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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

MLIS, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
BS in Finance, California State University, Northride (CSUN)
 

Publications and Presentations

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

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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