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About Sally A. Gore

Sally Gore, MS, MS LIS, is the manager of Research and Scholarly Communication Services for the Lamar Soutter Library, University of Massachusetts Medical School. In this role, she oversees the Library's collaborative efforts with basic science and clinical researchers on campus, including expanding support and instruction in data services. Her department leads all scholarly communication endeavors for the Library, including providing bibliometrics analysis, tracking research impact, ensuring funder-based public access compliance, promoting open science initiatives, and managing eScholarship@UMMS, the University's institutional repository. Sally was the 2015 recipient of the Paul Vaiginas Professional Award by the Massachusetts Health Sciences Libraries Network, and in 2018 was selected as the The Antonija Prelec Visiting Scholar and Lecturer by Stony Brook University Libraries. She serves on the Board of Directors of the Medical Library Association and is the Associate Editor of the Journal of eScience Librarianship.

Prior to her current position, Sally served as the research evaluation analyst for the University of Massachusetts Center for Clinical & Translational Science. She has also been an NLM-grant funded informationist at the Lamar Soutter Library, UMass Medical School, a reference and instruction librarian, and a consumer health librarian.

Sally holds an MS in Library and Information Science from Syracuse University, MS in Exercise Physiology from Ithaca College, BS (Summa Cum Laude) in Sports Medicine/Exercise Physiology from the University of Southern Maine, MDiv from the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, and BA in Philosophy from James Madison University.

Sally writes the blog, "A Librarian by Any Other Name" (http://librarianhats.net/) and can be found on Twitter at @mandosally.

Positions

Present Research Evaluation Analyst, University of Massachusetts Medical School UMass Center for Clinical and Translational Science
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Curriculum Vitae




Grants

2014 - 2017 Knowledge Environment for Neuroimaging in Child Psychiatry, National Institutes of Health
National Library of Medicine, U.S. National Institutes of Health - #R01 MH-083320
National Library of Medicine Informationist Supplement Award
Role: Informationist
2012 - 2015 Promoting Breast Cancer Screening in Non-Adherent Women
National Library of Medicine, U.S. National Institutes of Health - #R01 CA-132935-05S1
National Library of Medicine Informationist Supplement Award
Role: Informationist
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Professional Service and Affiliations

2019 - Present Fellow, Visualizing the Future Symposia, IMLS funded National Forum on Data Visualization in Libraries (RE-73-18-0059-18)
2019 - Present Director, Board of Directors, Medical Library Association
2018 - Present Ex Officio Member, University of Massachusetts Medical School Committee for Research & Scientific Affairs
2016 - Present Reviewer, Journal of the Medical Library Association
2016 - Present Faculty, Research Training Institute, Medical Library Association
2016 - Present Member, Advisory Board, UManage Center, University of Massachusetts College of Nursing
2005 - Present Member, Massachusetts Health Sciences Library Network
2005 - Present Member, Medical Library Association
2005 - Present Member, NAHSL (Regional Chapter, Medical Library Association)
2014 - 2017 Chair, Marketing Committee, NAHSL (Regional Chapter, Medical Library Association)
2015 - 2016 Member, Research Task Force, Medical Library Association
2014 - 2015 Member, Strategic Priorities Task Force, Medical Library Association
2013 - 2014 Member, Nominating Committee, Medical Library Association
2008 - 2014 Newsletter Editor, Massachusetts Health Sciences Library Network
2012 - 2013 President, NAHSL (Regional Chapter, Medical Library Association)
2011 - 2012 President, Massachusetts Health Sciences Library Network
2010 - 2011 Vice-President & Program Chair, Massachusetts Health Sciences Library Network
2008 - 2011 Chair, Electronic Communications Committee, NAHSL (Regional Chapter, Medical Library Association)
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Honors and Awards

  • Paul Vaiginas Professional Award for outstanding contributions to the profession of health sciences librarianship, given by the Massachusetts Health Sciences Library Network
  • 2018 Antonia Prelec Visiting Scholar, Stony Brook (NY) University Libraries


Education

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2001 - 2006 MS, Ithaca College ‐ School of Health Sciences and Human Performance
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2002 - 2004 MS LIS, Syracuse University ‐ School of Information
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1998 - 2001 BS, University of Southern Maine ‐ Department of Exercise, Health, and Sport Sciences
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1986 - 1990 MDiv, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
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1981 - 1986 BA, James Madison University
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Contact Information

UMass Center for Clinical & Translational Science
University of Massachusetts Medical School
362 Plantation St., AC7
Worcester, MA 01655-0002
(508) 856-1966



Articles (12)

Contributions to Books (1)

Unpublished Papers (1)

Posters and Presentations (23)