Martha Meacham, MLIS, MA, is a Library Fellow in the Lamar Soutter Library at
University of Massachusetts Medical School. Martha received her Master of Science in
Library and Information Science, with a concentration in archival studies, and a Master
of Arts in History, with an emphasis on medical history, from Simmons College in Boston.
Martha has worked in a variety of medical settings including in the Patient Resource
Library at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and with the Association of American Medical
Colleges. Martha is interested in Library education, evaluation, and marketing. Martha
was the recipient of the New Voices Award for her presentation at the 2012 Medical
Library Association conference in Seattle. Previously, Martha earned her BS in Psychology
and worked as a mental health counselor. Martha is a member of Beta Phi Mu, the
International Library & Information Studies Honor Society, and Psi Chi, the
International Honor Society in Psychology. 

Martha Meacham can be contacted by email at or phone at



Building the Future: Rejuvenating Librarianship (with Jane Fama), Library Publications and Presentations (2014)

There is often a gap between what new library school graduates know and what is...



Building the Future: Rejecting, Rethinking, Redoing, Rejuvenating (with Jane Fama and Elaine R. Martin), Library Publications and Presentations (2014)

Objectives: Traditional library work is spiraling downward. Health sciences librarians are taking on new roles...



Collaborative Connection to the Past and Future: Introducing an Archival Program and Creating a History and Image Web Exhibit, Library Publications and Presentations (2014)

Objectives: Establishing an archival program and creating a digital exhibit highlighting the history of an...



Implementing and Evaluating Cancer Consumer Health Programming, Medical Library Association (2012)

Objectives: This paper proposes to examine the implementation and effectiveness of consumer health programming developed...




The Nazi Data Debate: Historical Discourse and Use of Unethically Obtained Medical Data (2013)

Thesis (Master of Arts)--Simmons College Dual-Degree Program in History and Archives Management, 2013. Copyright 2013...