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Lynne Turman

Head, TML Collections

Associate Professor
Tompkins-McCaw Library, Collections

(804) 828-0638
Tompkins-McCaw Library, Room B-002


  • 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 and Instructional Services, VCU Libraries, 1993-1995
  • Manager, Outreach Services, VCU Libraries, 1993
  • Medical Reference Librarian, VCU Libraries, 1986-1992

Teaching Experience

  • Health Informatics, ALHP 718, School of Allied Health Professions, VCU

Selected Presentations

  • Turman, L., Calarco, P.V., Self, P., Clement, D.G. (2001). Charting a new course: Development and delivery of a doctoral survey course in health informatics. Poster presented at annual meeting of the American Society for Information Science and Technology and annual meeting of the American Medical Informatics Association, Washington, D.C.
  • Turman, L., Calarco, P.V., Self, P. (2000). To boldly go...enterprising instruction in cyberspace. Paper contributed at annual meeting of the Mid-Atlantic Chapter/Medical Library Association, Roanoke, VA.

Selected Publications

  • Turman, L., Self, P.C., Calarco, P.V. (2004). Teaching a web-based course in health informatics. Reference Services Review, 32(1): 21-25.
  • Turman, L. (1997). Library instruction in the human genetics curriculum. Medical Reference Services Quarterly, 16(3): 75-79.

Professional Organizations

  • Medical Library Association, Mid-Atlantic Chapter 

Collection Management Subject Areas

  • Health sciences

VCU Libraries

James Branch Cabell Library Monroe Park Campus
901 Park Ave., Box 842033
Richmond, VA 23284-2033
Toll-free: (844) 352-7399
(804) 828-1111
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Tompkins-McCaw Library MCV Campus
509 N. 12th St., Box 980582
Richmond, VA 23298-0582
Toll-free: (844) 352-7399
(804) 828-0636

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