For Immediate Release
November 7, 2013
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Glenda Silvey, (918) 660-3317
Tulsa, Okla. – Stewart Brower, MLIS, AHIP, Director of the OU-Tulsa Schusterman Library, has been named Librarian of the Year by the South Central Chapter of the Medical Library Association. The award recognizes a mid-career librarian for outstanding contributions in health sciences librarianship. Criteria include leadership in the profession; scholarship, publications and research; teaching, training and mentoring; professional activities; service to the health profession; and development of special projects.
“I’m thrilled and honored to receive the award,” said Brower. “It’s especially gratifying to be recognized by one’s peers.”
Brower, who joined OU-Tulsa in 2007, received his Master of Library and Information Studies from the University of Oklahoma. He served as Reference and Instructional Services Librarian at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Library before being appointed Technology Development and Promotions Librarian at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. He also served as Coordinator of Information Management Education at the University at Buffalo Health Sciences Library. Brower has presented extensively on teaching the Millenial Generation of students and is co-editor of Communications in Information Literacy, an online peer-reviewed journal.
Brower received his award at the recent SCC/MLA conference held in Ft. Worth.