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Research Guides

Gabriel R. Rios

Medical Library Director


  1. Rios GR,  O’Hagan E. “Patient Friendly Technology – Today and Tomorrow.” in The Medical Library Association Guide to Providing Consumer and Patient Health, ed Michele Spatz p57-76. 2014
  2. Rios GR. eHealth Literacy and Older Adults: A Review of Literature. Top Geriatr Rehabil. 2013 29(2): 116-125
  3. Bunnett B, Allee N, Dorsch J, Rios G, Stewart C. The National Library of Medicine/Association of Academic Health Sciences Libraries (NLM/AAHSL) Leadership Fellows Program: a year in review. J Libr Admin. 2009 Nov;49(8):869–79.
  4. Rios G. Creating a ‘virtual expert’ presence in the hospital library. J Hosp Libr. 2008 Nov;8(4):457–63.
  5. Mayer S, Smith KH, Rios G. Consumer health information services 2.0. J Consumer Health Info Internet. 2008 Sep;12(3):187–99.
  6. Rios GR. The evolving role of reference librarians in the health sciences environment. In: Lankes RD, Nicholson S, Radford ML, Silverstein J, Westbrook L, Nast P, eds. Virtual reference service: from competencies to assessment. New York, NY: Neal Schuman; 2008.
  7. Interviewed in: Clemmons NW, Clemmons SL. Five years later: medical reference in the 21st century. Med Ref Serv Q. 2005 Spring;24:1–18.
  8. Rios GR. PDA librarian. Ref Serv Rev. 2004;32(1):16–20.
  9. Rios GR. The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and implications for PDAs. J Hosp Libr. 2003 Winter;3(4):81–6.
  10. Rios GR. Simple and secure: infrared PDA services. J Hosp Libr. 2003 Fall;3(3): 93–7.
  11. Rios GR, contributor. Albemarle County Medical Society Newsletter. 2001 Fall.
  12. Interviewed in: Clemmons NW. Metamorphosis of medical reference: a special column for the year 2000: where is medical librarianship going in the new millennium? Med Ref Serv Q. 2000 Spring;19(1):47–51.
  13. Banks RA, Hiss RH, Rios GR, Self PC. Outreach services: issues and challenges. Med Ref Serv Q. 1997 Summer;16:1–10.
  14. Rios GR. Tompkins-McCaw Library and the Southside AHEC join forces. Libr Online. 1995 Winter;8(2):3.