John Wiswell

ORCID

orcid.org/0000-0002-7085-3856

Liaison Responsibilities, including instruction and collection strategy

  • Communication Sciences & Disorders
  • HES: Athletic Training, Exercise Science, and Public Health
  • Nursing
  • Nutrition & Health Care Management
  • Physics & Astronomy
  • Recreation Management, Health and Physical Education (RMPE)
  • Wake Forest Physician Assistant program
  • Temporarily: Social Work, Psychology, Geological & Environmental Sciences

Other Library Responsibilities

  • Collection strategy and scholarly communication.  Evaluate and select information sources in all formats for my liaison programs
  • Monitor usage and functioning of electronic resources
  • Liaison. Consult with faculty and others concerning curricular and research needs
  • Teaching. evidence-based practice and information literacy instruction for students, in classes and individually
  • Develop and manage learning objects, such as library guides and short videos.

Scholarly Interests

  • Information behavior of students and faculty
  • Collection management and strategy for health and physical sciences
  • LIS and health science methodologies and data
  • Evidence-based practice in libraries and health services, evidence-based assessment
  • Public health and epidemiology

Education

  • Masters in Library and Information Studies, 2007, UNC Greensboro.
  • Masters in Public Health 1997, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey/Rutgers University, concentration in Epidemiology and Quantitative Methods (= using health data, health research methods and design, statistics, understand health and healthcare)
  • BA, Texas

Activities

  • American Public Health Association, ALA/ACRL, NCLA, Mid Atlantic Chapter of the Medical Library Association, MLA, ANCHASL
  • University: Undergraduate Academic Procedures & Policies
  • Library: Library Council

Selected Presentations

Wiswell, John. 2018. “What would you do if your collections budget was cut 25% 20%?” Carolina Consortium annual meeting. Greensboro, May 2018.

Wiswell, John. 2017. “Comparing use and usability of ebooks to near-at-hand pbooks.” ER&L Conference, April 2-5, 2017, Austin, Texas.

Wiswell, John. 2016.  "Delays in Availability of Faculty Journal Articles?: Local Effects of Open Access Policies(link is external)."  Poster presented at the 2016 Annual Meeting of the Medical Library Association, May 13-18, Toronto.

Wiswell, John. 2015.  "Delays in Open Access Availability of Faculty Journal Articles(link is external)."  Poster presented at the 2015 Annual Meeting of the Mid-Atlantic Chapter/MAC of the Medical Library Association/MLA, October 18-20, Asheville, NC.

Publications

Johnson, Megan, Andrea Leonard, and John Wiswell. 2015. “Deciding to Change OpenURL Link Resolvers(link is external).” Journal of Electronic Resources Librarianship 27 (1): 10–25. doi:10.1080/1941126X.2015.999519.

Title: Health Sciences Librarian, Associate Professor

Email address: Email me

Phone: (828) 262-7853

Office address
Belk Library 225 and Leon Levine Hall 542F

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