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Health Professions Librarian

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Margaret Danowski
Contact:
Park Library 224
(989) 774-1927

Bio

Margaret Danowski is the Health Professions Librarian at Central Michigan University's Park Library.  Her subject areas include Athletic Training, Communication Sciences and Disorders, Food and Nutrition Science, Health Professions, Health Sciences, Nursing, Physical Education and Sports, Physical Therapy, Physician Assistant and Public Health.

Margaret earned her M.I.L.S. at The University of Michigan in 1990 and her B.A. in Classical Archaeology and Cultural Anthropology at The University of Michigan in 1985.  Prior to coming to Central Michigan University, she worked for 23 years as an Assistant Professor and IT/Reference Librarian at Madonna University in Livonia, MI.  Margaret was the Liaison to the College of Nursing and Health at Madonna University and worked closely with the nursing and hospice faculty.  She taught instruction sessions at both the undergraduate and graduate levels and collaborated with the nursing and hospice faculty on assignments, acquisitions and curriculum development.

Margaret also worked with the faculty and students in dietetics and nutrition, food science, emergency management, athletics, education and more.  She is very experienced in providing library instruction and research guidance.

Please feel free to contact Margaret for assistance with research or instruction.

Research

2014-2018     Data Collection and Analysis, Ask a Librarian Responses.

2012-2013    Teaching Empowerment Team Project, "Incorporating Library Resources into Your Online Environment: Content Where You Need It"

2009-2010    Teaching Empowerment Team Project, "Building Relationships: Assessing Collaborative Teaching."

2008-2010    Health Resources and Services Administration Grant, "Developing Cultural Competencies in Nurses: Evidence-based Best Practices," Library Researcher.

2004-2005   Teaching Empowerment Team Project, "Improving Library Instruction."

Professional Activities

2014-Present    Metropolitan Detroit Medical Library Group, Member

2013-2014        Southeastern Michigan League of Libraries (SEMLOL) Board, Past Chair

2012-2013        Southeastern Michigan League of Libraries (SEMLOL) Board, Chair

2002-2012        Southeastern Michigan League of Libraries (SEMLOL) Board, Secretary

1996-Present   Southeastern Michigan League of Libraries (SEMLOL), Member

Presentations

"Incorporating Library Resources into Your Online Environment: Content Where You Need It," Madonna University, Teaching Empowerment Team Brown Bag, Livonia, MI, March 14, 2013.

"Building Relationships: Assessing Collaborative Teaching," Madonna University, Teaching Empowerment Team Brown Bag, Livonia, MI, May 11, 2010.

"Tech on the Cheap: Moving to a Liblime-hosted Open Source ILS," SEMLOL Fall General Membership Meeting, Tech on the Cheap: Open Source and Freeware Solutions, Lawrence Technological University, Southfield, MI, November 20, 2009.

"Navigating the Information Seas: Locating and Evaluating Resources on the Internet," Birmingham Community House, Birmingham, MI, September 17, 2008.

"Toward More Proficient Researchers: Information Literacy - The Foundation," SEMLOL Fall General Membership Meeting, Creating Information-literate Students: Strategies for Information Discovery, Schoolcraft College, Livonia, MI, November 16, 2007.

Proposal for Presentation to Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL), "The Effect of Research Education on Information Literacy: What Are You Doing?" Submitted March 30, 2007.

"Improving Library Instruction," Madonna University, Teaching Empowerment Team Brown Bag, Livonia, MI, May 3, 2006.

"Recognizing Quality: Teaching your Students to Evaluate Websites Effectively," Co-presenter with Edie Woods, Faculty Professional Development Workshop, Madonna University, Livonia, MI, November 2003.

 

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