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Jean Gudenas, MLIS
Director of Information Resources and Collection Services
MUSC Libraries
Department of Resource Management Services Room 309A
gudenas@musc.edu | 843-792-8309
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Jean Gudenas joined the MUSC Libraries faculty in 2017 as the Director of Information Resources and Collection Services. In this role, Jean leads a team of dedicated workers to deliver information across the campus, whether through the acquisition of resources, direct access to our subscriptions, or services such as Interlibrary Loan that obtains content from unsubscribed material. Prior to MUSC, Jean worked as the Head of Collections for Loyola University Chicago Health Sciences Library. In her spare time, she enjoys exploring Charleston with her husband and young daughter, reading, and playing video games.

Education

  • MLIS - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (2007)
  • BA in Philosophy, English and Writing - Augustana University (2003)

Selected Publications

  • Hendler, G.; Gudenas, J. Developing Collections with Get it Now: A Pilot Project for a Hybrid Collection Medical Reference Services Quarterly. 2016; 35 (4)
  • Gudenas, J. Health Sciences Reference Managers on Mobile Devices MLANews. April 2014; 54(4)
  • Gudenas, J. Hilarious Chicago MLANews. January 2014; 54 (1)
  • Gudenas, J. The Variety of eBook Platforms for Textbooks on Mobile Devices Journal of Electronic Resources in Medical Libraries. 2013; 10(4)
  • Gudenas, J.; Brooks, M. Seasonal Affective Disorder Journal of Consumer Health on the Internet. 2013; 17 (2)
  • Gudenas, J. Presenting with a Mobile Device MLA News. November/December 2012; 52(10): 27
  • Gudenas, J. Ovid MD Review Journal of the Medical Library Association. 2012; 100(3):232

Selected Presentations

  • Gudenas, J. Health Sciences Lively Lunch: Presenting Ownership vs Access Moderator and a Presenter at the Charleston Conference. Charleston, SC 2015
  • Gudenas, J.; Hendler, G; Sadlik, J. Expanding Limits with Get it Now Poster presented by Gudenas at Charleston Conference. Charleston, SC 2015
  • Gudenas, J; Hendler, G; Sadlik, J. Expanding Limits with Get it Now Poster presented by Hendler at the national MLA Conference. Austin, TX 2015
  • Gudenas, J. Comparison and Analysis of eBook Platforms on Mobile Devices Poster Presented at the Charleston Conference. Charleston, SC 2013
  • Gudenas, J. Comparison and Analysis of eBook Platforms on Mobile Devices Poster Presented at the Midwest MLA Annual Meeting. East Peoria, IL 2013