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Library Staff

Library Staff By Name | Library Staff By Unit

Cathy Nakashima
Name: Nakashima, Cathy
Title: Research Librarian
Email: cathy.nakashima@utsouthwestern.edu
Phone: 214-648-9021

Library Responsibilities:

  • Meet with assigned department personnel to determine needs for research, patient care or educational information necessary for their work.
  • Perform research in scientific and medical information and literature sources to address informational needs of clients.
  • Provide group and individualized point of need instruction to department clients in use of library resources and services.
  • Present orientations to departments; attend departmental grand rounds, work in progress and other meetings as requested to provide research assistance or referrals.
  • Assist clients in setting up current awareness services to keep clients up to date on recent developments in expressed or anticipated areas of interest.
  • Provide in-depth research consultations to individuals and small groups.

Contact me regarding:

Liaison Areas:

  • Nursing
  • Obstetrics/Gynecology

Areas of Interest:

  • Evidence Based Practice
  • Marketing/Liaison/Outreach
  • Consumer Health

Education:

  • M.L.S. (Master of Library Science), Texas Woman’s University, Denton, Texas
  • M.B.A., University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
  • B.S. in Medical Laboratory Science, University of Illinois Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois