Samantha Nation

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Samantha Nation is a medical research Librarian at J.S. Held. She provides research in toxicology, environmental health, industrial hygiene, occupational health, epidemiology, and pharmacology. She also provides interlibrary loan and reference management services to J.S. Held experts while managing a vast library of scientific resources. She has extensive experience in collection development and has obtained and cataloged over 65,000 items. Samantha is an expert in both Endnote and ReadCube citation management software and has provided setup and training support to staff for both. She also copyedits and provides citation support for expert witness reports and publications.

Samantha is the special library representative for the Arkansas Traveler Advisory Committee, 2023-2025 term. This committee advises and makes recommendations to the State Librarian and Arkansas State Library Board regarding electronic resource selection in public and school libraries in Arkansas.

Samantha has a Master of Library and Information Sciences with an emphasis in Special Collections from Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan, and a Bachelor of Arts in English with a minor in Anthropology from the University of Central Arkansas in Conway, Arkansas.

Key Expertise

  • Toxicology
  • Environmental Health
  • Occupational Health
  • Industrial Hygiene
  • Epidemiology
  • Pharmacology
  • Collection Development
  • Citation Management Software
  • Systematic Review

Professional Affiliations/Memberships/Licenses/Training

  • Member of the Arkansas State Library Traveler Advisory Committee, 2023-2025
  • Member of the Academy of Health Information Professionals (AHIP)
  • Member of the Medical Library Association
  • Systematic Review Services Specialization Certification
  • Disaster Information Specialization Certification

J.S. Held is recognized as an ENR Top 200 Environmental Consulting Firm and industry leader in the Verdantix Green Quadrant for Sustainability & ESG Consulting.