Building Health Sciences Library Collections: A Handbook provides readers with an accessible, in-depth reference for building their library's collection. Designed for all librarians, whether new or experienced, to aid in the bibliographic selection of a variety of materials in different formats
Megan Inman, MLIS, is the collection development librarian at East Carolina University, William E. Laupus Health Sciences Library. She has served in this role for the past seven years, following a number of years in reference services. She has a BA in psychology from Queens University of Charlotte and an MLIS from the University of Pittsburgh. Megan serves on the editorial board for Journal of Electronic Resources in Medical Libraries. She has published several book chapters, articles, reviews, and an edited book. She has served on numerous national and regional committees in varying leadership roles. Marlena Rose is the assistant director of collections & historical services at the Laupus Health Sciences Library at East Carolina University. She has presented at library conferences and written articles on collection development and technical services. Rose holds an MLIS from San Jose State University and a BA in communications from the University of Memphis. Rose previously served as chair of the Technical Services Caucus of the Medical Library Association (MLA) and has served on national and regional committees associated with health science librarianship. She is certified by MLA as an Academy of Health Information Professional at the senior level.