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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
Category Archives: Library Events
Mark your calendar for September 29 and October 27th to see the History of the Health Sciences Lecture Series. Continue reading
October’s Discussion is on Geomedicine. How the Places we Live Can Affect our Health Continue reading
Learn how and when to integrate multimedia into instructional and presentation materials. Continue reading
This new online and physical exhibit is based on the 1846 book The Mineral Springs of Western Virginia. The book describes the setting and development of eleven springs in what are now Virginia and West Virginia by a one-time owner and resident physician at Red Sulphur Springs. This is the first volume purchased by the Weaver Family Endowed Rare Book and Medical Materials Fund. Continue reading
Over 400 people stopped by the Library’s “Technology Petting Zoo” back in April to weigh-in on which mobile device they use, the “apps” they like, and to experience the newly available iPad. See the results of our informal poll. Continue reading
The Library’s After-Hours Study Room has just gotten a little bigger! This area now includes the Book Room which almost doubles the available space. Continue reading
Are you curious to see the new iPad in action? Do you wonder why there is so much hype about the Kindle? Don’t know what a Kindle is? If so, come to the Library on Wednesday, April 21st between 7:30am-5, and find out! Continue reading
Are you interested in new technologies such as the Kindle DX, iPad, and SmartPhones? If so, join us on April 14th in the hospital east cafeteria.We will have a number of these devices on display.
The Health Sciences Library will be evaluating three point of care products in March: Point of Care BMJ, DynaMed, and UpToDate. We need your participation and feedback to make the best choice. Continue reading