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Shanalee Tamares, MLIS

A Loma Linda University faculty member since 2009, Shanalee Tamares currently liaises to the Schools of Behavioral Health, and Medicine.  As chair of the Research & Instruction Department, her interests focus on information-seeking behavior and understanding the needs of the broad spectrum of users in the Loma Linda University Health community.  She regularly performs searches of the biomedical literature for researchers and clinicians as well as instructs students, staff, and faculty on best practices for literature searching.


Contact Info

Shanalee Tamares, MLIS — Assistant Professor and Chair, Research and Instruction

Liaison Librarian to the Schools of Medicine, and Behavioral Health
LOMA LINDA UNIVERSITY | University Libraries

11072 Anderson Street, Loma Linda, California 92350
(909) 558-4000 ext. 47564 ·  fax (909) 558-4188 ·


General Education Committee, 2009-

University Faculty Council, 2009-

Library Faculty Committee, 2009-

Chair, 2009-2011, 2014-2015

Library Liaison Committee, 2009-

Chair, 2014-

Library Web Committee, 2010-

Library Renovation Committee, 2014-

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Master of Library and Information Science  | San Jose State University  2009

Bachelor of Arts (Liberal Studies) | California State University, San Bernardino  2006

Associate of Arts (Occupational Therapy) | Loma Linda University, Loma Linda  1999

Professional Philosophy

Professional Association Memberships

Medical Library Association (MLA) (2009 - Present)

Association of Seventh-Day Adventist Librarians (ASDAL)