Margie Sheppard, BSN, MLS

Community Engagement Coordinator - NNLM Region 3, Region 3

Margie Sheppard is the Community Engagement Coordinator for NNLM Region 3. She is based out of the University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City. Prior to joining NNLM she was a technology consultant for a public library system in rural Kansas. She has an undergraduate degree in Nursing and a Master's in Library Science. She teaches a variety of classes for NNLM and has a passion for connecting people with reliable health information resources.

Classes I Teach

Event Title Summary
Building Reference Skills for Nursing and Allied Health Research This 3-week, 4 credit-hour self-paced online class is designed for library staff who support, or want to support, nursing and allied health professionals with NLM resources. This class runs Nov 1-22, 2021.
Employing Community Wellness Liaisons to Create More Inclusive Public Libraries Lack of access to reliable health information contributes to pervasive racial and ethnic health disparities.  Public library resources and programs are one way for communities to gain access to health information. However, individuals from diverse communites are often unaware of services or feel unwelcome. Learn how Community Wellness Liasions as library employees can convey health information to medically underrepresented communities.
How PubMed Works: Introduction This 90-minute introduction class provide an overview of PubMed features, how to find articles by a specific author and articles on a specific subject. The class also explores the Advanced Search Builder and Search History and more.

Contact Information

913-588-7319