VCU Libraries Faculty Vita
Reference Services Librarian
Research and Education
Room 144-F, Tompkins-McCaw Library
M.L.S. Library Science. East Carolina University, 1981.
B.S. Education. VCU, 1970.
Academy of Health Information Professionals (AHIP) of the Medical Library Association
- Senior Member, October 1, 1990 - September 30, 1995
- Distinguished Member, June 1, 1995 - May 31, 2015
Previous Professional Experience
Outreach Coordinator, NN/LM South Central Region
Houston Academy of Medicine-Texas Medical Center Library, 1995-1996
Chief, Information Management Division
Fayetteville Area Health Education Center (FAHEC), 1992-1995
Director, Library and Information Services
Fayetteville Area Health Education Center (FAHEC), 1983-1995
Reference Librarian/Associate Director
Fayetteville Area Health Education Center (FAHEC), 1982-1983
Library Technical Assistant
Fayetteville Area Health Education Center (FAHEC), 1980-1982
Associate Professor (non-tenure track), VCU Libraries, Virginia Commonwealth University, July 2012
Assistant Professor (non-tenure track), VCU Libraries, Virginia Commonwealth University, January 1997-June 2012
Joint affiliate appointment, Assistant Professor, VCU School of Medicine Department of Family Medicine: August 1, 2009 –
Assistant Professor (non-tenure track), Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas: 1996
Member, Health/Medical Applications Committee of [Governor Hunt's] North Carolina Information Highway Commission: 1993–1994
Member, Biomedical Library Review Committee of the National Library of Medicine: July 1991-June1995.
Ornato JP, Becker LB, Weisfeldt ML, Wright BA. Cardiac arrest and resuscitation: an opportunity to align research prioritization and public health need. Circulation. 2010 Nov 2; 122(18):1876-1879.
Lubker IM, Henderson ME, Canevari CS, Wright BA. Refocusing reference services outside the library building: one library's experience. Medical Reference Services Quarterly. 2010 July; 29(3):218-228.
Longo DR, Schubert SL, Wright BA, LeMaster J, Williams CD, Clore JN. Health information seeking, receipt, and use in diabetes self-management. Annals of Family Medicine. 2010 July-Aug; 8(4):334-340.
Shipman JP, Wright BA, Separ KR. Hypertension Resources: An Overview of Web Resources. Health Care on the Internet. 2001;5(3):41-48.
Self PC, Wright BA, Waugh JL. Remote Users of Health Sciences Libraries.Library Trends. 1998 Summer;47(1):75-90.
Purcell KS, Wright BA, McDaniel J, Shuford VP. A Collaborative Partnership to Support Community-based Preceptors' Information Access (Poster). National Area Health Education Centers Organization (NAO) Conference, San Antonio, TX. July 2012.
Lubker IM, Wright BA, Henderson ME. Librarians Outside the Library: A Look at Dealing with Some of the Benefits and Pitfalls (Poster). Medical Library Association Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN. May 17, 2011.
Wright BA, Jones SD, Shuford VP, Purcell KS. Rethinking a Library's Training Approach for Pharmacy Preceptors (Poster). Medical Library Association Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN. May 17, 2011.
Wright BA, Jones SD, Stone V, Shuford VP, Purcell KS. A Collaborative Partnership to Support Community-based Pharmacy Preceptors' Information Access (Poster). Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the Medical Library Association Annual Meeting. Chapel Hill, NC. October 15, 2010
Longo DR, Elder NC, Krist AH, Wright BA, Rothemich SF, Frazier CO. Facilitators and Potential Solutions in Quality Performance Measurement in Primary Care (Paper). Agency for Healthcare Research Quality-Practice Based Research Network (AHRQ-PBRN) Conference, Bethesday, MD, June 26, 2009.
Lubker IM, Wright BA. Librarians Outside the Library - Benefits Realized (Paper). Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the Medical Library Association Annual Meeting. Chapel Hill, NC. October 15, 2010
Longo DR, Wright B, Elder NC, Frazier CO, Krist AH, Rothemich SF. Toward Quality Improvement in Primary Care: Barriers and Facilitators to Quality Performance Measurement Data Collection and Reporting (Paper). North American Primary Care Research Group (NAPCRG) Conference. Montreal, Quebec, November 17, 2009.
Wright BA, Canevari CS, Lubker IM, Henderson ME, Green MJ, Hughes KM, Williams AT, Jones SD, Shipman JP. Striving for New Peakes in Reference Services: Becoming Strategic Partners in Research Initiatives (Paper). Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the Medical Library Association Annual Meeting. Morgantown, WV. October 21, 2008.
Talluto BA, Wright BA, Garnett W, Mayer SD, Greene HA, et al. Creation of a Survey Instrument to Collect Data on Library Resources for Accreditation Council of Pharmacy Education (ACPE) Self-Study (Poster). American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Annual Meeting. July 2008
Lubker IM, Williams AT, Wright BA, Canevari CS, Flanagan P, Shipman JP. Cooking Up Customer Service: a Recipe for Success! (poster) Mid-Atlantic Chapter/Medical Library Association Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD. October 10, 2007.
Wright BA, Lubker IM, Sharma A, Johnson RE, Scott MJ, Canevari CS, Nunemaker MS. An Examination of Joint E-Reference Service: Has the Time Come for a Health Sciences Virtual Reference Service Consortium? (poster). Medical Library Association Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ. May 2006
Hill L, Wright BA, Calarco PV, Shuford V. Digital Curriculum: Pharmacy and Library Collaboration to Support the Pharm.D. Curriculum (poster). American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Annual Meeting, Toronto, ON, July 2001
Wright BA, Thiss MH, Jones JD. Invoking the Cinderella Effect: Beautifying the Library with Little or No $$$ (Contributed paper) Mid-Atlantic Chapter/Medical Library Association Annual Meeting, Wilmington, NC, October 1999.
Self PC, Wright BA. Assessing Digital Information Needs Among Users of an Urban Health Sciences Library: a Qualitative Study (Contributed Paper). Medical Library Association Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, May 1998.
Longo DR, Wright BA. The Process of the Literature Review, Grant Generating Project Fellowship Training Program. 2008-2012
Wright BA. Advanced PubMed, Grant Generating Project Fellowship Training Program. 2008-2009
Wright BA. Nursing Information Access: Library Service for the Nursing Profession (MLA CE 911), Rosary College/Medical Library Association. River Forest, IL, 1994
University Committee Work
Curriculum Committee, School of Pharmacy. Ex Officio. 2004-.
American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (Libraries/Educational Resources Section). 1998-2001, 2011.
Association of North Carolina Health and Sciences Libraries. Member, 1983-1995; President Elect/Program Chair, 1991; President, 1992.
Medical Library Association. Member, 1981-. Ida and George Eliot Prize Jury: Jury member (2006-2007), Jury Chair (2007-2008); Hospital Library Section - Membership Committee (1993-1996).
Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the Medical Library Association. Member, 1981-1995, 1997-. Exhibits Comm. (1994), Exhibits Comm. Co-Chair (2005), MAC nominee to the MLA Nominating Committee (2006-2007), Co-Chair, Annual Meeting Planning Committee (2010-2011), Chair, Local Arrangements, Annual Meeting (2010-2011).
Virginia Council of Health Sciences Libraries (VaCOHSL). Member, 1999-2006. Program Committee, 2000/2001; Chair-Elect /Program Chair, 2001/2002; Chair, 2002/2003.
Consumer Health Information, Health Sciences Library Outreach, Family Medicine/Primary Care Research, Grantsmanship, Mentoring.