Rachel Lane Walden, MLIS, is a Health Sciences Informationist at the Annette and Eskind Irwin Family Biomedical Library and Learning Center. Rachel earned her Master of Library and Information Science degree from the University of South Carolina in 2014 and started working at the Eskind Biomedical Library in February of 2015. As a reference and instruction librarian for the nursing and medical communities, some of her primary duties include literature searching, research consultations, and resource training. She is the Communications Chair for the Southern Chapter of the Medical Library Association and a member of the Medical Library Association.
Rachel is from Columbia, South Carolina and she enjoys scuba diving, baking, and Game of Thrones cosplay. Her next dive trip will be to La Paz, Mexico to dive with sea lions, mantas, hammerhead sharks, and whale sharks.