Council on Botanical and Horticultural Libraries Annual Meeting- early bird registration deadline: April 1, 2018

CBHL Annual Meeting to be held in New York City

The 50th annual meeting of the Council on Botanical and Horticultural Libraries, Inc. (CBHL) will be held in New York City, June 19-23, 2018. The meeting, “Botanical and Horticultural Libraries in the Modern Era: Training and Vision for the Future,” will be hosted by the New York Botanical Garden and Brooklyn Botanic Garden.

2018 marks the 50th anniversary of CBHL, the 25th anniversary of European Botanical and Horticultural Libraries (EBHL) and the 22nd annual meeting of the Linnaeus Link Partners. This joint meeting of these three organizations will celebrate and share our mutual interests and intellectual capital. Speakers will include Annik LaFarge, author of On the High Line; Bobbi Angell, botanical artist and author; Eric Sanderson, conservation ecologist and author of Mannahatta: A Natural History of New York City; and Victoria Johnson, author of David Hosack, Botany, and Medicine in the Garden of the Early Republic. Throughout this meeting, speakers, tours, and presentations will explore topics related to the intersection of technology, libraries, art, botany and horticulture. Post conference tours will offer visits to the gardens of the Hudson River Valley, the New York City EcoFlora Project and the offices of JSTOR. Join us at this remarkable meeting as we explore how technology has united us and what the future holds in store for us as we enter the new millennium. For more information, please visit Early-bird registration is open through April 1; full registration ends May 14. Questions about this upcoming meeting may be directed to Susan Fraser, New York Botanical Garden at

The Council on Botanical and Horticultural Libraries empowers its members to lead in botanical and horticultural information services. CBHL strengthens its membership; addressing emerging issues, and providing expertise and value to our respective organizations. For more information about CBHL, visit its web site at