New Colleagues Bring Expertise in Health Sciences and Medical Special Collections

June 25, 2018

The Wilson Special Collections Library is pleased to welcome three new colleagues who will bring expertise in special collections related to the health sciences.

Special collections librarian Dawne Lucas, cataloging librarian Barbara Tysinger and special collections technician Susan Jones will move from the Health Sciences Library to the Wilson Special Collections Library effective July 1.

Over the next year, the Libraries will also move special collections materials currently held at the Health Sciences Library (HSL) to Wilson Library.

In making these changes, our goal is to expand access to rare health sciences materials, in a space that is dedicated to the use, exploration and visibility of special collections. Researchers will enjoy more hours each week in which to use these materials, including on weekends. We will also be able to provide better support for research and teaching with all special collections, including interdisciplinary work.

Beginning July 1, HSL special collections materials will be served in the Wilson Library special collections research room. Researchers must request HSL special collections materials at least 48 hours in advance. Researchers are encouraged to contact in advance of their visit.

If you have questions about this move or about using health sciences special collections, please contact Wilson Library: (919) 962-3765 or

Welcome, Dawne, Barbara and Susan!