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Amanpreet Kaur
Title:
Community Health and Engineering Librarian
Department:
Information Services (Biomedical Library)
Division:
User Services & Resource Management
Library:
Biomedical Library
Office:
Johnson Pavilion
Phone:
(215) 746-0101
Email:
Role:
reference
Collection Responsibility:
Engineering
Liaison Responsibility:
Engineering
Biography:
Aman specializes in Community Health and Engineering at Penn Libraries. As part of the Biomedical Library's Information Services team, she provides reference and instructional services. For the rapidly growing School of Engineering and Applied Science, Aman assists with liaison services as well as carrying collection duties within Engineering. She also coordinates for the Inter-Professional Student Advisory Gatherings, an interprofessional networking event series geared towards health sciences students and hosted by the Penn Libraries. Aman is an active member of the Group On Library Diversity (GOLD) Executive Committee. For two years, beginning in November 2015, Aman was the Penn Libraries' Eugene Garfield Resident in Science Librarianship. In addition to working on Penn Libraries initiatives, Aman engaged in planning community health outreach intiatives in collaboration with the Sayre Health Center, the Free Library of Philadelphia, the Philadelphia Fight AIDS Library, and the Netter Center for Community Partnerships. Before coming to Penn, Aman worked as a Research Assistant for Reference and Instruction at the Rutgers University Libraries. She also completed work as an intern at the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey Resource & Learning Center, earning the 2015 Health Sciences Library Association of New Jersey student award for her outstanding work there. She holds a Master of Library and Information Science degree from Rutgers. From Iowa State, she holds a B.S. in Family & Consumer Sciences Education & Studies, with a minor in Engineering Studies. While at Iowa state, she also earned a secondary school teaching certification and spent time abroad including a half-semester undergraduate teaching experience in Indonesia and two internships in Ireland.

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