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Richard James
Title:
Nursing Liaison
Department:
Information Services (Biomedical Library)
Division:
User Services & Resource Management
Library:
Biomedical Library
Office:
Johnson Pavilion
Phone:
(215) 746-4034
Email:
Collection Responsibility:
Nursing
Liaison Responsibility:
Nursing
Specialty:
Nursing
Biography:
Richard provides outreach to the School of Nursing; he works closely with students and faculty and provides research consultations and instruction. As the Bibliographer for Nursing, he also develops the Libraries' resources in nursing. Richard came to Penn from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, where he held the dual roles of Electronic Resources Librarian and Institutional Repository Manager. He is also part-time faculty at the Community College of Philadelphia Library, and he currently serves on the Family Advisory Council of the duPont Hospital for Children in Wilmington, and as a technology column editor for the Journal of Hospital Librarianship. Prior to his library education and library career, Richard studied nursing for two years at the Queen Alexandria Hospital School of Nursing in Portsmouth, U.K. He then worked as a nursing auxiliary in hospitals in the U.K. for about 5 years, then came to the U.S. and worked for various housing and homelessness organizations. Richard received his MLIS from Clarion University in 2010, and his B.A. from the University of Delaware in 2007.

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