Associate Director for Collection Resources
Contact Information
Norris Medical Library
2003 Zonal Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90089-9130

(323) 442-1134
megan.rosenbloom@usc.edu

Megan Rosenbloom

Library Responsibilities

Selects appropriate books, journals, and databases for purchase
Curates historical collections, archives, and related events
Administers integrated library system (ILS)
Develops library’s open access, scholarly communications, and preservation policies

Contact me regarding

Acquisitions
ILS / Catalog
Rare Books
History of Medicine
Scholarly Communications
Open Access

Educational Background

MLIS, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, 2008
BA, Global Journalism, Drexel University, Philadelphia, 2004

Selected Publications & Presentations

Wu J, Chatfield AJ, Hughes AM, Kysh L, Rosenbloom MC. Measuring patrons’ technology habits: an evidence-based approach to tailoring library services. Journal of the Medical Library Association. 2014;102(2):125-129.

Curran MC. A Call for increased librarian support for the medical humanities. Journal of the Medical Library Association. 2012;100(3):153-155.

Curran MC. Debating beta: considerations for libraries. Journal of Electronic Resources in Medical Libraries. 2011;8(2):117-125.

Rosenbloom MC. Stayin’ alive. Lapham’s Quarterly. 2013 Oct 8. http://www.laphamsquarterly.org/roundtable/roundtable/stayin-alive-a-history-of-resuscitation.php

Wu J, Chatfield AJ, Hughes AM, Kysh L, Rosenbloom MC. Mobile device usage at an academic health sciences library: what do they really want? Paper presented at: Medical Library Association Annual Conference; 2014 May 16-21; Chicago, IL.
Rosenbloom MC. Branching out of the rare book room: expanding the role and reach of the health sciences special collections librarian. Paper presented at: Medical Library Association Annual Conference; 2014 May 16-21; Chicago, IL.
Rosenbloom MC, Prottsman MF. Bringing back the librarian as collection curator in data driven acquisitions: a year-long experiment in next-generation e-book DDA in an academic health sciences library. Paper presented at: Medical Library Association Annual Conference; 2013 May 3-8; Boston, MA.

Curran MC. The Method behind the madness: explaining the philosophy behind RDA to technical services staff and non-technical librarians. Paper presented at: Medical Library Association Annual Conference; 2011 May 13-18; Minneapolis, MN.

Wu J, Brennan E, Chatfield AJ, Curran MC. Emerging technologies committees: exploring potential, improving services. Paper presented at: Joint Meeting of the Medical Library Group of Southern California and Arizona and the Northern California and Nevada Medical Library Group; 2011 February 23-25; San Francisco, CA.

Curran MC. Reconnecting patrons to medicine’s past: breathing new life into an underused medical rare book collection. Paper presented at: Joint Meeting of the Medical Library Group of Southern California and Arizona and the Northern California and Nevada Medical Library Group; 2010 January 27-30; Glendale, AZ.