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Consumer Health Information Services and Programs


Consumer Health Information Services and Programs

Best Practices
Best Practices in Library Services

von: M. Sandra Wood

54,99 €

Verlag: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Format: EPUB
Veröffentl.: 14.03.2016
ISBN/EAN: 9781442262744
Sprache: englisch
Anzahl Seiten: 178

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<span><span>Consumer Health Information Programs and Services: Best Practices</span><span> presents examples of successful and long-standing library programs and services that provide health information to consumers—the general public, patients, and families or patients – who seek information about health and diseases. This best practices volume brings together library programs and services currently offered in hospital libraries, public libraries, academic health sciences libraries, and standalone consumer health libraries, covering a range of topics and special programs.<br><br>Advice and best practices provided by these experienced CHI librarians will help readers who are planning a new consumer health information service, or who are looking to upgrade and expand their current program or service.<br><br>This best practices book will highlight successful library consumer health information programs and services, offering advice and tips about all aspects of providing health information to the general public and patients, from planning and establishing a CHI program, to offering specialized services to special populations. Readers will find both solid, tried-and-true methods for providing these services, as well as guidance on using newer, updated techniques to reach persons needing health information.</span></span>
<span><span>Consumer Health Information Programs and Services: Best Practices</span><span> presents examples of successful and long-standing library programs and services that provide health information to consumers—the general public, patients, and families or patients – who seek information about health and diseases. This best practices volume brings together library programs and services currently offered in hospital libraries, public libraries, academic health sciences libraries, and standalone consumer health libraries, covering a range of topics and special programs.</span></span>
<span><span>List of Illustrations</span></span>
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<span><span>Preface</span></span>
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<span><span>Acknowledgments</span></span>
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<span><span>Chapter 1. A Most ResourceFULL Consumer Health Information Center</span></span>
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<span><span>Cara Marcus</span></span>
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<span><span>Chapter 2. The University of Tennessee Medical Center’s Preston Medical Library and Health Information Center Story</span></span>
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<span><span>Sandy Oelschlegel, Martha Earl, and Kelsey Leonard</span></span>
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<span><span>Chapter 3. Health InfoNet of Alabama</span></span>
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<span><span>Kay Hogan Smith</span></span>
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<span><span>Chapter 4. Consumer Health Information Service in the Public Library</span></span>
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<span><span>Barbara M. Bibel</span></span>
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<span><span>Chapter 5. Rewards and Challenges of Children’s Health Education: An Ongoing Community Partnership to Reach Local Preschoolers</span></span>
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<span><span>Deidra Woodson and Donna F. Timm</span></span>
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<span><span>Chapter 6. Collaborative Outreach Between a Hospital Library and a Public Library</span></span>
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<span><span>Margot Malachowski, Anne Gancarz, and Ellen Brassil</span></span>
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<span><span>Chapter 7. Consumer Health and the Department of Veterans Affairs Library Network</span></span>
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<span><span>Priscilla L. Stephenson, Teresa R. Coady, Diane K. Kromke, Laurie A. Barnett, and Cornelia E. Camerer</span></span>
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<span><span>Chapter 8. The Learning Center: A Cancer Consumer Health Library at MD Anderson Cancer Center</span></span>
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<span><span>Elizabeth Brackeen</span></span>
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<span><span>Chapter 9. The Big Health Library Umbrella: Our Mandate to Provide Information for All Literacy Abilities</span></span>
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<span><span>Jackie Davis</span></span>
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<span><span>Index</span></span>
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<span><span>About the Editor and Contributors</span></span>
<span><span>M. Sandra Wood</span><span>, MLS, MBA, is Librarian Emerita, Penn State University Libraries, and a Fellow of the Medical Library Association. Ms. Wood is founding and current editor of </span><span>Medical Reference Services Quarterly</span><span> (in its 34th volume). She was a librarian for over thirty-five years at the George T. Harrell Library, Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Pennsylvania State University, specializing in reference, education, and database services. Ms. Wood has written or edited more than 12 books, the latest two entitled </span><span>Health Sciences Librarianship</span><span> and </span><span>Successful Library Fundraising: Best Practices</span><span> (both with Rowman &amp; Littlefield Publishers, 2014). </span></span>

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