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Gretchen Arnold has been the Director of the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library since 2007 and Interim Director 2005 – 2006. Ms Arnold came to the Library in 1986 and held various leadership roles in the Library. Prior to coming to the University of Virginia, Ms. Arnold worked in medical libraries at Johns Hopkins Medical Institutes and Virginia Commonwealth University.
Her academic interests include scholarly communications and the impact of new technologies on knowledge creation and dissemination. Her work at the University has been focused on forging and developing strong collaborations across the Health System and across grounds.
She believes that the library of the future will have a vital role in the mission of the institution. “There has never been a more exciting time to be a librarian”.
- Karen Falgore on MilliPub Club: Class of 2013
- Dan on Learning from Those Who Went Before Us: An Interview with M.C. Wilhelm, M.D.
- Joe Krenitsky on A Conversation About Upcoming Access Changes to Online Journals
- Kimberley on Thanks for Your Service: Adrienne Granitz Retires
- Ivan Login on Ellen Ramsey: Semester at Sea Librarian, Around the World Voyage, Spring 2013
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Gretchen Arnold, Library Director, writes about the continuing evolution of the Health Sciences Library. She has been the director of the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library since 2005, and has been a health sciences librarian since 1975. Please feel free … Continue reading
Jason Bennett, Technology in Education Consulting Assistant, at the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, and UVA graduate in Comparative Religions, talks about his background in visual presentation as well as his role at the Health Sciences Library. Interviewer: How did … Continue reading
Background: The Health Sciences Library has been collaborating with the Brown Science & Engineering Library to support data management needs of researchers. We interviewed Andrew Sallans, Head, Strategic Data Initiatives and the Scientific Data Consulting Group, Brown Science & Engineering … Continue reading
The popular “First Aid” review books can now be studied online! The Library has arranged a 30-day trial for full access to McGraw-Hill’s First Aid E-Book collection. If you are studying for specialty board exams, prepping for third year clerkships, … Continue reading
Like all other departments in the University, the Health Sciences Library has experienced budget reductions in state funding. Since 2008 and including the just recently announced 2.5% additional cut for this year, the Library’s budget has been decreased by $531,497. We are managing these cuts through a variety of strategies which include leaving positions open and reducing spending in other areas.
What is one of the most commonly asked questions at the Library? How do I find a journal article!
The answer to this question is more complex in the digital age but the steps can be simple. The Library subscribes to both print and online journals. Continue reading
Welcome to the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library. This is the time of year that we find very exciting with meeting new students and faculty. Check out what the Library has to offer this season… Continue reading
The face of the country is changing. In 50 years time, the traditional English-speaking majority of yesteryear will give way to a population of diverse cultures and languages. This new cultural landscape is transforming Health Care. Continue reading
The information age is all about you – and our role in the Library is to provide you with the resources and tools that you need. Continue reading