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									                                     Sharon Leslie, MSLS, AHIP

                    s.leslie@pobox.com / www.sharonthelibrarian.com


Education and Certifications

Biomedical Informatics MBL/NLM Course Fellow.                                               Spring, 2012
Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, MA.
Sponsored by the National Library of Medicine.

Member, Academy of Health Information Professionals                                         2006-present
Master of Science in Library Services. Clark Atlanta University,
Atlanta, Georgia.                                                                       December 2003
Bachelor of Fine Arts. University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida.                           June 1986

Experience

Georgia State University Library http://library.gsu.edu

Public Health and Health Sciences Librarian/Assistant Professor, University Library         1/11-present
    Serve as library liaison to the GSU Institute of Public Health and School of Nursing and Health
        Professions (respiratory therapy, physical therapy and nutrition), and Kinesiology and Health.
    Develop and teach instruction sessions and tutorials.
    Provide reference services and research assistance to students, faculty, and staff, in person and
        online via IM/chat.
    Manage collection development (analysis, budget projections, selection, and acquisition) of
        materials (monographs, serials, and databases).
    Maintain and update research guides pages
        (http://research.library.gsu.edu/profile.php?uid=35181).

Experienced with literature searching using PubMed, EBSCO and Ovid databases. Experienced user of
EBM resources (e.g. Cochrane Library, DynaMed), Citation Management Systems (Zotero, EndNote,
RefWorks), UpToDate, Stat!Ref, MD Consult. Experienced user of web page publishing (LibGuides, Share
Point Designer, Front Page). Skilled in MS Office suite products.

Special Interests: Health literacy, HIV/AIDS, consumer health services and outreach, EBM.

Committees         Faculty Author Event Committee, 2011
                   Open Access Week Event Committee, 2011
                   Special Collections Web Redesign Task Force, 2011-present
                   Library Administrative Council, 2012-present
                   Library Personnel Committee, 2012-2014
                   Cities Web Portal Task Force, 2012
Sharon Leslie                                                                                  Page 2


Monroe F. Swilley, Jr. Library, Mercer University, Atlanta Campus. http://swilley.mercer.edu

Public Services Librarian/Assistant Professor, Division of Library Services              8/08-12/10
    Provide reference services and research assistance to Mercer University students, faculty, and
        staff, online via IM/chat and in person.
    Serve as library liaison to College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (COPHS) programs,
        comprised of Pharmacy (Pharm.D. and Ph.D.), Physician Assistant (MMSc), and Physical Therapy
        (D.P.T. and residents).
    Develop and teach instruction sessions in COPHS curriculum, both in the classroom and via
        Camtasia tutorials.
    Manage collection development. Appropriations and expenditures monitored using Millennium
        integrated library system.
    Maintain and update COPHS LibGuides subject pages (http://mercer.libguides.com/cophs) and
        blog (http://libraryprn.blogspot.com).
    Assist COPHS faculty with preparation of course materials and research.
    Participate in COPHS faculty meetings, retreats, and commencement.
    Capstone advisor to assigned Physician Assistant students.

Committees       COPHS Educational Resources Committee, 2008-present
                 Division of Library Services Executive Committee, 2009-present
                     Chair, 2009-2010
                 Re-design Committee for Division of Library Services Website, 2010-present
                 2010 New Faculty Reception Co-chair


Sauls Memorial Library & Nicholas E. Davies Community Health Information Center, Piedmont
Hospital. www.piedmonthospital.org

Cataloging Librarian                                                                         8/07-8/08
     Performed original and copy cataloging of incoming materials and processed materials for
        shelving.
     Maintained integrated library system catalog and OPAC (SydneyPLUS). Collected and analyzed
        annual circulation statistics and inventory. Recommended titles for purchase. Management
        and upkeep of electronic book subscriptions.
     Reference services, including clinical literature searches for physicians, staff, patients, and
        public. Back-up for circulation/reference desk and consumer health library as needed.
     Liaison to Pharmacy and Radiology departments. Helped facilitate outreach programs to
        outlying hospitals in Piedmont Healthcare system.
     Promotion of the library through various hospital functions, training opportunities, and
        promotional events. Preparation of educational, public relations, and promotional materials.
        Assisted with maintenance of intranet website.

Serials Librarian                                                                             8/01-8/07
     Managed all aspects of print and online journal and database subscriptions through EBSCO and
         Serials Solutions.
     Reference services, including clinical literature searches for physicians, staff, patients, and
         public. Back-up for circulation/reference desk and consumer health library as needed.
Sharon Leslie                                                                                  Page 3


Library Assistant                                                                         8/00-8/01
     Circulation desk and customer service duties. Assisted patrons with reference questions and
        public computer problems. Processed interlibrary loans using NLM DocLine system. Performed
        general departmental clerical functions.


Clinimetrics Research Associates, Clinical Research & Management Services. www.clinimetrics.com

Clinical Research Assistant (part-time)                                                     3/00-8/00
      Created and managed databases to track patient data.


AIDS Research Consortium of Atlanta, Inc. (ARCA). www.arcatlanta.org

Regulatory Affairs Coordinator                                                            10/95-1/00
    Institutional Review Board administrator. Regulatory contact for staff, clinical trial sponsors,
       and FDA auditors.
    Member of management team and strategic planning committee.
    Assisted with public information forums and special events. Supervised Regulatory Affairs
       Assistant.

Assistant Administrator                                                                     2/92-9/95
Administrative Assistant                                                                    8/91-2/92

Professional Activities
Writing           Leslie SL. “Consumer Resources Column: Crowdsourcing Your Diagnosis”. MLA
                  News, v.52, issue 2, February 2012.
                 Leslie SL. Review: “NLMplus.com – Internet Resource”. CHOICE Reviews. Submitted.
                 Leslie SL. Review: “Medify – Internet Resource”. CHOICE Reviews, v.49, number 7,
                 2012.
                 Leslie SL. Review: “Jane - Journal/Author Name Estimator - Website Review” The
                 Charleston Advisor, v. 13, number 2, October 2011.
                 Leslie SL. Book Review: “Animal-assisted Therapy”. CHOICE Reviews, v. 48, number
                 8, 2011.
                 Leslie SL. Review: “Merck Services – Internet Resource”. CHOICE Reviews, v. 48,
                 number 6, 2011.
                 Leslie SL. Book Review: “Teaching Information Literacy: 50 Standards-Based
                 Exercises for College Students”. Reference & User Services Quarterly, v. 50, number 4,
                 2011.
                 Leslie SL. Sections 17, 17.1, 17.4, 17.5, 17.7 and 22 (pharmacology-related) in L.
                 Thompson, ed. The Medical Library Association’s Master Guide to Authoritative
                 Information Resources in the Health Sciences (2011). Neal-Schuman Publishers.
                 Lundquist LM, Momary KM, Shogbon AO, Leslie SL. Communication of clinical
                 recommendation during cardiovascular therapeutics oral examinations [abstract].
                 Pharmacotherapy 2010;30(10):386e.
Sharon Leslie                                                                                 Page 4


                 Leslie SL. “Internet Resources Column: HIV/AIDS”. MLA News, v.50, issue 10,
                 November/December 2010, page 8.
                 Leslie SL. Book Review: “Understanding Healthcare Information”. Medical Reference
                 Services Quarterly, v. 29, number 4, 2010, pages 424-425.
                 Leslie SL. Book Review: “Writing and Publishing: The Librarian’s Handbook”. Journal
                 of Hospital Librarianship, v. 10, number 4, 2010, pages 417-418.
                 Leslie SL. Book Review: “Creating the Customer-Driven Academic Library”. Journal of
                 Hospital Librarianship, v. 10, number 2, 2010, pages 203-205.
                 Leslie SL. Book Review: “The Medical Library Association Guide to Cancer
                 Information: Authoritative Patient-Friendly Print and Electronic Resources”. Medical
                 Reference Services Quarterly, v. 27, number 2, 2008, pages 244-245.
                 Leslie SL. Book Review: “High Blood Pressure for Dummies”. Journal of Consumer
                 Health on the Internet, v. 12, number 2, 2008, pages 182-183.
                 Leslie SL. Book Review: “The Whole Library Handbook 4; Current Data, Professional
                 Advice, and Curiosa about Libraries and Library Services”. Journal of Hospital
                 Librarianship, v. 8, number 1, 2008, pages 127-129.
                 Lacy E, Leslie S. “Library Outreach Near and Far: Programs to Staff and Patients of
                 the Piedmont Healthcare System”. Medical Reference Services Quarterly, v. 26,
                 number 3, 2007, pages 91-103.
Presentations    Crowdsourcing Your Diagnosis. Ignite Presentation, Medical Library Association
                 annual meeting, Minneapolis, MN, 2011.

Poster
Presentations    Lundquist LM, Leslie SL, Momary KM, Shogbon A. Communication of clinical
                 recommendations during cardiovascular therapeutics oral examinations.
                 American College of Clinical Pharmacy Annual Meeting, October 2010, Austin, TX.

                 Lundquist LM, Leslie SL, Momary KM, Shogbon A.            Communication Skills:
                 Students' Perception and Faculty Evaluation of Performance on Therapeutics Oral
                 Examinations, American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Annual Meeting, July
                 2010, Seattle, WA.
                 Momary KM, Shogbon A, Leslie SL, Lundquist LM. Comparison of Performance on
                 Written and Oral Examinations to Communication Skills, American Association of
                 Colleges of Pharmacy Annual Meeting, July 2010, Seattle, WA.

Contributing
Content Editor   American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Libraries/Educational Resources
                 Section, Basic Resources for Pharmacy Education.
                       Health Care Policy, Systems and Services; Online Abstracts and Indexes; Quality
                       Assurance sections, 2009-2010

                 New York Online Access to Health (NOAH), http://www.noah-health.org,
                      HIV/AIDS section, 2007-2011
Sharon Leslie                                                                                 Page 5


Service         Medical Library Association Grants and Scholarship Jury - MLA Scholarship
                     Member, 2011-2012
                     Chair, 2012-2013

                Medical Library Association 2013 Annual Meeting Contributed Paper Reviewer;
                PH/HA Section, "Health Literacy: Linguistic and Cultural Diversity" Papers

Memberships     American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, 2008-2010
                      Libraries/Educational Resources Section, 2008-2010
                      Libraries/Educational Resources Section, Basic Resources for Pharmacy
                      Education Editorial Board, 2010
                American Library Association, 2007-present
                Atlanta Health Sciences Library Consortium, 2001-present
                      Nominating Committee Chair, 2010
                      Membership Committee Chair; 2007, 2008 (two-year term)
                Georgia Health Sciences Library Association, 2001-present
                Georgia Library Association, 2011-present
                Medical Library Association, 2001-present
                      Southern Chapter, 2001-present
                      Hospital Libraries Section, 2006-2008
                      Pharmacy and Drug Information Section, 2008-2010
                      Public Health/Health Administration Section, 2011-present

Grants          Grace and Harold Sewell Memorial Foundation Stipend for Returning Members at
                2010 AACP Annual Meeting.

                Grace and Harold Sewell Memorial Foundation Stipend for First-Time Attendees at
                2009 AACP Annual Meeting.

                National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Southeastern/Atlantic Regional Office,
                State Exhibiting Award for 2009 Swilley Library Info Expo.




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