2005 - 2007
Lonelyss Charles earned her B.A. at Fisk University, Nashville, TN. She holds an M.L.I.S. from the University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, and an M.ED. from Tennessee State University, Nashville, TN.
Ms. Charles’ work experiences include a Highmark Fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh and work in institutional advancement and public relations.
Most recently Ms. Charles held the National Library of Medicine Fellowship with service at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland and at the Lamar Soutter Medical Library, University of Massachusetts Medical Center. At Lamar Soutter Medical Library she was involved in two major projects: a collaborative pilot project with the World Health Organization’s Health InterNetwork Access to Research Initiative (HINARI) project, HINARI provides free or low cost online access to major journals in biomedical and related social sciences to local, non-profit organizations in developing countries; and creating a CME course in health communications for clinicians and other health care providers.
Her research interests include assessment of the challenges of medical librarianship and dissemination of information to the consumer and clinician. She has published on advancing practice instruction and innovation through informatics and on issues surrounding online access to health information.
Ms. Charles will work with the Duke Medical Center and UNC Health Sciences libraries to develop a TRLN Fellows Project in the area of global health communications.
Carolyn Hank earned her B.A. from Antioch College, Yellow Springs, Ohio, and her M.L.I.S. from Kent State University, Kent, Ohio. She completed one year of coursework in Business Administration at Case Western Reserve University.
Ms. Hank’s work experience includes promoting science education at the Center of Science and Industry, Columbus, Ohio, program coordinator for the Everybody Wins Foundation in New York, and positions in business development at various firms. Ms. Hank was the recipient of the Robin Industries’ Scholarship Resources Fund.
Most recently Ms. Hank was a Research Assistant at the Online Computer Library Center (OCLC) in Dublin, Ohio, where she worked on a serials cancellation and subscription research study as well as an IMLS funded collaborative effort between Ohio State University and OCLC on user surveys.
Her research interests include user and use studies in a digital self-serve realm as well as issues around creating, funding, managing and sustaining access to digital collections. She has contributed to presentations on user and collections analysis and is the co-author of a paper on the impact of cancellations on the make-up of paper and electronic serials in ARL collections.
Ms. Hank will develop a TRLN Fellows Project at UNC University Library. Ms. Hank is currently assigned to work as a liaison to the Digital Curation Institutional Repository Committee and the Scholarly Communications Committee. She will be involved in other digital initiatives over the next two years.
Chad Morgan earned a B.A. from the University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, and an M.A. in History from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC. He holds a Ph.D. in History from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC.
Dr. Morgan has published numerous articles and book reviews, and has given presentations on his research area in American history. He was the recipient of the 2003 William Bacon Stevens Award for best article by a graduate student, the 2001 and 2002 Mowry Research Grant from the history department at UNC Chapel Hill, and held a Summer Research Stipend from the Center for the Study of the American South at UNC Chapel Hill. His dissertation on Planters’ Progress: Modernizing Confederate Georgia, will be published by the University Press of Florida this fall.
Most recently he was a Visiting Instructor at St. Andrews Presbyterian College, Laurinberg, NC, and UNC Pembroke, Pembroke, NC. His research interests in academic librarianship include digitization issues around Special Collections, and educational uses of digital content.
Dr. Morgan will join the Special Collections Research Center at NCSU Libraries to develop his TRLN Fellows Project.
Laura Sheble earned her B.S. in Botany at Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama, and her M.L.I.S. from Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan. She holds a graduate certificate in Archival Administration from Wayne State University, a Cambridge/RSA Certificate of Teacher of English as a Foreign Language from Regent Oxford, Oxford, UK and is a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer.
Ms. Sheble’s work experiences include library intern, teacher, translator, Istanbul coordinator for the Global School Project, independent web developer, and systems librarian. She received the 2002 Patricia B. Knapp Award, and the 2002 Wayne State LIS Student Writing Award.
Most recently she was the Electronic Resources Librarian at Wayne State University Library System in Detroit, Michigan. She was responsible for coordinating electronic resource processing activities, troubleshooting e-resource access issues, and served as the primary e-resource technical contact for vendors and library staff.. She served as the Near Eastern and Asian Studies materials selector, edited Internet, Intranet e-resource and NAES pages, and provided general reference services.
Her research interests include a focus on information and communication technology, the communities that use ICT systems and the impact of these systems on society. She coordinated the development, implementation, and analysis of the Greenstone User Survey, has published on managing E-Resources and contributed to the Journal of Education for Library and Information Science: 45-Year Cumulative Index.
Ms. Sheble will develop a TRLN Fellows Project at Perkins Library, Duke University.
2004 - 2006
Cheryl Davis earned her B.A. at Ohio Northern University. She holds a JD from Ohio Northern University and an M.S.L.S. from SILS.
Ms. Davis’s work experiences include pro bono project director and staff attorney for the Knoxville Legal Aid Society, and executive director for the United Way of Ada-Liberty, Ohio.
Most recently Ms. Davis has managed the statewide Pro Bono Attorney Project for the North Carolina Guardian ad Litem (GAL) Program. She supervised the development of a Legal Brief Data Bank and a Resource Library within GAL, developed the GAL Website and taught classes and developed training materials for the program. Ms. Davis was a guest lecturer for the UNC Chapel Hill School of Government. Her research interests include assessment of government information policy, copyright law and academic librarianship.
Cheryl Davis will join the Scholarly Communication Center at North Carolina State University for her TRLN Fellows Project.
Carol Perryman earned a BA in Business Management from Friends University and an M.S.L.S. from the Graduate School of Library and Information Science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
While at UIUC Ms. Perryman won the Libri Best Student Paper Award competition for her paper, entitled "Information Behaviors in an Online Smoking Cessation Forum" which was published in Libri.
Ms. Perryman's work experiences include: medical librarian at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center Library and Resource Center in Peoria, Illinois; research assistant for the UIUC Library Systems Office and for the UIUC Department of Educational Psychology; information specialist for the Johnson County Public Library in Overland Park, Kansas; Circulation Supervisor at the Kansas City, Kansas Public Library; and Consultant on an LSTA funded grant project, 'Partnering for Patient Education,' for OSF Saint Francis Medical Center Library and Resource Center, where her involvement included developing a Web based nursing staff tutorial for the provision of patient education at bedside using tablet PCs, assessing resource literacy, and cataloging resources for retrieval through unit-specific Web sites.
Her research interests include evidence-based library and information practice, and consumer health services. Ms. Perryman will develop her TRLN Fellows Project, which involves the creation of a scalable project-management template that incorporates evidence-based practices, at the Duke University Medical Center Library.
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