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Alicia Livinski

Informationist

Alicia Livinski joined the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Library in 2007. Alicia supports the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) and the Office of Global Affairs (OGA) within the Office of the Secretary, and the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Immediate Office of the Secretary, and Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration (SAMHSA) in the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). At the NIH, she works with the Fogarty International Center (FIC) and the public health dentistry fellows at the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR) in addition to other smaller groups working on global health, infectious diseases, cancer, animal and clinical research. She is the lead for the NIH Library's systematic review service which provides consultation, instruction, searching, and other assistance to researchers to conduct quality scoping, systematic and other types of reviews.

Prior to joining NIH, Alicia worked for 5 years as the Information and Communications Advisor with the White Ribbon Alliance for Safe Motherhood on international maternal health and advocacy programs.

Education:

  • MA, Library & Information Science, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL
  • Masters in Public Health (MPH), International Health (Food Insecurity & Complex Emergencies Management), Tulane University School of Public Health & Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA
  • BA, International Relations, Eckerd College, St. Petersburg, FL

What Can I Do For You

She provides a variety of information management and research services including instruction (e.g., searching and bibliographic management tools), comprehensive and systematic review literature searching, animal alternative searching in support of animal research and the Animal Welfare Act, cited reference searches (e.g., times cited), answering of reference questions, manuscript editing, formatting and consultation.

Additionally, she has assisted with a variety of special projects including the organization and management of journal supplements, creation of a clearinghouse website on SharePoint, and the selection of key resources and subject bibliographies for inclusion on various websites.

 

Conference Papers

  • Marivada S, Panch SR, Pirouz K, Kamwal C, Dreyzin A, Livinski A, Stroncek DF, Li X, Bryant B.Changes in Quality-of-Life Parameters in Patients Receiving Therapeutic Interventions for Cancer-Associated Anemia: A Systematic Review.2021;
  • Vargas J, Joseph A, Maina M, Karagu A, Cira M, Lu Y-L, Livinski A.Abstract 114: Funders and Collaborators of Cancer Research in Kenya, 2007-2017: A Bibliometric Analysis.2021;
  • Manduku V, Akhavan M, Asiki G, Brand NR, Cira MK, Gura Z, Kadengye DT, Karagu A, Livinski AA, Meme H and Kyobutungi C.Moving Toward an Evidence-Informed Cancer Control Strategy: A Scoping Review of Oncology Research in Kenya.Paper presented at 8th Annual Symposium on Global Cancer Research: Meeting Abstracts;2020;
  • Spangler E, Jones R, Livinski A, Dawsey S and Haley N.Exposure to Particulate Matter Air Pollution and the Incidence and Mortality of GI Cancers: A Systematic Review .Paper presented at 8th Annual Symposium on Global Cancer Research: Meeting Abstracts;2020;
  • Joubert DJ, Livinski AA.Keeping up with public health series.Paper presented at Medical Library Association Annual Meeting;2014;Chicago, IL.
  • Cooper ID, Livinski AA, Otterson B, Terry N, Wheeler T, White-Olson A.Assessing our value: this is our story.Paper presented at Medical Library Association Annual Meeting;2013;Boston, MA.
  • Ribaudo C, Livinski AA.HHS emergency preparedness: a federal level perspective.Paper presented at 12th Annual Penn State Radiation Safety Roundtable;2013;State College, PA.
  • Davis M, Joubert DJ, Livinski AA.Moving out ahead of the curveball: one library's experience with going mobile.Paper presented at Medical Library Association Annual Meeting;2012;Seattle, WA.
  • Livinski AA, Joubert DJ.iPad use in a library: experiences from around the diamond.Paper presented at Medical Library Association Annual Meeting;2012;Seattle, WA.
  • Livinski AA, Joubert DJ, Davis M.Developing staff competencies in emerging technologies.Paper presented at Ninth Regional Congress on Health Sciences Information (CRICS), Pan American Health Organization;2012;Washington, DC.
  • Joubert DJ, Livinski AA, Davis M, Wheeler T.Brave new world: developing staff competencies around mobile.Paper presented at Medical Library Association, Mid-Atlantic Chapter;2011;Richmond, VA.
  • Rollins A, Livinski AA, Spitzer L, Terry N.What information did you need when you last deployed? discovering the information needs of disaster and emergency response professionals.Paper presented at Medical Library Association Annual Meeting;2010;Washington, DC.

Conference Posters

  • Niewiadomska A, Livinski A, Jayabalasingham B, Seidman J, Spiro D, Viboud C.Population level mathematical modelling of antimicrobial resistance: a systematic review.Paper presented at Epidemics 6: Sixth International Conference on Infectious Disease Dynamics;2017;Sitges, Spain.
  • Lu YL, Belter CW, Charles L, Davis M, Livinski A, Terry N, Thompson H.The bibliometric services program at the nih library.Paper presented at NIH Research Festival;2016;Bethesda, MD.
  • Lu YL, Belter CW, Charles L, Davis M, Livinski A, Terry N, Thompson H.The bibliometric services program at the nih library.Paper presented at Bibliometrics and Research Assessment: a Symposium for Librarians and Information Professionals;2016;Bethesda, MD.
  • Livinski A, Wolfman C, Sturke R.Merging tools to identify most-cited FIC-funded research 2008 to 2012.Paper presented at National Institutes of Health, Office of Portfolio Analysis Portfolio Analysis;2014;Bethesda, MD.
  • Livinski AA.A member of the team: one librarian's role in developing a consensus statement.Paper presented at Medical Library Association Annual Meeting;2013;Boston, MA.
  • Livinski AA, Terry N.Contributing to history: our role in the work of the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues.Paper presented at Medical Library Association Annual Meeting;2013;
  • Livinski AA, Sullivan BS.How satisfied are our customers? a five-year evaluation of information desk services and staffing.Paper presented at Medical Library Association Annual Meeting;2011;Minneapolis.
  • Spitzer L, Livinski AA, Rollins A, Terry N.Information disconnect: gray literature challenges experienced by disaster and emergency responders.Paper presented at Medical Library Association Annual Meeting;2010;Washington, D.C..

Journal Articles