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Nelia Wurangian-Caan, MLS
Chair, Technical Service, University Libraries
Library Faculty
Associate Professor, University Libraries
Service    International Service
  • LIBRARY OUTREACH:
          -(2012). Rusangu University,  Provided cataloging tools and advise to visiting acting librarian, Robson Maamba.
          -(2008). Kabul Medical University in Afghanistan. Professional mentorship for Dr. Abdul Habib Shafaq, visiting librarian. Afghanistan.
          -(2004). Sponsored Jane Bridges, volunteer Librarian, Univ, of Ala. to Ile-ife, Nigeria to organize AHI SDA hospital library in Ife. Contact person, Dr. Herb Giebel.  Raised funds to purchase major medical textbooks for the Library, courtesy of late Dr. Clarke.
          -(2007). Donated personal funds to purchase later editions of medical textbooks, and secured book donations from Majors. courtesy of Nicki Carter.

     

    ( 6/2004 - 7/2013 )
  • Website Development & Management: International Nursing Council website.

    ( 7/2009 - 6/2013 )
  • AHI (Marc Julmisse)-- venues of access to full-text for hospital in Haiti (Jul, 2011)

    ( 7/2011 )
  • International Lecture Tour: "Finding the best evidence using PubMed and other nursing resources," a week of presentations at a Nursing conference in Nigeria under the sponsorship of AHI.  ( 2/2007 )
  • Internatiional Lecture Tour: 2-week lecture tour of nursing schools in the Philippines - Spent 2 weeks lecturing in nursing informatics and access to PubMed and other nursing resources to nursing students in 4 schools of nursing in the Philippines: Mountain View College, Mindanao Sanitarium and Hospital, Phlippine Advent College, and Adventist University of the Philippines. ( 2/2006 )
  • Website Development & Maintenance: Develop and maintain the ANI (Adventist Nursing International) website

    ( 7/2004 - 0/2006 )
  Community Service
  • MANUSCRIPT REVIEWS.  Sanchez, Gary.  Meeka and the Isle of Vulcacan, 2013.  Online Amazon.

    ( 5/2013 - 7/2013 )
  • Library Clinic: Hold regular research consultations during Library Clinics in the School of Nursing, twice a week (Tuesdays and Wednesdays, from 11am--1:00pm)
    07/2010 – 06/2013

    ( 6/2010 - 7/2013 )
  • Catalog-in-Publication (CIP): Lee, Sean S.  (2013) MOD: Modi Operandi of Dentistry
    Catalog-in-Publication (CIP): Cadwallader, E.M. (2010) Prin.of edu...EG White (spanish ed)
    Catalog-in-Publication (CIP):  Lee, Sean S. (2009).  Breath : causes, diagnosis and treatment...
    Catalog-in-Publication (CIP):  Hackleman, E.M. (2009)Who wathces? Who cares?

    ( 6/2009 - 7/2013 )
  • Supervision of Volunteers: Served as mentor and supervisor for 3 volunteers to the Technical Services Department; one of them was a professional librarian. ( 7/2010 - 6/2011 )
  • Website Development & Management: Faculty Development-IFAC webpages - Develop and maintain webpages for Faculty Development in Education subcomittee of IFAC. ( 7/2004 - 7/2009 )
  Society Memberships (non-professional)
  • Advisory Board Member, Pasay City Academy Alumni Assn. (2010-  )

    ( 6/2010 - 7/2013 )
  Society Memberships (professional)
  • Member, International Cooperation Section of MLA

    ( 7/2004 - 7/2013 )
    Regular Member
  • Member, Nursing & Allied Health Resources section of MLA

    ( 7/1989 - 7/2013 )
    Regular Member
  • Distinguished Member, Academy of Health Information Professionals (AHIP)

    ( 5/1989 - 5/2013 )
  • Member, Association of Adventist Librarians ( 7/1989 - Present )
    Regular Member
  Committee Membership (LLU)
  • TNT (Today's Nursing Technology)--LLUSN
    Member, 2000-2013

    ( 7/2000 - 10/2013 )
  • GNI (GLOBAL NURSING COUNCIL, 2012) (formerly INTERNATIONAL NURSING COUNCIL)
    Member, 1989-2013
    INC website development & maintenance, 1990-2013

    ( 6/1989 - 7/2013 )
  • LIBRARY FACULTY
    Member since 1982-
    Chair,  2012-2013
    Secretary, 2010-2011

    ( 7/1982 - 7/2013 )
  • LIBRARY LIAISONS
    Member, 2007-2013

    ( 7/2007 - 6/2013 )
  • LIBRARY ADCOM (LLU Libraries administrative committee)
    Member, 1985-2013

    ( 7/1985 - 6/2013 )
  • UNIVERSITY FACULTY COUNCIL (UFC) formerly IFAC
    UFC Member, 2012-2013
    IFAC Alternate, 2009-2010
    IFAC Alternate, 2005–2006
    IFAC Alternate, 1982-1983

    Member, Faculty Education Development SubComittee of UFC (formerly IFAC), 1982-2013
    Co-chair, Faculty Education Development SubComittee of UFC (formerly IFAC), 2008


    Member, Faculty of Education Development subcommittee on Marketing the Education Conference, February, 2011
    Member, Task Force to investigate enhancement to faculty information system, 2010
    Member, Learning & Technology Subcommittee of IFAC, 2004-2005
    Member, LLU Formative Dialogues in Teaching, 2006-2013

    ( 7/1982 - 6/2013 )
  • LLUMC EVIDENCE-BASED NURSING & RESEARCH COUNCIL
    Member since 2012-

    ( 6/2012 - 5/2013 )
  • LIBRARY FACULTY AFFAIRS COMMITTEE
    Member, 2000-2011

    ( 7/2000 - 7/2011 )
  • LIBRARY SEARCH COMMITTEES. 
    Member, search committee for Library Director, 2005.
    Member, search committee for Librarian in Archives and Special Collections, 2005-2006.
    Member, Search Committee for Chair, Archives & Special Collections, 2004 2005.
    Member, Search Committee for Director of the EG White Estate and associate Director of Archives and Special Collections, 2004 2005.

    ( 7/2004 - 8/2006 )
  • ADVENTIST NURSING INTERNATIONAL (ANI) WEBSITE COMMITTEE
    Chair, Website Development & Maintenance, 2004-2006.

    ( 7/2004 - 6/2005 )
  Committee Membership (non-LLU)
  • INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION (ICS)
         Member, Colleague Connection:
               MLA 2010. Samson Lee, Hong Kong, China
               MLA 2013. Estelle Grobler, South Africa
               MLA 2013. Cheryl Cumberbatch, West Indies

    ( 5/2010 - 5/2013 )
  • INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION (ICS)
    Member since 2004
    Member, Cunningham Memorial International Fellowship Committee, 2003-2010
    Hosted Cunningham recepients:
          -2007: Jin Cheng, Peoples Republic of China
          -2006: Hanne Caspersen, Denmark
          -2003: Saroj Bhatia, Australia
    Fundraising for Sister Libraries Initiative, under the leadership of Donna Flake, SEAHEC

    Manned ICS Information booth, MLA 2013--Boston.
    Member, Colleague Connection:
           -MLA 2008. Amani Magid, Doha, Qatar
           -MLA 2007. Jinyoung Park, Korea
           -MLA 2006. Gabriele Hysong, Indianapolis, IN

    ( 5/2004 - 5/2013 )
  • ASDAL (ASSOCIATION OF ADVENTIST LIBRARIANS)
    Member since 1992

    ( 5/1992 - 5/2013 )
  • MLA (MEDICAL LIBRARY ASSOCIATION)
    Member, since 1982-

     

    ACADEMY OF HEALTH INFORMATION PROFESSIONALS (AHIP)
    Distinguished Member since 1989-
    AHIP Mentor, since 1993-
            -Mentee: David Zwerdling, Barzilai Medical Center Library, Israel (1993-2007), awarded Distinguished Member status, 2007.
            -Mentee: Luzviminda Sinha, Ohio Children's Hospital, Ohio (2003-2005) awarded full membership in 2005.
            -Mentee: Vicki Crom Harden, Milliman Care Guidelines, La Jolla, Calif. (2007-2011); awarded Senior Member status, 2011.
            -Mentee: Amani Magid, Weill Cornell Medical--Qatar, Doha-Qatar (2010-in progress)
            -Mentee: Wendy Saori Yoshioka, Southern California College of Optometry (2011-in progress)

    ( 5/1982 - 5/2013 )
  • NURSING AND ALLIED HEALTH RESOURCES SECTION (NAHRS)
    Member since 1982
    Secretary/Treasurer, 1995-1996
    Membership Chair, 1997-2004
    Editor, Membership Directory, 1993-1997
    Chair, Global Initiative, 2000-2004

    ( 5/1982 - 5/2013 )
  Accreditation Support -- LLU
  • Faculty Information: Designed and developed a Faculty Information cataloging project using the Library''s integrated library system.   The objective of this project is to provide easy point-and-click access to faculty publications by providing direct links to the full-text of their publications.   

    ( 7/2011 - 7/2013 )
  • Research assistance (2013).  Strategies on how to search for evidence / Nancy Testerman & KC Carrigg
    Research assistance (2013).  Assessed quality and reputation of the Journal of Nursing Research / Pat Jones
    Research assistance (2012):  Supplied DOI numbers for manuscript for publication / Shirley Bristol, et al.
    Research assistance (2011):  Supplied DOI numbers for manuscript for publication / Pat Jones

    ( 6/2011 - 7/2013 )
  • Research assistance to PhD(2011): Simulation in aviation and applicability to nursing

    ( 6/2011 - 6/2013 )
  • Library Clinic: Hold regular research consultations during Library Clinics in the School of Nursing, twice a week (Tuesdays and Wednesdays, from 11am--1:00pm)

    ( 7/2010 - 6/2013 )
  • LLU Policy handbooks: Coordinated indexing of all LLU policy handbooks...

    ( 7/2008 - 6/2010 )
  Accreditation Visits
  • Member, LLUSN group tasked with preparation for AACN accreditation visit, 2015.

    ( 6/2013 - 7/2013 )