Members’ Presentations

  • Ajuwon, Grace A., Alison A. Kinegyere, Christine W. Kanyengo, Nancy Kamau, Abdrahamane Anne, Christina C. Horta, and Masimba C. Muziringa.  “Capacity Development of, Access to, and Use of Quality Health Information for Students, Researchers, and Health Workers in Africa: The Work of the Network of African Medical Librarians (NAML),” Medical Library Association Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, May 2013.
  • Ajuwon, Grace A., Helen O. Komolafe-Opadeji, Akin Awoyemi, and Bose Ikhizama.  “Outcome of Librarian-Initiated HIV/AIDS Prevention Interventions Program in Selected Rural Communities in Nigeria,” Medical Library Association Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, May 2013.
  • Anton, Bette and Pamela C. Sieving.  “Building the Global Future, One Relationship at a Time:  Challenges and Rewards in a Cooperative International Project,” Open Spaces: Collaborations to Build Our Information Future, Medical Library Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, May 2014.
  • Anton, Bette and Pamela C. Sieving.  “Scholarly Communication in 2007: Challenges & Opportunities for the Global Biomedical & Librarian Communities,” Madras Area Library Association, Sundaram Medical Foundation, Dr. Rangarajan Memorial Hospital & the Ranganathan Centre for Information Studies, Chennai, India, March 2007.
  • Cheek, Fern M., Anna Getselman, Lynda J. Hartel, Timothy J. Cain, Jeremy Kupsco, and Barbara Abu-Zeid.  “Service by Design: Mapping Expressed Information Needs and Preferences of Modern Academic Researchers to Information Services and Technologies,” Medical Library Association Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, May 2013.
  • Fowler, Susan A., Cathy C. Sarli, and Christopher R. Carpenter.  “Use of Bibliometrics to Validate an Evidence-Based Clinical Practice Tool,” Medical Library Association Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, May 2013.
  • Guo, Ruiling, B.A. Bain, and J. Willer.  “Applying a Logic Model to an Evidence-Based Practice Outreach Training Program,” Medical Library Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, May 2008.
  • Harris, Ruth, Frances Chu, Rudy R. Barreras, Kelli Hine, and Elizabeth Hoppe.  “Flip or Flop? Flipped  vs. Didactic Instruction for Evidence-Based Eye Care,” American Library Association, Assessment in Action: Academic Libraries and Student Success Project, Las Vegas, NV, June 2014.
  • Helbing R, Rios DM. “AHIP-The Academy of Health Information Professionals” Guest Speaker – The Association of Vision Science Librarians. American Academy of Optometry Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX, November 9, 2018.
  • Holland, Leslie, Suzanne Ferimer, & Scott Johnson. (2016). How to find evidence-based references and resources. Presented at the annual conference of the American Academy of Optometry; November 9; Anaheim, CA.
  • Holland, Leslie, Suzanne Ferimer, & Scott Johnson. (2017). Finding and managing evidence-based resources. Presented at the annual conference of the American Academy of Optometry; October 12; Chicago, IL.
  • Holland, Leslie, Scott Johnson, & Laura Bredahl. (2018). Predatory publishing: Hidden pitfalls with high costs. Presented at the annual conference of the American Academy of Optometry; November 8; San Antonio, TX.
  • Holland, Leslie, & Scott Johnson. (2018). Evidence discovery and acquisition for practicing optometrists. Presented at the annual conference of the American Academy of Optometry; November 9; San Antonio, TX.
  • Holland, Leslie, & Scott Johnson. (2019). Protect yourself from predatory publishers: Whitelists and other tools. Presented at the annual conference of the American Academy of Optometry; October 24; Orlando, FL.
  • Kennedy ML, Rios DM. “ARL Strategic Framework, Initiatives; Leadership” Facilitator for the session – AAHSL Leadership Fellows Program. NLM/AAHSL Capstone, Washington, DC, October 1, 2018.
  • Lorbeer, Elizabeth R. and Nicole Mitchell.  “Sustainable Collections: The Pay-Per-View Model,” MidSouth eResource Symposium, Starkville, MS, August 2011.
  • Mitchell, Nicole and Elizabeth R. Lorbeer.  “Developing a Pay-Per-View Model in a Financially Challenging Budget Year,” Electronic Resources Interest Group, Cataloging & Classification Section, Association for Library Collections & Technical Services, American Library Association Annual Conference, Chicago, IL, May 2008.
  • Rios, DM. “My Grant Awarded Experience in Design4Learning” Guest Speaker – The Association of Vision Science Librarians. Medical Library Association Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA, May 30, 2017.
  • Rios DM. “Successful Strategies for Effective Library Communications.” AVSL Presenter – American Academy of Optometry and World Congress of Optometry. AVSL Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL. October 23, 2019.
  • Rios DM, Andersen P. “Avoiding Predatory Publishers.” Guest Lecturer for the UIW Center of Teaching and Learning. San Antonio, TX, February 26, 2019.
  • Rios DM, Andersen P. “How UIW Librarians Help You Avoid Predatory Publishers.” Guest Lecturer – UIW School of Media & Design. Faculty Assembly, San Antonio, TX, April 5, 2019.
  • Rios DM, Johnson, D. “Leading a MLA Virtual Book Discussion Group: Tips & Tricks for Success.” MLA Presenter – Facilitator Orientation. Medical Library Association 2nd Virtual Book: The Person You Mean to Be. WebEx, November 4, 2019.
  • Rios DM, Seeger C. “Students Research and Publication: Through Collaboration, The Sky’s the Limit!” Contributed paper. South Central Chapter of the Medical Library Association Annual Meeting, Albuquerque, NM, October 17, 2017.
  • Sharma, Sudha Risal, P. Kirubanithi, Pamela C. Sieving, Bette Anton, and Catherine Howett.  “Creating Research Capacity in Developing Countries: The Role of International Collaborative Networks of Information Professionals,” 10th International Congress on Medical Librarianship, Brisbane, Australia, August-September 2009.
  • Sieving, Pamela C.  “Access to the Biomedical Literature. An Update on Free and Open Access and How to Find It,” Zhongshan Ophthalmic Center, Sun Yat Sen University, Guangzhou, China, December 2009.
  • Sieving, Pamela C.  “The Arden Effect: A Bibliometric Analysis of the Impact of Geoffrey Arden’s Research,” International Society for Clinical Electrophysiology in Vision Symposium “Developments in Visual Science,” Munich, Germany, June 2010.
  • Sieving, Pamela C.  “Assessing the Impact of Research: Quantitative, Qualitative and Bibliometric Tools to Measure, Evaluate and Increase the Impact of a Research Program,” International Forum for Vitreoretinal Diseases, Haikou, Hainan, China, December 2009.
  • Sieving, Pamela C.  “Assessing the Impact of Research: Quantitative, Qualitative and Bibliometric Tools to Measure, Evaluate and Increase the Impact of a Research Program,” Zhongshan Ophthalmic Center, Sun Yat Sen University, Guangzhou, China, December 2009.
  • Sieving, Pamela C.  “Assessing Research Impact (Beyond the Journal Impact Factor),” Clinicians and Researchers in Vision and Epidemiological Sciences Meeting and Workshop, Mumbai, November 2013.
  • Sieving, Pamela C.  “Back to the Future; Or, The Future of the Past: Resources for the Study of Ophthalmic History,” Cogan Ophthalmic History Society Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, April 2011.
  • Sieving, Pamela C.  “Cover Story: The Evolution of The Journal Formerly Known as ‘The Archives,'” Cogan Ophthalmic History Society Annual Meeting, Asilomar, CA, March 2014.
  • Sieving, Pamela C.  “Embedded & Collaborating: The NIH Model,” Joint Spring Workshop (Law Librarians Society of DC, DC Library Association, DC Chapter/Special Libraries Association, Federal Library and Information Center Committee, OCLC Eastern), Washington, DC, April 2009.
  • Sieving, Pamela C.  “The Evidence: A Story in Three Parts,” Dr. Rajendra Prasad Centre for Ophthalmic Studies, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Delhi, India, March 2013.
  • Sieving, Pamela C.  “Evidence-Based Ophthalmology: Resources and Strategies,” Wills Eye Institute, Philadelphia, PA, August 2009.
  • Sieving, Pamela C.  “Knowledge Management: 1. Overview; 2. Theory Into Practice,” First International Knowledge Management Conference, Lions Aravind Institute of Community Ophthalmology, Madurai, India, October 2009.
  • Sieving, Pamela C.  “O Christmas Tree: A History of ‘Christbaum’ and ‘Christbaumschmuck’ Cataracts,” Cogan Ophthalmic History Society Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, March 2009.
  • Sieving, Pamela C.  “Ophthalmology at Valparaiso,” Cogan Ophthalmic History Society Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, April 2010.
  • Sieving, Pamela C.  Speaker for “The Informationist in Practice” symposium, Medical Library Association Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, May 2010.
  • Sieving, Pamela C., Barbara Brandys, Candace Conto, Josh Duberman, and Susan Pilch.  “Pilot Study of Informationst-Mediated Search,” 5th Library Research Seminar (LRS-V), College Park, MD, October 2010.
  • Sieving, Pamela C. “Assessing the Impact of Research.”  Presented at the Aravind Eye Hospital, Madurai, India, January 8, 2015
  • Sieving, Pamela C. “Assessing the Impact of Research.”  Presented at the 4th Research Methodology Workshop (Indian Journal of Ophthalmology and Maharashtra Ophthalmological Society), Mumbai, India, January 11, 2015
  • Sieving, Pamela C. “Demystifying the Medicine:  Clinical Ophthalmic Genetics Resources.”  Presented at the 4th Research Methodology Workshop (Indian Journal of Ophthalmology and Maharashtra Ophthalmological Society), Mumbai, India, January 11, 2015
  • Sieving, Pamela C. “A Brief History of Ophthalmic Genetics:  The Western Perspective.”  Presented at the 28th annual meeting of the Cogan Ophthalmic History Society, New York, March 27-29, 2015.
  • Sieving, Pamela C. “A Brief History of Ophthalmic Genetics:  The Western Perspective.”  Presented at the 3rd International Symposium on Ophthalmic History, Nantong, China, April 4, 2015
  • Sieving, Pamela C. “Access to Information:  Barriers and Solutions.”  Presented at the Department of Ophthalmology, Zhejiang University Department of Ophthalmology, Hangzhou, China, April 8, 2015
  • Sieving, Pamela C. “Challenges and Opportunities in Information Resources for Global Vision Health: A Solution in Sight.”  Presented as a National Institutes of Health Global Health Interest Group workshop, Bethesda, October 15, 2015
  • Sieving, Pamela C. “Where Should I Publish? Finding the Best Fit for Your Paper, and Ways to Increase the Impact of Your Work.”  Presented at the annual meeting of the Korean Retina Society Congress, Seoul, December 5, 2015
  • Sieving, Pamela C. “Assessing Research Impact:  How Do the Metrics Measure Up?”  Presented at the 2016 Tianjin International Ophthalmology Forum, Tianjin, June 19, 2016
  • Sieving, Pamela C. “Fake News; or, How Carrots Became a Weapon of War, and Helped Defeat the Nazis.” Presented at the 31st annual meeting of the Cogan Ophthalmic History Society, Tampa, March 23-25, 2018
  • Sieving, Pamela C. “What Bibliometric Analysis Tells us About AEGC Research.”  Presented at the Asian Eye Genetics Consortium meeting, Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Honolulu, May 2, 2018.
  • Sieving, Pamela C. “Roots and Berries: The History of Folk Remedies to Improve Night Vision with special attention to World War II.”  Presented at the World Ophthalmology Congress, Barcelona, June 18, 2018
  • Sieving, Pamela C. “What Bibliometric Analysis Tells Us About AEGC Research.”  Presented at the World Ophthalmology Congress, Barcelona, June 18, 2018
  • Sieving, Pamela C. and Bette Anton.  “A Solution in Sight: A Global Partnership to Improve Access to Ophthalmic Information in Developing Countries,” International Relations Round Table Preconference, American Library Association Annual Conference, Anaheim, CA, June 2012.
  • Sieving, Pamela C., Bette Anton and Gyan Prakash, PhD. “National Eye Institute Funding:  Optometric Contributions to the Literature 2000-2015.”   Presented at the 2016 American Academy of Optometry conference, Anaheim, November 10, 2016
  • Sieving, Pamela C., Bette Anton, and Suzanne S. Gilbert.  “A Solution in Sight: South-South and South-North Collaboration to Improve Access to the World’s Ophthalmic Information,” Medical Library Association Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN, May 2011.
  • Sieving, Pamela C., Bette Anton, Suzanne S. Gilbert, and Katie Judson.  “A Solution in Sight: A Global Partnership to Improve Access to Ophthalmic Information in Developing Countries,” Vision Care Section, American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, October 2012.
  • Sieving, Pamela C. & Gyan Prakash, PhD. “Global Impact of NEI Funding:  Creating Future World-wide Research Directions.”   Presented at the 2016 World Ophthalmology Congress, Guadalajara, February 7, 2016
  • Sieving, Pamela C. and P. Kirubanithi.  “Challenges and Opportunities in Access to Biomedical Information Resources in Developing Countries: A Case Study in Two Parts,” NIH Global Health Interest Group Seminar, Bethesda, MD, May 2014.
  • Sieving, Pamela C., Susan M. Pilch, Mary Ryan, Karen Smith, Nancy Terry, and Anne White Olson.  “Development of a Class for Researchers on Best Practices for Conducting and Reporting Systematic Reviews,” Medical Library Association Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, May 2013.
  • Watson, Maureen.  “Using a Web 2.0 Information Management Tool as a Portal to Improve Outreach, Information Literacy, and Assessment at Qatar University Library,” 4th International Conference on Libraries, Information and Society (ICoLIS), Petaling Jaya, Malaysia, November 2012.
  • Wheeler, Terrie and Cathy C. Sarli.  “Telling the Research Story: A Role for Librarians in Analyzing Research Impact Based on Evidence,” Medical Library Association Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, May 2013.

Last Updated:  11/29/2018