Gali HaleviAssociate Dean of Libraries & Information Sciences
Gali Halevi is the Associate Dean of Libraries & Information Sciences at the Mount Sinai Health System. She is also an Assistant Professor at the Department of Medicine and Medical Education at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.
Responsible for managing a system of five medical libraries and the library at the Phillips School of Nursing, Gali also developed “Lessons in Scientific Publishing,” which she co-teaches with her Associate Director for Education and Research Rachel Pinotti.
Gali’s research explores bibliometrics, altmetrics and research evaluation. Among her notable publications are those focused on research mobility, gender studies and institutional research impact. Together with leading international researchers, she also founded the Levy Library Press, which now hosts two open access, peer-reviewed professional journals. Gali also initiated the implementation of Plum Analytics research profiles for the entire Mount Sinai Health System. Together with her team, Plum profiles were created for 5,700+ scientists and clinicians. The Plum dashboard became the official system for tracking scientific output and impact of Mount Sinai Research.
Before joining Mount Sinai, Gali was a director at Elsevier working with the research metrics group to develop innovative research evaluation and metrics tools for Elsevier’s leading products and was the founder of the Bibliometrics Research Program together with Prof. Henk Moed. During her tenure at Elsevier she was responsible for the organization and production of a series of seminars and conferences focusing on different aspects of the scientific and research endeavor worldwide. She 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 degree in Library & Information Science from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and her PhD in Information Science from Long Island University in New York.