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Liaison Program

The Library Liaison Program was established to foster partnerships between the Library and the research, educational, clinical, and outreach programs at UAMS. Members of the UAMS community are encouraged to contact their liaison with any questions about information resources, services, training opportunities, and technology facilities.

Liaison Services | Faculty Resources

Departmental Liaisons

College

Liaisons

Phone

College of Health Professions  
 Valerie L Howard, MSIS501-686-8022
 Susan Steelman, MLIS501-686-6737
Physician Assistant Program  
 Valerie L Howard, MSIS501-686-8022
College of Medicine  
 Jan Hart, MLS, Ed.D501-686-6751
College of Nursing  
 Jessie Casella, M.L.S.501-686-8517
College of Pharmacy  
 Sheila Thomas, M.A.501-686-6736
College of Public Health  
 Valerie L Howard, MSIS501-686-8022
Graduate School  
 Sheila Thomas, M.A.501-686-6736

Clinical Programs

Liaisons

Phone

ANGELS Program  
 Susan Steelman, MLIS501-686-6737
Radiology  
 Susan Steelman, MLIS501-686-6737

Institutes

Liaisons

Phone

The Psychiatric Research Institute  
 Susan Steelman, MLIS501-686-6737
The Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute  
 Susan Steelman, MLIS501-686-6737

Centers & Partners

Liaisons

Phone

Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC)  
 Susan Steelman, MLIS501-686-6737
 Sheila Thomas, M.A.501-686-6736
Translational Research Institute  
 Susan Steelman, MLIS501-686-6737
 Sheila Thomas, M.A.501-686-6736

Outreach Programs

Liaisons

Phone

Arkansas Center for Health Improvement  
 Susan Steelman, MLIS501-686-6737
Arkansas Department of Health  
 Abby Holt, MLS MPH501-280-4830

Liaison Services Include

  • Updates on new resources and services
  • Advanced literature searching by expert searchers
  • Consultations and specialized search strategy development
  • Library orientations, tours, presentations, and training
  • Integrate research and information management skills into the curriculum
  • Collaborative participation in evaluating resources
  • Tailored library services
  • Introductions to the Access Grid facilities, Teaching Resource Center, and Learning Resource Center
  • Assistance with copyright and fair use questions

Faculty Resources and Services