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NNLM Journal Club: Graphic Medicine

Class Details

Join us as we discuss Graphic Medicine and what it means for medical librarians and information professionals. Registration is limited to 40. Registrants are required to provide a question relevant to the article prior to the date of discussion.

McNicol S. The potential of educational comics as a health information medium. Health Info Libr J. 2017 Mar;34(1):20-31. doi: 10.1111/hir.12145. Epub 2016 Jun 13. PubMed PMID: 27293082; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5347844.

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Questions to consider as you prepare for the group discussion:
What is the goal of the research?
What are the limitations of the research?
How can the results be useful to an audience beyond public health researchers?

Thursday, August 23, 2018
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Region/Office: National
Aug 23, 2018
2:00PM - 3:00PM ET

Class Overview

Join your RML staff and colleagues in reading and discussing new research in the field of health sciences librarianship! Participants will join the online discussion via web conferencing software. Outreach specialists from the National Network of Libraries of Medicine will host and present on a recently published article that impacts the field of health sciences librarianship. After the 30-minute presentation, a discussion will take place among participants about the article. This is a great opportunity to stay up-to-date on emerging research and network with fellow colleagues!


By the end of the session, participants will:

  • Evaluate the hypothesis, the study design, the method,┬áresults, and limitations in a systematic fashion.
  • Determine the application of a particular study in their practice and impact towards health sciences librarianship.
  • Appraise and assimilate evidence from selected literature related to health sciences and health sciences librarianship.