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Bowman, McGraw Recognized at HSL’s 20th Annual Awards Ceremony

2017-05-30 09:47:45

The Health Sciences Library recognized the commitment and service of two staff members at its 20th annual awards ceremony and reception on April 21, 2017. Max Bowman earned the Award for Excellence, which recognizes an exceptional contribution made in the award year. Kate McGraw earned the Award for Dedicated Service,…

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Sharing Credible Health Information with fellow employees!

2017-03-28 14:58:45

Librarians Brenda Linares and Linda Johnsen participated in the Work Well, Live Well Expo held Wednesday March 15 at the Rams Head Recreation Center. The annual Expo, hosted by UNC’s Office of Human Resources, gives fellow employees an opportunity to learn about the health and wellness offerings available both on…

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White, Linares, Promote HSL at Annual Minority Health Conference

2017-03-16 15:44:18

Although HSL librarians love helping patrons in the library, they also like to take their skills on the road! Mary White and Brenda Linares promoted HSL services at the 38th Annual Minority Health Conference, held at the Friday Center on February 24. Major objectives of the conference are to highlight…

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HSL Celebrates Retirements of Four Long-Time Employees

2017-03-22 08:41:40

Christie Call Silbajoris, AHIP, Consumer Health and Patient Education Librarian at the Health Sciences Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, retired at the end of December 2016 after a seventeen-year career at HSL. Silbajoris came to HSL in 1999 as a graduate student to help develop the Go…

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HSL Librarians produce video published in JoVE

2017-05-02 12:46:05

Health Sciences Library (HSL) librarians, Bob Ladd and Barbara Renner, produced a video recently published in JoVE (the Journal of Visualized Experiments). This video, on behavioral assessment of hearing in young children, was part of the HSL’s work on the National Library of Medicine (NLM) Informationist Supplement Grant, a two-year…

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Speaking Well: Over 30 Years of Help for Students and Faculty

2017-01-20 08:27:59

[caption id="attachment_8584" align="aligncenter" width="400"] Photo by Robert Ladd
Pictured, left to right, Sindy Martin; Monique Levesque-Pharoah; Nandita Mani, PhD; Bill Marlow; Sarah Michalak.[/caption] Last month, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, home of Bell Tower and After Five Bell Tower Toastmasters Clubs, received a Corporate Recognition Award for…

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HSL Projects Chosen for Innovation Awards

2016-12-16 13:40:08

Two forward-looking projects submitted by UNC Health Sciences Library (HSL) librarians have been chosen as the recipients of the inaugural University Libraries Innovation Awards. The grant program recognizes the creative spirit of library staff members by connecting novel ideas with resources. The emphasis is on experimentation and exploration in the…

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Librarians Enhance Radio Show Content and Outreach: Win Public Service Award

2016-12-16 13:42:56

The Health Sciences Library is committed to exploring new roles for librarians and staff. As a result of this emphasis, when a radio show needed assistance in areas that the HSL has expertise, the skills of our librarians were brought to bear. Furthermore, as a result of the work, one…

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HSL Librarians published in the British Medical Journal

2017-03-07 09:17:26

Health Sciences Librarians Karen Crowell, a Clinical Information Specialist, and Lara Handler, the School of Medicine Liaison Librarian, have had a paper published by the British Medical Journal. Crowell and Handler began research on the project in March 2012 and completed it last November. The paper, which is titled,…

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Christie Degener Invited to Open Access Task Force

2016-12-16 13:45:03

Head of Resources Management Services Christie Degener has been invited to serve on the Open Access Task Force, a study committee comprised of 22 campus representatives charged with considering implications of an institutional rights-retention-with-opt-out policy. The group will also address an implementation plan of such a policy and present…

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