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Assistant Professor

940-898-2612       SH 309

Professional Preparation

 PhD, 2011, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Information & Library Science

MS, LIS, 2004, University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana, Library and Information Science

BS, 2001, Friends University, Wichita, Kansas, Business Management

Professional Experience

  • Project Coordinator, National Library of Medicine grant funded projects, Second Life
  • IMLS/TRLN Research Fellow, University of North Carolina and Duke University
  • Consultant, LSTA funded grant, OSF Saint Francis Medical Center Library & Resource Center, Peoria, IL
  • Medical & Consumer Health Librarian, OSF Saint Francis Medical Center Library & Resource Center, Peoria, IL
  • Information Specialist, Johnson County Public Library System
  • Circulation Supervisor, KS Public Library, Kansas City

Teaching

  • LS 3053 Interdisciplinary Information Retrieval
  • LS 5053 Information Retrieval
  • LS 5263 Information Sources and Services
  • LS 5363 Health Sciences Information Services Management
  • LS 5473 Health Science Reference and Resources
  • LS 5483 Consumer Health Services and Resources
  • LS 5513 Online Information Retrieval
  • LS 5843 Practicum 
  • LS 5903 Special Topic: Assessment in Practice

Selected Scholarship

  • Wildemuth, B. & Perryman, C. L. (2016). Discourse analysis. In Press, In Barbara Wildemuth (Ed.), Applications of social research methods to questions in information and library science.
  • Perryman, C. D. & Wildemuth, B. (2016). Studying Special Populations. In Press, In Barbara Wildemuth (Ed.), Applications of social research methods to questions in information and library science.
  • Perryman, C. L. (2016). Mapping studies. Journal of the Medical Library Association, 104 (1), 79-82, doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.3163/1536-5050.104.1.014 
  • Perryman, C. L. (2016). Prison Library Services in Croatia Need Improvement to Meet International Standards of Universal Rights to Access. Evidence Based Library and Information Practice (Online), 11 (3), 85-87, doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.18438/B8D33N
  • Perryman, C. L. (2016). Evaluation of self-ratings for health information behaviour skills requires more heterogeneous sample, but finds that public library print collections and health information literacy of librarians needs improvement. Evidence Based Library and Information Practice (Online), 11 (1), 82-84, doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.18438/B8RK73
  • Lessick, S., Perryman, C. L., DeGroote, S. L., Billman, B. L., Alpi, K. M., Babin, T.D. (2016). Research engagement of health sciences librarians: A survey of research-related activities and attitudes. Journal of the Medical Library Association, 104 (2), 166-173, doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.3163/1536-5050.104.2.015
  • Perryman, C. L. (2015). Assessment related skills and knowledge are increasingly mentioned in library job postings. Evidence Based Library and Information Practice (Online), 10 (1), 98-100, doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.18438/B8060T
  •  Perryman, C. L. (2014). Diagnoses, drugs, and treatment are the main information needs of primary care physicians and nurses, and the internet is the information source most commonly used to meet these needs. Evidence Based Library and Information Practice (Online), 9 (3), 107-109, doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.18438/B86P5D
  • Perryman, C. L. (2016, May). Medical Librarians in Practice: Research-Related Activities and Resource Use. [Juried paper presentation].  Medical Library Association Annual Meeting, Toronto, Canada
  • Klem, M., Devine, P., El-Khahat, Y., Gutzman, K., Knehans, A., Mills, T., Oren, G., Perryman, C. L., Saleh, A., Onno, Z., Vardell, E. (2015). Librarians and health literacy: A scoping review. [Poster presentation]. Medical Library Association, Toronto, Canada

 Peer reviewed journals, board member:

  • Evidence Based Library and Information Practice, Editorial adviser.
  • Hypothesis: Journal of Research Section of the Medical Library Association.
  • Journal of the Medical Library Association Editorial Board member, Research Methodology Reviewer.
  • Journal of Consumer Health on the Internet, Editorial adviser.

Awards and Nominations

    Nominated

  • 2016: Distinguished Graduate Faculty Award, Texas Woman's University.
  • 2015: Chair-Elect/Program Chair Nominee, Medical Library Association, Research Section.

    Received

  • 2016: Professional Recognition Award in the area of Research, Medical Library Association, Hospital Libraries Section.
  • 2014: QEP Experiential Fellow, Texas Woman's University. $1500 faculty development award for us in QEP-designated course development.

Service

University Service

  • Scholarly Communications Committee
  • Research Support Committee
  • Pioneer Open Access Repository (POAR) Steering Committee
  • Distance Education Committee

National Service

  • Medical Library Association Research Training Institute Project Team.
  • Medical Library Association Research Imperative Task Force.
  • Medical Library Association Research Section, Nominating committee.
  • ALA RUSA RSS Health and Medical Reference Committee, Guideline Subgroup.
  • MLA Research Section Strategic Planning Committee. 

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