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Jodi Jameson, MLIS

 Jodi Jameson, Nursing Librarian

Associate Professor, Nursing Librarian
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  • Bachelor of Arts in English (minor in Art History), Lourdes College, December 2003
  • Master of Library and Information Science, Kent State University, August 2005


Jodi started at Mulford in November 2005 as Technical Services Librarian. Since then, she has worked as Reference Librarian (2006-2007) and currently as Nursing Librarian (2007-present). In her role as Nursing Librarian, Jodi serves as a liaison to both the College of Nursing and UTMC Nursing Services. She provides library instruction, reference assistance, and conducts literature searches. In addition, she creates web-based instructional materials, guides and tutorials, and is responsible for collection development of nursing materials. 

Publications & Presentations


  • Quallich, S. A., Thompson, T., Jameson, J., Wall, K., Lajiness, M. J., Powley, G., Lutz, A. R., & Hemphill, J. (2023). Management of patients after suprapubic catheter insertion. Urologic Nursing43(2), 61–102.
  • Jameson, J., & Duhon, L. (2022). A 10-year follow-up survey of US academic libraries highlights the COVID-19 experience and greater interest in health information outreach. Health Information and Libraries Journal, 10.1111/hir.12446. Advance online publication.
  • Jameson, J., Natal, G., & Napp, J. (2019). Evolving and enduring patterns surrounding student usage and perceptions of academic library reference services.College & Research Libraries, 80(3), 366-385.
  • Jameson, J., & Walsh, M.E. (2017). Tools for evidence-based vascular nursing practice: Achieving information literacy for lifelong learning. Journal of Vascular Nursing, 35(4), 201-210.
  • Duhon, L., & Jameson, J. (2013). Health information outreach: A survey of U.S. academic libraries, highlighting a midwestern university's experience. Health Information & Libraries Journal, 30(2), 121-137.
  • Jameson, J. (2014). Practical tips for library marketing: Getting started and staying on track. Doody’s Core Titles Featured Article. 

Book Chapters 

Jameson, J.(2018). The historical legacy of hospital-based nursing education in the United States. In P.R. Beach, S.J. Eisel, M.E. Nowicki, J.H. Szor, & B.E. White, Caps, Capes, and Caring: The Legacy of Diploma Nursing Schools in Toledo (pp. 1-37). Toledo, OH: The University of Toledo Press.  

Conference Presentations 


  • Jameson, J.(2019, October 6). A historical analysis of the library’s role in nursing education: The Johns Hopkins Nurses’ Journal Club and Society of Teresians, 1891 – 1925. Midwest Chapter of the Medical Library Association 2019 Annual Meeting, Milwaukee WI.
  • Jameson, J., Natal, G., & Napp. (2018, May 18). “I don’t want to look stupid for asking basic questions”: Student usage and perceptions of academic library reference services. Michigan Academic Library Association Conference, East Lansing, MI.
  • Jameson, J.& Pitzen, H. (2008, April 21). Merging research with nursing practice: Efforts and goals of the UTMC Nursing Research Council. 2nd Annual College of Nursing Spring into Research Conference, University of Toledo, Toledo, OH. 


  • Merritt, P., Jameson, J., & Walsh, M. E. (2019, March 28). Evidence-based synthesis of venous thromboembolism in pregnancy and childbirth: Implications for nursing practice. Midwest Nursing Research Society, Kansas City, MO.
  • Natal, G. & Jameson, J. (2016, October 24). Art and medicine: Strange bedfellows? Nurturing campus and community relationships via a library-sponsored art show. Poster session at the Joint Meeting of the Midwest and Midcontinental Chapters of the Medical Library Association. Des Moines, IA.
  • Duhon, L. & Jameson, J. (2011, November 4). Libraries and health information outreach on college campuses: Barriers, opportunities and a case report. Academic Library Association of Ohio Conference, Toledo, OH.
  • Jameson, J. & Duhon, L. (2011, May 15). Academic librarian participation in health fairs: An interactive mode of health information outreach. Medical Library Association Conference, Minneapolis, MN.
  • Miller, J., Jameson, J., Kumar, S., Napp, J., & Natal, G. (2010, July 15). Diversity plans for academic libraries: Making sure we get there from here. National Diversity in Libraries Conference, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ.
  • Jameson, J. & Mi, M. (2009, October 4). Application of Kirkpatrick’s four levels of evaluation in assessing nurses’ learning outcomes of a literature search training intervention. Annual Meeting of the Midwest Chapter of the Medical Library Association, Columbus, OH.
  • Mi, M., Porter, M., Miller, J., Jameson, J., & Natal, G. (2009, October 4). Improving medical students’ learning outcomes: Teaching a web-assisted elective course for 4th year medical students. Annual Meeting of the Midwest Chapter of the Medical Library Association, Columbus, OH. 

Reviews (selected list) 

  • Jameson. J.S. (2019, July). Transforming health sciences library spaces. Choice, 56(11), 1336.
  • Jameson, J.S. (2019, March). In-vitro fertilization: The pioneers’ history. Choice, 56(7), 903-904.
  • Jameson, J.S. (2018, August). Diagnosis: Interpreting the shadows. Choice, 55(12), 1487.
  • Jameson, J.S. (2018, March). Information and innovation: A natural combination for health sciences libraries. Choice, 55(7), 822.
  • Jameson, J.(2017, August). Nursing Reference Center Plus: An evidence-based, clinical point of care tool… and more. Doody’s Collection Development Monthly.
  • Jameson, J.S. (2017, September). Playing the ponies and other medical mysteries solved. Choice, 55(1), 92-93.
  • Jameson, J.S. (2017, June). From anesthesia to X-rays: Innovations and discoveries that changed medicine forever. Choice, 54(10).
  • Jameson, J.S. (2017, January). Evidence-based practice for nurses and healthcare professionals. Choice, 54(5), 739.
  • Jameson, J. S. (2011, April). History as evidence: Nursing interventions through time. Choice, 48(8), 1520.
  • Jameson, J. (2008). Daring to care: American nursing and second-wave feminism. Choice, 45(8), 1370.

University and Professional Service 

  • College of Nursing Journal Club, 2020-present
  • Joanna Briggs Institute Information Science Methods Group, 2018-present
  • Faculty Senate, Alternate for University Libraries, 2019-present; 2017-2018
  • University Libraries Marketing Committee, 2008-2016 (Co-Chair); 2016-2019 (Chair)
  • University Libraries Diversity Committee, 2008-2010
  • Doody’s Core Titles, Librarian Selector, 2008-present
  • Health Science Campus Artist Showcase Committee, 2007-present (Chair)
  • University of Toledo Medical Center Nursing Research Council, 2007-2013 

Professional Organizations

  • Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals, 2019-present
    • Library and Information History Interest Group
    • Health Libraries Group
  • Medical Library Association, 2007-present
    • History of the Health Sciences Caucus
    • Nursing and Allied Health Resources and Services Caucus
  •  Midwest Chapter of the Medical Library Association, 2007-present
  • Ohio Health Sciences Library Association, 2007-present 

Continuing Professional Education

  • Critical Appraisal Institute for Librarians, January 29-March 18, 2020
  • Fuld Institute Evidence-Based Practice Immersion, ProMedica, October 22-23, 2019
  • Joanna Briggs Institute Comprehensive Systematic Review Training, Indiana Center for Evidence-Based Nursing Practice, Purdue University Northwest, June 25-29, 2019
Last Updated: 7/5/23