Health Sciences Information Committee

CHARGE

Current Committee Minutes

Current Committee Minutes

To act in an advisory capacity to the Long Island Library Resources Council (LILRC, or the Council) for the Hospital Library Services Program and other programs that impact librarians.
To articulate the importance of contributions provided to the health care field and the library profession by health sciences libraries.

To identify the health information needs of libraries in the Long Island region and to provide advice, guidance and support.
To communicate and collaborate with other committees of the Council regarding the special concerns of health sciences libraries and consolidate efforts on issues of mutual concern.

GOALS
The goals of the Health Sciences Information Committee shall be:

  • To provide continuing education, training, and professional development for health sciences librarians.
  • To promote the use of new technologies in health sciences libraries.
  • To encourage health sciences librarians to be active in monitoring, proposing, and responding to legislative and regulatory matters that affect their libraries.
  • To facilitate the promotion of library services to users and to communicate the value of those services to the library’s policymakers, executive and financial managers, and to other library organizations.
  • To stimulate progress in resource sharing and interlibrary cooperation.
  • To encourage collaboration through shared resources such as databases and technology.

Approved by the LILRC Board of Trustees
12/15/11

CURRENT MEMBERS

Christina Rivera
LONG ISLAND LIBRARY RESOURCES COUNCIL
crivera@lilrc.org
631-675-1570
Salvatore J. Filosa
PORT JEFFERSON FREE LIBRARY
sfilosa@portjefflibrary.org
631-473-0022
Claire Joseph
SOUTH NASSAU COMMUNITIES HOSPITAL, MEDICAL LIBRARY
cjoseph@snch.org
516-632-3452
Jennifer Lyon
STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY, HSC LIBRARY
jennifer.a.lyon@stonybrook.edu
631-444-3102
Rimma Perelman
NASSAU UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER LIBRARY
rperelman@numc.edu
516-572-8745
Deborah Provenzano
SUFFOLK COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE, AMMERMAN CAMPUS
provend@sunysuffolk.edu
631-451-4800
Joshua Seymour
GOOD SAMARITAN HOSPITAL MEDICAL LIBRARY
joshua.seymour@chsli.org
631-376-3380
Tanya Shkolnikov
NORTH SHORE UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL, DANIEL CARROLL PAYSON MEDICAL LIBRARY
tshkolni@nshs.edu
516-562-4080
Jeanne Strausman
NEW YORK COLLEGE OF OSTEOPATHIC MEDICINE LIBRARY
jstrausm@nyit.edu
516-686-3779
Mary Westermann, Chair
LONG ISLAND UNIVERSITY, PALMER SCHOOL OF LIS (Retiree)
westerma@liu.edu