Background: Mary Piorun, MSLS, AHIP is the Associate Director for Community,
Technology, and Global Relations at the Lamar Soutter Library of the University of
Massachusetts Medical School. Before joining UMass in 1999, Mary was a systems librarian
at the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission in Rockville, MD, and served in various other
professional and intern positions in libraries in Maryland and Washington, D.C. Mary
received her MSLS from the Catholic University of America, Washington, DC. and a Masters
in Business Administration at Bentley College. In May 2008, Mary received the W. Michael
Hoffman Prize for Business Ethics from the Bentley College, Center for Business Ethics.
Currently, Mary is pursuing a PhD in Managerial Leadership at Simmons College. Mary is a
member of the Medical Library Association, the American Library Association, and the
Association of College and Research Libraries New England Chapter. 

Areas of Interest: Library Administration, Leadership and Management, Integrated Library
Systems, Digital Repositories, Scanning/Digitization Programs, Process Improvement,
Library Technologies, Internet. 

Articles

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Focused Outreach Final Report: Hartford, Connecticut and North Central Massachsuetts (May 1, 2012 - April 30, 2013) (with Michelle L. Eberle, Stephanie Friree, and Nancy R. LaPelle), National Network of Libraries of Medicine New England Region (NN/LM NER) Repository (2013)
 

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Teaching Research Data Management: An Undergraduate/Graduate Curriculum (with Donna Kafel, Tracey Leger-Hornby, Siamak Najafi, Elaine R. Martin, Paul Colombo, and Nancy R. LaPelle), Journal of eScience Librarianship (2012)
 

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Envisioning the Library’s Role in Scholarly Communication in the Year 2025 (with Maria Carpenter, Jolie Graybill, and Jerome Offord Jr.), portal: Libraries and the Academy (2011)
 

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Evaluation of Strategic Plans in Academic Medical Libraries, Library & Information Science Research (2011)
 

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Teaching Web 2.0 Technologies Using Web 2.0 Technologies (with Melissa L. Rethlefsen and Dale Prince), Journal of the Medical Library Association (2009)
 

Contributions to Books

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Managing a Library Renovation Project: A Team Approach (with Deanna Lucia), Planning, Renovating, Expanding, and Constructing Library Facilities in Hospitals, Academic Medical Centers, and Health Organizations (2005)
 

Posters

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

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The Academic Medical Library as Online Publisher (with Lisa A. Palmer, 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 Lisa A. Palmer), University of Massachusetts and New England Area Librarian e-Science Symposium (2012)
 

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

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The Outreach Continuum: Expanding the Medical Librarian’s Role (with Jane Fama, Elaine Russo Martin, and Nancy R. LaPelle), Library Publications and Presentations (2010)
 

Presentations

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Panel Discussion presentation: "Factors Leading to Successful Engagement of Academic Libraries in e-Science", University of Massachusetts and New England Area Librarian e-Science Symposium (2013)
 

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Panel Discussion presentation: Question and Answer Session (with John W. Cobb, Andrew Sallans, and Nic Weber), University of Massachusetts and New England Area Librarian e-Science Symposium (2013)
 

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Teaching Research Data Management, Library Publications and Presentations (2011)
 

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Digitizing Dissertations for the eScholarship@UMMS Institutional Repository (with Lisa A. Palmer), Library Publications and Presentations (2008)
 

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Anatomy of a Digitization Project: Dissecting the Process (with Lisa A. Palmer), Scanning Forum 2006 (2006)
 

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