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LIS 501: Medical Library Internship for Academic Credit, Howe Library, Massachusetts Eye and Ear, Boston MA.

Mass. Eye and Ear is a Harvard teaching hospital specializing in ophthalmology and otolaryngology. We
are consistently rated in the top five (and often #1) in the country in our specialties. The Howe Library
supports the entire MEE community, including doctors, researchers, nurses, allied health,
administration, and patients.


The Howe Library would love to host a Simmons GSLIS student interested in medical librarianship as part
of an independent study program for LIS 501. We are a small two person library, so we have broad and
diverse duties encompassing the provision of evidence-based information, in-depth reference service
(including systematic reviews), user instruction, cataloging, document delivery and other duties. A
student could get a very good idea of what the day to day responsibilities of a medical librarian would
entail.


Massachusetts Eye and Ear is conveniently located one block from the Charles/MGH station on the Red
Line. The intern can set their own hours, within the hours of 8:30am - 4:30 pm Monday through Friday.


If interested, please contact Library Director Louise Collins at Louise_Collins@meei.harvard.edu.

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