Library identifies rare book bound in twelfth century Book of Judith manuscript fragment

2016-12-16 13:45:19

When Cataloging Librarian Barbara Tysinger pulled Johann Wittich’s 1589 book “Bericht von den wunderbaren bezoardischen Steinen” (translation: “Report of the wonderful bezoar stones”) off of her cart to add to the university library catalog, she noticed that it was bound in a manuscript fragment. After seeking additional expertise, the Health…


Health Sciences Library Releases Mobile Health Whitepaper

2016-12-19 15:06:52

The Health Sciences Library (HSL) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill recently released its whitepaper, “The Purpose and Value of mHealth for UNC-Chapel Hill.” The whitepaper broadly defines the mHealth field and its value for the campus community.  Over the course of a year, Kellie…


HSL invests in mobile health resources and staff development

2016-12-19 15:10:18

The Health Sciences Library (HSL) at the University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill released an online guide to mobile health research to educate its users and staff about mHealth. mHealth (or mobile health) is an emerging field of research and practice that uses mobile technology to…


Stephanie Griffin earns Award for Dedicated Service

2016-12-16 13:47:32

Stephanie Griffin, interlibrary borrowing and billing specialist, earned the Award for Dedicated Service at the eighteenth annual Staff Appreciation and Recognition ceremony at the Health Science Library (HSL) on April 29. The ceremony included remarks by Jim Curtis, interim director of the HSL, Carol Tresolini, vice provost for academic initiatives, and…


Moynihan joins HSL to lead health information technology efforts

2016-12-16 13:50:34

Brian Moynihan joined the Health Sciences Library at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill on October 1 as the Head of Health Information Technology Initiatives, a position created to help HSL stay on the forefront of technological innovation happening in health care education, practice, and research. Moynihan will…


Allegri earns Award of Excellence from UNC Network for Research Professionals

2016-12-16 13:51:27

Francesca Allegri, interim assistant director and head of User Services at the UNC Health Sciences Library, earned an Award of Excellence from the UNC Network for Research Professionals (UNC-NRP) at their annual NRP Fall Event on Friday, November 6, 2015. This award, the first for UNC-NRP, was given in appreciation for…


HSL’s Former NLM Fellow, Emily Vardell, publishes book on Affordable Care Act

2016-12-16 13:52:24

Emily Vardell, a former National Library of Medicine Associate Fellow at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's Health Sciences Library and doctoral student at the UNC School of Information and Library Science (SILS),…


HSL Recognizes two staff members for exceptional contributions

2016-12-16 13:53:17

The Health Sciences Library recognized the commitment and service of two staff members at its annual Awards Ceremony and Reception on April 22, 2016. Monica Samsky earned the Award for Excellence, which recognizes an exceptional contribution made in the award year, someone who, among other things, “obtains superior results by…


HSL Staff Win Two Library Innovation Grants

2016-12-16 13:54:16

Two Health Sciences Librarians have won Innovation Grants from the UNC University Libraries. The Libraries offers these internal grants to staff members as a way to encourage strategic creativity. A committee makes the awards on the basis of a competitive application process, and funding for the grants comes from unrestricted…


Nandita Mani to Direct UNC Health Sciences Library

2016-12-16 13:53:58

As Director, Mani will oversee one of the nation’s leading health affairs libraries. The UNC Health Sciences Library (HSL) is the primary library for the University’s schools of dentistry, medicine (including allied health sciences), nursing, pharmacy, and public health. It also serves the UNC Medical Center and the North Carolina…


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