Raquel Abad has been a health sciences librarian at the University of California Davis Blaisdell Medical Library since August 2010. She has also worked as the Project Coordinator for the annual University of Massachusetts and New England Area Librarian e-Science Symposia since 2009, and is the Managing Editor for the Journal of eScience Librarianship as well as for the Neurological Bulletin, both open access journals. Prior to working at the Blaisdell Medical Library, Raquel was an Information Literacy Librarian at the University of Massachusetts Medical School Lamar Soutter Library.
Raquel was an Information Assistant at the Carnegie Mellon University Engineering & Science Library during her graduate program. She holds an MLIS from the University of Pittsburgh and a BA in philosophy & comparative religion from the University of Vermont. She has been a member of NCNMLG since 2010 and previously was the Chair of the Membership Committee.