VCU Libraries Faculty Vita
Head, TML Collections
Room B-002, Tompkins-McCaw Library
M.S. Library Science. The Catholic University of America, 1986.
B.A. English. Randolph-Macon College, 1976.
Previous Professional Experience
Education Services Librarian
VCU Libraries, 2001-2004
Manager, Education Services
VCU Libraries, 1995-2001
Manager, Information & Instructional Services
VCU Libraries, 1993-1995
Manager, Outreach Services
VCU Libraries, 1993
Medical Reference Librarian
VCU Libraries, 1986-1992
Medical Library, Richmond Memorial Hospital, 1981-1986
Turman and Self, P.C. and Calarco, P.V. "Teaching a Web-Based Course in Health Informatics." Reference Services Review 32(1): 21-25 (2004).
Turman. "Library Instruction in the Human Genetics Curriculum." Medical Reference Services Quarterly 16(3): 75-79 (1997).
Turman and J.L. Koste, A.S. Horne, and C.E. Hoffman. "A New Role for the Clinical Librarian as Educator." Medical Reference Services Quarterly 16(1): 15-23 (1997).
Turman and A.C. Watson, E.H. McDade. "How to Develop a Patient-Family Resource Library." Cancer Practice 2(5): 380-382 (1994).
Turman and B.L. Seago, A.S. Horne, P. Croom, K. Cary. "Journal Club with a Mission." Bulletin of the Medical Library Association 82(1): 73-74 (1994).
"Charting a New Course: Development and Delivery of a Doctoral Survey Course in Health Informatics (poster)" with P.V. Calarco, P. Self and D.G. Clement. Annual Meeting of the American Society for Information Science & Technology and Annual Meeting of the American Medical Informatics Association, Washington, DC. 2001
"To Boldly Go... Enterprising Instruction in Cyberspace (contributed paper)" with P.V. Calarco, and P.Self. Annual Meeting of the Mid-Atlantic Chapter/Medical Library Association, Roanoke, VA. 2000
"Just How Big is MEDLINE Anyway? (poster)" with J.D. Jones Jr., and B.C. Morant. 100th Annual Meeting, Medical Library Association, Chicago, IL. 1999
"Centennial Celebration: Capitalizing on Tradition (poster)" with J.D. Jones Jr., J.L. Koste, and B.A. Wright. 99th Annual Meeting, Medical Library Association, Philadelphia, PA. 1998
"AIDS Information: Current and Emerging Service Models (contributed paper)" with P.C. Self. 7th International Congress on Medical Librarianship, Washington, D.C.. 1995
ALHP718: Health Informatics, VCU, School of Allied Health Professions. 2000-2005
University Committee Work
LCME, School of Medicine. Chair, Library Committee. 1999-2001.
Virginia Identification Program for the Advancement of Women in Higher Education. VCU Representative. 1992-1995.
VCU Faculty Senate. Nominating Committee, Academic Support Services Committee (co-chair), Communications Committee (co-chair). 1989-92, 2002-05.
VCU Libraries Committee Work
VCU Libraries Faculty Organization; Vice-Chair, also Professional Development Comm. Chair (2005-06), Nominating Comm. Chair (1998-99). 2006-2007.
Peer Review Committee. 2004-2005.
Web Redesign Task Force; Co-chair. 2000-2001.
Mid-Atlantic Chapter (Medical Library Association). Nominating Comm. (2005), Exhibits Comm. Co-chair (2005), Program Comm. (2004), Annual Meeting Task Force (2001-02). 1986-present.
Collection Management Subject Areas