Faculty and Staff Employees

Elaine Attridge

Information

Areas of Interest: 
I am responsible for supporting the information needs of the UVa Health System enterprise in regard to quality improvement and safety initiatives. Effectively searching for relevant published literature is the first step, but I am also interested in locating “grey literature”. Grey literature are trusted materials or research produced outside of traditional sources, and can be particularly helpful in informing nascent projects.
 
Education: 
MLS, University of Pittsburgh
 
Publications and Presentations: 
"The Evolving Role of Clinical Librarianship in a Value-Based Health Care Environment: A qualitative assessment." Attridge, E., Ragon, J., Denton, A. Paper presented at the 2019 Annual Meeting of the Medical Library Association. 
"The Library's Small 'L' Leadership in Meeting the Mission of an Academic Health System." Attridge E. Paper presented at the 2017 Annual Meeting of the Medical Library Association. 
“The Implementation of Embedded Quick Response Codes into Library Resources to Improve Service Delivery.” Barker K, Attridge EM, Bennett J, et al. JMLA Journal of the Medical Library Association. January 2012: 100(1): 68-71. Doi: 10.3163/1536-5050.100.1.0
“The Statistics Behind One Libraries Changing Space Needs.” Paper Presented at the 2011 Annual meeting of the Medical Library Association with Bart Ragon.
“Low Cost/Low Effort Events for Effective In-Person User Engagement.” Poster presented at the 2011 Annual Meeting of the Medical Library Association with Ellen Ramsay and Daniel Wilson.
“User Engagement and Education Through a Technology Petting Zoo.” Poster presented at the 2010 Annual Meeting of the Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the Medical Library Association with Ellen Ramsay.
“Serving Up a Satisfying Feast of Support to Our Nurses.” Paper Presented at the 2007 Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the Medical Library Association with Gretchen Arnold, Andrea Horne, and Wendy Cohn.
“Information Management Software for Health Sciences Libraries: Then and Now.” Poster presented at the 2006 Annual Meeting of the Medical Library Association with Inhye Son and Patricia Greenberg.
“Information Needs of the Millennials: Changing the Way we Educate Our Users.” Poster session presented at the 2005 Annual Meeting of the Medical Library Association with Patricia Greenberg and Inhye Son.
“Utilizing the Tipping Point to Improve Library Classes.” Poster session presented at the 2004 Annual Meeting of the Medical Library Association.
“Launching a Flagship Library: In an Ocean of Information, Making Sure Your Library Stands Out.” Poster session presented at the 2003 Annual Meeting of the Medical Library Association with Gretchen Arnold.
“Howdy Partner: Reaching Out Through a Liaison Program.” Poster session presented at the 2002 Annual Meeting of the Medical Library Association with Karen Grandage.
“PDA’s and the Clinical Experience.” Paper presented at the 2001 Annual Meeting of the Medical Library Association.
“Continuing Medical Education and Health Sciences Libraries.” Course presented at the 1999 Annual Meeting of the Medical Library Association with Gretchen Arnold.
“Continuing Medical Education and Health Sciences Libraries.” Course presented at the Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the Medical Library Association, 2000.
“Health Sciences Library Outreach Across the Commonwealth, Pathways to Improved Health,” Watson LA, Arnold GN, Self P, Robinson J, Banner E. Virginia Libraries 1997; July-Sept: 29-30.
“Library Outreach Across the Commonwealth, Pathways to Improved Health,” Watson LA, Arnold GN, Self P, Robinson J, Banner E. Virginia Medical Quarterly 1996;123 (3): 173-5.
“Breaking Down Barriers,” Poster Session presented with Gretchen Arnold, at the 1996 Annual Meeting of the Medical Library Association.
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