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Etheldra Templeton, M.S.

Ms. Templeton has served as Executive Director of Library & Educational Information Systems and Professor in the Department of Library Sciences at PCOM since 1998. From 1982 to 1997 she was Director of University Libraries at Allegheny University of the Health Sciences (formerly the Medical College of Pennsylvania and Hahnemann University). She has taught courses on information management in medical, graduate and nursing schools and developed seminars emphasizing the use of electronic resources and clinical literature. Ms. Templeton is a member of the Association of Academic Health Sciences Libraries, the Medical Library Association, the American Library Association, and the Association of College and Research Libraries.

Ms. Templeton currently serves on the Web Editorial Board of the Association of Academic Health Sciences Libraries. Her service pursuits include terms on the Executive Boards of the Tri-State Colleges Library Consortium and the Health Sciences Libraries Consortium.  Ms. Templeton is a graduate of the University of Chicago Graduate Library School.

Email: etheldrat@pcom.edu

Publications & Presentations

Templeton, E. Course: Biomedical Information Resources, Consortium of University Libraries of Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain, October 16 - 20, 2000.

Templeton, E. "Clinical Information Resources on the Web," PCOM CME, June 2000.

Templeton, E.  "Journal Search Database: a tool for management of electronic resources," Association of College and Research Libraries DVR, November 1999.

Templeton, E. "Internet Resources for Supplemental Medicine," PCOM CME, October 1999.

Templeton, E. "Accessing Medical Information via the Internet," Southeast PA Area Health Education Center Teaching Strategies for Integrating Managed Care Skills into Community Based Ambulatory Settings, December 1998.

Templeton, E. "Management of the Electronic Collection," Joint Meeting of the American Society for Information Scientists and the Special Libraries Association (Philadelphia Chapter), Philadelphia, PA, April 1998.

Sparks, J., Templeton, E. "University Libraries Web Development: Reengineering Access." 1998 Annual Meeting of the Medical Library Association, Philadelphia, PA, May, 1998.

Blair, P., Templeton, E., Sachdeva, A. "An adult educational model for training third-year medical students in use of the Physician Data Query Cancer Information System."  Journal of Cancer Education, 11 (3): 137-43, 1996.

Templeton, E. "Impact of Institutional Merger on a University Library System," EBSCO Executive Seminar Series, Birmingham, AL, August 1996.

Templeton, E., "Electronic journals," Bulletin of the Philadelphia Chapter of the SLA, 62 (5) 10, 1996.

Templeton, E. "Book Review: Laboratory Animal Welfare: a guide to reference tools... by Nyberg, C. R." Synapse, 28 (4): 22, Dec. 1995.

Miller, N., Kirby, M., and Templeton, E. "MEDLINE on CD-ROM: End-user searching in a medical school library." Medical Reference Services Quarterly, 7 (3): 1-13, 1988.

Directory of National Information Sources on Handicapping Conditions and Related Services, Washington, D.C., Government Printing Office, 1977.

Associate Editor, Rehabilitation Literature, 1973-75.

Last Updated: 1/20/15