Associate University Librarian & Director, Health Sciences Library
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Nandita S. Mani, PhD, MLIS
Associate University Librarian for Health Sciences & Director, Health Sciences Library
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Nandita S. Mani is the Associate University Librarian for Health Sciences and Director of the Health Sciences Library
As AUL & Director, Mani oversees the UNC Health Sciences Library (HSL) which is the primary library for the University’s schools of dentistry, medicine, nursing, pharmacy, and public health. It also serves the UNC Medical Center and the North Carolina Area Health Education Centers (NC AHEC), a statewide program for clinical education and health services.
She provides leadership and general administration of the HSL, which includes planning and policy formulation around collection development programs, facilities, infrastructure, technology innovation, cooperative activities, and outreach to the five Health Affairs schools and the hospital. She participates in fundraising and revenue development including contracts, grants, and other sources. In addition,she participates in university-wide programs and committees and represents the library system regionally, nationally, and internationally.
Dr. Mani has deep experience working on curricular transformation projects, program design and evaluation, consumer health, and has taught information synthesis and evidence-based techniques to graduate students in the health professions schools, served as faculty for Health Professions Education, and taught and worked closely with clinical departments and residency programs. Mani serves as an Assistant Editor for Consumer Health on the Internet, and has published in the areas of information science and instructional design and technology. Her grants participation spans the areas of chronic kidney disease, technological innovation integration, and online learning.
Monday, August 10, 2020
2:30 PM – 3:00 PM CT