In the Shoes of a Fellow: The National Library of Medicine’s Associate Fellowship Program
Having a solid foundation of experience is essential for early-career librarians. For those interested in the health sciences, it may seem difficult at times to find opportunities to grow as a leader and a librarian. The National Library of Medicine Associate Fellowship Program is a one-year postgraduate training fellowship at the NLM in Bethesda, Maryland, with an optional second year component. The program is designed to provide a broad foundation in health sciences information services, and to prepare librarians for future leadership roles in health sciences libraries and in health services research. In this webinar, a current Associate Fellow will discuss the organization of the program, her experiences as an Associate Fellow, and some of the projects she and other fellows worked on.
Presenter: Shannon Sheridan, MLIS, NLM Associate Fellow
While completing her degree, Ms. Sheridan worked at Chatham University as a Reference Associate, providing reference services for students and faculty. She also interned with the Reference Department at the Community College of Allegheny County, where she provided reference services and collaborated with other librarians on a variety of educational and outreach projects. Additionally, Ms. Sheridan volunteered at the St. Clair Hospital Health Sciences Library, where her interest in medical librarianship began. Ms. Sheridan holds BA degrees in history, Spanish, and political science from Lycoming College in Williamsport, Pennsylvania.
Oct 17, 2018
1:00PM - 2:00PM PT
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