Health Sciences Libraries Associate Director Recognized for Service to the Medical Library Association
Linda M. G. Katz, Associate Director of Drexel’s Health Sciences Libraries, completed six years of service as the editor of the Medical Library Association (MLA) publication, MLA News, in December 2011.
“Editing MLA News has been one of the highlights of my experiences as a librarian,” Katz said. “During the six years of my editorship, I’ve worked hard, learned a great deal, and have been rewarded with kind appreciation from MLA members and staff.”
A joint researching team from The iSchool at Drexel and the Drexel University Libraries, including Kathleen Turner, Linda M. G. Katz, Gary Childs and Lenore Hardy, participated in a grant-funded project entitled “Increasing Parental Health Literacy to Optimize Pregnancy Outcomes,” from the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Middle Atlantic Region. The projected worked with the Philadelphia 11th Street Family Health Services Center to help educate pregnant women on health information.
Drexel University Libraries Health Sciences Education/Reference Librarian Gary Childs was honored with the 2010