Rena Sheffer

Rena Sheffer, M.L.S.

About Rena

Current Position: 

Electronic Journals Coordinator. 2004-present

Previous Positions:

  • (UAMS) Library Resources Instruction & Reference Librarian. 1990-2004
  • Union Memorial Hospital Library (Baltimore) 1986-1990.   Director;  Reference & Clinical Resources Librarian; Monographs Manager

Instructor For

  • RefWorks
  • eJournals and eBooks access


  • Research Committee of South Central Chapter of the Medical Library Association

Publications & Presentations

Using Social Networking Software to Increase Communication Across Library Departments.

Poster in collaboration with Abby Holt won third place award in research posters, SCC/MLA  Annual Conference, Dallas, TX.  October 14, 2008

Use of Open URL Access (various presentations).  SCC/MLA  Annual Conferences 2005, 2006

Sheffer R.A. Increasing Information Competence in Medical School Faculty.  Academic Exchange Quarterly. 2003 Winter;7(4):185-8

Professional Associations

  • SCC/MLA (Soouth Central Chapter of the Medical LIbrary Association)
  • NASIG (North American Serials Interest Group)


M.L.S. – SUNY@Buffalo
B.A. (history) – SUNY@Buffalo