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UIC Library Faculty Profile: Carmen Howard, Regional Health Sciences Librarian & Instructor: Home

Welcome

I am a Regional Health Sciences Librarian and Instructor at the UIC Library of the Health Sciences in Peoria, located on the campus of the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria (UICOMP).

My primary responsibilities at the library include:

  • Instruction
  • Reference
  • Outreach
  • Special Collections & Archives

Education

  • Master of Science in Library Science, University of Kentucky, 1996
  • B.S. Sociology/Anthropology with a minor in Art History, Truman State University, 1992

Professional Library Experience

UIC Library of the Health Sciences (Peoria, IL): 2010-present

  • Regional Health Sciences Librarian & Instructor (2016-present)
  • Regional Health Sciences Librarian & Visiting Assistant Professor (2012-2016)
  • Visiting Project Coordinator (2010-2012)
     

OCLC Preservation Service Center (Bethlehem, PA) 1997-2006

  • Manager, Preservation Services (1997-2006)
  • Project Manager of Preservation Microfilming (1997)

Instructional Highlights

  • University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria - Medical Informatics
  • University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria – Epidemiology & Ethics – PubMed Competencies Independent Study Module
  • Rutgers University Preservation Management Institute (OCLC Preservation Service Center)

Project Highlights @ UIC

  • Principle Investigator (2016-2017) – Outreach Library Award – NNLM/GMR Designated Outreach Library SubAward under NLM/NIH Award No. UG4LM012346.
  • Project Manager (2015-2016) – Nursing Experts: Translating the Evidence Phase 2 (NExT2) – NNLM/GMR Target Outreach under NLM/NIH/DHHS Contract No. HHSN-276-2011-00005C.
  • Co-project Manager (2015-2016) – Rural Information Connection: a mobile device project for a student physician program – NNLM/GMR Target Outreach under NLM/NIH/DHHS Contract No. HHSN-276-2011-00005C.
  • Project Manager (2014-present) – Nursing Experts: Translating the Evidence (NExT) – NNLM/GMR Target Outreach under NLM/NIH/DHHS Contract No. HHSN-276-2011-00005C.
  • Project Librarian (2011-2012) – Knowledge Translation in Evidence-Informed Practice for Public Health Nurses (KTEP-PHN) – NNLM/GMR Target Outreach (SUB604) under NLM/NIH/DHHS Contract No. HHSN-276-2011-00005C.
  • Project Librarian (2010-2011) – UIC EBM Course to Web-Based Online Version - NNLM/GMR Subcontract (SUB638) under NLM/NIH/DHHS Contract No. NO1-LM-6-35032. 

Library Committees & Professional Service

  • UIC Library of the Health Sciences Outreach Committee (2010-current)
    • Chair (2015-current)
       
  • Health Sciences Librarians of Illinois (2013-current)
    • Legislative Committee Co-Chair (2016-current)
       
  • Medical Library Association (2013-current)
    • Midwest Chapter of MLA (2013-current)
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UIC Library of the Health Sciences - Peoria
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Subjects:Medicine