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SEASide Webinar: Getting off the Ground with Graphic Medicine

Class Details

Presenters: Alice Jaggers, MSLS; Matthew Noe, MSLS; Rachel Sandieson, MLIS, M.Ed

Abstract: Are you interested in Graphic Medicine but aren't sure where to begin? Join us for an engaging panel discussion with librarians experienced in developing Graphic Medicine collections and programming in medical libraries.

For a refresher on the field of Graphic Medicine, check out Matthew Noe's 2017 webinar, Introduction to Graphic Medicine

Presenter Bios:

Alice Jaggers, MSLS is the Outreach Coordinator for the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Library. She has been studying graphic medicine for about four years. She created a graphic medicine collection at her library starting in March 2017 and has been developing programming for the library and for the institution since then. You can find information about Alice in her blog, Alice has also created a preliminary database of graphic medicine titles available at

Matthew Noe, MSLS is the Collection Outreach Librarian at Countway Library, Harvard Medical School, where he specializes in graphic medicine and the medical humanities. He is also a Part-Time Instructor for School of Information at the University of Kentucky. He co-edits the Graphic Medicine website, maintaining the This Week in Graphic Medicine series and was recently appointed as the chair for the ALA Graphic Novels & Comics Round Table Resources & Toolkits Committee.

Rachel Sandieson, MLIS, M.Ed is the Information Manager in the Department of Anesthesia & Perioperative Medicine at the Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, Western University. She has previously worked as a Clinical Librarian at London Health Sciences Centre and as a library assistant at various Western Libraries locations, including the Allyn and Betty Taylor Library in the Research & Instructional Services department. Her research interests include graphic medicine, information literacy, virtual library services, library marketing, and systematic review methodologies. She recently presented at the Ontario Library Association’s 2018 conference on Graphic medicine & hospital libraries: Comic books as a new perspective on healthcare collections.

Thursday, November 15, 2018
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Region/Office: National
Nov 15, 2018
2:00PM - 3:00PM ET

Class Overview

SEAside is an alternate webinar series from the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Southeastern/Atlantic Region (NNLM SEA) to promote educational opportunities that occur infrequently and are in addition to the Beyond the SEA webinar series. Speakers cover different topics of interest to health science librarians, health care practitioners, librarians, and other health focused groups in the region. Topics include new and updated National Library of Medicine (NLM) resources, RML Awardee presentations on their research and outreach programs, Disaster Resources, Electronic Health Records, and many others related to health science and health care. All sessions are online webinars using WebEx, which allows for live phone conversation and online chat. SEAside webinars are held infrequently and are based on the availability of specific speakers who may not be able to present during the Beyond the SEA webinar series. Sessions are generally held at 2PM (ET) and last an hour. Sessions are recorded, closed captioned, and made available for later viewing.

Pre-Register: Pre-registration is required.

Technical Briefs 

Important Information Prior to the Use of WebEx:

Continuing Education

Link to Recordings

If you are unable to attend a session, webinars are recorded and added to the NNLM SEA Past Classes typically within one week.