May well 21, 2020

The Countrywide Library of Medication (NLM), the world’s biggest biomedical library and a ingredient of the Countrywide Institutes of Overall health, is delighted to announce our 2020-2021 class of Affiliate Fellows.

Amanda J. Wilson, Main, Business office of Engagement and Coaching, explained about the incoming Affiliate Fellows, “We’re enthusiastic to welcome the 2020-2021 Affiliate Fellows who arrive at a time when the NLM is strategically connecting its investigation, and the investigation of NIH, to deal with the public health and fitness challenges that confront us currently. We’re looking ahead to our new colleagues becoming a member of us in our mission.”

Dianne Babski, Acting Affiliate Director for Library Functions commented that, “We be expecting to see these early job librarians to actively have interaction in the NLM focus on info science from info management to info visualization from open academic methods to info sharing insurance policies. The 2020-2021 Affiliate Fellows will have a special prospect to learn and craft our collective potential.”

The Affiliate Fellowship Software is a residency fellowship at NLM on the campus of the NIH in Bethesda, Maryland. The a single-yr plan, beginning in September each yr, offers a robust academic and leadership encounter, ranging from formal lectures and presentations to initiatives in operations, investigation and improvement, coverage, and info evaluation, all in the context of the part of a nationwide library on the nationwide and global stage.

A lot more facts on the Affiliate Fellowship Software is offered at:

Brianna Chatmon

Brianna Chatmon gained her MLIS at the College of Missouri in 2020. When getting her diploma, Chatmon interned at the J. Otto Lottes Overall health Sciences Library. In the course of her internship she labored on several assignments to mature her expert network and build a further expertise of health-related librarianship. Chatmon helped make uncomplicated observe along virtual tutorials to aid health and fitness professionals and health-related students in their databases lookups.  Chatmon also assisted with neighborhood health and fitness outreach activities at regional and community conferences. Also, Chatmon, labored at Hugh Stephens library wherever she helped coordinate monthly library programming and interactive exhibits and assisted with a stack maintenance project to downsize a 300,000-ebook assortment digitally and bodily. Chatmon retains a BG in Liberal Arts and Science from the College of Kansas.


Allison Cruise

Allison Cruise gained her MLIS from the College of North Carolina at Greensboro in December 2019. When finishing her diploma, she labored as an intern at the North Carolina Biotechnology Middle, partaking in info entry jobs, supplying document shipping and delivery products and services and assisting investigation analysts and library website visitors. When at North Carolina Biotechnology Middle, she turned a entire-time investigation associate, maintaining a client databases, assisting with an embedded librarianship agreement and supplying literature lookups and other investigation initiatives. She retains a BS in Psychology from the College of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. 


Levi Dolan

Levi Dolan gained his MLIS from the College of Missouri-Columbia in the Spring of 2020.  At MU, he was the graduate library assistant for the J. Otto Lottes Overall health Sciences Library and a investigation assistant for the Countrywide Community of Libraries of Medication.  In the course of his time in library school, he also labored as a library supervisor and tutor at Stephens College in Columbia, MO.  For his practicum, he was a training assistant and co-project supervisor for a Library Carpentries workshop held in St. Louis, sponsored by the Missouri Hub of the Electronic Public Library of The united states.  He was elected president of MU’s ALA Pupil Chapter for 2018-2019, and served on the College Libraries Pupil Advisory Committee.  He retains a BTh in Theology from Ozark Christian College.


Amanda Sawyer

Amanda Sawyer will graduate with her MLIS from the College of Pittsburgh in August 2020. Sawyer has a history in archives and electronic products and services in the two museums and libraries. She has labored as the Electronic Tasks Assistant at Gumberg Library, Duquesne College given that 2018 wherever she contributes to info evaluation and visualization initiatives, manages electronic collections and assists with university’s institutional repository, and supplies reference products and services. Sawyer retains a BA in Heritage, Music, and Chinese and an MA in Museum Research from Baylor College.