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4 edition of Public Librarian"s Guide to Providing Consumer Health Information found in the catalog.

Public Librarian"s Guide to Providing Consumer Health Information

by Barbara Palmer Casini

  • 200 Want to read
  • 10 Currently reading

Published by American Library Association .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Reference,
  • Health & Fitness,
  • Health/Fitness

  • The Physical Object
    FormatSpiral-bound
    Number of Pages157
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11520894M
    ISBN 10083898200X
    ISBN 109780838982006
    OCLC/WorldCa50225875

    Public libraries are uniquely positioned to contribute to healthy communities by providing informed access to reliable health information. This panel presentation provides an overview of the field of public health, highlighting innovative health promotion initiatives at public libraries, and covering training and funding resources for health. Beyond an Apple a Day: Providing Consumer Health Information at Your Library This hands-on class will cover the health information seeking behavior of consumers and the role of the librarian in the provision of health information for the public. Come learn about the evolution of consumer health, health literacy and the e-patient.

    In a field where resources must be accurate, dependable, and up to date to be use ful, the task of developing or maintaining a collection can be stressful--and expensive. The Medical Library Association's Master Guide to Authoritative Information Resources in Health Sciences will make the process infinitely easier and more efficient.. Under the guidance of Editor-in-Chief Laurie L. .   Public Librarians will leave the symposium with a deep understanding of their essential role in providing the public with health information, including information about the All of Us Research Program, and with the resources, tools, and network connections to execute plans to develop their Consumer Health Information skills and their institution’s capacity to deliver .

      Unveil a new website (coming in early ) for public librarians that gives them easy access to training, tools and resources for consumer health information, health literacy programming and more. Join Us In Person. The Promoting Healthy Communities initiative will include two in-person learning opportunities. The Consumer Health Information Program assists the public with medical research by providing information from reliable sources. Customers are invited to use the Norwalk Library collection which consists of books, magazines, videos, and online databases related to health topics. We also provide individualized research services.


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Public Librarian"s Guide to Providing Consumer Health Information by Barbara Palmer Casini Download PDF EPUB FB2

: The Public Librarian's Guide to Providing Consumer Health Information (): Kenyon, Andrea, Casini, Barbara Palmer: Books. While public librarians are the primary audience for Baker and Manbeck's guide, all professionals providing consumer health information services will also benefit from studying their work.

Baker is an experienced nurse with an MLS and a Ph.D. in Library and Information Science who has worked as a health science reference librarian; she now Cited by: Comprised of fifteen chapters written by experienced consumer health librarians, The Medical Library Association Guide to Providing Consumer and Patient Health Information is designed for library and information science graduate students as well as librarians new to health and medical librarianship, regardless of library setting.

It is comprehensive in scope, covering all aspects of consumer and patient health and medical information Format: Paperback. This work reviews the ways in which the public library can fulfill its role in consumer health information delivery.

It will cover assessing community health needs; conducting a health information reference interview; developing and managing a health collection; providing health education programming, developing partnerships with other health information providers.

Overview. Comprised of fifteen chapters written by experienced consumer health librarians, The Medical Library Association Guide to Providing Consumer and Patient Health Information is designed for library and information science graduate students as well as librarians new to health and medical librarianship, regardless of library : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.

They actively seek medical and health information in libraries, bookstores, and on the Internet. Such high demand has left many public librarians struggling to meet their clients' needs, even as large numbers of new publications are In today's healthcare environment, lay people are increasingly anxious to play a more involved role in decisions 1/5.

The idea for The Medical Library Association Guide to Health Literacy evolved from my own experience working in a hospital-based consumer health library providing health information to consumers, and from discussions with col- leagues who work with customers, in all types of libraries, looking for under- standable health information.

Public libraries play three important roles in patrons’ quest for health information. First, public. libraries provide print and electronic resources on consumer health, and a small percentage. even have specialized consumer health centers that patrons can use to meet their information.

Librarians who want to start a consumer health information service will find helpful information in Mary Gillaspy’s article, “Starting a Consumer Health Information Service in a Public Library” (Gillaspy,).

She provides guidance for planning and implementing such an Size: KB. Access to current and reliable health information is imperative for the well-being of all Americans, and public libraries are frequently a "go-to" resource as people navigate complex issues of health care, insurance, aging and more.

A new nationwide initiative from the Public Library Association (PLA) and the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM) will increase public library. Baker and Manbeck (), in their book about consumer health information for public librarians, identified the educational requirements for public librarians to be communication and reference skills, knowledge of sources, use of debriefing, and familiarity with medical terminology, ethics, and issues of anonymity and confidentiality, similar to Linnan et al.'s () by: Public libraries can play an important role in supporting library users in their health information seeking efforts.

In this book Flaherty shows how to guide library users to high quality health information by relying on up to date, authoritative sources.

She also. Public librarians have been providing consumers access to health and medical information for approximately 20 years. Changes in the American health care environment in the s suggest that the role of public librarians in the provision of health and medical information will grow exponentially in the 21st century.

This report describes a study of the provision of consumer health information Cited by: 7. The top two challenges faced by public librarians when providing consumer health information service are difficulty in interpreting patrons' questions and lack of.

The Medical Library Association's (MLA) handbook has a broader purpose: to guide librarians providing health and medical reference service to the general public in any setting. The authors are librarians at the Houston Academy of Medicine-Texas Medical Center Library, where Halsted has managed several consumer health information by: 5.

A nationwide survey study was conducted to gain understanding as to how to prepare public librarians for consumer health information service. Findings indicate that the popular health information needs encountered by public librarians cover a wide variety of topics, including the human body, a medical/health condition, a disease, a medical Cited by: Abstract.

The need for consumer health information delivery is becoming more evident to librarians. The results of a user survey at a large medical center library and a metropolitan public library confirm that the general public is making demands for health information at both types of by: Ever since the first edition of the Consumer Health Information Source Book appeared inlibrarians have relied on it for collection development and referral information.

In its seventh edition, this classic source has kept pace with changes in both the health-care and the information-delivery : $   Implications in Providing C.H.I.

Services to Immigrants Librarians, and health information professionals may face additional challenges in trying to assist the immigrant community with their consumer health information needs: • Translating C.H.I.

resources are time consuming and complex due to diversity of languages • Wrong translations of. The Medical Library Association guide to providing consumer and patient health information, edited by Michele Spatz. X, Toronto Public Library. Public librarians have been providing consumers access to health and medical information for approximately 20 years.

Changes in the American health care environment in the s suggest that the role of public librarians in the provision of health and medical information will grow exponentially in the 21st century.

Beyond books: how libraries can help meet health needs and the like — while also focusing on providing the best health information and programs to the public.

Our consumer health librarian.Health and Wellness @ the Library: The Essentials of Providing Consumer Health Services Centered around eight core competencies, this interactive 4-week online course provides a rich learning experience to build all the essential skills for providing consumer health information .