Scholar Profile: Bernadette Worrell-Johnson


Bio Information

Mrs. Bernadette Worrell-Johnson

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Biography/Responsibilities/Duties:

Bernadette Worrell-Johnson is a Special Collections Librarian in the West Indies and Special Collections (WI&SC) section of the University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona Library. She acquired her MLIS in 2015 and gained over 3 years professional experience from the National Library of Jamaica. There, she was engaged in reference, research, rare book collection and preservation management and library outreach. With her appointment to the WI&SC at Mona in November 2018, she has gained the opportunity to further hone her knowledge of West Indiana content and participate in the discovery of hidden gems while maintaining standards to ensure collection longevity. 

Mrs. Worrell-Johnson was awarded an American Library Association (ALA) Scholarship to attend the 2019 staging of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Section (RBMS) Conference, in Baltimore, Maryland in June 2019.

Research Interests

  1. Rare books and manuscripts
  2. Special Collections and Climate Change
  3. Information Literacy and User experience
  4. Archival research

Research Activity

  1. [Journal Article]

    Keeping up with best practices: Library exhibitions at a university library in a small island developing state more..

    2019

    Bernadette Worrell-Johnson

    Jones-Edman, Genevieve and Lewis, Jessica C and Worrell-Johnson, Bernadette

    COMPLETED

Public Service

  1. [Public or Community Service]

    Executive Committee Member, Jamaica Historical Society more..

    2016 - present

    Contribution of > Public or Community Service

    COMPLETED

Education and Training

  1. [Education and Training]

    Masters in Library and Information Studies more..

    Contribution of > Education and Training

    COMPLETED

Memberships

  1. [Membership]

    Library and Information Association of Jamaica more..

    Contribution of > Membership

    COMPLETED

  2. [Membership]

    American Library Association more..

    Contribution of > Membership

    COMPLETED

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