Nicole Mitchell, MA, MLIS

Information Technology Librarian / Associate Professor of Library and Information Sciences


Hometown:  Covington, GA

Hobbies:  Knitting, making wreaths, reading, playing with my dogs Ellie, Holly, and Lilly

Undergraduate Education:  BS, History, Georgia College & State University

Graduate Education:  MA., History, Georgia College & State University, Thesis: “The Georgia Penitentiary at Milledgeville,” directed by Dr. Robert Wilson

MLIS, University of Alabama

Postgraduate Education:  Institute of Museum and Library Services/University of Alabama Academic Research Library Fellowship

Course Director of:  Foundations of Modern Healthcare II and III

Research Interests or Topics:  history of medicine; health/medical informatics; evidence-based medicine; library collection management

National and/or International Memberships: 

Medical Library Association (MLA)

Southern Chapter/Medical Library Association (SC/MLA)

Selected Publications:

Lisa A. Ennis and Nicole Mitchell. The Accidental Health Sciences Librarian. Medford, NJ: Information Today, Inc. (April 2010)

Mitchell, Nicole and Lisa A. Ennis. Encyclopedia of Title IX and Sports. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press (November 2007)

Michelle Miller and Nicole Mitchell. “Identifying the Barriers: Student Access to Clinical Information Resources,” Southern Chapter/Medical Library Association Annual Meeting, Knoxville, TN: October 2017

Mitchell, Nicole and Lisa A. Ennis. “Apps to Benefit the Health of the Hospital Librarian,” Journal of Hospital Librarianship, 16, no.1 (2016): 77-82

Vucovich, Lee A., Valerie S. Gordon, Nicole Mitchell, and Lisa A. Ennis. “Is the Time and Effort Worth It? One Library’s Evaluation of Using Social Networking Tools for Outreach,” Medical Reference Services Quarterly 32, no.1 (2013): 12-25

Mitchell, Nicole with E. Lorene Flanders. “Annual Bibliography: Georgia History in 2009,” Georgia Historical Quarterly 94, no.3 (Fall 2010): 388-393

Mitchell, Nicole and Lisa A. Ennis. “Scaling the (Fire)wall,” Journal of Hospital Librarianship 10, no.2 (2010): 190-196

Mitchell, Nicole and Elizabeth R. Lorbeer. “Building Relevant and Sustainable Collections,” The Serials Librarian 57 no.4 (Fall 2009): 327-333

Mitchell, Nicole with E. Lorene Flanders. “Annual Bibliography: Georgia History in 2008,” Georgia Historical Quarterly 93, no.3 (Fall 2009): 307-313

Lorbeer, Elizabeth R. and Nicole Mitchell. “eBooks in Academic Health Sciences Libraries,” Against the Grain 20, no.5 (Nov., 2008): 30-32, 34

Mitchell, Nicole. “Metadata Basics: A Literature Survey and Subject Analysis,” The Southeastern Librarian 54, no.3 (Fall 2006): 18-24


CV available upon request

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Below is a list of required financial forms for ACOM’s SGA-sanctioned clubs, interest groups and organizations.

Pre-Approval Form

Travel Fund Application

Organization Checking Accounts Policy

Organization Budget Template

Media requests or questions? Contact an ACOM media representative.

ACOM’s Office of the Registrar provides forms related to student information that may be useful to current and prospective students. If you have a question about a form or do not see the form you need, please contact the Registrar at (334) 699-2266 or at

Replacement Diploma Form
Change of Name and Contact Information Request
Release for Letter of Recommendation
Request for Release of Information
Absence Notification and Approval Form
Club Officer Certification Form

Below is a list of other forms for ACOM’s SGA-sanctioned clubs, interest groups and organizations.

Student Service Activity or Event Form

Apparel and Item Approval Form

Official Organization Information Form

ACOM Media Release Form

Guest Speaker Form


Password Change/Reset
Email and OneDrive

Teaching and Learning

Event Request Form

Office of Information Systems Policies

Access Controls Security Policy
ACOM User ID Policy
Data Classification and Security Policy
Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) Policy
Electronic Mail Policy
Information Security Plan
Information Technology Usage Policy
Internet and WWW Page Policy
IT Security Incident Reporting and Response Policy
Backup and Retention Policy
Media Sanitization and Disposal Policy
Operations and Management Security Policy
Physical and Environmental Security Policy
Security for Information, Computing, and Network Preferences
System Development and Maintenance Security Policy
Wireless Local Area Network Policy
Official Electronic Correspondence with Faculty, Staff, and Students
Peer-to-Peer (P2P) File Sharing Policy
ACOM Printing Policy
ACOM Security Camera Policy

Submit a Problem or Question

The OIS Service Desk is available to help you with technology-related questions or problems. You can call, email, or just drop by.

Contact Information

Chat Online

Password Change/Reset

(334) 699-2266 ext. 4141

Hours of Operation

Monday 8:00am – 4:30pm
Tuesday 8:00am – 4:30pm
Wednesday 8:00am – 4:30pm
Thursday 8:00am – 4:30pm
Friday 8:00am – 4:30pm
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

Our Goal

The goal of the OIS Service Desk is to provide ACOM faculty, staff, and students with an effective primary point of contact for ACOM recommended software and computing resources. The OIS Service Desk will resolve the issue or distribute the call to the appropriate staff, technology group, or appropriate resource in order to best meet the needs of the client.
myACOM MyACOM: for students, faculty and staff to collaborate.
SeaMed SEAMed: Learning management site. View course material.
PaperCut PaperCut: Virtual printing management site add money to account and web print.
Email Email: Web access to your email and OneDrive.
DNA Citrix Desktop DNA Citrix Desktop: Access all network resources from any device.
iTunes U iTunes University: Public website.
SimulationIQ Simulation IQ: Clinical simulation portal.
SeaMed ACOM Self Service: Student portal used to pay fees and tuition.


Self Help Links

Password Reset
Office 365 & Email
myACOM Sharepoint site
Power Campus Self-Service
PaperCut Printing

Forms & Templates


Summer Research Opportunities


Principal Investigator (or Co-PI) and Project Director (or Co-PD)
Human Subjects Policy
Biosafety Policy
Limited Submission Policy
Lobbying Activity
Ethical Policies for Conducting Research

Forms & Applications

Faculty/Student Routing and Grant Acquisition Form
IBC Incident Report Form
IBC Modification Form
IBC Application


Budget Proposal Template
Clinical Vignette Informed Consent Template
Project Biosafety Manual Template


Research Proposal/Research Protocol Guide
IRB for Human Subjects Use Submission Procedure
Decision Tree for IRB Submission
De-Identification Guide
Significant Sample Size Guide
Biosafety Manual

Applications & Checklists

Exempt Application Checklist
Expedited Application Checklist
Full Review Application

Key Personnel

Nicole Mitchell, MA, MLIS
Chair of ACOM Institutional Review Board
Associate Professor of Library and Information Sciences

Katelyn Flynn
Faculty Research Compliance & Grants/Projects Manager

Research Committee

The goal of ACOM’s Research Committee is to establish a premier research institute and maintain a comprehensive research program founded in bench, clinical, medical education, and translational research including community outreach programs that engage osteopathic students in research interests and opportunities.


Christina Kennedy, PhD
Chair of ACOM Research Committee
Associate Professor of Physiology

James D. Foster, PhD
Associate Dean of Anatomical Sciences, Molecular Medicine, Research & Graduate Studies

Audrey Vasauskas, PhD
Associate Professor of Physiology

Kim Schoeffel, DO
Professor of Pediatrics

Ronda Carter, MD
Assistant Professor of Family Medicine

Krissy Travers
Coordinator of Willed Body Program and Anatomy & Research Labs

Katelyn Flynn
Faculty Research Compliance & Grants/Projects Manager


Grant Basics Presentation
Budget FAQs


Sample Timeline
Budget Proposal Template


CITI Program
CITI Registration Instructions

Conflict of Interest

Conflict of Interest Policy
What are conflicts?

Register for an Admissions Tour!

Register for a Prospective Student Open House!

Other Forms and Acknowledgments


Time Sheet (Single Student)

Time Sheet (Group)

SME Acknowledgment