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Five questions with HSL's new Community Engagement & Health Literacy Librarian, Terri Ottosen!

2017-11-30 09:40:16

​What made you decide to come to Chapel Hill? I've known many of the amazing health sciences librarians at HSL from working with them or socializing through professional organizations and committees. I also served on a Health Sciences Library committee a few years ago when the library was re-thinking consumer…

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National Medical Librarians Month

2017-11-01 08:24:47

We are celebrating National Medical Librarians Month! HSL is here for you! Our guides can help you find information on various topics such as Opioid Addition, Writing in the Health Sciences, Forming Focused Question with PICO, and Mobile Health Research. Our subject experts are…

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Elaine L. Westbrooks Named University Librarian and Vice Provost for University Libraries

2017-08-14 07:49:44

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has selected Elaine L. Westbrooks, associate university librarian for research at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, as its new University librarian and vice provost for University Libraries. Approved by the University’s Board of Trustees, the appointment is effective Aug. 15.…

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Five questions with HSL's new clinical librarian Rebecca McCall

2017-09-05 07:50:54

Rebecca McCall has been appointed as a clinical librarian at the Health Sciences Library.  Prior to this appointment, Rebecca worked as the library director of the Mercy College of Nursing and Health Sciences at Southwest Baptist University in Springfield, Missouri. Rebecca holds an M.S.L.S. from the UNC School of Information…

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

2017-09-05 07:50:14

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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