participants will be able to:
Recognize the need for accessible online content and the benefits of Universal Design for Learning (UDL).
Identify common barriers posed by inaccessible websites and digital documents.
Practice basic methods for creating accessible documents.
Include accessibility when talking with vendors, making procurement decisions, and negotiating contracts.
5:15-6:15pm IHSLA Executive Board meeting Room 226
Friday June 7th
This event will feature opportunities to network with vendors and fellow Indiana health sciences librarians, and programming designed to facilitate the sharing of knowledge across our subject areas and specialties. Programming will include Breakout Sessions, Hands on Sessions, Panel Discussions, Lunch and the IHSLA Business Meeting.
The day will begin with Registration and Continental Breakfast from 8:30-9:00 am. See below for the current agenda.
Call for Exhibitors
We invite our partners in information science to exhibit at our annual conference. To exhibit, please register via the link. Fees are listed below.