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Maggie Ansell, Nursing & Consumer Health Liaison: Home

This guide provides basic information about the services I provide, the subject areas and programs I work with as well as information about my education, background, and research interests.


About Maggie

Bachelor of Liberal Arts - St. John's College, 2010
Master of Library and Information Science - Information School, University of Washington, 2012

I am a health sciences librarian passionate about empowering health consumers, nurses, and librarians to understand and conduct research to improve health and advocate for their health needs and professional interests. I also have experience with professional advocacy and its intersection with marketing and health information education, as well as research methods education. I am also currently Associate Chair of the Gainesville Health Sciences Library.  

Consumer Health Information Specialization Level 2 Badge from the Medical Library Association

What Can I Do For You?

As a Liaison Librarian, I can:

  • Meet with you in person, by phone or over e-mail to discuss any of your information needs, including copyright, bibliographic citations or bibliographic software (such as EndNote and Mendeley).
  • Provide information consultations to assist students, faculty & staff with literature searching and other information gathering.
  • Develop and teach library orientations or information-related classes based on your recommendations.
  • Present at department meetings or journal clubs.
  • Create customized online interactive tutorials for use by on- and off-campus faculty, staff & students.
  • Conduct literature searches for HSC faculty & staff.
  • Take your recommendations for expanding electronic and print resources for the HSC Libraries' collection.
  • Collaborate with you on publications and grants.

Feel free to email me with any information-related questions, or just to see what I can do for you and your research or educational information needs.


Margaret Ansell, MLIS, Associate University Librarian

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