University of Southern California

  

Mary Fran Prottsman, MLn, AHIP
Associate Director,
Collection Resources Division

Norris Medical Library
2003 Zonal Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90089-9130
(323) 442-1973

prottsma@usc.edu

Library Responsibilities

  • Collection Development
  • Scholarly Communication

Contact me for questions or instruction regarding

  • Licensing/purchase of books, journals, & databases
  • Open Access

Professional Information

MLibr, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, 1972
BS, Biological Sciences, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL, 1971

Presentations

Prottsman MF. “Where’s the collection development in patron-driven acquisition?.” Moderator of panel discussion  Medical Library Association Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN, May 15, 2011.

Prottsman MF. “Open Forum on the Changing Face of Scholarly Face of Scholarly Communications.” Invited speaker at the Medical Library Association Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN, May 16, 2011.

Prottsman MF. “Convert, Cancel & Collaborate: Collection Development in Challenging Economic Times.”  Paper presented at the Medical Library Association Annual Meeting, Washington DC,  May 23, 2010.

Prottsman MF. “Graying of the Profession: Personal & Professional Implications.” Paper presented at the Medical Library Association Annual Meeting, Washington DC, May 25, 2010

Publications

Prottsman MF. “Financial Management” In: The MLA Guide to Managing Healthcare            Libraries, edited by Margaret Bandy and Rosalind Dudden, Neal-Schuman Press, 2nd  edition,  2011.

Prottsman MF.  “Aviation Medicine” In:  Medical Library Association’s Master Guide to     Authoritative Information Resources in the Health Sciences edited , edited by Laurie Thompson, Neal-Schuman Press, 2011.

Prottsman MF. “Communication and Collaboration: Collection Development in Challenging Times.” Journal of Electronic Resources in Medical Libraries (JERML), 8(2):107-116, June 2011

Education as Advocate.
Mary Fran Prottsman.
Contributed Paper. Medical Library Association Annual Meeting. Honolulu, HI. May 2009

Metrics that Matter.
Mary Fran Prottsman.
Contributed Paper. Joint MidAtlantic Southern Chapter Annual Meeting/Medical Library Association. Atlanta, GA. October, 2006.

The Department of Veterans Affairs Computerized Patient Record System.
Mary Fran Prottsman.
Invited Paper. Medical Library Association Annual Meeting. Phoenix, AZ. May 2006.

Electronic Journals: Marketing Tools.
Mary Fran Prottsman.
Continuing Education. Georgia Health Sciences Library Association Annual Meeting. Reynolds Plantation, GA. March 2006.

If You Build It, Will They Come? Marketing Through Education
Mary Fran Prottsman.
Contributed Paper. Southern Chapter/Medical Library Association Annual Meeting. San Juan, Puerto Rico. October 2005

Introduction to Web Authoring
Mary Fran Prottsman.
Invited Speaker. Medical Library Association Annual Meeting. Orlando, FL. May, 2001

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