Susan Epstein MSLS, AHIP

Susan Epstein MSLS, AHIP

Head of Library Access Systems, Charlotte Edwards Maguire Medical Library

Main Campus

Susan Epstein analyzes, documents, and modifies e-resource, instructional, and website processes for the Maguire Medical Library.

Susan Epstein's library career began in 1994 at the FSU Career Center, where she provided access to quality information that people need to make career decisions. She continued her special librarian career at the Maguire Medical Library as head of public services from 2009 to 2012, then developed her current position based on the ever-increasing complexity of providing access to an online medical library.

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Professional certificate (graduate-level): Instructional Design (2021); Professional certificate (graduate-level): Web Design (2009); Master of Science in Library Science(1993), The Florida State University; Special emphasis: Information Technology / Bachelor of Arts in Spanish; Bachelor of Science in Family and Community Development, University of Maryland (1981) / Spanish/Community Development Semester Abroad, Universidad de los Andes; Bogotá, Colombia (Spring 1980)

  • Epstein, S., Rosasco, R., & Heasley, E. (2018). How the ACRL Research as Inquiry Frame Informed Library Instruction at a College of Medicine. Science & Technology Libraries. doi:10.1080/0194262X.2018.15
  • Epstein, S. A., & Rosasco, R. E. Connecting Faculty Researchers to Librarians via Departmental Associates. The Reference Librarian, 56(2), 102-118. doi: 10.1080/02763877.2014.978246 (2015)
  • Carr, D. L. & Epstein, S.A. Information resources to enhance career advising. In K. Hughey, D. B. Nelson, J. Damminger, E. McCalla-Wriggins (Eds.) The Handbook of Career Advising. Manhattan, KS: National Academic Advising Association (2009)
  • Epstein, S. & Lenz, J. G. Developing and managing career resources. Broken Arrow, OK: National Career Development Association (2008)
  • Epstein, S. & Kinsley, K. The career resource library: Development and management issues. In J. Sampson, R. Reardon, G. Peterson, & J. Lenz, Career counseling and services: A cognitive information processing approach. Wadsworth-Brooks/Cole. Pacific Grove, CA (2004)
  • Sampson, J., Reardon, R., Reed, C., Rudd, E., Lumsden, J., Epstein, S., Folsom, B., Herbert, S., Johnson, S., Simmons, A., O’Dell, J., Rush, D., Wright, L., Lenz, J., Peterson, G., & Greeno, B. A differential feature-cost analysis of twenty-one computer-assisted career guidance systems (technical report No. 10) (8th Edition). (1998).
  • Epstein, S. Job searching on the internet – an instructional approach. Journal of Career Planning and Employment 57 (4), 38-40 (1997)