Accomplishments: School of Medicine Library

December 1, 2021
Aidy Weeks (Libraries) is the author of an article, "Proving the Proverbial Gadfly: Situating the Historical and Racial Context of Southern Medical Works by Mary Louise Marshall" in the November issues of the Journal of the Medical Library Association. The article critically re-examines three influential works written by Marshall, the longest-serving president of the Medical Library Association, with an emphasis on redressing the organization's past in order to advocate for Black, Indigenous...
April 27, 2021
Kathryn Houk, Ruby Nugent, Aidy Weeks, and Xan Goodman (Libraries) are among a group of health sciences librarians who will receive President's Awards from the Medical Library Association during the organization's annual meeting in May.  Houk, Nugent, and Weeks will receive the award for their contributions to the MLA Spanish-language COVID-10 Resource Page. They join colleagues Naomi Bishop, Nora Franco, Brenda M. Linares, Mirian Ramirez Rojas, Amy Reyes, and former UNLV health sciences...
April 22, 2021
Ruby L. Nugent and Aidy Weeks (both Libraries) presented the poster, "UNLV Libraries' Peer Mentor Cohort: A Model for Successful Allyship and Support Amongst Women Faculty" at the 9th Annual Faculty Women of Color Assembly Conference. Nugent and Weeks work in the Health Sciences Library.
April 20, 2021
Kathryn Houk (Libraries) and Jordan Nielsen od Vanderbilt University contributed a paper, "The Library is Open (And Hiring): Toward Conscientious Academic Librarian Hiring Practices," to the Association of College & Research Libraries (2021 Conference. Houk is in the Health Sciences Library.
March 16, 2021
Aidy Weeks (Health Sciences Library) was awarded the 2021 Erich Meyerhoff Prize from the Medical Library Association for her paper, "Proving the Proverbial Gadfly: Situating the Historical & Racial Context of Southern Medical Works by Mary Louise Marshall through a Critical Librarianship Framework." This prize was established in 1956 by Ralph and Jo Grimes of the Old Hickory Bookshop, Brinklow, Maryland, in memory of Murray Gottlieb, a New York antiquarian book dealer. Since 2010, this...
September 2, 2020
Aidy Weeks (Libraries) been added to the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) Network Library Board, which provides input and feedback from academic and hospital librarians in the health sciences. She is the graduate medical education liaison library and collections manager at the Health Sciences Library.
August 28, 2020
Aidy Weeks (Libraries) had a database review, "A Review of LWW Health Library for Clerkship/Clinical Rotations," published in Doody's Collection Development Monthly, a medical librarian collection development resource. Weeks is with the Health Sciences Library.
July 2, 2020
Aidy Weeks (Libraries) was selected as a Medical Library Association 2020 Research Training Institute Fellow. The highly prestigious training institution will be offered in a virtual format this month and will provide high-quality advanced research methods curriculum and learning model, with mentoring and support for one year while fellows complete a research project. The 2020 RTI fellows were chosen by a selective submission process with an emphasis on a desire to learn, enthusiasm for...
June 24, 2020
Aidy Weeks, Ruby Nugent, and Mayra Corn (all Libraries) recently published "Special Report: Nuestra Comunidad: Themes and Shared Experiences in a Latinx Librarian Cohort" on the WOC + Lib Blog. Read Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, and the Appendix. Weeks is the graduate medical education liaison librarian and collections manager for the Health Sciences Library. Nugent is the dental medicine liaison librarian. Corn is the undergraduate medical education liaison librarian and technology manager for the...
May 12, 2020
Xan Goodman and Aidy Weeks (Libraries), along with members of the African American Medical Library Alliance (AAMLA) Virtual Engagement Committee, recently published, "Caucus News: We Did It, You Can Too! Webinar Best Practices and Lessons Learned by the AAMLA Virtual Engagement Committee" in the Medical Library Association's MLAConnect this month. The AAMLA Caucus is committed to bringing forward the challenges and issues of information professionals from traditionally underrepresented groups...
May 7, 2020
Kathryn Houk (Libraries) will co-present a webinar, "Drawn to Graphic Medicine: Bringing Comics into Medical Librarianship," for the Medical Library Association later this month. The webinar will discuss where graphic medicine came from and why it is valuable, how to start collecting graphic medicine at a library, and how it can integrate into work in a library. She works in the Health Sciences Library.