John Wiswell

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Office: 
Belk Library: Room 225
Phone: 
828-262-7853
Fax: 
828-262-
Team: 
Collection Management Services
Title: 
Health Sciences Librarian
Rank: 
Assistant Professor

Library Responsibilities

  • Evaluate and select library materials in all formats for these programs:
    Chemistry, Communication Sciences & Disorders, Gerontology, HES (Athletic Training, Exercise Science, and Health Promotion), Nursing, Nutrition & Health Care Management, and Physics & Astronomy.
  • Consult with faculty and others concerning curricular and research needs, especially for these programs
  • Information literacy instruction for students in classes and individually, especially for these programs
  • Participate in the Library's instruction and information literacy program

Scholarly Interests

  • Information behavior of students and faculty
  • Collection management for health and physical sciences
  • LIS and health science methodologies and data
  • Evidence-based practice in libraries and health services
  • Global health and injury epidemiology

Education

  • Masters in Library and Information Studies, 2007, UNC Greensboro.
  • Masters in Public Health 1997, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey/Rutgers University, concentration in Epidemiology and Quantitative Methods

Activities

  • ALA/ACRL, NCLA, Mid Atlantic Chapter of the Medical Library Association, ANCHASL, and NC Public Health Association
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