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Benchmarking Study of Hospital Libraries

Class Details

Join us as we discuss a recent survey to assess the current landscape of hospital libraries by collecting benchmarking data from hospital librarians in the U.S. and other countries. Since the last MLA benchmarking survey in 2002 hospital libraries have faced significant changes including downsizing, position and library elimination, and hospital mergers. The results suggest implications for hospital librarians regarding staffing levels and the depth of services within their unique settings, especially within the context of rapidly expanding health systems.

Study Authors & Presenters:

Angela Spencer
Assistant Professor, Health Sciences Reference Librarian
Saint Louis University
St. Louis, MO

Elizabeth Mamo
Library Director
Rochester Regional Health
Rochester NY

Brooke L. Billman
Senior Manager, Governance Operations
College of American Pathologists
Northfield IL

Date: 
Wednesday, March 11, 2020
11:00am - 12:00pm
Region/Office: National
Mar 11, 2020
11:00AM - 12:00PM CT
Instructor(s):
Samuel D Watson, Academic Outreach Specialist
Contact:

Class Overview

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