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Peace Ossom-Williamson

[Peace Ossom Williamson]

Academic Staff
Last Updated: September 29, 2020
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Biography

Biography

Peace Ossom Williamson is a medical librarian and health educator with an MLS and an MS in Health Studies from Texas Woman’s University. She is currently director of Research Data Services at UTA Libraries and is on the executive board of the Texas Library Association and the South Central Chapter of the Medical Library Association. Ossom Williamson is an active researcher and innovator, receiving the 2019 Presidential Award and the 2020 Ida and George Eliot Prize, an award for the published work most effective in furthering medical librarianship, from the Medical Library Association. She has over 14 years of experience in libraries in a wide variety of roles, and she teaches informatics in the undergraduate public health program at UTA.

Education

Education

    • 2013 MLS in Library Science
      Texas Woman's University (TWU), Denton, TX, 2013
    • 2013 MS in Health Studies
      Texas Woman's University (TWU), Denton, TX, 2013
    • 2010 BA in Psychology
      The University of Oklahoma (OU), Norman, OK, 2010

Licensure and Certifications

Licensure and Certifications

    • 2019 Academy of Health information Professionals, Medical Library Association

Memberships

    • 2016 to Present American Public Health Association
    • 2013 to Present Texas Library Association
    • 2012 to Present Health Libraries Information Network
      Chair
    • 2011 to Present Medical Library Association
    • 2011 to Present South Central Chapter, Medical Library Association

Awards and Honors

    • Dec  2020 Hallmark Alumni Award & Recognition sponsored by Texas Woman's University
    • May  2020 Ida and George Eliot Prize sponsored by Medical Library Association
    • Dec  2019 Outstanding Library Staff sponsored by UTA Libraries
    • Dec  2019 DCN Workshop Scholarship sponsored by Data Curation Network
    • Dec  2019 President’s Award sponsored by Medical Library Association
    • Dec  2019 Professional Development Award sponsored by National Network of Libraries of Medicine, South Central Region
    • Dec  2018 Professional Recognition, Technology sponsored by Medical Library Association, Hospital Library Section
    • Dec  2017 Emerging Leader sponsored by National Network of Libraries of Medicine, South Central Region & South Central Academic Medical Libraries Consortium
    • Dec  2016 EBSCO/MLA Annual Meeting Grant sponsored by Medical Library Association
    • Dec  2016 HLS Professional Development Award sponsored by Medical Library Association, Hospital Library Section
    • Dec  2016 Minnesota Institute sponsored by University of Minnesota Libraries
    • Dec  2016 Sewell Memorial Fund sponsored by Medical Library Association, Public Health / Health Administration Section
    • Dec  2016 Travel Scholarship sponsored by POWRR Workshop
    • Dec  2015 Emerging Leader sponsored by American Library Association
    • Dec  2015 Texas Accelerated Library Leaders (TALL Texans) sponsored by Texas Library Association
    • Dec  2015 William D. Postell, Sr. Award sponsored by South Central Chapter, Medical Library Association
    • Dec  2014 Member of the Week sponsored by Association of College and Research Libraries
    • Dec  2014 Professional Development Award sponsored by National Network of Libraries of Medicine, South Central Region

News Articles

Support & Funding

Support & Funding

This data is entered manually by the author of the profile and may duplicate data in the Sponsored Projects section.
    • Oct 2019 to Apr 2021 Data Analytics Fellowship for Medical Librarians: Developing Data Literacy Competencies for Public Health sponsored by  -  $41848
      (Funded)
    • 2015 to 2017 Innovation Beyond the Stacks: UT Arlington Libraries Delivers the Digital Audio Experience Studio sponsored by  -  $6000
      Peace Williamson (Funded)
    • May 2015 to Apr 2016 Education for Pediatric Patients Involving Cutting Edge Technology (EPPIC Tech): Providing Empowerment through A Mobile FabLab sponsored by  -  $4500
      (Funded)
    • May 2015 to Apr 2016 Education for Pediatric Patients Involving Cutting Edge Technology (EPPIC Tech:) Providing Empowerment through a Mobile FabLab sponsored by  -  $0
      Peace Ossom-Williamson (Funded)

Publications


      2015
      • Book Chapter
        Does Google Scholar Help or Hurt Institutional Repositories?
        The Complete Guide to Using Google in Libraries (vol. 1): Instruction, Administration, and Staff Productivity
        [Ossom Williamson, Peace, Mirza, Rafia]. 1, 211. "Rowman & Littlefield".

      2019
      2018
      • Journal Article
        Health Centre Staff Are Satisfied with Librarian-Mediated Search Services, Especially When Librarians Follow Up
        [Ossom Williamson, Peace]. Evidence Based Library and Information Practice. 13(1), 43--46. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18438/eblip29387

      2017
      • Journal Article
        Academic Medical Library Services Contribute to Scholarship in Medical Faculty and Residents
        [Ossom Williamson, Peace]. Evidence Based Library and Information Practice. 12(3), 165--167. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18438/B8337C
      • Journal Article
        Behavioral comparisons in Autism Spectrum Disorder and Developmental Coordination Disorder: A systematic literature review
        [Caçola, Priscila, Miller, HaylieL, Ossom Williamson, Peace]. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders. 38, 6--18. "Elsevier". DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rasd.2017.03.004

      2016
      • Journal Article
        Effectiveness of interventions for children with developmental coordination disorder in physical therapy contexts: A systematic literature review and meta-analysis
        [Offor, Nkechi, Ossom Williamson, Peace, Caçola, Priscila]. 4(2), 169--196. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1123/jmld.2015-0018
      • Journal Article
        Memorandum of Understanding Template
        [Ossom Williamson, Peace, Currier, Brett, Mirza, Rafia]. "Central Library, University of Texas at Arlington".
      • Journal Article
        Situated Cognition Principles Increase Students’ Likelihood of Knowledge Transfer in an Online Information Literacy Course
        [Ossom Williamson, Peace]. Evidence Based Library and Information Practice. 11(4), DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18438/B8B32N

      2015
      • Journal Article
        Improving Interaction in Online Liaison Services through Skype
        [Ossom Williamson, Peace]. 5(1), 45--64. "IGI Global".

      2020
      • Technical Report
        PDF documents: A primer for data curation
        [Ossom Williamson, Peace, Contaxis, Nicole, Lam, Margaret, Kriesberg, Adam]. Data Curation Network Primers. "University of Minnesota Digital Conservancy".
        http://hdl.handle.net/11299/210210

      2018
      • Other
        UTA Data Repository Scope & Policy
        [Ossom Williamson, Peace]. "Central Library, The University of Texas Arlington".

      2015
      • Other
        Revamping Endnotes
        [Dragovic, Nik, Ossom Williamson, Peace, LeMire, Sarah, Bradley, Beau].

Presentations

    • March  2020
      Hadley, Hannah (Author & Presenter), Rios, F (Author & Presenter), Finn, J (Author & Presenter), Ossom Williamson, Peace (Author & Presenter), Murray, R (Author & Presenter), Watts, John (Author & Presenter), Sheridan, H (Author & Presenter), Darragh, Jen (Author & Presenter), "Data curation primers: Collaborative resources for data curators", Texas Digital Library. (March , 2020).
    • March  2020
      Williams, IsaacMaximilian (Author & Presenter), Escobedo, Priscilla (Author & Presenter), Ossom Williamson, Peace (Author & Presenter), "What is “data”? Collaborations between Special Collections and Research Data Services", Research Data Access & Preservation Association, Santa Fe, NM. (March , 2020).
    • October  2019
      Weeks, Aidybert (Moderator), Ossom Williamson, Peace (Author & Presenter), Barton, Karen (Author & Presenter), Minter, ChristianI. J (Author & Presenter), "Leveling Up Series, Part 1: Search Committee Insights", Medical Library Association, African American Medical Alliance. (October , 2019).
    • October  2019
      Ossom Williamson, Peace (Author & Presenter), "Supporting scholarly communications in the health sciences", South Central Chapter of the Medical Library Association, Oklahoma City, OK. (October , 2019).
    • October  2019
      Ossom Williamson, Peace (Author & Presenter), " Teaching data literacy competencies to undergraduate public health students", South Central Chapter of the Medical Library Association, Oklahoma City, OK. (October , 2019).
    • May  2019
      Ossom Williamson, Peace (Author & Presenter), Minter, ChristianI. J (Author), "PubMed as a public interface for MEDLINE: Assessing whether PMC has changed PubMed’s composition", Medical Library Association, Chicago, IL. (May , 2019).
    • May  2019
      Ossom Williamson, Peace (Author & Presenter), "The dataCAVE: Developing a multifunctional space for research data services and instruction", Medical Library Association, Chicago, IL. (May , 2019).
    • April  2019
      Holmes, Ramona (Author & Presenter), Mirza, Rafia (Author & Presenter), Ossom Williamson, Peace (Author & Presenter), "Collaborative project management in libraries", Texas Library Association, Houston, TX. (April , 2019).
    • June  2018
      Ossom Williamson, Peace (Author & Presenter), Minter, ChristianI. J (Author & Presenter), "PubMed and public access: Distinguishing the different resources and discussing the impact of PubMed Central", University of North Texas, Fort Worth, TX. (June , 2018).
    • May  2018
      Ossom Williamson, Peace (Author & Presenter), "Cultivating data literacy: Implementing services supporting effective data use on campus", Texas Digital Library, Austin, TX. (May , 2018).
    • April  2018
      Ossom Williamson, Peace (Author & Presenter), "Making space for data", Texas Library Association, Dallas, TX. (April , 2018).
    • October  2017
      Currier, BrettD (Author & Presenter), Mirza, Rafia (Author & Presenter), Ossom Williamson, Peace (Author & Presenter), "The MOU -- Your Blueprint for Managing Collaborative Projects", Library Leadership And Management Association. (October , 2017).
    • March  2017
      Ossom Williamson, Peace (Author & Presenter), Trkay, Gretchen (Author & Presenter), "An emerging model of data literacy instruction: Teaching data competencies in undergraduate courses", Association of College and Research Libraries. (March , 2017).
    • March  2017
      Ossom Williamson, Peace (Author & Presenter), Scalf, Heather (Author & Presenter), Matthews, Leni (Author & Presenter), "The data ‘shop: Gangway for a crash course in data visualization", Association of College and Research Libraries, Baltimore, MD. (March , 2017).
    • February  2017
      Park, Kristi (Moderator), Thompson, Santi (Author & Presenter), Ossom Williamson, Peace (Author & Presenter), "Getting started with the Texas Data Repository and data competencies", Texas Digital Library. (February , 2017).
    • February  2017
      Ossom Williamson, Peace (Author & Presenter), "Teaching data: Developing data instruction using a multi-level competency model", Texas Digital Library. (February , 2017).
    • November  2016
      Currier, BrettD (Author & Presenter), Mirza, Rafia (Author & Presenter), Ossom Williamson, Peace (Author & Presenter), "Introduction to memorandums of understanding (MOUs)", Digital Library Federation, Milwaukee, WI. (November , 2016).
    • October  2016
      Ossom Williamson, Peace (Author & Presenter), "Funder and publisher requirements for open data and data management plans", South Central Chapter of the Medical Library Association, Galveston, TX. (October , 2016).
    • October  2016
      Ossom Williamson, Peace (Author & Presenter), "Public health campus outreach: Facilitating a student- powered prediabetes awareness campaign", South Central Chapter of the Medical Library Association, Galveston, TX. (October , 2016).
    • September  2016
      Ossom Williamson, Peace (Author & Presenter), Trkay, Gretchen (Author & Presenter), "Data literacy for all! Adapting data information literacy competencies for undergraduate instruction", Texas Library Association Library Instruction Round Table, Dallas, TX. (September , 2016).
    • September  2016
      Mirza, Rafia (Author & Presenter), Ossom Williamson, Peace (Author & Presenter), "How memorandums of understanding create a process for successful digital collaboration", Rice University, Houston, TX. (September , 2016).
    • May  2016
      Ossom Williamson, Peace (Panelist), Anderson, PatriciaF (Panelist), Helms, Mary (Panelist), Fowler, Susan (Moderator), "Advancing medical innovation: Biofabrication and medical device prototyping in libraries", Medical Library Association, Canadian Health Libraries Association, International Clinical Librarians Conference, Toronto, ON, Canada. (May , 2016).
    • May  2016
      Mirza, Rafia (Author & Presenter), Ossom Williamson, Peace (Author & Presenter), Currier, BrettD (Author & Presenter), "Creating and utilizing memorandums of understanding (MOUs)", Association of College and Research Libraries Digital Curation Interest Group. (May , 2016).
    • May  2016
      Currier, BrettD (Author & Presenter), Mirza, Rafia (Author & Presenter), Ossom Williamson, Peace (Author), "Memorandum of understanding workshop: Creating a process for successful collaboration", Texas Digital Library, Austin, TX. (May , 2016).
    • April  2016
      Currier, BrettD (Author & Presenter), Mirza, Rafia (Author & Presenter), Ossom Williamson, Peace (Author & Presenter), "Memorandum of understanding workshop: Creating a process for successful collaboration", University of San Diego, San Diego, CA. (April , 2016).
    • August  2015
      Ossom Williamson, Peace (Author & Presenter), "Promoting Creative eXploration and Innovation (CXI) in the UT Arlington FabLab", Cross Timbers Library Collaborative, Commerce, TX. (August , 2015).
    • August  2015
      Ossom Williamson, Peace (Author & Presenter), Musick Peery, Katie (Author & Presenter), "TransFABing: Taking the library from a place of consumption to creation", Allendale, MI. (August , 2015).
    • July  2015
      Finley, Thomas (Moderator), Ossom Williamson, Peace (Panelist), Musick Peery, Katie (Panelist), Patrick, V (Panelist), McDowell, B (Panelist), Lamprecht, A (Panelist), "Maker competencies for emerging librarians", Texas Library Association, Austin, TX. (July , 2015).
    • July  2015
      Musick Peery, Katie (Author & Presenter), Ossom Williamson, Peace (Author & Presenter), "STEM-ulating minds: Facilitating a user-led active learning environment with the FabLab ConFab", Arlington, TX. (July , 2015).
    • October  2014
      Ossom Williamson, Peace (Author & Presenter), Trevino, MargaritaChristela (Author & Presenter), "Educating openly: Finding open educational resources for international programs", four chapters of the Medical Library Association, Denver, CO. (October , 2014).
    • October  2014
      Ossom Williamson, Peace (Author & Presenter), "Flying blind: Lessons learned from migrating to LibGuides version 2", 4 chapters of the Medical Library Association , Denver, CO. (October , 2014).
    • October  2013
      Fullinwider, John (Author & Presenter), Ossom Williamson, Peace (Author & Presenter), "Affordable Care Act", South Central Chapter of the Medical Library Association, Fort Worth, TX. (October , 2013).

Courses

      • KINE 3351-500 PUBLIC HEALTH INFORMATICS
        (Course Id: 112665)
        Fall - Dynamic Dated Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • KINE 3351-001 PUBLIC HEALTH INFORMATICS
        (Course Id: 112665)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • KINE 3351-500 PUBLIC HEALTH INFORMATICS
        (Course Id: 112665)
        Spring - Dynamic Dated Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • KINE 3351-500 PUBLIC HEALTH INFORMATICS
        (Course Id: 112665)
        Summer - Dynamic Dated Session - 2019
      • KINE 3351-002 PUBLIC HEALTH INFORMATICS
        (Course Id: 112665)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • KINE 3351-501 PUBLIC HEALTH INFORMATICS
        (Course Id: 112665)
        Fall - Dynamic Dated Session - 2018
      • KINE 3351-002 PUBLIC HEALTH INFORMATICS
        (Course Id: 112665)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • KINE 3351-001 PUBLIC HEALTH INFORMATICS
        (Course Id: 112665)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • KINE 3351-002 PUBLIC HEALTH INFORMATICS
        (Course Id: 112665)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016

Service to the University

    • 2019 to  Present Committee Member
      Data Stewards Club
    • 2016 to  2018 Committee Member
      Presidential Committee on Diversity and Inclusion

Service to the Profession

    • 2020 to  Present
      Councilor, SCC RepUnited States)
      Medical Library Association
    • 2020 to  Present
      Officer, Other OfficerUnited States)
      South Central Chapter, Medical Library Association
    • 2020 to  Present
      Officer, Other OfficerTX, United States)
      Texas Library Association
    • 2019 to  Present
      Editor, Journal EditorUnited States)
      Journal of the Medical Library Association
      Social Media Editor JMLA
    • 2019 to  2020
      Officer, TreasurerUnited States)
      Medical Library Association, Leadership & Management Section/Caucus
    • 2018 to  2019
      Committee MemberUnited States)
      Medical Library Association, Books Panel
    • 2018 to  2019
      Committee MemberUnited States)
      Medical Library Association, Information Management Curriculum Committee
    • 2018 to  2019
      Committee ChairUnited States)
      Medical Library Association, Lindberg Research Fellowship Jury
    • 2016 to  2018
      Officer, President/Elect/PastTX, United States)
      HealthLINE
    • 2016 to  2018
      Committee MemberTX, United States)
      Texas Library Association - Diversity and Inclusion Committee
    • 2015 to  2018
      Committee MemberTX, United States)
      HealthLINE - Awards Committee
    • 2016 to  2017
      Officer, Other OfficerTX, United States)
      Texas Library Association
    • 2016 to  2017
      Officer, SecretaryTX, United States)
      Texas Library Association, College & University Library Division
    • 2015 to  2017
      Committee MemberUnited States)
      South Central Chapter, Medical Library Association - Credentialing Committee
    • 2015 to  2017
      Committee MemberTX, United States)
      Texas Library Association - 2017 Program Committee
    • 2016 to  2016
      Committee MemberUnited States)
      Medical Library Association, Leadership & Management Section - Nominating Committee
    • 2016 to  2016
      Officer, SecretaryTX, United States)
      South Central Chapter, Medical Library Association, Hospital Libraries Interest Section
    • 2014 to  2016
      Committee MemberTX, United States)
      HealthLINE - Membership Committee
    • 2012 to  2014
      Committee MemberUnited States)
      South Central Chapter, Medical Library Association - Governmental Relations Committee
    • 2013 to  2013
      Officer, Other OfficerTX, United States)
      HealthLINE