NLM Associate Fellows 2020-2021

May perhaps 21, 2020 The Countrywide Library of Drugs (NLM), the world’s biggest biomedical library…

May perhaps 21, 2020

The Countrywide Library of Drugs (NLM), the world’s biggest biomedical library and a component of the Countrywide Institutes of Health and fitness, is delighted to announce our 2020-2021 course of Affiliate Fellows.

Amanda J. Wilson, Main, Office environment of Engagement and Education, explained about the incoming Affiliate Fellows, “We’re psyched to welcome the 2020-2021 Affiliate Fellows who arrive at a time when the NLM is strategically connecting its investigate, and the investigate of NIH, to tackle the community wellness difficulties that encounter us these days. We’re on the lookout ahead to our new colleagues joining us in our mission.”

Dianne Babski, Acting Affiliate Director for Library Operations commented that, “We count on to see these early occupation librarians to actively interact in the NLM target on info science from info administration to info visualization from open educational methods to info sharing procedures. The 2020-2021 Affiliate Fellows will have a exceptional option to discover and craft our collective potential.”

The Affiliate Fellowship System is a residency fellowship at NLM on the campus of the NIH in Bethesda, Maryland. The just one-12 months software, beginning in September each 12 months, features a strong educational and management practical experience, ranging from official lectures and presentations to tasks in operations, investigate and progress, policy, and info investigation, all in just the context of the purpose of a countrywide library on the countrywide and worldwide stage.

Far more info on the Affiliate Fellowship System is readily available at:

Brianna Chatmon received her MLIS at the University of Missouri in 2020. Whilst obtaining her degree, Chatmon interned at the J. Otto Lottes Health and fitness Sciences Library. For the duration of her internship she worked on several assignments to grow her skilled network and produce a further knowledge of health-related librarianship. Chatmon assisted create simple comply with alongside virtual tutorials to assist wellness professionals and health-related students in their database lookups.  Chatmon also assisted with community wellness outreach functions at regional and regional conferences. In addition, Chatmon, worked at Hugh Stephens library the place she assisted coordinate every month library programming and interactive exhibits and assisted with a stack routine maintenance venture to downsize a 300,000-guide assortment digitally and bodily. Chatmon holds a BG in Liberal Arts and Science from the University of Kansas.


Allison Cruise

Allison Cruise received her MLIS from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro in December 2019. Whilst finishing her degree, she worked as an intern at the North Carolina Biotechnology Middle, partaking in info entry duties, offering document shipping providers and helping investigate analysts and library readers. Whilst at North Carolina Biotechnology Middle, she grew to become a total-time investigate associate, maintaining a customer database, helping with an embedded librarianship contract and offering literature lookups and other investigate tasks. She holds a BS in Psychology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. 


Levi Dolan

Levi Dolan received his MLIS from the University of Missouri-Columbia in the Spring of 2020.  At MU, he was the graduate library assistant for the J. Otto Lottes Health and fitness Sciences Library and a investigate assistant for the Countrywide Community of Libraries of Drugs.  For the duration of his time in library university, he also worked as a library supervisor and tutor at Stephens School in Columbia, MO.  For his practicum, he was a teaching assistant and co-venture manager for a Library Carpentries workshop held in St. Louis, sponsored by the Missouri Hub of the Electronic General public Library of The united states.  He was elected president of MU’s ALA Student Chapter for 2018-2019, and served on the University Libraries Student Advisory Committee.  He holds a BTh in Theology from Ozark Christian School.


Amanda Sawyer

Amanda Sawyer will graduate with her MLIS from the University of Pittsburgh in August 2020. Sawyer has a background in archives and electronic providers in both museums and libraries. She has worked as the Electronic Tasks Assistant at Gumberg Library, Duquesne University due to the fact 2018 the place she contributes to info investigation and visualization tasks, manages electronic collections and helps with university’s institutional repository, and presents reference providers. Sawyer holds a BA in Background, New music, and Chinese and an MA in Museum Research from Baylor University.