Jan Glover, MLS, AHIP

Personal Librarian to:

Responsibilities:

As your librarian, Jan can:

  • Serve as your single point of contact to all things library
  • Tailor an instruction session for you or your group
  • Receive your suggestions for new purchases – books, journals, databases, CAI, videos, and any other type of material
  • Help you search for information in any of the Medical Library’s many databases
  • Send you the ‘Medical Library News’ each month – highlighting new resources and information about the library’s programs to keep you up-to-date.

Contact me for assistance with:

  • Techniques in evidence-based healthcare
  • Systematic review literature searching or other expert searching needs
  • Reserving the TCC (the library’s electronic classroom) for your own class
  • Mastering bibliographic database management applications such as EndNote, EndNote Web, RefWorks
  • Effective utilization of QUOSA, an information manage

Education:

  • MLS, Library Science, University of Rhode Island, 1975
  • BA, History, University of Rhode Island, 1974

Selected Publications:

Spak J, Glover, J. The Personal Librarian Program: An evaluation of a Cushing/Whitney Medical Library outreach initiative. [in press]

Bakkalbasi, N, Bauer K, Glover J, Wang L. Three options for citation tracking: Google Scholar, Scopus and Web of Science.  Biomed Digit Libr. 2006 Jun 29;3:7. doi:10.1186/1742-5581-3-7

Dollar D, Gallagher J, Glover J, Marone K, Crooker C.  Realizing what's essential: A case study on integrating electronic journal management into a print-centric technical services department. Journal of the Medical Library Association 2007; 95 (2): 147 –155. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1852630/

Glover, J. Searching for the evidence using PubMed. Medical Reference Services Quarterly, Winter 2002, 21(4):57-65.

Jan’s Searching Tips Blog (http://janstips.blogspot.com/)

Selected Presentations:

“Quiet Revolution: Evaluating a Personal Librarian Program to Better Meet the Evolving Information Needs of Students” Poster session presented at the Medical Library Association Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, May 2007, with Judy Spak, MLS, AHIP, Cushing/Whitney Medical Library, Yale School of Medicine.

“Pyramid Schemes: The Fusion of Evidence Levels and Information Resources” Poster session presented at the Medical Library Association Annual Meeting, Phoenix, May 2006, with Karen Odato, MLS, AHIP, David Izzo, Dartmouth Biomedical Libraries, Dartmouth College, and Lei Wang, MLS, Cushing/Whitney Medical Library, Yale School of Medicine.

“Zen and the Art of Electronic Resource Management: Transforming Technical Services” Contributed paper presented at the Medical Library Association Annual Meeting, Phoenix, May 2006, with Daniel Dollar, Regina Kenny Marone, John Gallagher, and Cynthia Crooker, Cushing/Whitney Medical Library, Yale School of Medicine.

“Where is the Evidence?”  Library Resources Workshop for Clinicians and Scientists, Brown Medical School, Providence, RI. January 19, 2006.

“Evidence-based Practice in Nursing”. NAHSL Annual Meeting 2005, September 25-27, Providence, RI. Co-taught with Janene Batten, Cushing/Whitney Medical Library, Yale School of Medicine.

“Teaching Evidence-Based Practice Resources”. Medical Library Association Continuing Education Course.  MHSLA Fall Conference, September 21-23, 2005, Crystal Mountain Resort, Thompsonville, MI. Co-taught with Janene Batten, Cushing/Whitney Medical Library, Yale School of Medicine.

“Evidence-based Nursing” HSLIC Annual Meeting, Bangor ME, May 7, 2004.

“Evidence-based Nursing” School Nurse Supervisor’s Meeting,  Connecticut State Department of Education, Cromwell CT.  March 25, 2004.

Honors and Awards:

Co-recipient, 2004 Lucretia W. McClure Excellence in Education Award. Medical Library Association, Washington, DC. May 24, 2004.

MLA Research Award. “What’s the Score? Evaluating student’s MEDLINE Searches” Presented at 2002 Medical Library Association Conference May 18-23 at Dallas, Texas, by the MLA Research Section.

Awarded Special Appreciation Award by the Yale School of Medicine Physician Associate Program Class of 2001 during the Program's Commencement ceremony, September 10, 2001.

Received Certificate of Appreciation for continuing commitment to the medical education of Yale medical students as an instructor in the Integrative Clinical Medicine course from the Yale University School of Medicine Office of Education. April 2001.

MLA Research Award. “Can We Prove that Medical Students Can Be Taught to Search MEDLINE Effectively?” Presented at 2001 Medical Library Association Conference May 25-30 at Orlando, Florida, by the MLA Research Section.

Professional Membership:

  • Distinguished Member. Academy of Health Information Professionals. 1992 to present.
  • Medical Library Association

Current Committees:

  • Yale Library Instruction Group