Health librarianship : an introduction / Jeffrey T. Huber and Feili Tu-Keefner, editors ; foreword by Fred W. Roper.

This book addresses the basic functions of librarianship, and presents a current view of trends and issues in the field of health librarianship from leading scholars and practitioners.

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Corporate Author: Gale (Firm)
Other Authors: Huber, Jeffrey T. (Editor), Tu-Keefner, Feili (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Santa Barbara, California : Libraries Unlimited, an Imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC, [2014]
Series:Gale eBooks
Table of Contents:
  • chapter 1. Overview of health sciences libraries and librarianship / Katherine Schilling
  • chapter 2. Overview of the healthcare environment / Fay J. Towell
  • chapter 3. Situating health librarianship within the healthcare environment / Anna Getselman and Sandra G. Franklin
  • chapter 4. Evidence-based healthcare/evidence-based practice / Connie Schardt
  • chapter 5. Government agency and professional association resources and services / Keith Cogdill
  • chapter 6. Health librarianship : management and administration / Gerald Perry
  • chapter 7. Technical services in health sciences libraries / Susan Swogger
  • chapter 8. Public services in health sciences libraries / Melissa De Santis
  • chapter 9. Information retrieval / James E. Andrews and Denise Shereff
  • chapter 10. Historical collections in health sciences libraries / Michael A. Flannery
  • chapter 11. Interpersonal skills to the fore : consumer health librarianship / Mary L. Gillaspy
  • chapter 12. Health literacy / Robert Shapiro
  • chapter 13. Outreach services / Julie K. Gaines and Meredith Solomon
  • chapter 14. Special populations / Michele A. Spatz
  • chapter 15. Health and biomedical informatics / Prudence W. Dalrymple and Douglas L. Varner.