Karen A. Butter, ML

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
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University Librarian and Assistant Vice Chancellor, UCSF

karen.butter@ucsf.edu

Phone: (415) 476-5557 (voice)
Box 0840, UCSF
San Francisco, CA 94143-0840

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Education

University of California, Berkeley, AB, 1970 Sociology
Emporia State University, ML, 1972, Library Science


Professional Experience

  • 1972-74
    Reference Librarian, St. Luke's Hospital, Kansas City, Missouri
  • 1974-78
    Extension Librarian, Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, University of Utah
  • 1978-83
    Head Public Services, Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, University of Utah
  • 1983-85
    Administrative Manager, NLM-IAIMS Contract, Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, University of Utah
  • 1986-90
    Associate Director for Information Systems & Services, William H. Welch Medical Library, The Johns Hopkins University
  • 1990-92
    Deputy Director & Research Associate, William H. Welch Medical Library, The Johns Hopkins University
  • 1992-93
    Director, Information Resources & Services, Library & Center for Knowledge Management, UCSF
  • 1993-2000
    Deputy Director, Library & Center for Knowledge Management, UCSF
  • 1998-2000
    Acting University Librarian, Library & Center for Knowledge Management, UCSF
  • 2000-present
    University Librarian and Assistant Vice Chancellor, Library Services and Instructional Technology, UCSF

Honors & Awards

  • 1990
    Distinguished Member, Medical Library Association2003-04
    NLM/AAHSL Leadership Fellows Program

Selected Publications

  1. Peay WJ, Butter K. Priscilla Maltby Mayden, AHIP, FMLA, 1918–2011. J Med Libr Assoc. 2012 Jan; 100(1):3-4.
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  2. Persily GL, Butter KA. Reinvisioning and redesigning "a library for the fifteenth through twenty-first centuries": a case study on loss of space from the Library and Center for Knowledge Management, University of California, San Francisco. J Med Libr Assoc. 2010 Jan; 98(1):44-8.
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  3. Lucier RE, Matheson NW, Butter KA, Reynolds RE. The knowledge workstation: an electronic environment for knowledge management. Bull Med Libr Assoc. 1988 Jul; 76(3):248-55.
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  4. Peay WJ, Butter KA, Dougherty NA. IAIMS and the library at the University of Utah. Bull Med Libr Assoc. 1986 Jul; 74(3):238-42.
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  5. Peay WJ, Butter KA, Ellis S. Production of a union list of serials using the PHILSOM serials system. Bull Med Libr Assoc. 1984 Jan; 72(1):28-9.
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