Hope Barton has been a librarian at the University of Iowa Libraries since 1986. She worked in several increasingly responsible positions at the Hardin Library for the Health Sciences before becoming Director for Central Technical Services in 2006. She has been active in the Medical Library Association, serving on and chairing a number of committees. She has also authored and co-authored a number of articles and chapters on a variety of library topics. Special areas of interest include changing patterns of patron access and use in the increasingly digital information environment and open access and scholarly publishing.
It never ends: Technical services and planning in a changing environment (with Randy Roeder and Michael Wright), Against the Grain (2007)
This represents one library’s approach to reviewing and assessing traditional functions in light of changing...
The landscape of e-journal management (with Karen Fischer), Journal of Electronic Resources in Medical Libraries (2005)
Skills needed to effectively manage electronic journals are highly valued in libraries today. Some of...
Identifying the resource and service needs of graduate and professional students: The University of Iowa user needs of graduate professional series (with Carlette Washington-Hoagland, Leo Clougherty, Dorothy Persson, Jim Cheng, John Forys, and Christine Walters), Portal: Libraries and the Academy (2002)
The library profession has a vested interest in the retention and information literacy of graduate...
Getting a handle on library publications: Balancing creativity and consistency - the University of Iowa Libraries' publication guidelines (with Michael Levine-Clark), College & Research Libraries News (2001)
Collection development and management for electronic, audiovisual, and print resources in health sciences libraries (with Linda Walton, Christa M. Modschiedler, Patricia M. Rodgers, BJ Schorre, Julie Schneider, and Judith L. Rieke) (2004)
Contributions to Books
Health informatics, Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science (2003)
Health informatics is an outgrowth of medical informatics that focuses on the clinical aspects and...
Web-Based Instruction for Undergraduate Nursing (with Richard E. Eimas), Library user education: Powerful learning, powerful partnerships (2001)
Acquisitions trends in academic research libraries, Baker & Taylor Annual Vendor Showcase (2008)
Acquisitions workflows using a lean planning process (with R Van Rennes), 27th Annual Charleston Conference (2007)
Information power to public health professionals (with Jean Sayre), Midwest Chapter Medical Library Association Annual Meeting (2004)
Information power to public health professionals (with Jim Duncan, Jean Sayre, Scott Fiddelke, and Linda Roth), Medical Library Association annual meeting (2004)
Web-based instruction for undergraduate nursing (with Richard Eimas), Powerful Learning/Powerful Partnerships (1999)
Hardin Library has developed a Web-based library instruction program for a core undergraduate nursing class....