Alison Manley

she, her, hers
Health Sciences Librarian, Horizon Health Network, Miramichi, NB, Canada
Areas of expertise
Health sciences librarianship, solo librarianship, literature searching, searching for patient care, instruction, information literacy, working in special libraries
Can help with
Pep talks, becoming a manager right out of the gate, being a solo librarian, multigenerational workplaces, challenging traditional views of what a library is, juggling all the operations of a library, diving into health sciences when you don't have a health sciences background at all
Can speak
English
Can read
English, French
Contact
alison.manley@dal.ca @alisonburnis

Amanda Wanner

she/her/hers
Information Specialist/Research Fellow, Community and Primary Care Research Group, University of Plymouth, United Kingdom
Areas of expertise
Medical librarianship, academic librarianship, professional association librarianship, Systematic reviews/scoping reviews/realist reviews/evidence synthesis in general
Can speak
English
Can read
English
Contact
@v_woolf, Amandathinks@gmail.com
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Carrie Wade

She/her/hers
Health Sciences Librarian, UW Milwaukee
Areas of expertise
Instruction, liaison work, evidence-based medicine, collection development, critical librarianship in the health sciences, health literacy, advice for folx w/o health science backgrounds, Pedagogy, promoting diversity and anti-racism in health sciences, alternative assignments, podcasting, sound design, graphic presentation, and digital pedagogy.
Can help with
pep talks, presentation critiques, teaching advice, public speaking tips, brainstorming good questions to ask search committees, negotiation, travel tips, what to do when you get sick during or from a job interview.
Can speak
English
Can read
english
Contact
carriethewade@gmail.com, @thegnarrator
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Elizabeth Laera

she/her/hers
Medical Librarian, Brookwood Baptist Health
Areas of expertise
Hospital librarianship; Solo or one person librarianship; Small library administration including supervising and budgeting; Collection development for small health science libraries; Marketing, promotion, and outreach; Working with non-librarian supervisors; Searching in support of patient care; Clinical librarianship
Can speak
English
Can read
English
Contact
elizabeth.laera@bhsala.com, @LibrarianLizy
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Graham Lavender

he, him, his
Associate Librarian at the Michener Institute of Education at UHN in Toronto
Areas of expertise
liaison librarianship (especially business and health sciences), supervising student assistants, citation management software
Can help with
CV review, preparing for college and university job interviews, and just about anything else that relates to academic librarianship
Can speak
English
Can read
English
Contact
glavender@gmail.com / @gslavender

Hilary Kraus

she, her, hers
Associate Librarian for Nursing & Health, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
Areas of expertise
information literacy instruction, reference, collection development, liaison work, embedded librarianship, student supervision, tutorial creation
Can help with
job search advice, including resume and cover letter review, interview advice and preparation; questions about academic librarianship; questions about health sciences librarianship
Can speak
English
Can read
English
Contact
hkraus@umassd.edu, @craftyhilary

Karen Frenchu

she, her, hers
Information Specialist, Vertex Pharmaceuticals
Areas of expertise
solo librarianship, managing digital collections, library services across geographically scattered locations, digital repositories, public health/international aid, Medical Subject Headings, PubMed/MEDLINE, grey literature, balancing on-demand and proactive research, literature monitoring
Can help with
CV review, job search tips, informational interviews, new job jitters, professional development, professional organizations, general questions
Can speak
English
Can read
English
Contact
librarian@frenchu.com; @Kinthelibrary

Lukas Miller

he, they, theirs
Areas of expertise
reference & instruction, literature reviews in the health sciences (incl. systematic reviews, scoping reviews, etc.), evidence-based medicine, information/digital literacy, teaching/instruction techniques, continuing education for health/medical librarians, critical appraisal
Can help with
general subject knowledge, resources, databases (esp. medical), search strategies, peer review of searches, Medical Subject Headings, PubMed/MEDLINE, grey literature, internet search
Can speak
English
Can read
English
Contact
lukasmiller@gmail.com , @klockwerkluka
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Lydia Thorne

she/her/hers
Health Sciences Librarian, University of Ontario Institute of Technology | Durham College
Areas of expertise
Instruction, liaison work, academic librarianship, evidence-based medicine, expert searching and critical appraisal, research synthesis reviews, grey literature, consumer health information, collection development, marketing & outreach, scholarly communication, critical librarianship in the health sciences.
Can help with
CV or cover letter reviews, interview prep, early career mentorship, continuing education and professional development.
Can speak
English
Can read
English
Contact
lydia.thorne@uoit.ca; @liddylib