HSLS Staff News

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


Author name in bold is HSLS-affiliated

Barbara Epstein, HSLS Director, published “Health Sciences libraries in the United States: New Directions” in Health Information and Libraries Journal, October 21, 2017.


Presenter names in bold are HSLS-affiliated

Lydia Collins, Consumer Health Coordinator, NNLM Middle Atlantic Region, presented “Organs, Genetics, Diseases, Oh My! Science and Health Resources for Middle/High School” and “Critical Thinking Using NLM Online Exhibitions” on November 5, 2017, and “Engage for Health: A Health Program in a Box @ Your Library” on November 9, 2017, at the New York Library Association Annual Conference in Saratoga Springs, NY.

Barbara Epstein, HSLS Director, presented “Publishing Ethics for Academics: Walking the Tightrope” as part of a panel discussion titled “Publication Ethics: Today’s Challenges of Navigating and Combatting Questionable Practices, at the Charleston Conference in Charleston, SC, on November 10, 2017.

As president of the Medical Library Association, Barbara Epstein presented “What’s New in MLA” at regional MLA chapter meetings in Albuquerque, NM, Boston, MA, Stanton, VA, and Syracuse, NY, in October 2017.

Kate Flewelling, Executive Director, NNLM Middle Atlantic Region, presented “Health Statistics on the Web” and “Activate, Collaborate, and Educate: Health Outreach and Programming in Your Community” to the Health Sciences Library Association of New Jersey, Princeton, NJ, on December 1, 2017; and presented “The National Library of Medicine and the National Network of Libraries of Medicine: Your Partners in Health Information Outreach” as part of a plenary panel at the NJ Statewide Network for Cultural Competence 2017 Annual Conference, East Windsor, NJ, on December 5, 2017.

NNLM Middle Atlantic Region Executive Director Kate Flewelling and Health Professions Coordinator Erin Seger presented “PubMed and Beyond: Clinical Resources from the National Library of Medicine” at the Ohio Health Sciences Library Association annual meeting, in Lancaster, OH, on November 17, 2017.

E. Mattern and M.A. Ratajeski, Coordinator of Data Management Services, presented “Investigating Roles for Academic Libraries in Supporting Electronic Lab Notebooks” at the Digital Library Federation Forum in Pittsburgh, PA, on October 23, 2017.