About Lisa A. Palmer

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 and publishing system for digital research and scholarship. In this role she serves as an editor for the Journal of eScience Librarianship and other publications. She also provides support for scholarly communication activities, open access, author rights, copyright, research data management, and NIH Public Access compliance. She earned her graduate degree in library science from Simmons College in Boston, MA. 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.

Positions

2015 Present Assistant Editor, Cancer Concepts: A Guidebook for the Non-Oncologist, University of Massachusetts Medical School
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2014 Present Distribution Editor, Journal of Global Radiology, University of Massachusetts Medical School
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2012 Present Distribution Editor, Journal of eScience Librarianship, University of Massachusetts Medical School
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2009 Present Institutional Repository Librarian, Lamar Soutter Library, University of Massachusetts Medical School
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2008 Present Representative, Senior Scholars Committee, Office of Undergraduate Medical Education, University of Massachusetts Medical School
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Honors and Awards

  • Poster award "Best Overall", University of Massachusetts and New England Area Librarian e-Science Symposium (shared) (2015)
  • Bepress IR All-Star (2014)
  • Poster award "Most Informative in Communicating e-Science Librarianship", University of Massachusetts and New England Area Librarian e-Science Symposium (shared) (2014)
  • Poster award "Most Informative in Communicating e-Science Librarianship", University of Massachusetts and New England Area Librarian e-Science Symposium (shared) (2013)
  • Medical Library Association, Academy of Health Information Professionals, Senior Member (2008 - )
  • New England Technical Services Librarians Award for Library Excellence, co-recipient (2007)
  • Endeavor Information Systems $1000 Bon Voyage Grant to attend Endeavor Users Group Meeting, Chicago, IL (2004)
  • Selected for SHARE Curation Associates Program (inaugural cohort, 2016-2017)


Contact Information

University of Massachusetts Medical School
Lamar Soutter Library
55 Lake Avenue North
Worcester, MA 01655
508-856-4368

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