The medical library at Western University of Health Sciences (WesternU)
has hired four new employees to keep up with growth in student enrollment.
The library is also in the process of increasing the availability of
books, videos and CDs on all health professions topics, and is
anticipating a move to a larger space next year.
Nancy Hagler, an independent librarian and consultant, is serving as
acting consulting director of the WesternU library. She is overseeing the
collection expansion and ensuring that the library runs smoothly on a day-
“”My mission is to get the library ready for its relocation and expand the
technology that we have available,”” said Hagler, who currently lives in
Patricia Vader of Upland has filled the position of acquisitions
librarian. As such, she purchases new books and removes outdated ones from
the shelves. She previously spent 10 years as the librarian for Gladstone
High School in Covina, and graduated from the University of La Verne with
a bachelor’s degree in computer science earlier this year.
As the new circulation assistant, Flora Levario checks books in and out of
the library and maintains the shelves and sections. She is a resident of
Pomona who also works at the Citrus College library. She has previously
held positions at the Diamond Bar Public Library and the Mt. SAC library.
She is currently working toward an associate’s degree in library
Pomona native Joann Washington has been hired as a circulation assistant
and is responsible for ordering all supplies. She is the former managing
editor of the Inland Valley News, and has a bachelor’s degree in social
work from Cal Poly Pomona. She gained library experience at Mt. SAC and at
the Pomona Public Library.