Harrell Health Sciences Library faculty and staff news: July 2019

Several Harrell Health Sciences Library team members have been involved in recent projects.

  • Brad Long and Lori Snyder co-presented “Active Learning and Librarians: An Evolving and Impactful Partnership” along with colleagues from Ohio State University and the University of North Dakota at the Medical Library Association 119th Annual Meeting and Exhibition in Chicago on May 7 (authors: Long BA, Nickum AC, Schulte S, Snyder LB).
  • Brad Long has been named to the Doody Enterprises Library Board of Advisors.
  • Brad Long co-presented a poster titled “Penn State Medical Student Utilization of Evidence-Based Resources During Clinical Rotations” at EdVenture 2019 in Hershey on April 18 (authors: Long BA, Ahluwalia A, Hanson T, Chiang T).
  • Brad Long graduated from Penn State College of Medicine’s Health Systems Science Academy on April 18.
  • Amy Knehans co-authored “Librarians and health literacy: A scoping review.” Library and Information Science Research (2019). (Authors: Klem, ML, Saleh, AA, Devine, P J, Gutzman, KE, Knehans, A, Mills, TN, … Vardell, E).
  • Nancy Adams and Marie Cirelli co-presented “Searching PubMed Like an Expert: The Evolution” during an international PubMed Searching Webinar provided by the Association of College & Research Libraries Health Sciences Interest Group on June 14.
  • Ben Hoover presented “Potential and Pitfalls of a Library Data Visualization Service” as part of a panel session at the Medical Library Association 119th Annual Meeting and Exhibition in Chicago on May 7.
  • Ben Hoover co-presented a poster titled “Use of Experimental Classroom to Teach Active Learning in EKG Course” at EdVenture 2019 in Hershey on April 18 (authors: Bruce C, Hoover B).
  • Kelly Thormodson co-presented a poster “Developing a Controlled Vocabulary for Curriculum Mapping” at the Special Libraries Association Annual Conference in Cleveland, Ohio, on June 15.
  • Esther Dell presented “Compliance with Public Access Requirements – Copyright Implications for Funded Authors” as part of a lightning talk at the Seventh Annual Kraemer Copyright Conference in Colorado Springs, Colorado, on June 11.
  • Nancy Adams and Esther Dell are part of an interdisciplinary team conducting a AAMC-funded scoping review of literature relevant to the research question: “How and why are the arts and humanities being used to educate physician and interprofessional learners across the developmental spectrum?” Other College of Medicine members of the team are Claire deBoer, Paul Haidet and Rebecca Volpe.

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