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Deborah Ruck

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Deborah Ruck, MS, MLIS

Information Resources Librarian

Locations

  • MCW Libraries
    Todd Wehr Library, H3400

Contact Information

Biography

I am Information Resources Librarian at MCW Libraries. I earned a Masters of Library and Information Science from the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee and a Master of Science in Zoology from the University of Wisconsin, Madison.

I am a member of the Medical Library Association and the Midwest Chapter of the Medical Library Association,

Primary Responsibilities:
• Act as a primary point of communication with vendors who supply electronic books and databases
• Incorporate data and evidence into the Library’s collection development activities and practices
• Monitor the performance and usage of book and database resources
• Liaise with faculty, course coordinators and directors, curriculum leaders, and associate deans to match library resources to academic needs
• Troubleshoot electronic resources and seek to improve the function and discovery of these resources
• Investigate emerging opportunities and recommend action related to collection development for academic needs

Liaison partnerships:
Department of Cell Biology, Neurobiology and Anatomy
School of Pharmacy