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…


HSL Librarians published in the British Medical Journal

2017-10-18 10:17:50

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, "


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…


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),…


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