NLM Associate Fellows 2020-2021

May 21, 2020

The Nationwide Library of Medicine (NLM), the world’s major biomedical library and a element of the Nationwide Institutes of Wellbeing, is pleased to announce our 2020-2021 course of Affiliate Fellows.

Amanda J. Wilson, Main, Place of work of Engagement and Instruction, claimed about the incoming Affiliate Fellows, “We’re excited to welcome the 2020-2021 Affiliate Fellows who get there at a time when the NLM is strategically connecting its investigation, and the investigation of NIH, to deal with the community health problems that deal with us these days. We’re hunting ahead to our new colleagues signing up for us in our mission.”

Dianne Babski, Performing Affiliate Director for Library Functions commented that, “We hope to see these early occupation librarians to actively interact in the NLM aim on information science from information administration to information visualization from open up academic means to information sharing procedures. The 2020-2021 Affiliate Fellows will have a one of a kind possibility to learn and craft our collective long run.”

The Affiliate Fellowship Software is a residency fellowship at NLM on the campus of the NIH in Bethesda, Maryland. The a person-year program, commencing in September each individual year, offers a strong academic and leadership practical experience, ranging from formal lectures and shows to projects in operations, investigation and enhancement, policy, and information investigation, all in just the context of the part of a countrywide library on the countrywide and worldwide stage.

More details on the Affiliate Fellowship Software is accessible at:

Brianna Chatmon

Brianna Chatmon been given her MLIS at the University of Missouri in 2020. Even though getting her degree, Chatmon interned at the J. Otto Lottes Wellbeing Sciences Library. Throughout her internship she labored on many assignments to grow her skilled network and build a deeper information of clinical librarianship. Chatmon aided build easy observe along digital tutorials to guide health experts and clinical college students in their databases searches.  Chatmon also assisted with local community health outreach actions at regional and neighborhood conferences. Moreover, Chatmon, labored at Hugh Stephens library the place she aided coordinate month-to-month library programming and interactive displays and assisted with a stack servicing challenge to downsize a three hundred,000-reserve collection digitally and bodily. Chatmon holds a BG in Liberal Arts and Science from the University of Kansas.


Allison Cruise

Allison Cruise been given her MLIS from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro in December 2019. Even though finishing her degree, she labored as an intern at the North Carolina Biotechnology Heart, engaging in information entry duties, supplying doc delivery providers and helping investigation analysts and library visitors. Even though at North Carolina Biotechnology Heart, she became a complete-time investigation associate, preserving a shopper databases, helping with an embedded librarianship agreement and supplying literature searches and other investigation projects. She holds a BS in Psychology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. 


Levi Dolan

Levi Dolan been given his MLIS from the University of Missouri-Columbia in the Spring of 2020.  At MU, he was the graduate library assistant for the J. Otto Lottes Wellbeing Sciences Library and a investigation assistant for the Nationwide Network of Libraries of Medicine.  Throughout his time in library college, he also labored as a library supervisor and tutor at Stephens Faculty in Columbia, MO.  For his practicum, he was a teaching assistant and co-challenge supervisor for a Library Carpentries workshop held in St. Louis, sponsored by the Missouri Hub of the Electronic Public Library of The united states.  He was elected president of MU’s ALA Scholar Chapter for 2018-2019, and served on the University Libraries Scholar Advisory Committee.  He holds a BTh in Theology from Ozark Christian Faculty.


Amanda Sawyer

Amanda Sawyer will graduate with her MLIS from the University of Pittsburgh in August 2020. Sawyer has a background in archives and digital providers in both of those museums and libraries. She has labored as the Electronic Tasks Assistant at Gumberg Library, Duquesne University because 2018 the place she contributes to information investigation and visualization projects, manages digital collections and assists with university’s institutional repository, and gives reference providers. Sawyer holds a BA in History, Audio, and Chinese and an MA in Museum Scientific tests from Baylor University.