Appointment: Health Sciences Librarian for Collections and Instruction

July 20, 2018
Karen Grigg

Karen Grigg, Health Sciences Librarian for Collections and Instruction

The University Libraries is pleased to announce the appointment of Karen Grigg as the health sciences librarian for collections and instruction, effective July 2.

In this position based at the Health Sciences Library (HSL), Karen will provide leadership for collection decisions and she will provide innovative client‑centered education about library resources.

Karen will participate in the leadership of the Information Access and Discovery department. She will also work closely with subject and school liaison librarians, the HSL special collections librarian, the HSL Information Resources Coordinating Group, and the University Libraries’ collection development teams.

Prior to this appointment, Karen worked as the science liaison librarian at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro University Libraries. She was previously the collection development services librarian at the Duke University Medical Center Library and Archives, in Durham, North Carolina.

Karen holds an M.S.L.S. from the School of Information and Library Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She completed postbaccalaureate studies in wildlife biology and mathematics at the University of Montana and Montana State University and holds a B.A. in English literature from Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia.

Reach Karen at or (919) 962-1655.

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