Naomi Bishop, MLIS (Akimel O’odham/Pima) is an associate librarian for the University of Arizona Health Sciences Library in Phoenix. Bishop received her Master of Library and Information Science degree from the University of Washington’s iSchool in 2010 and her Bachelor of Arts degree in German Studies from the University of Arizona in 2008.
Bishop’s work experience includes both academic and corporate libraries. She served as the president of the American Indian Library Association from 2017-2018, Arizona Chapter President for the Special Libraries Association from 2014-2015, and Chair of the American Indian Library Association’s Youth Literature Awards from 2014-2018. Her professional memberships include the Medical Libraries Association, the American Indian Science and Engineering Society, and the American Indian Library Association. She currently serves as President-Elect of the Medical Library Group of Southern California and Arizona.
“Naomi is a wonderful resource to faculty, staff and students at our Phoenix campus,” said Cecilia Rosales, MD, MS, associate dean of Phoenix Programs and interim associate dean of community engagement and outreach at the UA Zuckerman College of Public Health.
The UAHS Library is the most comprehensive health sciences library in Arizona. The staff provide access to essential medical information, participate as instructors in the curriculum of the health sciences colleges, and work in partnership with researchers and clinicians to advance healthcare, education and research. The staff also engages with communities across the state to provide enhanced access to quality health information.