Falk Library
200 Scaife Hall

Lydia N. Collins, MLIS

MAR Consumer Health Coordinator

Areas of Interest

  • Consumer Health (Access and Training)
  • Health Disparities and Health Care Access
  • Health Literacy (Program Development and Implementation)
  • Health Outreach and Programming
  • K-12 Health Information and Outreach

Current CV

Selected Papers & Presentations

  • Healthy Libraries Develop Healthy Communities: Public Libraries and Their Tremendous Efforts to Support the Affordable Care Act
    Collins, L.N.
    Journal of Consumer Health on the Internet (19)1, 68-76. (2015)
  • Teaching Partnerships: Collaborating with Librarians to Teach Critical Thinking Skills.
    Collins, L.N. & Gutiérrez, M.
    Presented at Lilly East Conference on College & University Teaching. Washington, D.C. (2011, June)
  • Real World Solutions to Engage Learners: A Catalyst for Information Literacy
    Gutiérrez, M. & Collins, L.N.
    Presented at Metrolina: 6th Annual Information Literacy Conference. Charlotte, NC. (2011, June).
  • Addressing the Needs of the Homeless: A San José Library Partnership Approach.
    Collins, L.N., Howard, F., Miraflor, A.
    The Reference Librarian 50(1), 109-116. (2009)
  • Collaborative design: A learner-centered library planning approach.
    Somerville, M.M. & Collins, L.N.
    The Electronic Library 26(6), 803-820. (2008)