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Library Staff

Library Staff By Name | Library Staff By Unit

Name: Cardwell, Sharon
Title: eBook Coordinator
Email: sharon.cardwell@utsouthwestern.edu
Phone: 214-648-2155

Library Responsibilities:

Collection Development Unit:

  • Digital ebook evaluation, selection, acquisition, licensing, renewal
  • Establish long-term collection strategies and policies
  • Monitor digital resource environment for long-range opportunities and changing needs
  • Participate in departmental planning, decision making, and policy setting
  • Represent collection interests with other library units and teams
  • Research and assess new digital ebook platforms and pricing models
  • Support campus digital curriculum needs for education, research, and clinical support
  • Administrator for all collection development activities for 5 state academic medical consortia (SCAMeL)

Contact me regarding:

Collection Development, Liaison Services

Areas of Interest:

Collection Development, Ebooks


  • MLS - Library Science, University of North Texas, 2008
  • Specialization: Health Informatics
  • BA – English/Sociology, Texas A&M University Commerce, 1977
  • Teaching Certification – State of Texas, 1992
  • Paralegal Certification – Southwestern Paralegal Institute, 1979
  • Honors: Phi Kappa Phi, National Honorary Society, 2008
  • Beta Phi Mu, LIS Honorary Society, UNT Denton, 2008

Professional Information:

  • Collection Development Librarian, UT Southwestern Medical Center Library, Oct 2008-present
  • Library Information Specialist, UT Southwestern Medical Center Library, Dec 2007-Oct 2008
  • Graduate Assistant, Willis Library, UNT Denton, March 2007-Dec 2007
  • Teaching Assistant, College of Information, Library Science, and Technologies, UNT Denton, April 2006-Sept 2007
  • Teacher, High School Math/English, 1992-2006
  • South Central Chapter of Medical Library Association
  • HealthLINE Medical Librarian Community of DFW