IUPUI University Library and SLIS Joint Conference on Research, Scholarship, and Practice 2013
The IUPUI University Library and School of Information and Library Science Joint Research Conference 2013 is the annual research conference of the IUPUI University Libraries and the School of Library and Information Science. The School of Library and Information Science (SLIS) at IUPUI and University Library (UL) announce a Research Conference on March 22, 2013, to showcase research by IU SLIS students and Indiana Librarians . Attendance is free! This conference is intended to promote mentoring of SLIS students by professional librarians and to encourage discussion on topics and issues within the field of library and information science.
We are excited to announce that this year, Nancy K. Roderer, will be our keynote speaker. Ms. Roderer is a Professor of Medicine and Public Health at Johns Hopkins University and serves as the Director of the Welch Medical Library and the Director of the academic Division of Health Sciences Informatics. The title of her talk is Clinical Trials of Patient Information Prescriptions. She will present on two consumer health information prescription projects that involves her work with NICU parents, breast cancer patients, and emergency room patients. Along with the keynote speaker and two professional librarians, several SLIS students will be presenting, each on their own research projects.
The conference is from 9:15am-12:30pm. It is being held in the Lilly Auditorium, on the basement level of the IUPUI University Library. Continental breakfast (8:30am-9:15am) and lunch will be provided.
*Sponsors include: IUPUI University Library, SLIS, ALISS, ALI and the IMLS 21st Century Leadership Skills Program, American Society for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) Indiana Chapter.