Off-Campus Access

Melissa Funaro, MLS, MS

Clinical Librarian

203-785-5321

Department: 
Clinical Information Services
Responsibilities: 
  • Provide instruction on PubMed and EndNote
  • Personal Librarian for YSM students
  • Provide answers to your clinical questions

Liaison to:

  • Laboratory Medicine
  • Pediatrics
  • Therapeutic Radiology

I am a Clinical Librarian dedicated to providing quality services. I teach classes to clinicians, researchers, students and faculty as well as provide reference services both in-person and online.

Education:

  • MLS, Library Science, Southern Connecticut State Univ., 2009
  • MS, Horticulture, West Virginia University, 2004
  • BS, Agriculture, University of Delaware, 2000

Affiliations:

Medical Library Association, 2014-Present
North Atlantic Health Sciences Libraries, 2014-Present
Connecticut Library Association, 2011-Present
Connecticut Association of Health Sciences Librarians, 2014-Present

Publications and Presentations:

  • Funaro, M.C., Nardini, H.G, Garcia-Milian, R., Hersey, D., Gentry, M., Nyhan, K. (2016). Animal Research at Yale: How Librarians are Improving IACUC Literature Searches. Poster Presentation at North Atlantic Health Science Libraries Conference, New Haven, CT. 
  • Funaro, M.C., Norton, M. (2015). How a Medical Library is an Anchor for Stress Relief and Relaxation. Lighting Talk presented at North Atlantic Health Science Libraries Conference, Providence, RI.
  • Funaro, M.C., Norton, M. (2015). Making space, building collaboration: serendipity in the stacks. Poster session presented at Medical Library Association Conference, Austin, TX
  • Funaro, M.C., Norton, M (2014). Making space, building collaboration: serendipity in the stacks. Poster session presented at North Atlantic Health Science Libraries Conference, Rockport, ME
  • Funaro, M.C., Norton, M. (2014). Making space, building collaboration: serendipity in the stacks. Lighting Talk presented at New England Technical Services Librarians Annual Spring Conference, College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA
  • VanTine, Melissa C. (2004). Effect of watering regime and media components on the production of organic tomato transplants. Unpublished master’s thesis, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV