Currently Assistant Department Head for User Services and Education Services Coordinator, Julia has experience in academic and AHEC libraries.
Julia's interest in education began as a continuing education instructor for AHEC and expanded as she went from clinical nursing to librarianship. Serving as Liaison to the School of Nursing offers her the opportunity to combine her nursing background and information management skills. As Education Services Coordinator, Julia supports the integration of information literacy skills throughout the entire Library community.
Diploma in Nursing, Watts Hospital School of Nursing
BS, Reich College of Education at Appalachian State University
MSLS, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Selected Publications and Presentations
Oermann MH, Shaw-Kokot J, Knafl GJ, Dowell J. Dissemination of research into clinical nursing literature.J Clin Nurs. 2010 Dec;19(23-24):3435-42. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2702.2010.03427.x.
Shaw-Kokot, J. and Vaughan, K.T.L. "Graded Online Pharmacy Assignments." In An Introduction to Instructional Services in Academic Libraries edited by Elizabeth Connor. Binghamton, NY : Haworth Press, Inc. (2008).
Shaw-Kokot, J. and K. T. L. Vaughan. "Leveraging Google Skills." Poster presented at the 2005 annual meeting of the Medical Library Association, San Antonio, TX, (May, 2005).
Allegri, F., J. Shaw-Kokot, K. A. McGraw, and K. Crowell. "Helping Pinch Hitters Step Out While Covering Home Base." Presented at the 2005 Annual Meeting of the Medical Library Association, San Antonio , TX (May, 2005).
Shaw-Kokot, J., E. McGrath, L. Norberg, and J. Rutledge. "Getting Published." Panel discussion for Librarians Association of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Davis Library, Chapel Hill, NC (Apr 19, 2005).
Shaw-Kokot, J. "Using the Library Wisely (Resources and Support)." Presented at From Books to Bedside: Getting Started with Nursing Research. Friday Center , Chapel Hill, NC (Apr 11, 2005).
Miller, J., J. Shaw-Kokot, K. Crowell, F. Allegri, M. Arnold, J. Blue, T. Boggin, M. Koyanagi, S. Berrier, and H. Sommers. "A Study of Personal Digital Assistants (PDAs) to Enhance Undergraduate, Clinical Nursing Education." Journal of Nursing Education 44, no. 1 (Jan, 2005): 19-26.
Shaw-Kokot, J. "Educating Users of the Health Sciences Library System Setting." In A Guide to Developing End User Education Programs in Medical Libraries edited by Elizabeth Connor. Binghamton, NY : Haworth Press, Inc. (2005).
Chair, Chapter Council and Representative on the Medical Library Association Board.
Chapter Council promotes interchange between the 12 chapters comprised of members from all states, Ontario, and Puerto Rico.
Chapter Council provides an opportunity for chapters to participate more directly in the governance of the Association through representation of their interests at the Board level. Council also enables chapters to better define their role and function within the Association through participation in a coordinated, unified representative body.Chapter Council is composed of one representative and one alternate from each chapter. Chapter Council elects its own officers and has its own committees to carry out its work.