November 21, 2005

Contact: Luke Frank, Senior Public Affairs Representative272-3679; 907-9525

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

ALBUQUERQUE , NM Erinn Aspinall, MSI, has recently joined the University of New Mexico 's Health Sciences Library and Informatics Center (HSLIC) as Distance Services Librarian. She will be in charge of an outreach services program serving the state New Mexico .

Aspinall recently completed a two-year fellowship with the National Library of Medicine, spending the second year at the HSLIC. As a fellow, Aspinall created the U.S.-New Mexico border module of " Tox Town ", an interactive web site in Spanish and English to explain chemicals and environmental health risks encountered in everyday places.

Majoring in both Spanish and English, Aspinall will use her expertise to deliver quality health information to the people and health care providers of New Mexico .

UNM's HSLIC improves and enhances human health through support, innovation, and leadership in the organization, delivery and use of quality information.