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Jennifer Walker, MLS: Cancer Information Librarian

Cancer Information Librarian

Jennifer Walker, MLS
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Office Hours

Personalized help is available by appointment for both online and in-person consultations.

Biography

Current Position

Jennifer provides specialized information services about cancer research and resources to the faculty, students, researchers, and staff from UNC's schools of dentistry, medicine, nursing, pharmacy, and public health.  She also serves as a resource for the clinicians and patients of UNC Hospitals and the citizens of North Carolina.

Background

Prior to joining UNC, Jennifer was research assistant professor and liaison to the College of Nursing at East Carolina University.  She has also served as a clinical informationist intern at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center in Baltimore, Md., and manager of the Medical Library at Sacred Heart Health System in Pensacola, Fla.

Education

M.L.S, concentration in healtlh informatics, University of North Texas

B.A., public affairs journalism, The Ohio State University

Research & Presentations

Research Interests:
systematic review searching, evidence-based practice, information literacy

Presentations:
Walker, J. S., Mayne, L. A., & Russell, Jr., R. G. (2013, May).  One world - Online education: Integrating information literacy and research skills into an online, graduate nursing curriculum.   Medical Library Association Annual Meeting, Boston, Mass.