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Sheryl R. Stevens, MSLS, BA

Cataloging & Electronic Resources Librarian
Phone: (419) 530-7981
sheryl.stevens@utoledo.edu

Education & Certifications

  • B.A., Communications (minor in History) / Wayne State University, 1979
  • M.S., Library Science / Wayne State University, 1984
  • Academy of Health Information Professionals, Medical Library Association / Senior Status, 1989
  • Academy of Health Information Professionals, Medical Library Association / Distinguished Status, 1995; renewed, 2000; renewed, 2005)

Professional Experience

As Cataloging and Electronic Resources Librarian (2006-present), Sheryl Stevens oversees cataloging & electronic resource access.  Prior to the merger of University of Toledo and the Medical University of Ohio, she was Head of Technical Services at the Mulford Health Science Library, where she managed all acquisitions, cataloging, & serials operations from 1993 to 2006.  Previous positions included Assistant Librarian  at the Henry Ford Hospital (1987-1993) and at the Henry Ford Hospital School of Nursing (1984-1987). 

Selected Publications & Presentations 

  • Stevens, S. The impact factor: fifty years & counting: overview, debate, alternatives. Paper presentation. Joint Annual Meeting, Midwest & Midcontinental Chapters, Medical Library Association (Omaha, Nebraska), October 2007.
  • Kinner, L., Stevens, S. “Fun & games: making lists in Millennium. Paper presentation, Annual Meeting, Support Staff Interest Group, Academic Library Association of Ohio (Delaware, Ohio), May 2007.
  • Allen, M., Allison, M., Stevens, S. Mapping the literature of nursing education. Journal of the Medical Library Association, 94(2 Supplement): E122-127, April 2006.
  • Stevens, S. Gone with the wind: the prevalence of vanishing Web citations in scientific literature & what librarians & publishers are doing, not doing, & need to do about it. Paper presentation, Annual Meeting, Midwest Chapter, Medical Library Association (Fargo, North Dakota), September 2005.
  • Stevens, S. Establishing a statewide depository for electronic theses & dissertations: a collaborative effort of the OhioLINK library consortium & Ohio graduate schools. Paper presentation, Annual Meeting, Midwest Chapter, Medical Library Association (Springfield, Illinois), October 2004.
  • Stevens, S. Frequency & reliability of Internet citations in the medical literature: results of a pilot study. Poster presentation, Annual Meeting, Midwest Chapter, Medical Library Association (Milwaukee, Wisconsin), October 2001.
  • Stevens, S. Mapping the literature of cytotechnology. Bulletin of the Medical Library Association, 88(2): 172-177, April 2000.
  • Stevens, S. Gimme back my Kardex!  The technical services challenges of managing electronic journals. Paper presentation, Annual Meeting, Midwest Chapter, Medical Library Association (Grand Rapids, Michigan), October 1999.
  • Stevens, S., Garrett, J. Online instructions to authors in the health sciences: creating & maintaining a library Web resource at the Medical College of Ohio. Poster presentation, Annual Meeting, Medical Library Association (Seattle, Washington), May 1997.
  • Boilard, D., Stevens, S. Online academic journal packages: decision points for health sciences libraries. Paper presentation, Annual Meeting, Medical Library Association (Seattle, Washington), May 1997.
  • Stevens, S.  Impact of changing health care economics on Michigan hospital libraries: report of a survey. Bulletin of the Medical Library Association, 78(2): 140-45, April 1990.

Selected Professional Affiliations & Activities

  • Member / Medical Library Association (1983-present)
    Member / Nursing & Allied Health Resources Section, Medical Library Association (1986-present)
    Member / Technical Services Section, Medical Library Association (1999-present)
    Chair / Program Committee, Nursing & Allied Health Resources Section, Medical Library Association (1990-1991)
    Chair / Nursing & Allied Health Resources Section, Medical Library Association (1991-1992)
    Chair / Nominating & Elections Committee, Nursing & Allied Health Resource Section, Medical Library Association (1992-1993)
  • Member / Midwest Chapter, Medical Library Association (1988-present)
    Representative-at-Large / Midwest Chapter, Medical Library Association (1990-1992)
    Executive Board Member / Midwest Chapter, Medical Library Association (1990-1992, 1994-present)
    Member / Bylaws Task Force, Midwest Chapter, Medical Library Association (1992, 2005-2006)                 
    Chair / Study Group on Chapter Size, Midwest Chapter Medical Library Association (1995)
    Newsletter Editor / Midwest Chapter, Medical Library Association (1994-1998)
    Chair / Education Committee, Midwest Chapter, Medical Library Association (1998-2000)
    President / Midwest Chapter, Medical Library Association (2005)
    Chair / Awards & Scholarships Committee, Midwest Chapter, Medical Library Association (2007-2008)
  • Member / Ohio Health Sciences Libraries Association (1994-present)
    Member / Communications Committee, Ohio Health Sciences Libraries Association (2006)
  • Member / American Library Association (2003-present)
  • Member / Association of College & Research Libraries (2006-present)
  • Member / Academic Library Association of Ohio (2006-present) 

College & University Service Activities 

  • Member / Multicultural Affairs Advisory Committee, Medical College/University of Ohio, 2004-2006
  • Member / Selection Committee, Northwest Ohio Regional Book Depository Manager, 2007
  • Member / Continuing Education Committee, University of Toledo Libraries, 2007-2008
  • Member / Elections & Bylaws Committee, University of Toledo Libraries, 2007-2008

 

Last Updated: 3/22/15