- Clark Physical Sciences Library Coordinator, Chemistry Librarian 1999 -
Leah Rae McEwen is Director of the Edna McConnell Clark Physical Sciences eLibrary and the Chemistry Librarian at Cornell University. Her interests are in electronic-based libraries and specialized information resources and services supporting chemistry and science & technology studies. She is responsible for the programmatic transition and development of an electronic library model for the physical sciences related research and learning communities across Cornell. She has contributed to and served in advisory capacity for a number of information resources and programs deployed by Cornell University and the American Chemical Society. She holds M.S. degrees in Library Science (Emporia State University) and Nutritional Biochemistry (Cornell University).
Chemistry librarian, oversight for chemistry collections, chemistry reference and instruction.
Steinhart, G., Saylor, J., Albert, P., Alpi, K., Baxter, P., Brown, E., Chiang, K., Corson-Rikert, J., Hirtle, P., Jenkins, K., Lowe, B., McCue, J., Ruddy, D., Silterra, R., Solla, L., Stewart-Marshall, Z., & Westbrooks, E. L. (2008). Digital Research Data Curation: Overview of Issues, Current Activities, and Opportunities for the Cornell University Library. Report of the Cornell University Library Data Working Group. eCommons@Cornell Institutional Repository. Retrieved October 15, 2008 from http://hdl.handle.net/1813/10903.
Cardinal, S., & Solla, L. (2006, December). Reviewers' Corner: Field Notes from a Catastrophe: Man, Nature, and Climate Change, by Elisabeth Kolbert, and The Whale and the Supercomputer: On the Northern Front of Climate Change, by Charles Wohlforth. LiveWire: the ACS Publications online newsletter, 7. Retrieved October 15, 2008, from http://pubs.acs.org/4librarians/livewire/2006/7.12/reviewers.html.
Dodd, J. S., Solla, L., & Bérard, P. M. “References,” in A. M. Coghill & L. R. Garson (Eds.), The ACS style guide : effective communication of scientific information. Washington, DC: American Chemical Society; Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2006, 287-341.
Solla, L. (2005, July). Librarians' Corner: Usage Statistics – Amorphous, Problematic, Useful?. LiveWire: the ACS Publications online newsletter, 6. Retrieved October 15, 2008, from http://pubs.acs.org/4librarians/livewire/2005/6.7/librarians.html.
Solla, L. R., & Walker, K. (2003, September). Member library spotlight: Cornell University Library: Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences. Upstate Update, Bulletin of the Upstate NY Chapter of the Special Libraries Association, 57, 16-18. Retrieved May 24, 2004, from http://www.sla.org/chapter/cuny/bulletin/UNYFall2003Bulletin.pdf.
Davis, P. M., & Solla, L. R. (2003). An IP-level analysis of usage statistics for electronic journals in chemistry: Making inferences about user-behavior. J. Am. Soc. Inf. Sci. Tech., 54(11), 1062-1068. Retrieved May 24, 2004, from http://www3.interscience.wiley.com/cgi-bin/fulltext/104537254/PDFSTART.
Solla, L. (2003, Spring). Low stress opportunity for research students to explore information resources: Information Literacy for the Physical Scientist. Issues Sci. Technol. Libr., 37. Retrieved May 24, 2004, from http://www.istl.org/03-spring/article6.html.
Solla, L. (2002, Fall). Building digital archives for scientific information. Issues Sci. Technol. Libr., 36. Retrieved May 24, 2004, from http://www.istl.org/02-fall/article2.html.
Solla, L. (2001, Fall). Conference Report: 222nd National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Division of Chemical Information, August 26 - 30, 2001. Issues Sci. Technol. Libr., 32. Retrieved May 24, 2004, from http://www.library.ucsb.edu/istl/01-fall/conf4.html.
Solla, L. (2001, September). Oxygen: breath of discovery in RMC. Kaleidoscope, 10(2), 1-2.
Solla, L. (2001 Summer). Review: Oxygen. Issues Sci. Technol. Libr., 31. Retrieved May 24, 2004, from http://www.istl.org/01-summer/oxygen.html.
McCormick, C., & Solla, L. (1996). Phosphatidyl serine inhibits nitric oxide synthesis: A pretranslational event influenced by fatty acid composition. FASEB J., 10, 2535.
Rigtrup, K. M., McEwen, L. R., Said, H. M., & Ong, D. E. (1994). Retinyl ester hydrolytic activity associated with human intestinal brush-border membranes. Am. J. Clin. Nutr., 60, 111-116.
Landis, W. J., Song, M. J., Leith, A., McEwen, L., & McEwen, B. F. (1993). Mineral and organic matrix interaction in normally calcifying tendon visualized in three dimensions by electron microscopic tomography and graphic image reconstruction. J. Struct. Biol., 110, 39-54.
Landis, W. J., Song, M. J., Leith, A., McEwen, L., & McEwen, B. F. (1993). Mineral and organic matrix interaction in normally calcifying tendon visualized in three dimensions by electron microscopic tomography and graphic image reconstruction. Trans. Combined Meet. Orthapaedic Res. Soc. (USA, Japan, Canada), 1, 16.
Goodman, A., Martin, D., Klein, C., Peele, M., Cruse, N., McEwen, L., Saeed, A., & Robinson, B. (1992). Cluster bands, Wilson bands, and pit patches: histological and population. J. Paleopath., 2, 115-127.
Landis, W. J., Song, M. J., Leith, A., McEwen, L., & McEwen, B. F. (1990). Spatial relations between collagen and mineral in calcifying tendon determined by high voltage electron microscopy and tomographic 3-D reconstruction. J. Cell Biol., 111, 24a.
Ellisman, M., Lindsey, J., Carragher, B., Kiyonaga, S., McEwen, L., & McEwen, B. (1990). Three-dimensional tomographic reconstructions of components of the Golgi apparatus imaged by selective staining and high voltage electron microscopy. J. Cell Biol., 111, 199a.
Additional instruction sessions for various courses, department and research group meetings
Cornell University, Ithaca NY,