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February 2018

Call for Proposals: 2018 SALIS-AMHL Conference

Hi everyone. As promised last week, I am sending out the call for abstracts for the upcoming Berkeley meeting in early May. I hope that we get some good presentations from the AMHL side. Any questions or thoughts you want to share, please let me know. Len Levin – AMHL Incoming President 2018 SALIS-AMHL Conference SALIS’ 40 th SALIS-AMHL 3 rd Annual Joint Meeting May 1-4, 2018 – Berkeley, California, USA Call for Abstracts is OPEN! Submission Deadline: Wednesday, February 28, 2018 Never...

The unexpected role librarians are playing in Sacramento’s homeless crisis (sacbee.com)

For many of Sacramento’s homeless men and women, the public library is a haven from harsh weather, a primary source for bathroom facilities, a place to rest from the stress of the streets. But as the homeless crisis deepens in the capital city and around the country, libraries increasingly are seeing people with untreated mental illnesses that cause them to act oddly, or put themselves or others in danger. Now, for the first time, employees of Sacramento’s library system are taking training...

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