Eric Altymer

Eric AltymerHometown:

Smyrna, Tennessee


University of Tennessee

Bachelor of Science: Animal Science with a concentration in Science and Technology
Minor: Musical Performance (Clarinet)

Why he applied to SciData:

I have worked at the public library in my hometown on and off since high school and at UT's Pendergrass Agricultural and Veterinary Medicine Library for the last year and half. I applied to the SciData program because it combined my interest in science with my interest in the information sciences.

More about Eric:

Eric is currently working at Preston Medical Library at UT Medical Center. This opportunity allows him to explore the possibilities in the medical library field as well as learn the skills necessary to work in it.

Originally from Murfreesboro, TN, Eric has been a resident of Knoxville for the last 5 years.  He received a degree in Animal Science from the University of Tennessee.  His previous experience working in both public and academic libraries, combined with his interest in the sciences has led to his interest in information science and science data, particularly in the medical setting.