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MLIS Alumna Appointed New Scholarly Communications Librarian

Posted by SIM on August 28, 2018 in News, Alumni & Friends

Re-posted from LibVine (the Dalhousie Libraries blog):

Rothfus, MelissaWe are pleased to announce Melissa Rothfus (MLIS ’13) is the new Scholarly Communications Librarian for the Dalhousie Libraries.

Melissa worked both as an intern and as a term librarian for the Dalhousie Libraries and we are thrilled to be welcoming her back. In addition to her work with the Dalhousie Libraries, Melissa has been a research associate with the Nova Scotia Health Research Foundation and with CNODES (Canadian Network for Observational Drug Effectiveness Studies). Melissa comes to us with an extensive teaching and research background. Prior to becoming a librarian, she obtained a PhD in Classics and worked as a Classics professor at several universities in History and Classics departments.

As the Scholarly Communications Librarian, Melissa will focus on programming that promotes education throughout the community on issues such as open access publishing and methods of tracking research impact.

In addition, Melissa will also be the subject liaison for the School of Nursing.  She is based at the W. K. Kellogg Health Sciences Library.