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Evidence Based Librarianship

Evidence Based Librarianship Book
Author : Elizabeth Connor
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2007-04-30
ISBN : 1780631081
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book features case studies and active learning exercises related to using evidence-based approaches in several types of academic libraries. Evidence-Based Librarianship is a vital reference to practicing librarians, library science students, and library science educators as it focuses on applying practice-based evidence gleaned from users, direct observation, and research. Peer-reviewed case studies from leading academic librarians Active learning exercises for on-the-job training and library science education related to evidence-based practice Detailed bibliography

Evidence based Practice for Information Professionals

Evidence based Practice for Information Professionals Book
Author : Andrew Booth,Anne Brice
Publisher : Library Assn Pub Limited
Release : 2004
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Evidence-based practice is a paradigm that originated within healthcare but is rapidly migrating to other fields. It involves applying the results from rigorous research studies to professional practice in order to improve the quality of services to clients. Familiarity with these methods has caused an increasing number of information professionals to turn a critical eye to their own practice. Is it possible to adapt this model to librarianship and information work? To what extent are its skills and techniques transferable to the various areas of professional practice? Is it desirable for information professionals to integrate research findings into their day-to-day decision-making? These and other related issues are discussed in this book, the first to examine this key topic in depth. It is divided into three parts: The Context for Evidence-based practice; Skills And Resources for Evidence-based Information Practice; and Using the Evidence Base in Practice. This last part explores each of the six domains of evidence-based librarianship identified in research, to demonstrate the application of evidence-based information practice in a practical decision-making context. These chapters with their associated Special Topics present concise summaries of evidence-based information practice within generic areas of work, together with practical examples of the application of evidence-based principles and methods. Supported by a wealth of case studies drawn from a wide range of sectors, these contributions from leading-edge professionals cover the following key issues: why evidence-based information practice? a brief history of evidence-based practice how good is the evidence base? why don't librarians use research? formulating answerable questions identifying sources of evidence and searching the LIS literature appraising the evidence applying evidence to everyday practice and evaluating your performance disseminating the lessons of evidence-based practice examining the evidence base for reference services and enquiry work the contribution of evidence-based practice to educational activities towards evidence-based management evidence-based perspectives on information access and retrieval introducing an evidence-based approach to marketing and promotional activities. Readership: This book is of wide interest to all new and established information professionals, both those in fields such as healthcare where the evidence-based paradigm is already impacting on their work, and those in other fields encountering it for the first time. It is a core text in departments of library and information work.

Being Evidence Based in Library and Information Practice

Being Evidence Based in Library and Information Practice Book
Author : Denise Koufogiannakis,Alison Brettle
Publisher : Facet Publishing
Release : 2016-08-31
ISBN : 178330071X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book builds a research-grounded, theoretical foundation for evidence based library and information practice and illustrates how librarians can incorporate the principles to make more informed decisions in the workplace. The book takes an open and encompassing approach to exploring evidence based library and information practice (EBLIP) and the ways it can improve the practice of librarianship. Bringing together recent theory, research, and case studies, the book provides librarians with a new reference point for how they can use and create evidence within their practice, in order to better meet the needs of their communities. Being Evidence Based in Library and Information Practice is divided into two parts; in the first part the editors explore the background to EBLIP and put forward a new model for its application in the workplace which encompasses 5 elements: Articulate, Assemble, Assess, Agree, Adapt. In the second part, contributors from academic, public, health, school and special libraries from around the world provide an overview of EBLIP developments in their sector and offer examples of successful implementation. Being Evidence Based in Library and Information Practice will be essential reading for library and information professionals from all sectors who want to make more informed decisions and better meet the needs of their users. The book will also be of interest to students of library and information studies and researchers.

Health Sciences Librarianship

Health Sciences Librarianship Book
Author : M. Sandra Wood
Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
Release : 2014-05-09
ISBN : 0810888149
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This comprehensive textbook of health sciences librarianship provides the library student and new librarian with the background and skills necessary to handle day-to-day activities and provide quality services in a health sciences library or a more general library serving students and practitioners in the health professions. The book has 16 chapters, each authored by an experienced medical librarian and is are organized logically into 4 sections: The Profession, Collection Services, User Services, and Administrative Services, Each chapter contains photographs, figures, tables, and charts illustrating the essential concepts introduced. Overseen by a 3-member editorial board of leading professors in medical librarianship programs, this authoritative text provides students, beginning, and experienced librarians with a comprehensive overview of state-of-the-art medical librarianship.

Abstracts of the 2nd Annual International Evidence based Librarianship Conference

Abstracts of the 2nd Annual International Evidence based Librarianship Conference Book
Author : Canadian Health Libraries Association
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2003
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Download Abstracts of the 2nd Annual International Evidence based Librarianship Conference book written by Canadian Health Libraries Association, available in PDF, EPUB, and Kindle, or read full book online anywhere and anytime. Compatible with any devices.

Evidence based Practice for Information Professionals

Evidence based Practice for Information Professionals Book
Author : Andrew Booth,Anne Brice
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2004-03-15
ISBN : 9781856047852
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Evidence-based practice is a paradigm that originated within healthcare but is rapidly migrating to other fields. It involves applying the results from rigorous research studies to professional practice in order to improve the quality of services to clients. Familiarity with these methods has caused an increasing number of information professionals to turn a critical eye to their own practice. Is it possible to adapt this model to librarianship and information work? To what extent are its skills and techniques transferable to the various areas of professional practice? Is it desirable for information professionals to integrate research findings into their day-to-day decision-making? These and other related issues are discussed in this book, the first to examine this key topic in depth. It is divided into three parts: The Context for Evidence-based Information Practice; Skills And Resources for Evidence-based Information Practice; and Using the Evidence Base in Practice. This last part explores each of the six domains of evidence-based librarianship identified in research, to demonstrate the application of evidence-based information practice in a practical decision-making context. These chapters with their associated Special Topics present concise summaries of evidence-based information practice within generic areas of work, together with practical examples of the application of evidence-based principles and methods. This book is of wide interest to all new and established information professionals, both those in fields such as healthcare where the evidence-based paradigm is already impacting on their work, and those in other fields encountering it for the first time. It is a core text in departments of library and information work.

Introduction to Health Sciences Librarianship

Introduction to Health Sciences Librarianship Book
Author : M. Sandra Wood
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2013-01-11
ISBN : 1136614370
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Get the foundational knowledge about health sciences librarianship. The general term “health sciences libraries” covers a wide range of areas beyond medical libraries, such as biomedical, nursing, allied health, pharmacy, and others. Introduction to Health Sciences Librarianship provides a sound foundation to all aspects of these types of libraries to students and librarians new to the field. This helpful guide provides a helpful overview of the health care environment, technical services, public services, management issues, academic health sciences, hospital libraries, health informatics, evidence-based practice, and more. This text provides crucial information every beginning and practicing health sciences librarian needs—all in one volume. Introduction to Health Sciences Librarianship presents some of the most respected librarians and educators in the field, each discussing important aspects of librarianship, including technical services, public services, administration, special services, and special collections. This comprehensive volume provides all types of librarians with helpful general, practical, and theoretical knowledge about this profession. The book’s unique "A Day in the Life of . . . " feature describes typical days of health sciences librarians working in special areas such as reference or consumer health, and offers anyone new to the field a revealing look at what a regular workday is like. The text is packed with useful figures, screen captures, tables, and references. Topics discussed in Introduction to Health Sciences Librarianship include: overview of health sciences libraries health environment collection development of journals, books, and electronic resources organization of health information access services information services and information retrieval information literacy health informatics management of academic health sciences libraries management and issues in hospital libraries library space planning specialized services Introduction to Health Sciences Librarianship provides essential information for health sciences librarians, medical librarians, beginning and intermediate level health sciences/medical librarians, and any health sciences librarian wishing to review the field. This crucial volume belongs in every academic health sciences library, hospital library, specialized health library, biomedical library, and academic library.

Library and Information Science

Library and Information Science Book
Author : Joyce McIntosh
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2016-04-19
ISBN : 1466562021
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Library and Information Science: Parameters and Perspectives focuses on how libraries function today, covering the most significant aspects of the field. The book includes chapters on the digitization of library materials, how technology has changed the role of libraries and librarians, Google’s book and information applications, library user fees, customer service in the library, teaching information literacy and research skills, and more. Readers receive a broad understanding of the roles and functions of libraries and librarians today.

Health Librarianship An Introduction

Health Librarianship  An Introduction Book
Author : Jeffrey T. Huber,Feili Tu-Keefner Ph.D.
Publisher : ABC-CLIO
Release : 2014-08-26
ISBN : 1610698878
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Intended for students interested in careers as health sciences librarians, this insightful book presents a current view of trends and issues in the field of health librarianship from leading scholars and practitioners. • Presents current information on key issues and trends in health librarianship from contributors with many decades of combined experience • An ideal textbook for students interested in careers as health sciences librarians

Management Marketing and Promotion of Library Services Based on Statistics Analyses and Evaluation

Management  Marketing and Promotion of Library Services Based on Statistics  Analyses and Evaluation Book
Author : Trine Kolderup Flaten
Publisher : Walter de Gruyter
Release : 2008-11-03
ISBN : 3598440227
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Rapid developments in information technology and media have resulted in increasingly diverse strategies for information retrieval by readers and users. The duty to cope with this phenomenon and to master the situation forms one of the biggest challenges facing libraries. In order to strengthen the awareness of the potential of tools for management and strategic planning, a two-day meeting was held under the auspices of IFLA's Management & Marketing Section in Bergen, Norway in August 2005. Managers of different types of libraries, researchers and educators from five continents shared their experiences with research methods, data collection, evaluation, performance measurement, best practice strategies and policies. This book contains their presentations in the form of full length articles.

Evidence Based Librarianship Conference Program

Evidence Based Librarianship Conference Program Book
Author : University of Sheffield. School of Health and Related Research
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2001
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Download Evidence Based Librarianship Conference Program book written by University of Sheffield. School of Health and Related Research, available in PDF, EPUB, and Kindle, or read full book online anywhere and anytime. Compatible with any devices.

Transforming Health Sciences Library Spaces

Transforming Health Sciences Library Spaces Book
Author : Alanna Campbell
Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
Release : 2019-02-15
ISBN : 1538114682
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

This books presents firsthand experiences and thoughts of librarians on the transformation of health sciences library spaces. They provide insights into planning, budgeting, collecting, and integrating user feedback, collaborating with leadership and architects and thriving in the good times and the tight times.

Introduction to Health Sciences Librarianship

Introduction to Health Sciences Librarianship Book
Author : M. Sandra Wood
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2008
ISBN : 0789035952
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Get the foundational knowledge about health sciences librarianship. The general term âeoehealth sciences librariesâe covers a wide range of areas beyond medical libraries, such as biomedical, nursing, allied health, pharmacy, and others. Introduction to Health Sciences Librarianship provides a sound foundation to all aspects of these types of libraries to students and librarians new to the field. This helpful guide provides a helpful overview of the health care environment, technical services, public services, management issues, academic health sciences, hospital libraries, health informatics, evidence-based practice, and more. This text provides crucial information every beginning and practicing health sciences librarian needsâe"all in one volume. Introduction to Health Sciences Librarianship presents some of the most respected librarians and educators in the field, each discussing important aspects of librarianship, including technical services, public services, administration, special services, and special collections. This comprehensive volume provides all types of librarians with helpful general, practical, and theoretical knowledge about this profession. The bookâe(tm)s unique "A Day in the Life of . . . " feature describes typical days of health sciences librarians working in special areas such as reference or consumer health, and offers anyone new to the field a revealing look at what a regular workday is like. The text is packed with useful figures, screen captures, tables, and references. Topics discussed in Introduction to Health Sciences Librarianship include: overview of health sciences libraries health environment collection development of journals, books, and electronic resources organization of health information access services information services and information retrieval information literacy health informatics management of academic health sciences libraries management and issues in hospital libraries library space planning specialized services Introduction to Health Sciences Librarianship provides essential information for health sciences librarians, medical librarians, beginning and intermediate level health sciences/medical librarians, and any health sciences librarian wishing to review the field. This crucial volume belongs in every academic health sciences library, hospital library, specialized health library, biomedical library, and academic library.

The Clinical Medical Librarian s Handbook

The Clinical Medical Librarian s Handbook Book
Author : Judy C. Stribling
Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Release : 2020-01-30
ISBN : 1538127717
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Discovering what characterizes strong clinical medical librarianship and how those characteristics have been and are supporting clinicians in their delivery of evidence-based medicine can help those in this profession evaluate and strengthen their own programs. Perhaps more importantly, learning about and from leaders in clinical medical librarianship can help not only other librarians but also clinicians and other healthcare professionals strategize to ensure that their programs stay abreast of the rapidly changing healthcare field using methods and approaches that recognize the importance of providing biomedical information and adapting to new technology and research requirements. Beginning with a discussion of the birth of the Clinical Medical Librarian (CML) and continuing with chapters that explore current innovative programs conducted by CMLs, The Clinical Medical Librarians Handbook piques reader’s interest in this exciting professional field through descriptive scenarios. The book moves quickly through the history of librarians accompanying clinicians on medical wards to the realization of librarians partnering with clinicians in the face of a rapidly changing healthcare scene. Success and challenges are discussed by professional CMLs working in urban academic medical centers. The Clinical Medical Librarians Handbook is intended for any library student, practicing librarian or health administrator interested in understanding the variety of roles medical librarians play in the healthcare system of the United States, how medical librarians interact with clinicians and patients, the power of patient-centered care and technology, the importance of information to public health, novel ways to introduce and teach clinical learners to use resources, how clinical medical librarians learn to do the job and tips for managing clinical medical library programs.

Evidence based Librarianship EBL

Evidence based Librarianship  EBL  Book
Author : Ida Nadia Mohamad Bahtiar
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2015
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Download Evidence based Librarianship EBL book written by Ida Nadia Mohamad Bahtiar, available in PDF, EPUB, and Kindle, or read full book online anywhere and anytime. Compatible with any devices.

The Invisible Librarian

The Invisible Librarian Book
Author : Aoife Lawton
Publisher : Chandos Publishing
Release : 2015-11-03
ISBN : 0081001746
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The Invisible Librarian: A Librarian's Guide to Increasing Visibility and Impact provides insights into what many librarians are feeling, including questions such as "do they feel invisible?" and "How many times have they heard somebody say ‘but everything is on the Internet’?" If you are a librarian struggling to find the best strategy for the future of the profession in a rapidly changing information environment, this book is for you. People don’t realize that librarians make information available and not just by search engine. This book will make people think differently about librarians, making a case for their value and impact that is compelling, convincing, and credible. Given their versatility and knowledge, now is the time for librarians to become champions of the information age as they improve the visibility and impact of libraries to readers, to stakeholders, and in society. By the end of the book, librarians will have a Visibility Improvement Plan to guarantee future success. Provides strategies that librarians can use to raise their visibility Presents how successful librarians have made a positive impact Covers new techniques that measure current visibility amongst readers and key stakeholders Includes key guidance on how to implement a 10-step Visibility Improvement Plan

International Encyclopedia of Information and Library Science

International Encyclopedia of Information and Library Science Book
Author : John Feather,Paul Sturges
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2003-09-02
ISBN : 1134513208
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The International Encyclopedia of Information and Library Science was published to widespread acclaim in 1996, and has become the major reference work in the field. This eagerly awaited new edition has been fully revised and updated to take full account of the many and radical changes which have taken place since the Encyclopedia was originally conceived. With nearly 600 entries, written by a global team of over 150 contributors, the subject matter ranges from mobile library services provided by camel and donkey transport to search engines, portals and the World Wide Web. The new edition retains the successful structure of the first with an alphabetical organization providing the basic framework of a coherent collection of connected entries. Conceptual entries explore and explicate all the major issues, theories and activities in information and library science, such as the economics of information and information management. A wholly new entry on information systems, and enhanced entries on the information professions and the information society, are key features of this new edition. Topical entries deal with more specific subjects, such as collections management and information services for ethnic minorities. New or completely revised entries include a group of entries on information law, and a collection of entries on the Internet and the World Wide Web.

Handbook of Library Training Practice and Development

Handbook of Library Training Practice and Development Book
Author : Alan Brine
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2016-04-22
ISBN : 1317124006
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Librarians must now work at a different level from that required 20 years ago, but the training available is not always appropriate or accessible to all. The authors of this volume have responded to this significant and continuing change within the profession by offering a much-needed guide to best practice for staff training and development in library and information work. This handbook addresses new aspects of service provision both in the UK and abroad, and provides an up-to-date review of the current developments that are becoming increasingly important to librarians through the influence of the electronic age and the widening of areas of professional involvement. The Handbook of Library Training Practice and Development will be invaluable to those responsible for the development of staff and line managers as well as providing a crucial insight into the information profession for anyone new to this career path or looking to develop their knowledge within it.

Introduction to Reference Sources in the Health Sciences Sixth Edition

Introduction to Reference Sources in the Health Sciences  Sixth Edition Book
Author : Jeffrey T. Huber,Susan Swogger
Publisher : American Library Association
Release : 2014
ISBN : 0838911846
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Prepared in collaboration with the Medical Library Association, this completely updated, revised, and expanded edition lists classic and up-to-the-minute print and electronic resources in the health sciences, helping librarians find the answers that library users seek. Included are electronic versions of traditionally print reference sources, trustworthy electronic-only resources, and resources that library users can access from home or on the go through freely available websites or via library licenses. In this benchmark guide, the authors Include new chapters on health information seeking, point-of-care sources, and global health sources Focus on works that can be considered foundational or essential, in both print and electronic formats Address questions librarians need to consider in developing and maintaining their reference collections When it comes to questions involving the health sciences, this valuable resource will point both library staff and the users they serve in the right direction.