Davis Library, Health Sciences Library, Undergraduate Library

Appointments: Research and Design Services Librarian; Social Sciences Librarian; Cancer Information Librarian

Jennifer Goforth, University Libraries, at the University of North Carolina.

Jennie Goforth

Jennifer Goforth is Research and Design Services Librarian, effective July 1.

Working with a team of librarians at the R.B. House Undergraduate Library, Jennie will help shape the provision of research and technology services geared toward undergraduates. She will lead day-to-day activities of the Undergraduate Library Reference Desk and Design Lab, deliver instruction, and contribute to the development of online instructional materials.

Jennie most recently was instructor and web librarian at the University Library at Appalachian State University in Boone, N.C.

She holds an M.S.L.S. from the School of Information and Library Science at UNC and a B.A. in Anthropology from the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Va..

Contact Jennie at (919) 962-1355 or jgoforth@unc.edu.

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Josiah Drewry

Josiah Drewry is Social Sciences Librarian, effective August 1.

As social sciences librarian, Josiah will join the Davis Library Research and Instructional Services department as the subject librarian for the departments of Sociology and Political Science. He will apply state-of-the-art-technology to reference and research work, innovative outreach, evolving collection development, and dynamic data services.

Prior to this appointment, Josiah served as user experience librarian at the American University in Cairo in Cairo, Egypt, and as librarian for outreach and instruction at Al Akhawayn University in Ifrane, Morocco.

He holds a B.A. in psychology and an M.S.L.S. from the School of Information and Library Science at UNC.

Contact Josiah at (919) 962-1151 or drewry@email.unc.edu.

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Jennifer Walker

Jennifer Walker is Cancer Information Librarian at the Health Sciences Library, effective August 1.

Jennifer will provide specialized information services about cancer research and resources to the faculty, students, researchers, and staff from UNC’s schools of dentistry, medicine, nursing, pharmacy, and public health. She will also serve as a resource for the clinicians and patients of UNC Hospitals and the citizens of North Carolina.

Prior to this appointment, Jennifer was research assistant professor and liaison to the College of Nursing at East Carolina University. She has also served as clinical informationist intern at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center and manager of the Medical Library at Sacred Heart Health System in Pensacola, Fla.

She holds an M.S.L.S. with a concentration in health informatics from the University of North Texas in Denton, Texas, and a B.A. in public affairs journalism from The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio.

Contact Jennifer at (919) 966-0958 or jennifer_walker@unc.edu.

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