SLA Biomedical and Life Sciences Division

2009 Contributed Posters

All-Science Reception
Tuesday June 16, 2009
5:00 PM - 6:30PM
DBIO Sponsor: Cold Spring Harbor Press

Innovations and Best Practices in Biomedical and Life Sciences Libraries


1. Assessing Researchers’ Searching Skills and Attitudes Concerning Online Bioinformatics Resources
Michele R. Tennant, Health Science Center Libraries and UF Genetics Institute, University of Florida

2. Literature Searching for CADTH’s Health Technology Inquiry Service (HTIS)
Monika Mierzwinski-Urban, Information Specialist
Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health (CADTH)

3. Strategic Planning for Biomedical and Life Science Libraries through Technology Innovation
Andrew Clark, Group Leader, Library Services UCB Celltech

4. Moving the NIST Research Library Laboratory Liaison Program into the Future
Nancy Allmang, Biosystems and Health Liaison, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Research Library
Susan Makar, Chemical Science and Technology Laboratory Liaison, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Research Library

5. Have Laptop Will Travel: Experiences of a Field Librarian
Patricia H. Dawson, Science Instruction-Reference Librarian, Moore Library, Rider University

6. Desperately Seeking Science: Guiding Lower-Level Biology Undergraduates from the Textbook to the Bench through Focused Information Literacy Education
Brian J Winterman, Life Sciences Library, Indiana University Jacquelyn Petzold, Assistant Professor, Science Librarian, N219 Love Library, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

7. Embedding Science Librarians into the Academic Community: An Accumulation of Best Practices
Kyrille Goldbeck, Virginia Tech
Allison Scripa, Virginia Tech
Margaret Merrill, Virginia Tech

8. Developing an Intranet Resource to Compile and Disseminate Animal Welfare Information for Library Liaisons
Valerie Perry, Head, Agricultural Information Center, University of Kentucky
Rick Brewer – Medical Center Library, University of Kentucky
Frank Davis – Medical Center Library, University of Kentucky

9. Grow your own: Building an interdisciplinary bioscience library program
Howard Silver, Co-Head & Biological Engineering Librarian, Engineering & Science Libraries, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Courtney Crummett, Bioinformatics Librarian and Biosciences Liaison, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

10. Showing the Way in SharePoint: What Every Librarian Should Know
Emily J. Glenn, Information Specialist & Library Services Coordinator, Seattle Biomedical Research Institute
Betsy Rolland, Project Manager, Asia

11. Are Video Tutorials Worth the effort?
April Colosimo, Liaison Librarian, Life Sciences Library, McGill University

Rev. October 2009