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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  
 Rena Sheffer, M.L.S.501-686-6747
 Debra Lee Boddington, M.L.S.501.686.6748
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 Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging  
 Debra Lee Boddington, M.L.S.501.686.6748
The Harvey & Bernice Jones Eye Institute  
 Debra Lee Boddington, M.L.S.501.686.6748
The Jackson T. Stephens Spine & Neurosciences Institute  
 Debra Lee Boddington, M.L.S.501.686.6748
The Myeloma Institute for Research and Therapy  
 Debra Lee Boddington, M.L.S.501.686.6748
The Psychiatric Research Institute  
 Susan Steelman, MLIS501-686-6737
The Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute  
 Susan Steelman, MLIS501-686-6737
 Debra Lee Boddington, M.L.S.501.686.6748

Centers & Partners

Liaisons

Phone

Arkansas Geriatric Education Centers (AGEC)  
 Debra Lee Boddington, M.L.S.501.686.6748
Center for Diversity  
 Debra Lee Boddington, M.L.S.501.686.6748
Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC)  
 Susan Steelman, MLIS501-686-6737
 Sheila Thomas, M.A.501-686-6736
Patient & Family Resource Center (Hospital)  
 Debra Lee Boddington, M.L.S.501.686.6748
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