Spotlight on new faculty - Meet Alissa Fial

Alissa Fial, assistant professor in the McGoogan Library of Medicine, is among the many new faculty members at UNMC.

Name: Alissa Fial

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Alissa Fial
Title: Assistant professor, reference/education librarian

Expertise: Research. Fial is the library's liaison for the UNMC Research Community.


  • Master's of library and information sciences, University of Arizona
  • Master's in mental health counseling, Ball State University

Previous position: Nursing and Health Sciences Reference Librarian, University of Texas at El Paso

Professional Memberships:

  • American Library Association;
  • Association of College and Research Libraries


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