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Librarians Supporting Nursing Scholarship

Class Details

This session will feature health sciences librarians who support nursing scholarship. Alice Stokes (Dana Medical Library, University of Vermont) recently presented at the North Atlantic Health Sciences Libraries on "Librarian Support of Evidence-Based Practice Scholar Program for Hospital Nurses." Lisa Marks and Diane Almader-Douglas (Mayo Clinic Libraries, Phoenix AZ) shared their findings on "Using Data to Transform and Lead Library Instruction" at the Medical Library Association Annual Meeting in Atlanta. During this webinar, they will give us background on their projects and talk with us about their learned experiences in working with nurses.

Margot Malachowski will review NNLM support services that are freely available to hospital librarians.

Learning Objectives:
1. Describe the process of working with nurses on a long-term project.
2. Find information on tools to measure learning styles preferences of nurses.
3. Identify hospital librarian support services from the National Network of Libraries of Medicine.


Class Date:
Region/Office: NER
Mar 28, 2019
2:00PM - 3:00PM ET
Margot G. Malachowski, MLS, AHIP, Education and Outreach Coordinator
Continuing Education Credits: 
This class is now closed to registrants.

Class Overview

NER Hospital Librarians is an educational series addressing the professional development needs of hospital librarians in the New England Region. Topics are determined by NNLM NER’s Hospital Libraries Advisory Group (HLAG). Example topics include: DOCLINE Update; Advanced PubMed; and Librarians Supporting Nursing Education and Scholarship. Webinars are schedule for one hour. In-person events are scheduled for five hours.
Each session will highlight a topic of concern to hospital librarians. NNLM NER will identify subject experts to provide instruction either through WebEx or on-site at UMass Medical School. The sessions begin with introduction of topic and subject expert, include discussion on the impact on library management, and conclude with time for questions and answers. Whenever possible, the sessions will be recorded.

  1. Increased awareness of NLM tools and resources for supporting hospital librarians.
  2. Increased confidence in using NLM tools and resources for managing hospital libraries.
  3. Improved ability to describe current trends affecting hospital libraries in the New England Region.