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Jocelyn Rankin Mercer University School of Medicine

Medical Library & Peyton T. Anderson Learning Resources Center-Macon

Health Sciences Library-Savannah

Jocelyn A. Rankin Student Excellence in Library Research Award



Jocelyn A. Rankin, PhD
(1946-2010)

The Jocelyn A. Rankin Student Excellence in Library Research Award recognizes a Mercer University School of Medicine (MUSM) student who demonstrates outstanding proficiency in the use of the Libraries' collections, services and resources, and exceptional information-seeking literacy skills. The intent of the Award is to promote extensive and meaningful use of library resources and services, and to foster the development of life-long learning in students.

The award honors Jocelyn A. Rankin, PhD, founder and director of the Medical Library on the Macon campus and founder of GaIN (Georgia Interactive Network for Medical Information), the Mercer University-based electronic healthcare nonprofit that was active from 1983-2015. Dr. Rankin's tireless service to MUSM students and faculty as well as Georgia's underserved health professionals (1974-2000), exemplified passion and commitment to information access, problem-based learning, scholarship and research.


NOTE: The deadline for submissions is March 16, 2018. For the full list of requirements, application criteria, and the scoring rubric, please see the following.


2013 Award Winners The 2013 Recipients were Ben Albert, Anna Lee and Taylor McLendon for
"Is Total Elbow Arthroplasty Safe as an Outpatient Procedure?"

Winners Anna Lee (L) and Ben Albert with Interim Director, Kim Meeks
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