Professional Activities

Wanda Anderson, Nursing Reference Librarian/Bibliographer, O'Neill Library
Wanda attended the annual conference of the North Atlantic Health Sciences Libraries in Woodstock, VT in October, 2012. Major presentations illustrated the expanding role of health sciences librarians. The first concerned the role of the librarian in patient safety and prevention of diagnostic errors. Several speakers focused on understanding the reporting of medical research, especially in the media, which is important both to nursing students and to the public.

Barbara Adams Hebard, Conservator, John J. Burns Library
Barbara published "Review of The Swerve: How the World Became Modern" (a book review) in the Guild of Book Workers Newsletter, No. 205, December 2012. Barbara also published "Saints Preserve Us: A Conservator Reflects on the Influence of Saints in the Preservation of Books" in C21 Resources (Spring 2013).

Leslie R. Homzie, Senior Reference Librarian/Bibliographer, School of Social Work
Leslie was appointed a Trustee of the Northborough Free Library.

Diane Baden, Head of Monographic Services, O'Neill Library
In November 2012 Diane gave a presentation on "Implementing and Evaluating E-Book Collection Models" at the 2012 Charleston Conference (Issues in Book and Serial Acquisitions).