Mount Carmel Health Sciences Library

Stevo Roksandic

Regional Director of Library Services
Phone: (614) 234-1644
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Stevo Roksandic

Stevo Roksandic came to Mount Carmel in 2003, and since 2006 has served as the Regional Director of Library Services. Stevo was named a 2015 "Mover and Shaker" by the American Library Association (ALA) and is a Senior Level member of the Medical Library Association's Academy of Health Information Professionals (AHIP). Stevo designed the MCHS Consumer Health Library and Consumer Health Information Centers as ‘Libraries Without Shelves.’ His research interests include the evaluation of user communities, integration of emerging library design trends, and organizational development. His philosophy is: "It’s not about me, it’s about we." Stevo is looking forward to transforming MCHSL by the time it celebrates its 100-year birthday in 2021.

Job Summary

In accordance with Mount Carmel Health System's (MCHS) Mission and Guiding Behaviors, the Regional Director of Library Services plans, directs, and coordinates operations of the Health Sciences Library (HSL) by serving physicians, nurses, and other healthcare professionals across MCHS, which operates in multiple hospital locations, and includes the Mount Carmel College of Nursing (MCCN). Leads in planning, implementing, and evaluating access to information resources for the diverse educational needs of MCHS colleagues, patients, and several Trinity RHM's. Assures that the HSL meets accreditation requirements of Mount Carmel entities, especially the College of Nursing and Medical Education.

Director Stevo Roksandic at his desk

Stevo Roksandic at his desk.

Accomplishments

  • Academy of Health Information Professionals (AHIP), Senior Level
  • Consumer Health Information Specialization(CHIS), Level II

Publications

  • Joseph, C. B. (2018). The Medical Library Association guide to developing consumer health collections. (1st ed., pp. 7-8, 24-25, 35-36) Rowman & Littlefield.
  • Roksandic, S. Revitalized library services: Redefining and maximizing operational efficiency and excellence. (2016). Doody's Core Titles. Retrieved from http://www.doody.com/dct/PublicFeaturedArticle.asp?SiteContentID=221
  • Roksandic, S. (2014). Mount Carmel Health Sciences Library Services: Health sciences librarianship gains momentum. Ohio Libraries Quarterly, 3(2), 14-15.
  • Detmar, N. (2014). Where to start an assessment: case study consumer health library needs assessment work for a new location. In M. Spatz (Ed.), The medical library association guide to providing consumer and patient health information (1st ed., pp. 19-22) Rowman & Littlefield.
  • Roksandic, S., Pearson, D. (2013). Moving beyond the bookshelves: Implementation of a federated search in a multi-hospital system. Journal of the Medical Library Association, 101(4), 249-243 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.3163/1536-5050.101.4.002
  • Roksandic, S. (2008). Enhancing Health Information Services in Franklin County, Ohio Public Libraries: Consumer Health Information Project (CHIP). Unpublished manuscript.

Presentations

  • Roksandic, S. & Erlinger, A. (2017) Rethink, redo, repurpose: Transforming library space to meet clients’ needs. Paper session presented at the meeting of Midwest Chapter/Medical Library Conference on Sunday, October 15, 2017 in Ypsilanti, Michigan.
  • Roksandic S. Merging Past and Present through Library Space Redesign: Converging New Library Identity. Paper presented at joint meeting of the Midwest Chapter and the Midcontinental Chapter of the Medical Library Association; October 23, 2016; Des Moines, Iowa
  • Roksandic S. Revitalizing Library Services: Redefining and Maximizing Operational Efficiency and Excellence. Paper presented at 2016 Annual Conference of presented at: Medical Library Association (MLA), the Canadian Health Libraries Association/Association des bibliothèques de la santé du Canada (CHLA/ABSC), and the International Clinical Librarian Conference (ICLC); May 18, 2016; Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Roksandic, S. & Pearson, D. How Does Instruction by Medical Librarians on Using a Federated Search Tool Impact the Result of Medical Information Research: A Mixed Method Descriptive Quantitative Study. 2016 Annual Conference of MLA, CHLA/ABSC, and ICLC 2016 Annual Conference; May 15, 2016; Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
  • Roksandic S. Special Content Session: People-Centered Health Care: Consumer Health Librarians on the Front Line. Organized, moderated, and co-presented at: 2016 Annual Conference of MLA, CHLA/ABSC, and ICLC 2016 Annual Conference; May 15, 2016; Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
  • Roksandic S. & Pallotta A. People-Centered Health Care: Consumer Health Librarians on the Front Line. Poster presented at 2015 Trinity Health Summit ‘Empowering Our Colleagues to Deliver People-Centered Care’; October 22, 2015; Chicago, IL.
  • Roksandic, S., Mady, E., & Pearson, D. "Teach me, I'll forget. Show me, I'll remember. Involve me, I'll understand." Implementing multimedia applications for Library instruction in order to virtually support multisite hospital and academic clients' information needs. Lecture presented at 2015 Midwest Chapter of the Medical Library Association Meeting; October 05, 2015; Louisville, KY.
  • Roksandic S. & Pallotta A. People-Centered Health Care: Consumer Health Librarians on the Front Line. Poster presented at 2015 Midwest Chapter of the Medical Library Association Meeting, Louisville, KY.
  • Roksandic, S. From Caterpillar to Butterfly: Decade of Innovative Library Transformation. Paper presented at Medical Library Association Annual Conference; May 18, 2015; Austin, TX.
  • Roksandic S & Pallotta A. Consumer Health Information Education Gaining its Momentum. Paper presented at: Midwest Medical Library Association Annual Conference; Oct 14, 2014; Bismarck, ND.
  • Roksandic S., Mulcahy N & Pearson D. Sustaining Innovative Services to Support Internal Efficiencies in a Collaborative Partnership. Paper presented at: Medical Library Association Annual Conference; May 14, 2014; Chicago, IL.
  • Pearson D & Roksandic S. How Cloud Computing is Changing an Academic Library’s Virtual Presence. Paper presented at: Academic Library Association of Ohio Annual Conference; Oct 13, 2013; University Center Kent State University at Stark North Canton, OH.
  • Roksandic S & Mulcahy N. New Faces, New Skills: Training Work Study Students in the Digital Age. Paper presented at: Academic Library Association of Ohio Annual Conference; Oct 13, 2013; University Center Kent State University at Stark North Canton, OH.
  • Roksandic S & Nguyen T. Library-On-Demand: Streamlining Services to Meet the Needs of a Multi-Site Hospital System. Poster presented at: Medical Library Association Annual Conference; May 13, 2013; Boston, MA.
  • Roksandic S & Nguyen T. Branching the Medical Library: Providing Consumer Health Information Services to the Public. Poster presented at: Medical Library Association Annual Conference; May 13, 2013; Boston, MA.
  • Roksandic S & Nguyen T. Library-On-Demand: Streamlining Services to Meet the Needs of Students and Faculty. Paper presented at: Academic Library Association of Ohio Annual Conference; October 12, 2013; Wilmington, OH.
  • Roksandic S & Nguyen T. Collaborative Partnerships: Improving Support to Meet the Needs of a Multi-Site Hospital System. Paper presented at: Midwest Medical Library Association Annual Conference; October 12, 2012; Rochester, MN.
  • Roksandic S & Nguyen T. Library-On-Demand: Streamlining Services to Meet the Needs of a Multi-Site Hospital System. Poster presented at: Midwest Medical Library Association Annual Conference; October 12, 2012; Rochester, MN.

Awards

  • Mount Carmel Health System, 2017 Excellence in Nursing – Nurse Educator Award
  • Library Journal, Mover & Shaker 2015 - Advocate Catetory

Keynote Speeches

  • Overcoming Obstacles. Mount Carmel College of Nursing ‘Explore Nursing Day’ event; March 21, 2016; Columbus, OH.
  • Inspirational Leadership: Are you part of the team? Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the Medical Library Association (MAC/MLA) Annual Conference; October 2015, Asheville, NC. http://macmla.libguides.com/2015speakers

Memberships

  • American Library Association (ALA)
  • Medical Library Association (MLA)
  • Midwest Chapter of the Medical Library Association (Midwest Chapter/MLA)
  • Academic Library Association of Ohio (ALAO)
  • Ohio Health Sciences Library Association (OHSLA)
  • EBSCO Biomedical Library Advisory Board
  • OhioNET Board