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Professional Development Library

How to use the NN/LM SE/A Professional Development Collection:

  • Find a title in the RML subset in the HS/HSL collection and check availability.
    • If the item is checked out, contact Ashley Cuffia to see if the item may be recalled.
  • Use the M/A/N Map to order the item from the University of Maryland, Baltimore Health Sciences and Human Services Library LIBID: MDUMDB and indicate that you are an NN/LM SE/A Network Member in the Comments field.
  • Send the request.

To Request CE Credit for an MLA Web Cast DVD:

  • Download and fill out an evaluation form for each participant at your site - Word or PDF version.
  • Return the evaluation form(s) to Ashley Cuffia via emailed PDF document, postal mail, or fax (410-706-0099).
  • Send a list of all participants with email addresses for each to Ashley who will email CE certificates to participants. Mannequin

Titles in the collection (incomplete):

  • A guide to developing end user education programs in medical libraries / Elizabeth Connor, editor.
  • ABCs of e-books [videorecording] : strategies for the medical library.
  • Addressing patients' health literacy needs.
  • Answering consumer health questions : the Medical Library Association guide for reference librarians / Michele Spatz.
  • Answers to the health questions people ask in libraries / Laura Townsend Kane, Rozalynd P. McConnaughy, Steven Patrick Wilson ; with David L. Townsend.
  • Applications of social research methods to questions in information and library science / Barbara M. Wildemuth.
  • Basic training for trainers : a handbook for new trainers / Gary Kroehnert.
  • Beyond bullet points : using Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007 to create presentations that inform, motivate, and inspire / Cliff Atkinson
  • Bienvenidos! = Welcome! : a handy resource guide for marketing your library to Latinos / Susannah Mississippi Byrd ; foreword by Carol Brey-Casiano.
  • Bit literacy : productivity in the age of information and e-mail overload / by Mark Hurst.
  • Blueprint for your library marketing plan : a guide to help you survive and thrive / by Patricia H. Fisher and Marseille M. Pride ; with assistance from Ellen G. Miller.Building digital libraries : a how-to-do-it manual / Terry Reese, Jr., Kyle Banerjee.
  • Business cases for info pros : here's why, here's how / Ulla de Stricker.
  • Conflict management for libraries : strategies for a positive, productive workplace / Jack G. Montgomery and Eleanor I. Cook ; with contributions from Pat Wagner and Glenda Hubbard.
  • Copyright for Teachers & Librarians in the 21st Century by Butler
  • Creating a comprehensive information literacy plan : a how-to-do-it manual and CD-ROM for librarians / Joanna M. Burkhardt, Mary C. MacDonald, Andree J. Rathemacher.
  • Creating your library brand : communicating your relevance and value to your patrons / Elisabeth Doucett.
  • Cultural programming for libraries : linking libraries, communities, and culture / Deborah A. Robertson with the Public Programs Office of the American Library Association ; with assistance from Susan Brandehoff, Mary Davis Fournier, and Laura Hayes.
  • Designing Web usability / Jakob Nielsen.
  • Disaster planning : a how-to-do-it manual for librarians with planning templates on CD-ROM / Deborah D. Halsted, Richard P. Jasper, Felicia M. Little.
  • Document delivery and interlibrary loan on a shoestring / Emily Knox.
  • Don't make me think! : a common sense approach to Web usability / Steve Krug.
  • E-books in Academic Libraries by Minčić-Obradović
  • E-Metrics for Library and Information Professionals: How to Use Data for Managing and Evaluating Electronic Resource Collections by White & Kamal
  • Engaging the community in decision making : case studies tracking participation, voice and influence / Roz Diane Lasker and John A. Guidry.
  • Evaluating the impact of your library / Sharon Markless and David Streatfield.
  • Evidence-based Librarianship: Case studies and active learning exercises by Connor
  • Evidence-based medicine : how to practice and teach EBM / David L. Sackett ... [et al.].
  • Facelifts for Special Libraries: A practical guide to revitalising diverse physical and digital spaces by Bassett, Ballantyne, & Fry
  • Fundamentals of library supervision / Joan Giesecke and Beth McNeil.
  • Going beyond Google : the Invisible Web in learning and teaching / Jane Devine and Francine Egger-Sider.
  • Grants for libraries : a how-to-do-it manual / Stephanie K. Gerding, Pamela H. MacKellar.
  • Health informatics for medical librarians / Ana D. Cleveland and Donald B. Cleveland.
  • Health literacy from A to Z : practical ways to communicate your health message / Helen Osborne.
  • Health matters : a pocket guide for working with diverse cultures and underserved populations / Michelle Yehieli and Mark Grey.
  • How libraries and librarians help : a guide to identifying user-centered outcomes / Joan C. Durrance and Karen E. Fisher ; with Marian Bouch Hinton.
  • How to ask survey questions / Arlene Fink.
  • How to be the life of the podium : openers, closers & everything in between to keep them listening / Sylvia Simmons.
  • Improving survey questions : design and evaluation / Floyd J. Fowler, Jr.
  • Information literacy assessment : standards-based tools and assignments / Teresa Y. Neely ; foreword by Hannelore Rader.
  • Intellectual property : everything the digital-age librarian needs to know / Timothy Lee Wherry.
  • Internet cool tools for physicians / Melissa L. Rethlefsen, David L. Rothman, Daniel S. Mojon.
  • Introduction to reference sources in the health sciences / compiled and edited by Jeffrey T. Huber, Jo Anne Boorkman, Jean Blackwell.
  • Introduction to reference sources in the health sciences / Compiled and edited by Jo Anne Boorkman, Jeffrey Huber, Fred Roper.
  • Is consulting for you? : a primer for information professionals / Ulla de Stricker.
  • Lean Library Management: Eleven Strategies for Reducing Costs and Improving Customer Services by Huber
  • Librarians as community partners : an outreach handbook / edited by Carol Smallwood.
  • Library contests : a how-to-do-it manual / Kathleen R.T. Imhoff, Ruthie Maslin.
  • Library Marketing that Works! By Walters
  • Library mashups : exploring new ways to deliver library data / edited by Nicole C. Engard.
  • Library public relations, promotions, and communications : a how-to-do-it manual / Lisa A. Wolfe.
  • Licensing and managing electronic resources / Becky Albitz.
  • Management Basics for Information Professionals by Evans & Ward
  • Managing budgets and finances : a how-to-do-it manual for librarians and information professionals / Arlita W. Hallam and Teresa R. Dalston.
  • Measuring Library Performance Principles and Techniques by Brophy
  • Measuring your library's value : how to do a cost-benefit analysis for your public library / Donald S. Elliott ... [et al.].
  • Models of proposal planning & writing / Jeremy T. Miner and Lynn E. Miner.
  • Moodle 1.9 teaching techniques : creative ways to build powerful and effective online courses / William Rice, Susan Smith Nash
  • Planning programs for adult learners : a practical guide for educators, trainers, and staff developers / Rosemary S. Caffarella.
  • Playful activities for powerful presentations / Bruce Williamson.
  • Practical research methods for librarians and information professionals / Susan E. Beck and Kate Manuel.
  • Prioritizing Web usability / Jakob Nielsen, Hoa Loranger.
  • Productivity for Librarians: How to get more done in less time by Hines
  • Proposal planning & writing / Jeremy T. Miner and Lynn E. Miner.
  • Qualitative research for the information professional : a practical handbook / G.E. Gorman and Peter Clayton ; with contributions from Sydney J. Shep and Adela Clayton.
  • Research design : qualitative, quantitative, and mixed methods approaches / John W. Creswell.
  • Rocket surgery made easy : the do-it-yourself guide to finding and fixing usability problems / Steve Krug.
  • Running a small library : a how-to-do-it manual / edited by John Moorman.
  • Serving Latino communities : a how-to-do-it manual for librarians / Camila Alire, Jacqueline Ayala.
  • Serving new immigrant communities in the library / Sondra Cuban ; foreword by Kathleen de la Pena McCook.
  • Solving the powerpoint predicament : using digital media for effective communication / Tom Bunzel.
  • Staff development strategies that work! : stories and strategies from new librarians / edited by Georgie L. Donovan and Miguel A. Figueroa.
  • Survey questions : handcrafting the standardized questionnaire / Jean M. Converse, Stanley Presser.
  • Teaching evidence-based practice in nursing : a guide for academic and clinical settings / Rona F. Levin and Harriet R. Feldman, editors.
  • Technology training in libraries / Sarah Houghton-Jan.
  • Test your EQ : find out how emotionally intelligent you really are / Mark Davis.
  • The accidental health sciences librarian / Lisa A. Ennis and Nicole Mitchell.
  • The accidental library manager / Rachel Singer Gordon.
  • The accidental library marketer / Kathy Dempsey.
  • The accidental systems librarian / Rachel Singer Gordon.
  • The accidental technology trainer : a guide for libraries / Stephanie Gerding.
  • The ACP evidence-based guide to complementary & alternative medicine / Bradly P. Jacobs, Katherine Gundling, [editors].
  • The ASTD training and development handbook : a guide to human resource development / Robert L. Craig, editor in chief.
  • The big book of humorous training games / Doni Tamblyn, Sharyn Weiss.
  • The big book of library grant money, 2007: profiles of private and corporate foundations and direct corporate givers receptive to library grant proposals / prepared by Information Today, Inc. for the American Library Association.Managing stress and conflict in libraries / Sheila Pantry.
  • The Center for Intellectual Property Handbook ed. by Bonner
  • The checklist manifesto : how to get things right / Atul Gawande.
  • The complete copyright liability handbook for librarians and educators / Tomas A. Lipinski.
  • The complete library technology planner : a guidebook with sample technology plans and RFPs on CD-ROM / John M. Cohn and Ann L. Kelsey ; with a foreword by Keith Michael Fiels.
  • The design of everyday things / Donald A. Norman.
  • The law of libraries and archives / Bryan M. Carson.
  • The Medical Library Association encyclopedic guide to searching and finding health information on the Web / [edited by] P.F. Anderson and Nancy Allee.
  • The Medical Library Association essential guide to becoming an expert searcher : proven techniques, strategies, and tips for finding health information / Terry Ann Jankowski.
  • The Medical Library Association guide to cancer information : authoritative, patient-friendly print and electronic resources / Ruti Malis Volk.
  • The Medical Library Association guide to health literacy / edited by Marge Kars, Lynda M. Baker and Feleta L. Wilson.
  • The Medical Library Association’s Essential Guide to Becoming an Expert Searcher: Proven Techniques, Strategies, and Tips for Finding Health Information by Jankowski
  • The Medical Library Association’s Guide to Managing Health Care Libraries ed. by Mandy & Dudden
  • The Medical Library Association’s Master Guide to Authoritative Information Resources in the Health Sciences ed. by Thompson
  • The mobile marketing handbook : a step-by-step guide to creating dynamic mobile marketing campaigns / Kim Dushinski ; foreword by Laura Marriott.
  • The new information professional : your guide to careers in the digital age / Judy Lawson, Joanna Kroll, and Kelly Kowatch.
  • The Sage qualitative research kit / edited by Uwe Flick.
  • The successful academic librarian : winning strategies from library leaders / edited by Gwen Meyer Gregory.
  • The trainer's tool kit / Cy Charney and Kathy Conway.
  • The U.S. health care delivery system : fundamental facts, definitions, and statistics / Kim M. Garber, editor.
  • The Virtual Reference Handbook: Interview and Information Delivery Techniques for the Chat and E-mail Environments by Kovacs
  • Training library staff and volunteers to provide extraordinary customer service / by Julie Todaro and Mark L. Smith.
  • Understanding healthcare information / Lyn Robinson.
  • Using benchmarking, needs assessment, quality improvement, outcome measurement, and library standards : a how-to-do-it manual with CD-ROM / Rosalind Farnam Dudden.
  • Winning Grants by Mackellar & Gerding