Nicole Theis-Mahon, MLIS, is an Assistant Librarian at the Bio-Medical Library and the liaison to the School of Dentistry and the Collection Coordinator for the Health Sciences Libraries. Nicole holds a B.A. in History from the University of Minnesota, and a MLIS from Dominican University in River Forest, IL. Nicole started her library career as a student employee at Wilson Library, from 2000-2003 she worked as a paraprofessional in MINITEX, and joined the Bio-Medical Library in 2003 as a paraprofessional. She spent several years managing the collections and technical services unit, and became a librarian in 2009. In her spare time Nicole enjoys the gardening, cooking, and exploring the outdoors.
Areas of Interest
Curriculum-focused instruction, collection development, database searching.
Publications and Major Presentations
Theis-Mahon, Nicole. "Third time's the charm: reconstructing an existing demand-driven acquisitions (DDA) program." Paper presented at the Medical Library Association Conference, Chicago, IL, May 19, 2014.
Theis-Mahon, Nicole. “User communities and discovery." Poster presented at the Medical Library Association Conference, Boston, MA, May 7, 2013.
Fransen, J., Friedman-Shedlov, L., Theis-Mahon, N., Traill, S., Boudewyns, D. (2012). Setting a direction for discovery: A phased approach. In Diane Dallis and Mary Popp (Eds.), Planning and implementing resource discovery tools in academic libraries. Hershey, PA: IGI Global.
Theis-Mahon, Nicole and Katherine Chew. “Determining your lineup card: implementing a demand driven acquisitions program within a large academic institution.” Paper presented at the Medical Library Association Conference, Seattle, WA, May 22, 2012
Theis-Mahon, Nicole. “Utilizing Tags to Enhance an E-book Portal” Poster presented at the Medical Library Association Conference, Minneapolis, MN, May 15, 2011.
Werner, Debra, Nicole Theis-Mahon, and Robert Johnson. The accidental cohort: mentorship and cross-training in an academic health sciences library. Paper presented at the Medical Library Association Conference, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, May 21, 2007.
McGuire, Lisa and Nicole Theis-Mahon. “Health and Medicine in the News: Linking Users to Health Information Reported in the Star Tribune (Minneapolis, MN)” Poster presented at Medical Library Association Conference, Phoenix, Arizona, May 21, 2006.