John Carey is Associate Professor and Head of the Health Professions Library at Hunter College, CUNY. In this position, he oversees reference, instruction, and research support services for students and faculty at the Hunter-Bellevue School of Nursing and other health professions programs at the Brookdale Campus.

His research interests include open access publishing, open science, and scholarly communications as well as librarianship in developing and transition countries.  He has been active in the ACRL Science and Technology Section and the Medical Library Association and since 2009 has served as copy editor of the Urban Library Journal.