Health Sciences Library, Special Collections, Staff

Appointments at Health Sciences Library: Head of Web Developer Group; Special Collections Librarian

The UNC Library is pleased to announce two recent appointments at the Health Sciences Library, effective Oct. 1, 2013:


Adam Dodd

Adam Dodd is now Head of the Web Developer Group.

Adam will implement applications that provide access to resources, services, and information for library users and staff. He will help to define a vision and priorities for information technology, and will provide leadership to the HSL’s Web Developer Group.

In this position, Adam will be a member of the HSL’s management team, bringing a technology perspective and assuring open communication across the library around technology issues.

Since July 2012, Adam has served as interim head of the Web Developer Group at the Health Sciences Library. He has also been the North Carolina Area Health Education Centers (AHEC) health informatics librarian and the AHEC digital library web/database developer.

Adam holds a B.A. in political science from Guilford College in Greensboro, North Carolina, and an M.I.S. with a certificate in clinical information science from the School of Information and Library Science at UNC.

Contact Adam at (919) 966-5954 and


Dawne Lucas

Dawne Lucas is Special Collections Librarian.

Dawne will lead and manage the Health Sciences Library’s special collections program. She will work closely with faculty, library staff, donors, and book dealers to develop special collections in the health sciences and promote historical scholarship using the collections. She will also support and encourage activities of the Bullitt History of Medicine Club and other units at UNC with an interest in the history of the health sciences.

Prior to this appointment, Dawne served as the head of Technical Services at the Duke University Medical Center Archives, and as a research assistant in the Southern Historical Collection at the UNC Library.  She was also a library associate in the Special Collections Research Center at the North Carolina State University Libraries.

She holds an M.S.L.S. from the School of Information and Library Science at UNC, an M.A. in public history from North Carolina State University, and a B.A. in American history and journalism and mass communication from UNC.

Contact Dawne at (919) 966-1776 or


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