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Library Staff

Library Staff By Name | Library Staff By Unit

Helen Mayo
Name: Mayo, Helen
Title: Research Librarian
Email: helen.mayo@utsouthwestern.edu
Phone: 214-648-7395

Library Responsibilities:

  • Provide online literature searches and answer reference questions
  • Provide individual training sessions in Library products and services
  • Collaborate with clients on appropriate projects such as journal articles, presentations, and book chapters
  • Act as Liaison to multiple departments
  • Serve on Institutional Review Board 2

Contact me regarding:

Liaison Areas:

  • Clinical Scholars
  • Department of Clinical Sciences
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Institutional Review Board
  • Office of Faculty Diversity and Development
  • Office of Women's Careers
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery
  • Promotion and Tenure
  • Surgery
  • Surgery - GI/Endocrine Surgery
  • Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Surgery - Trauma/Burn/Critical Care
  • Surgery - Surgery Research Office

Areas of Interest:

  • Evidence Based Medicine
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  • Medical Informatics
  • Customer Service
  • Systematic Reviews


  • MLS, University of Maryland College Park, Library & Information Sciences
  • B.A., University of Maryland Baltimore County, Option II: Biology and History
  • Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society
  • Evidence-Based Medicine and the Medical Librarian, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2008

Professional Information:

  • Mentor, FPIN Librarian Mentor Program, 2008-present
  • Member, UT Southwestern EBM Curriculum Committee, 2007-2008
  • Member, UT Southwestern Institutional Review Board, 2004-present
  • Member, Family Practice Grants Committee, 2002-2004
  • FPIN Librarian, Family Physicians Information Network, 2002-present
  • Member, Parkland/Children’s Joint Research Committee, 1999-2001
  • Member, Parkland Housewide Patient/Family Education Committee, 1998-present
  • Member, UT Southwestern Appeal Panel, 1997-2000
  • Member, Fund Raising Committee, South Central Chapter/MLA, 1996-1998
  • Member, Ad Hoc Fund Raising Committee, South Central Chapter/MLA, 1995-1996
  • Member, Internet Working Group, American Medical Informatics Association, 1995-2004
  • Member, Research Resource Committee, Library Research Section, Medical Library Association, 1993-1996
  • Chair, Local Arrangements Committee, South Central Chapter/MLA 22nd Annual Meeting, 1993-1994
  • Member, HealthLINE, 1989-present
  • Chair, TALON Online/Reference Committee, TALON Regional Medical Library Program, 1989-90
  • Member, TALON Online/Reference Committee, TALON Regional Medical Library Program, 1988-89
  • Chair, Taskforce on Bibliographic Access, AHE Electronic Regional Library Catalog on CD-ROM Study, 1986 - 1987
  • Member, South Central Chapter/Medical Library Association (formerly SCRG/MLA), 1983-present
  • Member, Health Science Library Section Membership Committee, Association of Specialized and Cooperative Library Agencies, American Library Association, 1982-1984
  • Member, ANSC Subcommittee on Publications Patterns and Detailed Holdings, RTSD Serials Section Policy and Research Committee, American Library Association, 1980-1981
  • Member, Education and Scholarship Committee, Pennsylvania Library Association, 1980-1981
  • Library representative, University Senate, University of Maryland Baltimore County, 1979

Selected Talks and Presentations:

Selected Publications:

Awards and Grants:

  • SCC Research Committee Awards (2003), 3rd Place, Posters, South Central Chapter/Medical Library Association, "To Banner or not to Banner: User Research of a Web Marketing Tool", poster session with Sharon Giles, Herldine Radley, Therona Ramos, and Jospeh Tan
  • 2004 FPIN Certificate of Appreciation
  • SCC Research Committee Awards (2002), 2nd Place, Posters, South Central Chapter/Medical Library Association, "Gathering Customer Input Prior to Home Page Redesign: An Ontological Study", poster session with Katherine Alexander, Karen Harker, Shelley McKibbon, Mori Lou Higa Moore, and Laura Wilder
  • 2002-2003 FPIN certificate of appreciation