Integrating Research, Publishing, and Presenting Into Your Career

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This presentation will discuss strategies for getting started in research and the pros and perils of publishing your work and navigating such factors as open access, predatory publishers, and research metrics. Finally, we will discuss ways to submit and present your work effectively and with confidence.

This webinar is brought to you through a partnership with the Early Career Librarian Initiative (ECLI) a volunteer-based group within SCC/MLA.

Speaker Information

Adela V. Justice, AHIP, is a Senior Librarian at the UT MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, TX, and works in the patient education/consumer health library, The Learning Center. She has been a librarian for almost 30 years and has spent almost 25 of those in medical libraries. She served on the board of the Medical Library Association from 2020-2023 and is also very active in her MLA chapter, the South Central Chapter. She is a Distinguished member of the Academy of Health Information Professionals. She loves presenting and publishing as it fulfills her need for a creative outlet. So far, her output includes 29 posters, 10 articles in peer-reviewed publications, several conference paper presentations and webinars, and numerous newsletter articles. She also serves her need for creativity by being a professional part-time bass player and can be found on social media under the hashtag #bassplayinlibrarian.

Tara Malone is an Associate Professor of Health Sciences Library and Information Management at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, and Head of Serials & History of Medicine at the Robert M. Bird Library. She is the current chair of the Research Committee for the South Central Chapter of the Medical Library Association and recently served as jury chair for the Medical Library Association’s Research Training Institute. Together with her colleagues, she has performed research and authored publications on such topics as research impact metrics, consumer health information outreach, and the eHealth literacy of older adults. 

This class meets NNLM Goals to support a highly trained workforce for biomedical and health information resources and data, improve health literacy, and increase health equity through information.

By registering for this class, you are agreeing to the NNLM Code of Conduct

Shared Resources 

Justice, A. (2023, September). Spice Up Your Career by Publishing and Presenting: Tips and Insights from the Field [Poster]. SCC/SC Joint Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA. 

  1. Identify strategies for beginning the research process
  2. Understand important considerations in the current publishing and academic environments and ways to navigate them
  3. Learn steps and skills to take your work from submission to presentation

Class Recording

Class Details

Date(s): February 21, 2024
Time: 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM EST
Platform: Zoom
CE Credits: 0.00
This class is sponsored by Region 3.

Class Contacts

Host/Instructor: Katie Pierce Farrier
Technical Assistance: Brandon Kennedy

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