Shelie Vacek

Shelie Vacek

Assistant Librarian / Head of WHSIC

WEGNER HEALTH SCIENCE INFORMATION CENTER

Health Science Center - Sioux Falls 152

Phone: (605) 357-1319

Email: Shelie.Vacek@usd.edu

Research Interests:

Information Seeking Behaviors of Medical Students, Sustainable and Effective Assessment in Academic Libraries


Education:

  • MS, Health Sciences , Rutgers , 2017
  • BS, Family & Consumer Science, South Dakota State University,
  • MS, Library & Information Science, University of North Texas,
  • Graduate Certificate, Health Informatics, Health Informatics , University of North Texas,

Licensures and Certifications:

  • Statement of Achievement - Veteran-Friendly Campus, USD Center for Teaching and Learning
  • Academy of Health Information Professionals , Medical Library Association

Grants:

  • Teaching Improvement Grant, Center for Teaching and Learning. Grant Role: Principal. (2016)
  • Professional Development Award, National Network of Libraries of Medicine. (2015)
  • Teaching Improvement Grant, Center for Teaching and Learning. Grant Role: Principal. (2014)

Publications:

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  • Vacek, Shelie. In Translator Apps, edited by Gudenas, Jean . Vol. 55, Iss. 9. Chicago, IL: Medical Library Association , 2015.

Awards and Honors:

  • MCMLA AHIP First-Time Applicant Award, Midcontinental Chapter of the American Library Association, 2014
  • Recipient Teaching Improvement Grant, Center for Teaching & Learning, 2014
  • Recipient of Supply Incentive Funds, Dakota Collections Care Initiative (DCCI), 2013

Presentations:

  • Vacek, Shelie. Space, Noise, & Seating Preferences in an Academic Library. Presented at the Assessment Conference: Building Effective, Sustainable, & Practical Assessment, Seattle, WA. (August 4, 2014)