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John Gallagher, MLS


Provides leadership and is responsible for the overall administration, organization, and development of the Cushing/Whitney Medical Library. 


  • NLM/AAHSL National Leadership Fellow 2012/2013
  • MLS, Information and Library Science, Southern Connecticut State University, 2004
  • BS, Management, Southern Connecticut State University, 1997
  • Teastais Naisuinte i Staidear Gno, RTC Galway, Ireland, 1988

Selected Publications:

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/

“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.

Gallagher J, Bauer K, Dollar D. Evidence-based librarianship: Utilizing data from all available sources to make judicious print cancellation decisions. Library Collections, Acquisitions & Technical Services 29:2: 169-179

Professional Membership:

  • Association of Academic Health Sciences Libraries
  • Medical Library Association
  • North Atlantic Health Sciences Libraries
  • Connecticut Association of Health Sciences Libraries

Current Committees:

  • AAHSL Scholarly Communications Committee
  • AAMC Group on Information Resources
  • MLA InSight Initiative
  • YUL Library Executive Committee
  • YUL Collections Steering Committee
  • YUL Committee on Research Services and Collections
  • YSM Education Administration Group