Becky McKay


Professional Responsibilities

Outreach Librarian - Medical Sciences Library (MSL)

  • Coordinate NN/LM SCR outreach program - provide library access and training to regional health care providers and promote National Library of Medicine resources
  • Serve as liaison to TAMHSC College of Nursing and College of Pharmacy
  • Provide reference and education services for MSL patrons


  • MLIS, Louisiana State University, 1992
  • MA, University of Kentucky, 1988
    Patterson School of Diplomacy and International Commerce
  • BA, Centre College, 1987

Selected Papers

  • McKay, Becky.  "Sweet Melissa:  A Brief Review of the Honey Bee, Apis Mellifera."  Journal of Agricultural and Food Information, vol. 11 no. 1 (January-March 2010) 63-69.
  • Johnson, Becky McKay.  "Farm Sanctuary."  Journal of Agricultural and Food Information, vol. 10 no. 1 (January-March 2009) 81-86.
  • Johnson, Becky McKay.  "Animal Hoarding:  Beyond the Crazy Cat Lady."  Journal of Agricultural and Food Information, vol. 9 no. 4 (Winter 2008) 374-381.
  • McKay, Becky.  “Internet Resources for Hospice and Bereavement.”  Medical Reference Services Quarterly, vol. 27 no. 2, (Summer, 2008) 199-210.
  • McKay, B., Foster C. and Bedard M.  “What Users Want:  Totally E Document Delivery.”  Journal of Interlibrary Loan, Document Delivery and Electronic Reserves, vol. 17 no. 3, (November 3, 2007) 49-56.

Book Chapter

  • Johnson, Becky McKay.  "Grand Rounds:  Medical Library Outreach," in Academic Library Outreach:  Beyond the Campus Walls.  Edited by Nancy Courtney, Ohio State University Libraries.  Westport, CT:  Libraries Unlimited, 2009.


  • Distinguished Member, Academy of Health Information Professionals (AHIP)
  • Medical Library Association (MLA)
  • South Central Chapter / Medical Library Association (SCC/MLA) - Treasurer 2007-2010



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