New Cancer and Dental Medicine Faculty

Augusta University Libraries is pleased to announce that Ms. Emily Harris will be assuming the role of Cancer and Dental Medicine Librarian beginning January 1, 2023. She holds a BS in Business Management and received her Master of Library and Information studies in 2017 from the University of Alabama. 

Emily has an established track record of interest and experience in the field of health sciences librarianship. She completed an internship with the Brookwood Baptist Health system reporting to library staff in multiple locations. This experience provided a solid foundation for learning the information needs critical for health care professionals. She worked with collection development, resource management, and assisting library patrons. Emily was hired as medical librarian for Grandview Medical Center location of Brookwood Baptist Health upon her graduation. 

Emily provided reference services to medical students, residents, physicians, nurses, pharmacists, and administration at a 434 bed, level III trauma center. She was responsible for conducting research consultations, maintaining information resources, conducting in-depth literature searches, and managing daily library operations. Emily created a customized instruction program and taught classes throughout the year. Emily served as an embedded librarian supporting community residency program, medical students, and health care professionals. 

Emily is currently serving as a reference librarian for the Lexington County Public Library in South Carolina where she provides reference and instruction services to a diverse population. She develops community programming in collaboration with multiple organizations. Emily’s public library service is an asset that aligns well with the university community engagement strategic priority. 

Please join me in welcoming Ms. Emily Harris as the new Cancer and Dental Medicine Librarian.