CBHL May 2013

The 45th annual meeting of the Council on Botanical and Horticultural Libraries, Inc. (CBHL) will be held in East Lansing, Michigan, May 7-10, 2013. The meeting, “A Study in Green: Horticultural and Botanical Educations for All Ages,” will be hosted by the Michigan State University Libraries.

Launching this annual meeting is a trio of pre-conference workshops exploring catalog record acquisition, exhibit creation and digital reference programs. Throughout the meeting, speakers and panels will explore topics ranging from e-book packages and services to historic collection outreach initiatives. Noted horticulturist and writer, Dr. Allan Armitage, will be among the featured speakers. Study tours during the meeting will visit the horticultural and bibliographic resources of the MSU campus with site visits to the Dow Gardens, W. J. Beal Botanical Garden, Clarence E. Lewis Landscape Arboretum plus the libraries at Michigan State University. Post conference tours will include visits to the Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park, Edsel & Eleanor Ford House, Grounds & Gardens and Cranbrook Institute. Join us at this remarkable meeting to learn valuable skills while exploring the beauty of spring gardens! For more information, please visit http://libguides.lib.msu.edu/CBHL2013. Early-bird registration is open through March 22nd; full registration ends April 8th. Questions may be directed to Suzi Teghtmeyer, MSU Library at suzirt@gmail.com

The Council on Botanical and Horticultural Libraries, Inc. is the leading professional organization in the field of botanical and horticultural information services. It recognizes the critical importance of collecting, preserving, and making accessible the accumulated knowledge about plants for present and future generations. For more information about CBHL, visit its web site at http://www.cbhl.net