About Access 2018

Join us October 10-12, 2018 in beautiful Hamilton, Ontario hosted by the University Library at McMaster University.

Conference: October 10-11, 2018 at Liuna Station

Hackfest: October 12, 2018 –  details to be “hacked out”

Steering Committee
  • John Fink
  • Debbie Lawlor
  • Susanna Galbraith
  • Chris McAllister
  • Lynne Serviss
Programming & Hackfest Committee
  • John Fink
  • Susanna Galbraith
  • Chris McAllister
Marketing & Outreach Committee
  • Sarah Cairns
  • John Fink
  • Debbie Lawlor
  • David Kemper
Registration/Logistics/Social Committee
  • Alex Erasmi
  • Ann Pearce
  • Christine Homuth
  • Kathy Ball
  • Tamara Monster
  • Bridget Whittle
  • Wade Wyckoff
Fundraising Committee
  • Andrew Colgoni
  • Mariya Yurukova
  • Sandra Rakovac
Venue/Catering/AV
  • Chris McAllister
  • Gabriela Mircea
  • Lynne Serviss
Volunteer Co-ordination Committee
  • David Kemper
  • Christine Homuth
  • Kathy Ball
  • Tamara Monster

 

Contact us at accesslibcon@gmail.com

Location

The conference will be held at Liuna Station. We have reserved guest rooms at nearby hotels for Access attendees at a reduced rate.

Accommodation details

About the University Library, McMaster University

The University Library system at McMaster University consists of

General collection strengths support the research and teaching strengths of the University. Particular areas of emphasis include Biology, British History, Business, Chemistry, Classics, Economics, Engineering, English Literature, Geography & Earth Sciences, Health Sciences (with particular emphasis on problem-based self-directed methods of teaching and learning), Maps, Nuclear Physics and Religious Studies. The Library’s William Ready Division of Archives and Research Collections houses extensive archives including those of Bertrand Russell and a noteworthy collection of eighteenth-century literature.

About Hamilton

Hamilton, located between Toronto and Niagara Falls, is famous for it’s hiking trails and culture.  Many nearby attractions include the beautiful Royal Botanical Gardens, Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum, Art Gallery of Hamilton and Dundurn Castle.