Feili Tu-Keefner is an associate professor in the School of Information Science at the University of South Carolina. Her area of expertise is health informatics and health sciences librarianship. She has an academic background and experience in reference and information services, especially virtual reference services. She is a firm believer in experiential learning and the importance of integrating new technology and electronic service models into the LIS curriculum. She co-edited "Health Librarianship: An Introduction" and has authored articles, conference papers and book chapters on library and information science, health information studies, and public health. She serves on the editorial board for Health Information and Libraries Journal and Journal of Consumer Health on the Internet.