Call for Abstracts: Systematic Reviews

We’re hosting a nursing conference at Queen’s and they have set aside a day for librarians (and others involved in systematic review searching) to present. Please consider contributing an abstract or attending!

The Queen’s University School of Nursing and the Queen’s Joanna Briggs Collaboration host the 2016 Conference of the Americas

Location: Kingston, Ontario

Dates: September 29 – October 1, 2016

We are delighted to host the QJBC Conference of the Americas as part of our School of Nursing’s 75th anniversary celebrations.  This year, we also include a day specifically for librarians working on systematic reviews.

Our theme, LEAP (Linking Evidence and Practice), is aimed at an exploration of process for knowledge synthesis and implementation.

The conference will offer engaging presentations, time to connect and network, and great opportunities to explore one of Canada’s most beautiful and historic cities.

Visit the QJBC website for conference details:

For more information on the “librarian day”, please contact Michelle Henley or Amanda Ross-White.

Call for Abstracts

“Librarian Day”, Friday, September 30th

Are you a librarian or information professional involved in systematic reviews?  If so, we’d love to hear your insights as they relate to Linking Evidence and Practice (LEAP).  Topics may include:


.           Strategies for developing/promoting a systematic review service .           Search techniques and validation .           Citation management strategies .           Emerging roles within systematic review teams


Further information about conference topics and abstract submission details are provided at this link:




Early birds are offered a reduced rate until June 30, 2016.

Register now for $575 CAN (+tax).

Librarian special price for one-day registration: $325 CAN (+tax)



Amanda Ross-White, MLIS, AHIP | Health Sciences Librarian | Queen’s University Library

613-533-6000 x 78136 | |


Health Sciences reference queries can be directed to 613-533-3176 or 1-877-209-5641 or sent by email to

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