Segment reposted from https://infocus.nlm.nih.gov/2017/05/23/rock-star-medical-librarians-this-weeks-opening-act/
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The response has been the equivalent of a standing ovation with people holding up cell phone lights.
So we’re back for an encore of medical librarians. We even have a couple of bands.
The idea started after the Director of the National Library of Medicine Dr. Patricia Flatley Brennan wrote in a blog post, “I’m all for the ‘rock star’ librarian idea.”
We are so with her on that.
Four women wearing dark sunglasses strike intimidating poses: The Collisions
Erica Lake, Nancy Lombardo, Shirley Zhao, Jean Shipman
Current gig: Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, University of Utah
Three words on what it’s like to be on the library beat: Inform. Connect. Innovate.
Rock solid advice for wannabe medical librarians: Work with passion! Be curious and willing to try new things, venture in new directions, and fail.
The biggest misconception about being a medical librarian: You have to have a clinical background. You don’t!
If you’re not rocking as librarians, what are you doing? Recording our next album at a local dive!