Edwin V Sperr, Jr.

  • AU/UGA Medical Partnership Graduate Medical Education

    Clinical Information Librarian

Ed Sperr joined the AU/ UGA Medical Partnership in early 2016 as the Clinical Information Librarian for Graduate Medical Education.

Education

1997 MLIS Library and Information Science University of South Carolina
1993 BA English University of Georgia

Academic Appointments

2008 - 2015 Copyright and Electronic Resources Officer, St. George’s University, Grenada, W.I.
2005 – 2008 Digital Services Consultant, NELINET, Southborough, MA
1998 – 2002 Systems Librarian, University of South Carolina School of Medicine Library, Columbia, SC
1997 – 1998 Assistant Technical Services / Reference Librarian, Columbia College, Columbia, SC

More About Edwin Sperr, Jr.

As Clinical Information Librarian, Ed provides point-of-care information to the Residents in the Graduate Medical Education program and works with them to develop the skills needed to find and evaluate the information necessary for clinical decision-making. A native of Augusta, Ed is passionate about instruction and the promise of libraries.

  • Expertise & Interests

    • Searching, particularly citation databases
    • Improvisational theatre in the context of communication skills
  • Research Interests

    Visualization of bibliographic database search sets