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    Karen Butter

    TitleUniv Librarian/AVC-Emeritus
    SchoolUCSF Chancellor/EVC/FAS
    Address530 Parnassus Avenue, Library
    San Francisco CA 94143
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      Butter is the University librarian and assistant vice chancellor of library services and instructional technology. She joined UCSF in 1992 after working at the Welch Medical Library at Johns Hopkins University and the University of Utah Health Sciences Library. In 2007, she received the Medical Library Association's Frank Bradway Rogers Award for her work in developing the Legacy Tobacco Documents Library, a digital library hosted by UCSF. She is listed in both Who's Who of American Women and Who's Who in America. She received a bachelor's degree from UC Berkeley and a master's degree in library science from Emporia State University.

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      1. Peay WJ, Butter K. Priscilla Maltby Mayden, AHIP, FMLA, 1918–2011. J Med Libr Assoc. 2012 Jan; 100(1):3-4. PMID: 22379617; PMCID: PMC3257480.
      2. Persily GL, Butter KA. Reinvisioning and redesigning "a library for the fifteenth through twenty-first centuries": a case study on loss of space from the Library and Center for Knowledge Management, University of California, San Francisco. J Med Libr Assoc. 2010 Jan; 98(1):44-8. PMID: 20098654; PMCID: PMC2801976.
      3. Lucier RE, Matheson NW, Butter KA, Reynolds RE. The knowledge workstation: an electronic environment for knowledge management. Bull Med Libr Assoc. 1988 Jul; 76(3):248-55. PMID: 3416102; PMCID: PMC227117.
      4. Peay WJ, Butter KA, Dougherty NA. IAIMS and the library at the University of Utah. Bull Med Libr Assoc. 1986 Jul; 74(3):238-42. PMID: 3527310; PMCID: PMC227841.
      5. Peay WJ, Butter KA, Ellis S. Production of a union list of serials using the PHILSOM serials system. Bull Med Libr Assoc. 1984 Jan; 72(1):28-9. PMID: 6697033; PMCID: PMC227340.
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