Dean Giustini of UBC Library’s Biomedical Branch Library has been named as a 2009 Mover & Shaker (Tech Evangelist) by Library Journal magazine, which states that “Together, these individuals comprise the coming generation of library leadership.”
In his preweb library days, Dean Giustini noticed that consumer health groups for breast and prostate cancer, along with the AIDS movement, were using the library intensively. “That was a major reason I liked health libraries,” says Giustini, who, as University of British Columbia (UBC) Biomedical Branch librarian, works in a hospital. “I could help people find information so they could make life-death decisions.”
Read the full article, “Dean Giustini – Tech Evangelist,” in the 2009 Mover & Shaker awards.