HSLS Staff News

The HSLS Staff News section includes recent HSLS presentations, publications, staff changes, staff promotions, degrees earned, etc.


Nancy Tannery, associate director for User Services, was elected chair of the Libraries in Medical Education (LiME), a special interest group of the Northeastern Group on Educational Affairs of the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) for 2011-2012.


Barb Folb, public health informationist and reference librarian, presented a talk “Information Needs and Practices of Disaster Response Professionals: Findings and Implications for Information Support Services” at the Disaster Information Outreach Symposium held at the National Library of Medicine Disaster Information Research Center in Bethesda, MD on March 29, 2011.

Nancy Tannery, associate director of User Services, presented a poster titled “From Module Development to User Testing: A Collaborative Project to Create an Online Search Module for MERC,” at the 2011 Annual Meeting of the Northeast Group on Educational Affairs, March 11-13, in Washington DC. The poster was co-authored with Kerry O’Rouke1 and Donna Berryman2.

1Robert Wood Johnson Library of the Health Sciences, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
2Edward G. Miner Library, University of Rochester


Jonathon Erlen, history of medicine librarian, served as a major contributor to ISIS Current Bibliography of the History of Science and Its Cultural Influences, 2010. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2011.

Michele Klein-Fedyshin, reference librarian, published “Information Practice” Chapter 12 in The Medical Library Association Guide to Managing Health Care Libraries, NY: Neal-Schuman Publisher, 2011.