Lisa Palmer, MSLS, AHIP, is the Institutional Repository Librarian at the Lamar
Soutter Library at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. She oversees
eScholarship@UMMS, the medical school’s repository for digital research and scholarship.
In this role she serves as Technical Editor for the Journal of eScience Librarianship.
She also provides support for scholarly communication activities, author rights,
copyright, and NIH Public Access compliance. She earned her graduate degree in library
science from Simmons College in Boston, Mass. Prior to joining UMass, Lisa was a
corporate librarian for Digital Equipment Corporation, Compaq Computer Corporation, and
Hewlett-Packard. Lisa is a member of various professional organizations, including the
American Library Association, Medical Library Association, and the Association of College
and Research Libraries. 

Lisa can be reached at lisa.palmer@umassmed.edu or 508-856-4368. 

Articles

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Upgrading a ColdFusion-Based Academic Medical Library Staff Intranet (with Robert J. Vander Hart, Barbara Ingrassia, Kerry F. Mayotte, and Julia Powell), Journal of Web Librarianship (2010)
 

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Digitizing Dissertations for an Institutional Repository: A Process and Cost Analysis (with Mary E. Piorun), Journal of the Medical Library Association (2008)
 

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Challenges and Lessons Learned: Moving From Image Database to Institutional Repository (with Mary E. Piorun and James F. Comes), OCLC Systems & Services (2007)
 

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Utilizing the Power of Continuous Process Improvement in Technical Services (with Barbara C. Ingrassia), Journal of Hospital Librarianship (2005)
 

Contributions to Books

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Upgrading a ColdFusion-Based Academic Medical Library Staff Intranet (Book chapter) (with Robert Vander Hart, Barbara Ingrassia, Kerry Mayotte, and Julia Powell), Designing and Developing Library Intranets (2012)
 

Presentations and Posters

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Jump-Starting the Conversation about Altmetrics at UMass Medical School, ACRL New England Chapter's Scholarly Communication Interest Group program "Altmetrics: Help Your Researchers Measure Their Full Impact" (2013)
 

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Altmetrics and Institutional Repositories: A Health Sciences Library Experiment, Medical Library Association Annual Meeting (2013)
 

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The Academic Medical Library as Online Publisher (with Mary E. Piorun, Raquel Abad, Sally A. Gore, Donna Kafel, and Elaine Russo Martin), University of Massachusetts and New England Area Librarian e-Science Symposium (2013)
 

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So You Want to Be a Publisher: Planning and Publishing the Journal of eScience Librarianship (with Raquel Abad, Sally A. Gore, Donna Kafel, Elaine Russo Martin, and Mary E. Piorun), University of Massachusetts and New England Area Librarian e-Science Symposium (2012)