HSLS Staff News

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


Author names in bold are HSLS-affiliated

Rebecca A. Abromitis, Research and Instruction Librarian, published “How Does Pretesting for PubMed Knowledge Spark Student Learning?” in Medical Reference Services Quarterly, 37(4), 2019.

E. Anthony, R. Miller, Research and Instruction Librarian, and M. Rapchak, published “Critical Credits: Making the Most of a First-Year Information Literacy Class” in Critical Approaches to Credit-Bearing Information Literacy Courses, edited by A. Pashia and J. Critten, 357-366. Chicago: ACRL Press, 2019.

Ansuman Chattopadhyay, Assistant Director for Molecular Biology Information Service, Carrie L. Iwema, Coordinator of Basic Science Services, Barbara A. Epstein, HSLS Director, Adrian V. Lee, and Arthur S. Levine published “Molecular Biology Information Service: An Innovative Medical Library-Based Bioinformatics Support Service for Biomedical Researchers” in bioRxiv, 530071.

Jonathon Erlen, History of Medicine Librarian, and Jay Toth, publishedDissertations from Universities around the World on Topics Relating to Indians in the Americas, Compiled from Dissertation Abstracts” in Indigenous Policy Journal, 30(3), 2019.

S.P. Myers, K.M. Reitz, C.B. Wessel, Head of Research Initiatives, et al., published “A Systematic Review of Gender-Based Differences in Hirsch Index Among Academic Surgeons” in The Journal of Surgical Research, 236: 22-29, April 2019.


Jonathon Erlen, History of Medicine Librarian, retired from the University at the end of January. For a retrospective look at Erlen’s 35-year career, please see “John Erlen Retired after a Long Career at HSLS” in the issue.