Renee Rau

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Information Services Librarian
USC Libraries Norris Medical Library
Office: 2003 Zonal Ave.

Research Areas

  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the health sciences librarianship
  • Graphic Medicine & health humanities
  • Reproductive health information and access

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Instruction and research support for Keck School of Medicine students, faculty, and staff, including:

  • MD program
  • Graduate degree programs (Master's and PhD)
  • Master of Public Health    (MPH) program

Support includes:

  • Assisting Keck School of Medicine students and faculty find, use, and understand information to support their learning, work, and research
  • Answer questions and concerns related to USC Libraries, databases, and research queries
  • Develop instructional workshops, curriculum, and one-on-one appointments about Evidence Based Practice/Medicine (EBP/EBM), databases (i.e. PubMed, Clinical Key, etc), information literacy, among others.
  • Provide reference services to all health sciences users



San Jos​é State University, MLIS, Library and Information Science, Fall 2020

Washington State University, MA, History, Spring 2017

California State University, Fullerton, BA, American Studies, summa cum laude, Spring 2014

Subject Matter Expertise

  • Medicine
  • Public Health

I can help you with...

  • Citation Management & Tools
  • Data & Statistics
  • Evidence Based Practice
  • Instruction
  • Open Access
  • Reference Assistance
  • Research Strategies