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Sheryl R. Stevens, MSLS, BA

Director of Collection Services
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

University of Toledo Libraries
     Director of Collection Services, March 2016-present
     Cataloging and Electronic Resources Coordinator, August 2015-February 2016
     Electronic Resources Coordinator, January 2014-July 2015
     Cataloging Coordinator, 2007-2013
Medical College/University of Toledo, Head of Technical Services, 1993-2006
Henry Ford Hospital, Assistant Librarian, 1987-1993
Henry Ford Hospital School of Nursing, Assistant Librarian, 1984-1987

Selected Publications & Presentations 

  • Lee, W., Stevens, S., Martin, J.  Using rubrics to evaluate electronic resources. Paper presentation. Annual Workshop, Academic Libraries Association of Ohio Collection Management Interest Group (Columbus, Ohio), May 2015.
  • 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 / Academic Library Association of Ohio (2006-present) 

College & University Service Activities 

  • Member / Library Collections Task Force, University of Toledo Office of the Provost, 2014-2015
  • 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: 9/29/16