Lynne Morris Retires from UNC Chapel Hill HSL


Lynne Morris

From Julia Shaw-Kokot:

Lynne D. Morris, MLS, is retiring from the Health Sciences Library at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill on November 2, 2009. She worked at the Health Sciences Libvrary for twenty-one years. For most of those years, she was the “virtual librarian,” answering AskALibrarian, phone and chat inquiries, as well as, consulting with users by appointment and walk-in. Prior to coming to the Health Sciences Library in 1988, Lynne was Chief of Library Service at West Side Veterans Administration Medical Center in Chicago. 

Lynne received her master’s degree in library science from the College of Information Studies, University of Maryland and her bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Duke University. She has 35 years experience searching the MEDLINE database and served for many years as a regional technical trainer for the National Library of Medicine in the Greater Midwest Region. Her research assistance has been recognized in several publications by faculty authors and she was the author or co-author of a number of publications. Lynne was also a member of the Trent Associates for the History of Medicine at the Duke University Medical Center Library. Lynne trained several generations of new library professionals in the art and science of search strategy development, MeSH, and PubMed/MEDLINE.

Contributions to a memory book can be sent to Kate McGraw, Health Sciences Library, UNC at Chapel Hill, at

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