The IFLA Health and Biosciences Libraries Section (HBS) invites expressions of interest to host the 14th International Congress on Medical Librarianship (ICML) in 2026. The ICML takes place in a city selected through a competitive process.
Call by the IFLA Health and Biosciences Libraries Section for WLIC 2022 Program on “Infodemic Management: Strategies for Combatting Health Mis/Dis/Malinformation”10 March 2022
This call is an invitation to participate in a one-hour session at the WLIC 2022 in Dublin, Ireland, a panel with 4 speakers who will address Strategies for Combatting Health Misinformation, Disinformation, and Malinformation.
Proposals are sought for chapters in a book about the need for, and impact of, digital literacies in libraries to support lifelong learning and empowerment.
The Pandemic has clearly focused minds on health, and how essential it is that we do not take it for granted. The right to health – and with it, the right to health information – have rapidly moved up the political agenda. Find out about the plans of our Health and Biosciences Section (HBS) and Evidence for Global and Disaster Health Special Interest Group (E4GDH), and in particular about the 2022 International Congress of Medical Librarianship.
In the early months of 2020, WHO Director General Tedros Ghebreyesus underlined that in addition to fighting a pandemic, the world also needed to reckon with an 'infodemic'. As argued by the speakers at the WLIC 2021 session on Access to health information as a human right: A global call to action and practical steps, there is an urgent need for action to ensure that every person should have access to reliable health information and should be protected from misinformation.
ICML and AHILA are pleased to invite you to Pretoria, South Africa 15-19 March 2022 where together medical librarians and other health information professionals, academics, researchers, and others from related disciplines explore the contributions that medical librarians and other information professionals are making to achieve global health goals by connecting, engaging, and ultimately improving health and saving lives.
Librarians Supporting Humanitarian Information Efforts: A Look at OpenStreetMap Mapping and the Evidence Aid COVID-19 Evidence Collection10 August 2020
This webinar highlights two outlets in which librarians are critical players in humanitarian information efforts; OpenStreetMap mapping and the Evidence Aid COVID-19 Evidence Collection.
Coronavirus has highlighted as never before how being online is crucial to our lives. Those who most need support (including older and socially disadvantaged people) are least likely to be online.
Health and Biosciences Libraries section and Evidence for Global and Disaster Health SIG are now inviting abstracts for our joint satellite meeting on 14 August in Dublin. We are delighted to be working with local partners The Health Sciences Libraries Group of the Library Association of Ireland.
Deadline Extended! Satellite Meeting: Call for Papers Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Thursday 23 August 20189 March 2018
Evidence for Global & Disaster Health Special Interest Group Sponsor: Health and Biosciences Libraries Section (HBS)