Tag Archives: New Members

Heather Hershey is new librarian at Banner Good Sam

Provided by Sally Harvey

Heather Hershey moved here from a public library in Ettrick, Wisconsin.  She grew up in the Valley and worked at ASU, Tempe Public and Carrington College. Her first day is today, June 1!

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Welcome to Monica Johnson, the new librarian at the SW College of Naturopathic Medicine!

Monica Johnson graduated from the U of A with a MA in Information Science.  She was hired to be the Director of the Library at the Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine in September, 2010.  She brings to this position fourteen years of library experience, including information science development, copyright assistance, and interlibrary loan management. She is looking forward to a positive and collaborative relationship with everyone in CABL

Welcome Katherine Sullivan

Submitted by Cynthia Porter

Our apologies go out to Katherine Sullivan, a new CABL member we are late in introducing to the group.  Kathy has been working at the ASU Polytechnic campus since 2008 as a Library Assistant.  She is a retired nurse, originally from the Boston, Massachusetts, area.  She has lived in Arizona for 20 years and has three grown children.  Her first library job was at Westwood High School in Mesa.  She is currently enrolled in the School of Information Resources and Library Science (SIRLS)  at the University of Arizona.

Kathy brings such a great knowledge base along with her big smile, and eagerness to help a wide range of ASU customers receive the highest level of service.  She is meant to be a health sciences librarian.  We are glad to welcome her to our group.

Posted 12/10/2010

New CABL Members, thanks to Brooke for the mini bios!

Both new members are also AZHIN Librarians!

Rebecca (Becky) Swift is the new Medical Librarian at Phoenix Indian Medical Center (PIMC)  She comes to PIMC from Pima County Public Library system in Tucson, where she worked with the Adult Services Team at the Joel D. Valdez Main Library.  Becky is a SIRLS graduate from the University of Arizona and received her undergraduate from Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff.  She is a San Carlos Apache Tribal member.  She is the current Chair of the Native American Interest Group with the Arizona Library Association, member of the American Indian Library Association, and a member of the San Carlos Public Library Board of Trustees.   Becky has an array of librarian experience- she has worked in both elementary and high school libraries, has been a community college librarian, and an academic librarian at the University of Arizona.  She said that the experience she has gained working in difference libraries has enhanced her knowledge and proficiency in customer service and research capabilities.

Patrick King is a new Medical Librarian at John C. Lincoln Health Network in Phoenix.  Over the past 13 years, Patrick King, has worked in a variety of capacities for Phoenix Public Library.  Moving up the ranks from Page, to Circulation Attendant, to the paraprofessional position of Library Assistant has proved to be invaluable experience.   During that time period, Patrick graduated from Arizona State University with a Bachelors of Science in Biology and a Bachelors of Arts in French.  He graduated in 2007 from the University of North Texas with an MS in Library and Information Sciences with a specialty in Health Informatics.