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JM2010 CE: Understanding Healthcare Literature: Advanced Critical Appraisal

By Hella Bluhm-Stieber, MLIS, AHIP, Santa Clara Valley Health & Hospital System Ann McKibbon, MLS, PhD, from McMaster University, Faculty of Health Sciences started the CE class “Understanding Healthcare Literature” with different definitions for evidence-based medicine (EBM). A simple definition is: “evidence-based healthcare (EBHC) is the integration of best research evidence with clinical expertise and […]

JM2010 Contributed Paper: Evidence Based Bioethics – Available Tools and Resources for Librarians

By Debra Schneider, Librarian, Scottsdale Healthcare, Scottsdale, AZ. Contributed Paper: Evidence-Based Bioethics – Available Resources and Tools for Librarians.  Linda Suk-Ling Murphy, Health Sciences Librarian; Brian R. Williams, Librarian, University of California-Irvine Libraries, Irvine, CA. The definition of evidence-based bioethics remains subject to debate among bioethicists themselves. Hence, how would you respond to a request […]

JM2010 Contributed Paper: John C. & Lowry Hench Cancer Library at the Roy & Patricia Disney Family Cancer Center

By Evonda Copeland, Supervisor of Library Services, Scottsdale Healthcare, Scottsdale, AZ. Contributed Paper: John C. & Lowry Hench Cancer Library at the Roy & Patricia Disney Family Cancer Center.  Lisa Marks, Supervisor, Library Services, Health Science Library, Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center, Burbank, CA. In February 2010, the new John C. & Lowry Hench Cancer […]

JM2010: Engaging Users with Powerful Visuals – On the Cheap!

By Evonda Copeland, Supervisor of Library Services, Scottsdale Healthcare, Scottsdale, AZ. Contributed Paper: Engaging Users with Powerful Visuals – on the Cheap! Kelli Ham, Consumer Health Coordinator, NN/LM Pacific Southwest Region, UCLA Louise M. Darling Biomedical Library, Los Angeles, CA. Kelli Ham discussed affordable, easy-to-use programs to help you incorporate effective visuals into your instructional […]

JM2010 Contributed Paper: Rejuvenating the Library’s Role in the Medical Curriculum

By Rikke Ogawa, MLS, AHIP, Research, Instruction & Collection Services Emergent Technologies Coordinator UCLA Louise M. Darling Biomedical Library. Contributed Paper: Rejuvenating the Library’s Role in the Medical Curriculum. Emily Brennan, Information Services Librarian; Eileen Eandi, Associate Director, Educational & Research Services Division; Evans Whitaker, Clinical Support Librarian.  University of Southern California Norris Medical Library, […]

JM2010 Contributed Paper: News from the Front Lines: Networking the Consumer Health Library

By April R Frost, Independent Medical Librarian & Trainer JM2010: Contributed Paper: News from the Front Lines: Networking the Consumer Health Library. Jackie Davis, Consumer Health Librarian, Sharp HealthCare, San Diego, CA. Jackie Davis used the theme of the conference to describe her Consumer Health Library, and how she reaches out to people in the […]

JM2010 Contributed Paper: Elevated Practices for Long Distance Collaborations

Posted by Debra Schneider, Librarian, Scottsdale Healthcare, Scottsdale, AZ Contributed Paper: Elevated Practices for Long Distance Collaborations.  Bramble, John; Champ-Blackwell, Siobhan; Hamasu, Claire; Mishra, Ruicha; Barnes, Susan J.; Ryan, Jeanette L. What do you do when you want to provide rural outreach services to an underserved population, and then have to factor in that the […]

JM2010 Contributed Paper: Networking with USC’s School of Pharmacy to Engage Students in Information Finding

By Marcus Banks, MLIS, Manager of Education and Research Services; UC San Francisco Library and Center for Knowledge Management Networking with USC’s School of Pharmacy to Engage Students in Information Finding. Joe Pozdol, Medical Information Specialist, USC Norris Medical Library In this extremely informative session Pozdol offered a 10 step recipe for success in increasing […]

JM2010 Contributed Paper: Moving to a Single Service Desk: Challenges and Opportunities for Improved Customer Service

Posted by Annie Hughes, MLIS, Reference Librarian; USC Wilson Dental Library & Learning Center Peggy Tahir, Manager, Information & Access Service; Marcus Banks, Manager, Education & Information Services; Andy Panado, Access Services Supervisor; Aleta Asbury, Interlibrary Services Supervisor, Gaily Persily, Director, Education & Public Services; UCSF Library & Center for Knowledge Management, San Francisco, CA […]

JM2010 Contributed Paper: Assessment of a Library Outreach Project to Promote Seniors Use of Health Resources on the Internet

Posted by Debra Schneider, Librarian, Scottsdale Healthcare, Scottsdale, AZ Presenter: Terry Henner, Library Director, Savitt Medical Library, University of Nevada School of Medicine. Read an abstract of this paper online. Credit Terry Henner’s mom for complaining.  She’d missed out on the latest family pictures and had to hear about her grandson’s trip from a relative.  […]

JM2010 Contributed Paper: Informatics at the Core of a New Biomedical Campus:Creating a Library to Support the Millennials by Merging Three Institution’s Ideologies to Create a User-Centered Resource

Posted by April R. Frost, MLIS Jacqueline D. Doyle, Lindsey Greene, and Kathleen Carlson presented this paper on the process of combining three college libraries’ resources into one library at the New Biomedical Campus in Phoenix. The goal of this endeavor is to provide seamless access to all three institutional resources by 2013. There are […]

JM2010 Contributed Paper: HPV and HPV Vaccine Information Resources and Education Outreach

Posted by Debra Schneider, MLS, Librarian, Scottsdale Healthcare, Scottsdale AZ Presenters: Annabelle Nunez, Assistant Librarian, Arizona Health Sciences Library and Martha Moore-Monroy, Clinical Lecturer, Arizona Health Sciences Center Initiative for Women’s Health, University of Arizona. Read the abstract for this paper presentation online. When the HPV vaccine was released, it was publicized as an “important” […]

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