The University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) Health Sciences Library recently received an Outstanding Academic Health Science Library Award from the Health Sciences Library Network of Kansas City (HSLNKC). The library is a second-time winner of this award, having also received it in 2005.
The Outstanding Academic Health Science Library Award honors an academic health sciences library that has made special contributions in professional leadership, innovative projects and organizational efficiency. The award also recognizes the UMKC Health Science Library’s participation in HSLNKC and its exceptional service to a diverse clientele of UMKC students, faculty, staff, distance learners and clientele from area hospitals.
“It is great that the Health Sciences Library is being honored this way,” said Peggy Mullaly-Quijas, director of the Health Sciences Library. “While it is challenging to serve UMKC health professional students and practitioners from all parts of Missouri, it is nice to know the information services we provide our clients is recognized as excellent.”