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John W.W. Cyrus

Research and Education Librarian (Instructor)

Tompkins-McCaw Library, Research and Education

(804) 828-1881
Tompkins-McCaw Library
cyrusjw@vcu.edu

Education

  • M.L.I.S. Library and Information Science, Louisiana State University, 2009
  • M.A. English, VCU, 2007
  • B.A. English and History, Mary Washington College, 2003

Previous Professional Experience

  • Liaison Librarian, LSU Health Shreveport Health Sciences Library, 2009-2012

Selected Presentations

  • Dobbins, M., Cyrus, J.W., Tarver, T.A., Adams, M. (2012). The YMCA of NWLA project. Paper presented at the South Central Chapter of the Medical Library Association Annual Meeting, Lubbock, TX.
  • Cyrus, J.W. & Tarver, T.A. (2012). So far so good: The first two years of an in-library writing service. Poster presented at the South Central Chapter of the Medical Library Association Annual Meeting, Lubbock, TX.
  • Cyrus, J.W. & Tarver, T. A. (2011). The writing consultants program at LSU Health Shreveport Health Sciences Library. Paper presented at the South Central Chapter of the Medical Library Association Annual Meeting, Baton Rouge, LA.
  • Cyrus, J.W. & Baggett, M.P. (2010). Looming ethical dilemmas: Emerging mobile technologies and prospective roles for medical librarians. Poster presented at the South Central Chapter of the Medical Library Association Annual Meeting, Austin, TX.
  • Baggett, M. P. & Cyrus, J. W. (2010). Augmented reality and geolocation: Implications for librarianship. Paper presented at the Handheld Librarian Online Conference III, http://www.handheldlibrarian.org.
  • Duggar, D.C., Esparza, J.M., Pullen, K., Cyrus, J.W., Dobbins, M., Adams, M.K. (2010). Connecting with hospital nurses through MINE: Reflections on a new method of instruction. Paper presented at the Medical Library Association Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C.
  • Baggett M. P. & Cyrus J. W. (2010). A concept fully realized: The beauty of developing an internally–housed wiki server. Poster presented at the Library Technology Conference, St. Paul, MN.

Selected Publications

  • Cyrus, J.W., Duggar, D.C., et al. (2013). Assessing the FACTTS: An evidence-based medicine and critical appraisal course for medical students. Medical Reference Services Quarterly, 32(2): 209-218.
  • Hamidian Jahromi, A., Cyrus, J.W., Youssef, A. M. (2013). Platyabdominalgia: A novel medical terminology describing a symptom. American Surgeon, 79(1): e40-e42.
  • Timm, D.F., Jones, D., Woodson, D., Cyrus, J.W. (2012). Combining history of medicine and library instruction: An innovative approach to teaching database searching to medical students. Medical Reference Services Quarterly, 31(3): 258-266.
  • Cyrus, J. & Baggett, M. (2012). Mobile technology: Implications for privacy and librarianship. The Reference Librarian, 53(3): 284-296
  • Cyrus, J., Duggar, D.C., Esparza, J.M., Adams, M.K., Dobbins, M., Pullen, K. (2012). Connecting with hospital nurses through MINE. Journal of Hospital Librarianship, 12(2): 142-153.

Selected University Service

  • VCU University Council

Selected VCU Libraries Service

  • Professional Development Committee
  • Web Redesign Taskforce

Professional Organizations

  • Medical Library Association
  • Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the Medical Library Association
  • Academy of Health Information Professionals, Provisional Member

VCU Libraries

James Branch Cabell Library Monroe Park Campus
901 Park Ave., Richmond, VA 23284-2033
Toll-free: (866) 828-2665
(804) 828-1111
All Libraries
Tompkins-McCaw Library MCV Campus
509 N. 12th St., Richmond, VA 23298-0582
Toll-free: (866) 828-2665
(804) 828-0636

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