The Jay Sexter Library is an innovative library providing a wide variety of information resources, primarily in electronic format, to support the educational and research objectives of the faculty, staff and students in the College of Osteopathic Medicine and the College of Health and Human Services at Touro University Nevada.
The library focuses on providing information in electronic format, allowing users to find and access needed information at any time through the Internet. This focus allowed the library to be up and running when the doors of Touro University Nevada opened in August, 2004. The library is a member of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) whose member libraries are dedicated to providing health information resources and services.
June Simms, MLS, has been a professional librarian for more than 25 years. After graduating from the Graduate School of Library Science at the University of Texas at Austin, she worked as a public librarian and as a law librarian in Dallas, as a law librarian in Chicago, and as a corporate librarian in Las Vegas before coming to Touro University Nevada as the Electronic Resources Librarian in 2004. She was named Director of the Jay Sexter Library in November, 2008, and is also an Assistant Professor for TUN. She is currently a member of the Medical Library Association and the Northern California and Nevada Medical Libraries Group.
Julia Hause, MLIS, AHIP, comes to Touro University Nevada from Michigan, where she received her Masters of Library and Information Science degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. She also received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Language, Literature, and Writing in 2007 from Eastern Michigan University. Before coming to Touro, Julia worked in several public library systems. She is currently a member of the American Library Association, the Medical Library Association, the Association of College and Research Libraries, and the Northern California and Nevada Medical Libraries Group, and is a Provisional member of the Medical Library Association’s Academy of Health Information Professionals. She has served as the Jay Sexter Library’s Reference and Instruction Librarian and as an Assistant Professor for TUN since 2009.