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Brenda M. Linares, MLIS : Outreach and Liaison Librarian

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Bio

Brenda Linares is an Outreach Liaison Librarian and Coordinator of the Graduate Assistants. She is available to provide information on grants/funding resources, aging, geriatrics, and citation managers such as EndNote and RefWorks.
 

Education

MBA in-progress at North Carolina State University (NCSU)

MLIS, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)

BS in Finance, California State University, Northride (CSUN)
 

Publications and Presentations

Posey, R., Walker, J., and Linares, B., “Systematic Reviews for Non-Librarians.” Poster presented at MLA Conference, May 17th, 2016, Toronto, Canada.

Swogger, S.  and Linares, B. (2016). BrowZine: A Method for Managing a Personalized Collection of Journals. Medical Reference Services Quarterly, 35(1) 83-93

Hinrinchs, R., and Linares, B. Forming Partnerships: Health Sciences Library Collaborates with Community Colleges to Create Interactive Training Tools. Paper presented at North Carolina Library Association Conference, October 23rd, 2015, Greensboro, NC.

Linares, B. Make It Matter: Latino Library Programming and Outreach in Academic and Public Libraries. Presentation at North Carolina Library Association Conference, October 21st, 2015, Greensboro, NC.

Hinrinchs, R., and Linares, B. Inspiring Partnerships with Community Colleges: Results and Lessons Learned of Creating Interactive Modules to meet Their Health Information Needs. Paper presented at MLA/MAC Conference, October 19th, 2015, Asheville, NC.

Ham, K., Malloy, M., & Linares, B. (2015). Recommended Affordable Care Act Information Resources for Consumers. In E. Vardell (Ed.), The Affordable Care Act: A Librarian's Practical Guide. Chicago, IL: Medical Library Association/Scarecrow Press.

Malloy, M. & Linares, B. (2015).  Recommended Affordable Care Act Information Resources for Practitioners. In E. Vardell (Ed.), The Affordable Care Act: A Librarian's Practical Guide. Chicago, IL: Medical Library Association/Scarecrow Press.

Linares, B. and Hinrichs, R. “Creating Partnerships with Community Colleges” presented as webinar for Beyond the SEA Webinar Series by the NN/LM Southeast/Atlantic Region on July 16th, 2015.

Eberle, M., and Linares, B. “Community Engagement with National Library of Medicine Resources.” Presentation presented at National Library of Medicine Booth, at the Medical Library Association, May 17 and 19th, 2015, Austin, Texas.

Hinrichs, R. and Linares, B.  “Health Sciences Library Partners with Community Colleges to Create  Interactive Training Tools for Developing Research Skills.” Paper presented at 2015 LAUNCH-CH (Librarian’s Association at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill) Research Forum, in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, on May 8th, 2015.

Linares, B. “HSL Partners with Community Colleges for Needs Assessment and Interactive Tutorials on Geriatric Education.” Poster presented in Mid Atlantic Chapter of the Medical Library Association Conference in Alexandria, Virginia, on October 2014.

  • MAC/MLA 2nd Place Poster for Excellence in Research

Marquez, C.S, Kline, K.V., Morris, E., Fan, L., Linares, B., Carlsom B.W., & Palmer, M.H. (2014), Listening to Older Adults's Needs for information. Journal of Gerontological Nursing

Vardell, E., Linares, B., (2013) AgeLine: A Database of Social Gerontology Literature. Medical Reference Service Quarterly, 32(3).

Linares, B. (2013) NIHSeniorHealth: A Free Tool for Online Health Information for Older Adults. Medical Reference Service Quarterly, 32(2).

Linares, Brenda, Burrows, Suzetta, Moore, Mary, and Vardell, Emily. “Informed Innovations in Community Outreach: Analyzing Data to Effectively Deliver Health Information” invited paper presentation at the Medical Library Association Conference in Minneapolis, MN in May 2011

Butson, Linda, Vardell, Emily, Linares, Brenda, and Finch, Lisa. “Healthy Patrons, Healthy Libraries: Finding and Evaluating Quality Consumer Health Information for Diverse Communities” paper presentation at the Florida Library Association Conference in Orlando, FL in May 2011

Linares, Brenda, Burrows, Suzetta, Moore, Mary, and Vardell, Emily. “Informed Innovations in Community Outreach: Analyzing Data to Effectively Deliver Health Information” paper presentation at the Southern Chapter of the Medical Library Association Conference in St Petersburg, FL in November 2010

  • SC/MLA Research Presentation Award, 1st Place

Vardell, Emily, Linares, Brenda, Paulaitis, Gediminis, Vaidhyanathan, Vedana, Feddern-Bekcan, Tanya, and Burrows, Suzetta. “Librarians Promoting Resources to Nursing Staff at the Point of Carepaper presentation at the Southern Chapter of the Medical Library Association Conference in St Petersburg, FL in November 2010

  • SC/MLA Research Presentation Award, 2nd Place

Linares, Brenda, Moore, Mary, Burrows, Suzetta, Vardell, Emily, Moyer, Barbara. “Connecting for Consumers: Health Information Partnerships between Medical Librarians and Public Librarians” poster presentation at the Florida Library Association Conference in Orlando, FL in April 2010

Linares, Brenda, Moore, Mary, Burrows, Suzetta, Garcia-Barcena, Yanira. "Fusion of Librarians and DOCS for Health" poster presentation at the Medical Library Association Conference in Honolulu, HI in May 2009

 Linares, Brenda. Each One-Reach One: Reflecting on the 10th Anniversary of the Spectrum Scholarship Program” panel presentation at the American Library Association Annual Conference Meeting in Washington, DC in June 2007

 Linares, Brenda.The ACRL Spectrum Scholar Mentor Program: The Experiences of Mentors and Mentees” panel presentation at the American Library Association Annual Conference Meeting in Washington, DC in June 2007

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