Falk Library
200 Scaife Hall

Barb Folb, M.M., M.L.S., M.P.H.

Public Health Informationist / Reference Librarian

Instruction, consultation on finding and using public health information
Liaison, Graduate School of Public Health

Areas of Interest

  • Disaster Preparedness
  • Information Practice in Public Health
  • Program Evaluation
  • Public Health Practice

Current CV

Selected Papers & Presentations

  • Assessing the Information Needs of Psychiatric Residents.
    Abromitis R, Saghafi E, Folb BL.
    Academic Psychiatry, 2003 27(2): 100-103
  • Clinical and academic use of electronic and print books: the Health Sciences Library System e-book study at the University of Pittsburgh.
    Folb BL, Wessel CB, Czechowski LJ.
    J Med Libr Assoc. 2011 Jul;99(3):218-28.
  • Evaluating and addressing the information needs of an urban public health department through an academic health sciences library/health department partnership
    Folb BL, and Epstein, B
    American Public Health Association 132nd Annual Meeting, Washington, DC., November 8, 2004
  • Folb BL, Epstein B, Kindling A, and Schwartz. The Public Health Information Alliance (PHIA): Library Access for Public Health Practitioners.
    Folb BL, Epstein B, Kindling A, and Schwartz, E.
    Pennsylvania Public Health Association Annual Conference, October 14, 2004
  • Qualitative evidence guiding modification of a local health department library program. (Poster)
    Folb BL, and Saleh A.
    Medical Library Association Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, May 22, 2007