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Doug Joubert: Profile

Biomedical Librarian | Informationist

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Douglas Joubert
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National Institutes of Health Library
Division of Library Services
Office of Research Services
10 Center Drive, Bldg 10
Rm 1L-13-A, MSC 1150
Bethesda, MD 20892-1150
301-594-6282
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Office Hours & Locations

Monday - Wednesday: 9:30 AM - 6:00 PM NIH, Bethesda, MD

Thursday: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM HRSA, Parklawn Bldg, Rockville, MD

Friday: 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM telework

First Wednesday of each month: 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM ONC, 425 3rd Street S.W., Suite 610

NIH Library LibGuides

A listing of LibGuides (i.e., subject guides) developed by NIH Library staff. You will find useful tips and tricks, new resources, and other useful information on these guides.

About Doug

Doug Joubert joined the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Library in 2004. He is the Informationist for the Administration for Children & Families (ACF), the Administration for Community Living (ACL), the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC), and the Office for Research on Disparities and Global Mental Health (ORDGMH). In this role, Doug provides his clients with services that support of the missions of the NIH and select HHS staff divisions.

As part of his duties at the NIH Library, he identifies and provides guidance on the effective use of emerging technologies and recommends strategies to capitalize on them. Practice areas include public health, social media, teaching, and technology. Major responsibilities include:

  • Develop and support the geospatial science at the NIH.
  • Provide instruction in support of the mission of the NIH via one-on-one sessions, seminars, and webinars.
  • Manage library-based information resources, with a focus on emerging technologies, GIS, instruction, and public health.

What Doug Can Do For You

  • Provide comprehensive searching of the scientific and grey literature.
  • Develop and conduct individual or group instruction on how to search, collect, and manage scientific and public data, both online and in-person.
  • Create research or news alerts to keep up-to-date on research or topics of interest.
  • Assist with manuscript preparation (e.g., selecting an appropriate journal, formatting the paper and references, receiving support for paper submission and more).
  • Consult on special projects involving the locating, organizing, analyzing, and synthesizing of information or data.
  • Provide guidance and support on issues related to data management and curation, data analytics, and basic support for Geographic Information Systems (GIS).

Recent Publications & Presentations

  1. Davis, M., & Joubert, D. J. (2012). Making Connections: A Strategic path to marketing and communications. Paper presented at the 2012 Medical Library Association - Quad Chapter Meeting, Baltimore, MD.
  2. Dong, J., Joubert, D. J., Kumar, R., & Stephens, R. (2010). Characterization of genes and proteins of cross-species biological pathways. Paper presented at the 2010 UMUC Biotechnology Symposium, Rockville, MD.
  3. Joubert, D. J., & Clark, C. L. (2010). Geographical Information System (GIS) Data to Visualize Bibliographic Information. Paper presented at the 2010 SLIS Symposium, Washington, DC.
  4. Joubert, D. J., & Clark, C. L. (2010). Using Google Earth to Visualize Bibliographic Information. Paper presented at the 2010 Intelligence Community Library Consortium Meeting, Washington, DC.
  5. Joubert, D. J., & Davis, M. (2012). Developing Staff Competencies in Emerging Technologies. Paper presented at the Brave New World: 2012 FEDLINK Technician to Technologists, Washington, DC.
  6. Joubert, D. J., Hope, B., & White-Olson, A. (2010). The process of implementing a federated search system at the National Institutes of Health Library. Paper presented at the Library Research Seminar-V, College Park, MD.
  7. Joubert, D. J., Livinski, A. A., & Davis, M. (2011). Brave New World: Developing Staff Competencies Around Mobile. Paper presented at the 2011 Annual Meeting of the Medical Library Association - Mid-Atlantic Chapter, Richmond, VA.
  8. Joubert, D. J., Livinski, A. A., & Davis, M. (2012). Developing a program to use iPads in your library. Paper presented at the Brave New World: 2012 FEDLINK Spring Exposition, Washington, DC.
  9. Joubert, D. J., Livinski, A. A., & Davis, M. (2012). Developing staff competencies around mobile and emerging technologies. Paper presented at the PAHO 9th Regional Conference on Health Science Information (CRICS9), Washington, DC.
  10. Joubert, D. J., Livinski, A. A., & Davis, M. (2012). Moving out Ahead of the Curveball: One Library's Experience with Going Mobile. Paper presented at the 2012 Annual Meeting of the Medical Library Association, Seattle, WA.
  11. Joubert, D. J., Livinski, A. A., Davis, M., & Hope, B. (2011). Developing a program to use iPads in your library. Paper presented at the 2011 Annual Meeting of the Medical Library Association - Mid-Atlantic Chapter, Richmond, VA.

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