Evidence seeker, Research skills motivator
Veronica uses her deep knowledge of search strategy syntax and databases to source high-level evidence for Evidence Review Service (ERS) projects and integrates this within the teams.
Veronica is concurrently a Monash Liaison Librarian in the MSDI Evidence Review Services (ERS) and the Faculty of Arts but previously in Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences. This role includes working with academics to plan and teach library research skills to students of all levels; and consulting with higher degree students, researchers and educators for literature and research advice.
Prior to joining Monash in 2019, Veronica worked for Alfred Health, based mainly at Caulfield Hospital, attending to the information needs of hospital clinicians. All roles enabled her to assist people to take an active role in their research journey and build effective relations with researchers across disciplines.
Veronica values professional development and mentoring for the health libraries profession, contributing to publishing, presenting, digitising and repository projects. She has received multiple Health Libraries Australia awards including the Anne Harrison Award, the Pat Nakouz Award, and the HLA/Medical Director Health Informatics Innovation Award in addition to being honoured with Life Member status of Health Libraries Inc. In 2019 she became an AALIA DCP (Distinguished Certified Professional) in Health.
Hobbies include travel, solving crosswords, running a bookclub, and being an active member of the Melbourne Dickens Fellowship.
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