VCU Libraries Faculty Vita
Archivist and Head, Resources and Operations
Resources and Operations
Room 1-032, Tompkins-McCaw Library
B.A. History. Old Dominion University, 1976.
Previous Professional Experience
Virginia Commonwealth University, 1978-1981
Assistant to the University Archivist
Old Dominion University, 1976-1977
"Medical School for a Nation: The Medical College of Virginia, 1860-1865," in Years of Change and Suffering: Modern Perspectives on Civil War Medicine edited by James M Schmidt (Roseville, MN: Edinborough Press,2009)
Koste. Virginia Commonwealth University (Ray Bonis, Jodi Koste, and Curtis Lyons). Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 2006.
Koste. "John Peter Mettauer." American National Biography 15: 390-391 (1999).
Koste. "Frank L. Apperly, Mary Baughman, Richard Bohannan, Lewis Chamberlayne, Lucious Chandler and Claude C. Coleman." Dictionary of Virginia Biography 1-3 (1998-2006).
Koste. "Rosa Van Vort" in Jewish Women in America: a Historical Encyclopedia. New York: Routledge, 1998.
Koste and Lynne U. Turman, Andrea S. Horne and Claire E. Hoffman. "New Role for the Clinical Librarian as Educator." Medical Reference Services Quarterly 16 (Spring 1997): 15-23 (1997).
Koste. "Hospitals" in Encyclopedia of the Confederacy. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1993.
“Effects of the Civil War on Medical Education in the South.” Museum of the Confederacy Seminar, Binding the Wounds, 1861-2010, March 27, 2010.
"Deception, Dissection, and Resurrection: Anatomical Instruction in 19th Century Virginia." University of Virginia Medical Center Hour Lecture Series 1 October 2008.
"The Virginia Nursing Hall of Fame, Class of 2005". Virginia Nurses Association Biannual Convention. 2005
"A Century of Service: The Virginia Board of Nursing and its 100 Members". Virginia Board of Nursing Centennial Gala. 2003
"VIVA EAD: The Virginia Heritage Project's Distributive Approach to Teaching EAD". 66th Annual Meeting of the Society of American Archivists. 2002
"The Virginia Nursing Hall of Fame: A Virtual Memorial for Great Nurses". Virginia Nurses Association Centennial Gala. 2001
"'Canker' or Boon?: Antebellum Virginia and the Magnet of the Philadelphia Medical Establishment". Frances C. Wood Institute for the History of Medicine of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia. 1995
"Archives: the Bones of the Institution". Annual Meeting Medical Library Association. 1995
Archival and Historical Administration (History 461-462), Virginia Commonwealth University 6 credit hours undergraduate.
Archives and Archival Administration (History 591), Virginia Commonwealth University, 3 credit hours graduate.
Archives and Society (HISP 303), Mary Washington College, 3 credit hours undergraduate.
University Committee Work
Heritage Room Committee, School of Nursing. 2005 to present.
Heritage Committee, School of Pharmacy. 2011 to present
American Association for the History of Medicine. Secretary 2011-2013; Co-editor AAHM NewsLetter 2004-present, Local Arrangements and Program Committee for the 1997 Annual Meeting. .
Archivists and Librarians in the History of the Health Sciences. Past-President 2004-2005; President 2002-2004; Co-editor of The Watermark 1993-1998; Program and Local Arrangements Coordination 1997; Long Range Planning Committee 1998-99; Budget committee 2000. .
Mid-Atlantic Regional Archives Conference. Vice-Chair 1989-1993; Co-Chair Local Arrangements Committee 1979, 1985, 1994, 2001, 2007, 2012.
Society of American Archivists (Science, Technology and Health Care Rountable). member of the Steering Committee, maintain HIPAA web page. 1999-present.