Skip to main content
Drexel Library

EBLIP9: FAQs

9th International EVIDENCE BASED LIBRARY & INFORMATION PRACTICE Conference June 18-21, 2017

General Information

Where is EBLIP9 being held?
EBLIP9 will be held on the Drexel University campus in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, June 18 - June 21, 2017. All conference sessions and meetings will be held on the first floor of the Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building (PISB for short), located at 33rd & Chestnut Streets on Drexel's University City campus. The opening reception and conference dinner are the only two events that will not be held in PISB. (Note: When entering PISB, please use the Chestnut Street entrance. All other entrances will be locked during the conference.)
 

What is the dress code for EBLIP9?
Business casual. Check the weather for the region before you pack so you know what to expect of the climate.


I require special assistance or have dietary restrictions, whom do I contact?
Please email Stacy Stanislaw at svs22@drexel.edu with detailed information regarding any restrictions. Please make sure to include onsite contact information, such as a cell phone number, in case there are any additional questions.


Are meals included in my conference registration?
Yes. A continental breakfast and lunch will be provided on-site during each day of the conference. Coffee and beverage breaks will also be provided. Your badge also grants you access to the Opening Reception and the EBLIP9 Conference Dinner, and all registered attendees are welcome and encouraged to attend.


Where is Lost and Found?
Please check with the EBLIP Registration Booth in the PISB Atrium, next to the Biowall for information about lost and found.


Do you have a coat/bag check?
We are providing a self-service bag check space with passive oversight from the registration desk for your convenience throughout the conference. Bags must be retrieved from the bag check area immediately following the last concurrent session on Monday (4:30 PM) and/or Tuesday (5:00 PM), and by 2:00 PM on Wednesday afternoon.


Does EBLIP provide a letter of attendance?
Yes, we can provide a letter of attendance. Please speak to a volunteer at the Registration Desk when you arrive at the conference for more information.


I already registered for the conference but decided not to attend. Can I get a refund?
Workshop registration refund requests will be accepted through 4:00 PM on Friday June 15, 2017. Conference registration refund requests will be accepted through midnight on Wednesday, May 31, 2017. Conference registrants canceling their registration on or before May 31, 2017 will receive a refund of the conference registration fee, less a $50 administrative fee. After May 31, 2017, registrants may request that their registration be transferred to another person at no additional charge.


I did not register for the conference but would like to attend. Is it too late to sign up?
Nope! We have extended the registration deadline and will now accept registrations online through June 19 or onsite on Day 1 of the Conference.

Off-Site Events

Can I take a tour of the Free Library of Philadelphia?
Yes! Tours of the Free Library will be available during the reception or feel free to visit the Library during normal business hours.


Will transportation to and from the Opening Reception be provided? 
No. The opening reception will take place at the Free Library of Philadelphia, located at 1900 Vine Street, Philadelphia, PA. The Free Library is 10-minute walk (0.5 miles) from The Sonesta Hotel and a 25-minute walk (1.3 miles) from Drexel University. Public transportation is also available, and visit www.septa.org for information on bus and trolley service. Uber, Lyft and taxi services are also readily available in the City.


Will transportation to and from the Conference Dinner be provided?
No. The conference dinner will take place at the Crystal Tea Room, located at 100 Penn Square East, Philadelphia, PA. The Crystal Tea Room is a 12-minute walk (0.6 miles) from The Sonesta Hotel and a 35-minute walk (1.6 miles) from Drexel University. Public transportation is also available, and visit www.septa.org for information on bus and trolley service. Uber, Lyft and taxi services are also readily available in the City.

(Note: The Crystal Tea Room is located on the 9th floor of the Wanamaker Building. Please enter the building through the West entrance off of Juniper Street and the square around City Hall. Once inside, please take the escalators on the right side. On the next level, take the elevators to the Crystal Tea Room on the 9th floor. Elevators from the ground floor are available at the North Entrance.)

Additional Questions?

If your question about the conference isn't answered above, please email the EBLIP9 conference staff at EBLIP9@drexel.edu

EBLIP 2017

Embedding and Embracing Evidence

9th International EVIDENCE BASED LIBRARY & INFORMATION PRACTICE Conference 
June 18-21, 2017