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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: New Books
American Psychiatric Publishing has released DSM-5. A print copy is now available in the Library and the online version will be available later this month. Also recently received is the online book, Making the DSM-5: Concepts and Controversies. For additional … Continue reading
The Library recently purchased the online book, Addressing Unhealthy Alcohol Use in Primary Care. Edited by Richard Saitz MD, MPH, the book is written for generalists and primary care clinicians and includes screening and management practices. Erik Gunderson MD, FASAM, Assistant … Continue reading
More than 10 years ago, the Institute of Medicine released its landmark report on patient safety, To Err is Human: Building a Safer Health System. The 2011 Rosenthal Lecture featured the Honorable Kathleen G. Sebelius, Secretary of the U.S. Department … Continue reading
The Thieme E-Book Library is an acclaimed collection of lavishly illustrated full-color downloadable textbooks from Thieme’s renowned Color Atlases and Flexibook series. Each electronic book retains the educational utility of the print version, including full-color illustrations and instructive text – … Continue reading
In taking an interdisciplinary perspective, Health Services for Cancer Survivors: Practice, Policy and Research illustrates the importance of a team approach to the improvement of health care and associated health, well-being, and functioning in cancer survivors. The 17 chapters cover … Continue reading
Painful Diabetic Neuropathy in Clinical Practice provides a concise, didactic and essential resource for clinicians in the management of neuropathic pain in diabetic patients. Beginning with overviews of epidemiology, classification and clinical features, including a discussion of the negative effect … Continue reading
Cancer Management in Man: Chemotherapy, Biological Therapy, Hyperthermia and Supporting Measures represents a comprehensive description and evaluation of the most up-to-date approaches to cancer management. Each chapter, prepared by leading basic researchers and clinicians, provides an in depth description of … Continue reading
Medical Education for the Future: Identity, Power and Location The purpose of medical education is to benefit patients by improving the work of doctors. Patient centeredness is a centuries old concept in medicine, but there is still a long way … Continue reading
Essential Medical Facts Every Clinician Should Know presents selected literature-based information clinicians need to know to provide informed patient care and avoid medical errors. Robert B. Taylor, MD is the author and editor of more than two dozen medical books … Continue reading
Established worldwide as the “gold-standard” reference on fractures, Rockwood and Green’s Fractures in Adults is now in its thoroughly revised, updated Seventh Edition. More than 80 of the world’s foremost authorities provide comprehensive coverage of all bone and joint injuries, … Continue reading