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Welcome to Darnall Medical Library: Scientific Initiative

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Scientific Communication Initiative

The Darnall Medical Library's Research Librarian, Assistant Professor in Radiology and Radiological Sciences designed the Scientific Communication Initiative to help WRNMMC researchers to navigate the information ecosystem and integrate innovative information into clinical sciences and specialties to accelerate research, education, and scholarly communication by offering the following:

  • Mentoring on Scholarly Research and Communication
  • Analysis, Synthesis, Evaluation, and Critical Appraisal
  • Research Literature Discovery
  • Research & Clinical Ethics
  • Scientific & Medical Writing
  • Research Quality
  • Informatics (radiology, health, clinical, bioinformatics, literature)
  • Education (e.g., lectures, orientations)
  • Expertise in Evidence-Based Radiology, Evidence-Based Medicine
  • Expertise in Biomedical Investigation, Practice-Based Research
  • Research Rounds
  • Educational Research Collaboration

For information on conducting research, scientific communication, research quality, and education, please contact Dr. Tmanova

Dr. Tmanova designed the Research & Education Advisory consisting of informationeducation, and consultations guides.

Dr. Tmanova also designed the scholarly communication and radiology specialty initiatives: 



Dr. Tmanova, research librarian& informationist leads the Research & Education AdvisoryDML Systematic Review CollaborationResearch Quality, and Education Excellence initiatives.
Dr. Tmanova also leads the Science Information Advisory.


  • Library & Information Sciences
  • Health Science Informatics 
  • Information Technology Education
  • Biomedical Sciences
  • Food Science
  • Veterinary Medicine


Subject-specialty guides 

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