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Mellanye Lackey, MSI: Library Liaison for the School of Public Health

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Mellanye Lackey, MSI
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Bio

Mellanye teaches evidence based public health, library services, and web 2.0/social media. She has reference experience in both medical and public health libraries.

Mellanye offers classes on how to search, offers students and faculty for research consults and holds librarian office hours every Thursday from 12-1pm in the Hooker Atrium at the Gillings School of Global Public Health.

Mellanye is the inaugural director of the Health Sciences Library's Global Engagement and is past chair of the Public Health / Health Administration section of the Medical Library Association for 2010.

Education
MSI, University of Michigan Ann Arbor, 2005
BA, Mount Holyoke College, 1998

Research & Presentations

Research Interests:
Evidence Based Public Health, Web 2.0 & Social Media

Recent Professional Activity:

Lackey, M., Jenkins, C., McGraw, K., Swogger, S., Solis, J. and Suiter, S. (2013). Building Capacity to Support Global Health Research On and Off Campus. Presentation at the 2013 Medical Library Association Annual Conference, May 2013, Boston, MA.

Lackey, M. and Alpi, K. (2013). Librarians' Contributions to a One Health Course. Presentation at the 2013 Medical Library Association Annual Conference, May 2013, Boston, MA.

Lackey, M. (2013). Emerging technologies and Global Public Health. Poster presented at the 2013 Medical Library Association Annual Conference, May 2013, Boston, MA.

Lackey, M. (2012). Emerging technologies and Global Public Health. Poster presented at the 2012 American Public Health Association Annual Conference, November 2012, San Francisco, CA.

Lackey, M. (2010). Evidence Based Practice in Public Health. Class taught at the 2010 American Public Health Association Annual Conference, November 2010, Denver, CO.

Lackey, M., von Isenburg, M., and Harvey, D. (2010). Global Effectiveness Starting with Local Collaboration. Paper presented at the 2010 Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the Medical Library Association Annual Meeting, October 2010, Chapel Hill, NC.

Lackey, M. (2010). Public Health 2.0. Class taught at the Gillings School of Global Public Health, Summer Fellows Program, Summer 2010, Chapel Hill, NC.

Lackey, M. (2010). Public Health 2.0. Class taught at the Gillings School of Global Public Health, Spring 2010, Chapel Hill, NC.

Lackey, M (2010). One library’s global health information efforts and vision. Panelist for “Librarians without Borders Open Forum: Health Library Outreach to Africa” at the Medical Library Association Annual Meeting, May 2010, Washington, D.C.

Vardell, E., Jenkins, C., Lackey, M., and Crowell, K. (2009). Surveying the Global Health Efforts of Health Sciences Libraries. Poster presented at the 2010 Library Association at UNC Chapel Hill Meeting, May 2010, Chapel Hill, NC.

Lackey, M. (2010). Evidence Based Public Health. Class taught at the 2010 Community Health Assessment Meeting, February 2010, Hickory, NC.

Vardell, E., Jenkins, C., Lackey, M., and Crowell, K. (2009). Surveying the Global Health Efforts of Health Sciences Libraries. Poster presented at the 2009 Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the Medical Library Association Meeting, October 2009, Atlantic City, NJ.

Handler, L., Vaughan, K.T.L., and Lackey, M. (2009) “Hidden Treasures”: Librarian Office Hours for Three Health Sciences Schools. Medical Services Reference Quarterly. 28(4).