Reference and Instruction Librarian
Karen Alcorn, MLS, is a Reference and Instruction Librarian and Associate Professor at MCPHS University. As the library liaison to the School of Nursing, Optometry, and Physical Therapy Programs at all three MCPHS University campuses, she teaches evidence-based practice skills to undergraduate and graduate students.
Professor Alcorn has published in the Journal of the Medical Library Association, the Health Information and Libraries Journal, and the Journal of Nursing Education. Her research interests include assessing information literacy among doctoral students, exploring faculty/librarian collaboration, promoting awareness of healthcare issues concerning veteran-centered care, and issues/trends related to embedded librarianship.