23633-Blevins, Amy

Amy E. Blevins

Librarian, Ruth Lilly Medical Library

IB 310
Indianapolis, IN


I lead a team of library faculty and staff in support of the education, research, clinical translation, interprofessional education, and population health initiatives of the Indiana University School of Medicine (IUSM).

I also manage the operations of, plan, coordinate, and promote the Library’s education program and learning resources as well as oversee the operations of reference and mediated searching. I am also responsible for developing and implementing strategies to improve curricular integration and support for the nine IUSM centers around the state along with my colleagues at the Ruth Lilly Medical Library.

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Key Publications

NCBI My Bibliography 

Blevins A, Harris R, Kiscaden E. Chapter 3: Skilling Up. In Norton MJ, Rupp N eds. Transforming Medical Library Staff for the 21st Century. Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers; 2017: 29-42.

Blevins AE, Kiscaden E, Bengtson J. Courting Apocalypse: Creating a Zombie-Themed Evidence-Based Medicine Game. Med Ref Serv Q. 2017;36(4):313-322.

Chiang HY, Perencevich EN, Nair R, et al. Incidence and Outcomes Associated With Infections Caused by Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococci in the United States: Systematic Literature Review and Meta-Analysis. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2017;38(2):203-215.

Eberlein M, Reed RM, Chahla M, et al. Lobar lung transplantation from deceased donors: A systematic review. World J Transplant. 2017;7(1):70-80.

Blevins A, Kavanagh Webb K, Andresen C, Inman MB. Current and future trends for supporting online and distance education. In Coghill JG, Russell RG eds. Developing Librarian Competencies for the Digital Age. Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield; 2016: 99-114.

Nelson RE, Schweizer ML, Perencevich EN, et al. Costs and Mortality Associated With Multidrug-Resistant Healthcare-Associated Acinetobacter Infections. Infec Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2016; 37(10): 1212-1218.

Blevins A, Inman M. Curriculum-Based Library Instruction: From Cultivating Faculty Relationships to Assessment. Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield; 2014.

Blevins A. Creating a curriculum based library instruction plan for medical students. In: Blevins A, Inman M, eds. Curriculum-Based Library Instruction: From Cultivating Faculty Relationships to Assessment. Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield; 2014:149-157.

Blevins A, Lawrence J, DeBerg J, Gu X, Childs C. Creating a plan to formalize a systematic review program. Paper presentation at the Midwest Chapter of the Medical Library Association Conference, October 12, 2014.

Titles & Appointments

  • Librarian, Ruth Lilly Medical Library
  • Associate Director for Public Services
  • Research

    My research interests include evidence-based medicine, information literacy, instructional design, and systematic reviews.

  • Professional Organizations
    Medical Library Association

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