Gali Halevi, PhD
- ASSOCIATE DEAN OF LIBRARIES AND INFORMATION SCIENCES
- ASSISTANT PROFESSOR | Medicine, General Internal Medicine
- ASSISTANT PROFESSOR | Medical Education
Gali Halevi is the chief director of the Mount Sinai Health System libraries and an assistant professor in the department of medicine. As a part of her role, she manages library services across 5 locations which include research, reference, electronic and physical access to resources. Previous to her work at Mount Sinai she was responsible for the development of infometric tools for Elsevier’s leading products, was the director of Elsevier’s Bibliometric Research Program (EBRP | www.ebrp.elsevier.com) and was a member of the editorial board of Research Trends and a regular writer for the magazine. Previous to her work at Elsevier, Gali was an information specialist providing competitive intelligence services for pharmaceutical and financial companies. Gali received her Master’s in Library & Information Science from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and her PhD in Information Science from Long Island University in New York.
MLS, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
PhD, Long Island University
Information seeking and usage behavior
This area of research focuses on developing informed measures for collection development. By studying the ways by which researchers seek and utilize scientific information, we are able to better understand their needs and track emerging research areas. Based on the results of this studies we make informed journals and research platforms purchasing decisions.
Research Evaluation Metrics
In this area we use statistical bibliometric methodologies to measure the impact of research. These methodologies rely on several types of data sources from curated A&I databases to online and social media tracking. The purpose of this research is to further develop individual, article and institutional based research evaluation metrics that capture the impact and influence of the scientific endeavor.