We would like to recognize the following network members by highlighting their accomplishments, promotions, awards, new positions, and departures. We welcome your submissions for possible future announcements!
Andrea Harrow, Lisa A. Marks, Debra Schneider, Alexander Lyubechansky, Ellen Aaronson, Lynn Kysh, and Molly Harrington are co-editors of the article “Hospital library closures and consolidations: a case series” published in the April 2019 issue of the Journal of the Medical Library Association.
Nora Franco, NNLM PSR Consumer Health Librarian, co-authored the article “Health Sciences Patron Preference for Library Spaces: A Multisite Observational Study” published online in April, 2019, in Medical References Services Quarterly.
Shanalee Tamares, MLIS, is the Interim Director at Loma Linda (CA) University Libraries in Loma Linda, CA.
Gail Persily, Educational Technology Director at the University of California, San Francisco Library, retired on June 28, after 29 years of service.
Dick Miller, MLIS, Director of Resource Management at Stanford University’s Lane Medical Library, retired on June 3rd after 36 years of service. He joined the Lane Medical Library management team in 1983 as Director for Technical Services. As part of the senior management team at Lane, Dick expertly implemented digital library initiatives while building a team of highly skilled library staff to license and manage the library’s collections. Under his leadership, Lane’s first online catalog was launched and today serves as the foundational discovery layer for the Lane Library website. Through the prodigious work of Dick’s team creating high quality metadata, the library’s resources are readily accessible to faculty, students, and staff. Heidi Heilemann, Associate Dean for Knowledge Management and Director of Lane Medical Library, noted: “We are most grateful to Dick Miller for his dedicated service of over 36 years!”
Korey Brunetti is now the Assistant Director of the Academic Liaison Program at the University of California, San Diego Library. He was formerly at Desert Regional Medical Center Library in Palm Springs.
Jill Barr-Walker, Clinical Librarian at the Zuckerberg San Francisco General (ZSFG) Hospital Library, and others co-authored the article “Measuring impostor phenomenon among health sciences librarians,” published in the July, 2019, issue of the Journal of the Medical Library Association.
Darlene Parker-Kelly, Library Director at the Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science Health Sciences Library, and Charles P. Hobbs, are co-authors of the article “Keeping Dr. Charles Richard Drew’s legacy alive,” published in the July, 2019, issue of the Journal of the Medical Library Association.