Emily J. Hurst
Deputy Director, Tompkins-McCaw Library for the Health Sciences
Tompkins-McCaw Library, Research and Education
Tompkins-McCaw Library, Room 142
- M.S. Library Science, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, 2008
- B.A. History, University of St. Thomas, 2005
- Consumer Health Information Specialist certificate, 2008, 2014
Previous professional experience
- Technology Coordinator, Texas Medical Center Library, Houston Academy of Medicine, 2010-2014
- Instructional Services Librarian, Briscoe Library, UT Health Science Center at San Antonio, 2008-2010
- Intern, Hospital Library, Rex Healthcare, 2007-2008
- Graduate Assistant, User Services Department, Health Sciences Library, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, 2006-2008
- Library Assistant I, Graham Public Library, Alamance County, 2006
Awards and honors
- TALL Texan Leadership Award, Texas Library Association, 2014
- Rising Star, Medical Library Association, 2010-2011
- Educational Media and Technologies Section Annual Meeting Attendance Grant, Medical Library Association, 2009
- William D. Postell, Sr. Professional Development Award, SCC/MLA, 2008
- Supporting Clinical Care: An Institute in Evidence-based Practice for Medical Librarians, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus Health Sciences Library, 2015
- Systematic Review Workshop: The Nuts and Bolts for Librarians, University of Pittsburgh – Falk Library of the Health Sciences, 2015
- Biomedical Informatics Course, Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, MA, 2011
- Consumer Health Information Specialist certificate, Medical Library Association 2008
- Current completion of over 150 hours of continuing education, Medical Library Association
- Hurst, E. (2017). From Dreaming to Doing: Navigating the Research Pipeline. Invited Speaker, Medical Library Association Annual Meeting.
- Hurst, E. (2016). Scanning the Horizon: Emerging Technology at Your Library and in the Classroom. (Webinar) MLA.
- Hurst, E. (2016). Examining the Pieces: Usability Testing to Improve Outreach to Unaffiliated Health Professionals. MLA Annual Meeting.
- Hurst, E. (2015). Getting MOOC'ed: Taking Online Training from Many to Massive. MLA Annual Meeting.
- Hurst, E. (2014). Getting MOOC'ed: Taking Online Training from Many to Massive. Internet Librarian.
- Hurst, E. (2014). Health happens in libraries: Technology planning for eHealth. Webinar with OCLC/WebJunction.
- Hurst, E. (2014). Breaking tech trends. Invited speaker at Medical Library Association Annual Meeting.
- Hurst, E. (2014). SXSX 2014 round-up. Webinar for ACRL University Libraries Section Technology and Libraries Committee.
- Hurst, E. (2013). Video creation: Tools and tips. Webinar with NN/LM SCR CONNECTions.
- Hurst, E. (2013). New trends and emerging technologies. Invited webinar speaker for Disaster Info Specialist Program.
- Hurst, E. (2013). There's an app for that: The use of mobile devices, apps, and resources for health and sci-tech librarians and their users. Invited speaker at ALA Annual Conference.
- Hurst, E. (2012). Information on the go: Tablet technology in libraries. Presented at SCC/MLA Annual Meeting.
- Hurst, E. (2012). Web presence on a shoestring: Tips and resources for building a budget site that doesn't look like one. Webinar with NN/LM SCR CONNECTions.
- Hurst, E. (2012). Tumblr for libraries. Invited speaker at Medical Library Association Annual Meeting.
- Hurst, E. (2012). Unwrapping mobile technology trends for the new year. Invited speaker for VALNET webinar.
- Hurst, EJ. (2016). 3D Printing in Healthcare: Emerging Applications. Journal of Hospital Librarianship, (3), 255-267.
- Hurst, EJ. (2016). Evolutions in Telemedicine: From Smoke Signals to Mobile Health Solutions. Journal of Hospital Librarianship, 16(2), 174-185.
- Hurst, EJ. (2015). Passport to Digital Citizenship. MLANEWS, 55(8), 19.
- Hurst, E.J. (2015). Digital Badges: Beyond Learning Incentives. Journal of Electronic Resources in Medical Libraries, 12(3), 182-189. doi:10.1080/15424065.2015.106566
- Hurst, E. J., & Magle, T. (2015). Evidence Based Practice Workshop: Two (Very Different) Perspectives. Retrieved from Krafty Librarian.
- Hurst, E. (2014). Educational technologies in health science libraries: Teaching technology skills. Medical Reference Services Quarterly, 33(1), 102-8.
- Medical Library Association
- American Library Association – Member, 2006 – 2008, 2011 – 2014
- Special Libraries Association – Member, 2007 – 2010, 2013 – 2014
- South Central Chapter/Medical Library Association (SCC/MLA) – Member, 2008 – 2015
- Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the Medical Library Association (MAC/MLA) – Member, 2014 – Present
- VCU Common Book Committee – Member, 2016 – Present
- VCU University Council – VCU Libraries Alternate Member, 2016 - 2018