The IFLA Health and Biosciences Libraries Section is seeking proposals for its Open Session at the IFLA World Library and Information Congress, 21-25 August 2023 in Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

Theme: “Demonstrating Sustainability in Health and Biosciences Libraries”

Health and biosciences libraries represent a critically important sector of the profession. They provide health literacy education to health professionals, students, and the community and support research and scholarship that is used to improve the health and lives of the global citizenry.

Health and bioscience libraries are innovative and respond to current needs and demands of the health professions. In this session we will showcase ideas that promote a sustainable future for health librarians and health libraries. The aim of the session is to illustrate how health and bioscience librarians have made a positive impact on the profession and/or within the workplace.

This open session follows the ignite format where five presenters will each have five minutes to ignite the interest of the audience with sustainable projects/ideas/practices and then collectively respond to questions for 30 minutes. The extended Q&A session will offer a dynamic and interactive opportunity for engagement. We expect the audience participants in the session will leave feeling inspired to take sustainable action back into the workplace.

See the full HBS WLIC 2023 open session call for proposals for all the details.

Questions? Contact Beth Ketterman, HBS Information Coordinator [email protected].