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New to Health Sciences Librarianship: Strategies, Tips, and Tricks


Kelsa Bartley, MSI, Assistant Professor, Education and Outreach Librarian, Louis Calder Memorial Library, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

Jahala Simuel, MIS, MLS, Medical Librarian, Head of Access Services, Louis Stokes Health Sciences Library, Howard University

Jamia Williams, MLS, Health Sciences Librarian, Drake Memorial Library, SUNY Brockport


(Editor’s Note: This is a summary of a commentary published in the April 2021 edition of Journal of the Medical Library Association. The commentary expands on a poster presented at the 2020 vConference of the Medical Library Association.)

Three new librarians highlight their varied pathways into health sciences librarianship and offer insight into how they are navigating the challenges and successes of being new to the profession. A new health sciences librarian is defined as a person who has fewer than five years of experience in health sciences librarianship specifically, having either recently graduated from library school or entered the health sciences from another type of librarianship.

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 Score: 88
American Academy of Pediatrics
Berkowitz's Pediatrics: A Primary Care Approach, 6th Edition
Author: Berkowitz , Carol D.

The reference of choice for pediatricians, residents and medical students, the newly revised and expanded 6th edition provides clear, practice-oriented guidance on the core knowledge in ...

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 Score: 93
American Public Health Association
Control of Communicable Diseases: Laboratory Practice
Editor: Wilcke , Burton W., Jr.

Laboratory Practice is a new complement to the Control of Communicable Diseases Manual, a book published by APHA Press for over 100 years and also the primary resource for ...

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Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Mulholland and Greenfield's Surgery: Scientific Principles and Practice, 7th Edition
Editor: Dimick , Justin B.

Newly streamlined and focused on quick-access, easy-to-digest content, Mulholland and Greenfield’s Surgery: Scientific Principles and Practice, 7th Edition, remains an invaluable ...

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