How to do a Literature Search/Locating Health Information Online
The Robert M. White Memorial Library of Paoli Hospital, Paoli, PA, applied for a $1000 Micro Award in May 2008. Our application was approved and the money was used to facilitate the purchase an HP notebook. The primary focus of the notebook is for a PowerPoint presentation on How to do a Literature Search. It can now be presented to a wider audience as it affords portability and more opportunities to present. Having had technical difficulties during one such presentation, familiarity with one computer will provide efficiency, productivity, and confidence. With wireless capability I am also able to volunteer for our health fairs and demonstrate the library’s databases, e-journals, e-books, as well as how to do a literature search. In October of this year I will be presenting at a local public library at which time my focus will be to assist consumers on locating quality health/medical information online.