Jamie Bloss, M.L.I.S., AHIP, has been a part of the iSchool’s adjunct faculty since 2013. She frequently teaches the undergraduate course, Information Fluency in The Workplace and Beyond.
Currently she works as a Liaison Librarian to the College of Allied Health Sciences and the School of Dental Medicine at Laupus Health Sciences Library at East Carolina University. Her interests include teaching information literacy skills, user-centered reference work, and crafting a better user experience for all in libraries. Her last position was in the Reader Services Department at the University of the South Pacific in Suva, Fiji.
*The School of Information faculty are superstars in the field. Therefore, it is impossible to list all of the work they do on one page. Listed is a small selection of Jamie Bloss’ work. Further information can be viewed in her CV (found below) or on ResearchGate.
Library & Information Science
LIS 30010 Information Fluency in The Workplace and Beyond
Bloss, J., Haberstroh, A., Harmon, G. J. C., Schellinger, J. (2020). Library services. In E. Coghill And J. Coghill (Eds.), Supporting neurodiverse college student success: A guide for librarians, student support services, and academic learning environments. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers. ISBN: 9781538137369
Lee J. G., LePrevost C. E., Harwell E. L., Bloss J. E., Cofie L. E., Wiggins M. F., Firnhaber G. C. (2020). Coronavirus pandemic highlights critical gaps in rural internet access for migrant and seasonal farmworkers: A call for partnership with medical libraries. Journal of the Medical Library Association, 108,(4), 651-655. https://jmla.mlanet.org/ojs/jmla/article/view/1045
Alenzuela, R., Fong, E., Bloss, J., Chambers, V. (2018). Building information research skills in the Pacific region: The University of the South Pacific initiative. Global Knowledge, Memory, and Communication. https://www.emeraldinsight.com/doi/full/10.1108/GKMC-05-2018-0049
Bloss, J. (2018). CRC World Dictionary of Palms: Common names, scientific names, etymology [Review]. Reference Reviews, 32,(7/8). https://doi.org/10.1108/RR-05-2018-0079
Bloss, J. 2018. Contagion: Historical views on diseases and epidemics [Review]. Reference Reviews, 32(6), 23-24. https://doi.org/10.1108/RR-03-2018-0048
Co-investigator on “Addressing migrant and seasonal farmworker health disparities with information resources” with Joseph Lee, East Carolina University, National Institutes of Health, National Library of Medicine, Grant # G08LM013198, September 5, 2019 - May 31, 2022, $427,551.
- Member of the Medical Library Association (MLA)/National Library of Medicine (NLM) Joseph Leiter Lectureship Committee (November 2020 - May 2022)
- Member of the Medical Library Association (MLA) Librarians Without Borders/Elsevier Foundation/Research4Life Grants Jury (October 2020 - May 2021)
- Reviewer for the Journal of Library Administration's "Global Perspectives" Column (Summer 2020 - Present)
- Co-Chair of Association of N.C. Health and Science Libraries (ANCHASL) Continuing Education Committee (Spring 2020 - Fall 2021)
- Panelist for Doody's Core Titles specialties: Occupational Therapy, Speech, Language, & Hearing, and Health Information Management (2020 - Present)
- Facilitator/Organizer of the Fiji Library Association Digital Literacy Workshop (2016)
- Medical Library Association (2019- Present)
- Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the Medical Library Association (2019 - Present)
- Association of North Carolina Health and Science Libraries (2019 - Present)