Elaine Russo Martin, MSLS, DA, is director of the Lamar Soutter Library of the
University of Massachusetts Medical School. The library serves under contract by the
National Library of Medicine as the Regional Medical Library for the six New England
States and Dr. Martin also serves as the director of that program. Before joining UMass,
Dr. Martin was director of the health sciences library at the University of Illinois at
Chicago and served in various other professional positions in medical school libraries in
Virginia, Washington, D.C. and Washington state. Dr. Martin received her MSLS from the
Catholic University of America, Washington, DC. and her doctorate in library science
administration from Simmons College, Boston, MA. 

Dr. Martin's research interests include: biomedical informatics; consumer health
informatics; assessing the information needs of public health workforce; evidence-based
public health; and organizational development, in particular leadership and teamwork as
they apply to medical libraries. 

Articles

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Overcoming inertia: increasing public health departments' access to evidence-based information and promoting usage to inform practice (with Nancy R. LaPelle, Karen Dahlen, Barbara A. Gabella, and Ashley L. Juhl), American Journal of Public Health (2014)
 

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What do Data Services Librarians Do?, Journal of eScience Librarianship (2013)
 

Contributions to Books

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Research Data Management and the Health Sciences Librarian (with Andrew T. Creamer and Donna Kafel), Health Sciences Librarianship (2014)
 

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Team Effectiveness and Members as Leaders, Making a difference: leadership and academic libraries (2007)
 

Presentations and Posters

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Building the Future: Rejecting, Rethinking, Redoing, Rejuvenating (with Martha E. Meacham and Jane Fama), Medical Library Association Annual Meeting (2014)
 

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Open Forum (on strategies for advocacy) NAHSL 2013: UMass Medical School’s Experience (with Jane Fama and Len L. Levin), NAHSL Annual Conference (2013)
 

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Building an e-Science Portal for Librarians: A Model of Collaboration (with Donna Kafel, Myrna E. Morales, Robert Vander Hart, Sally A. Gore, Andrew Creamer, and Javier Crespo), University of Massachusetts and New England Area Librarian e-Science Symposium (2011)
 

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Data Curation and Management Competencies of New England Region Health Sciences and Science and Technology Librarians (with Andrew Creamer, Myrna E. Morales, Javier Crespo, and Donna Kafel), University of Massachusetts and New England Area Librarian e-Science Symposium (2011)
 

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Teaching Research Data Management: An Undergraduate/Graduate Curriculum (poster) (with Paul Colombo, Mary E. Piorun, Donna Kafel, Tracey Leger-Hornby, and Siamak Najafi), University of Massachusetts and New England Area Librarian e-Science Symposium (2011)
 

Other

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Librarians Working with Institutional Stakeholders to Support Researchers Writing Data Management Plans: Piloting a Research Data Management Curriculum (with Andrew T. Creamer, Donna Kafel, and Regina Raboin), University of Massachusetts and New England Area Librarian e-Science Symposium (2014)
 

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Scanning the Data Environment at the University of Massachusetts Medical School (with Rebecca Reznik-Zellen, Sally A. Gore, Lisa A. Palmer, Andrew T. Creamer, Donna Kafel, and Len L. Levin), University of Massachusetts and New England Area Librarian e-Science Symposium (2014)
 

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DIL Symposium Day 1 Keynote Address: Teaching Data Management, Data Information Literacy Symposium (2013)
 

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Frameworks for a Data Management Curriculum for Science, Health Sciences, and Engineering Students (with Donna Kafel, Mary E. Piorun, Siamak Najafi, and Tracey Leger-Hornby), University of Massachusetts and New England Area Librarian e-Science Symposium (2013)
 

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Implementing a Case-Based Research Data Management Curriculum (with Andrew T. Creamer, Donna Kafel, and Nancy R. LaPelle), University of Massachusetts and New England Area Librarian e-Science Symposium (2013)