Basic Medical Library Management: Overview
This web site is for both professional and non-professional librarians new to health or hospital libraries. It seeks to provide instant access to quality resources which will help the medical librarian meet the needs of the patron.
- First Steps
Here's a short list of tasks that can give you a quick overview of your new responsibilities
- Administration of the Medical
Mission Statement, Management, Customer Service and Marketing, JCAHO, Grants and Funding, Technology, and Supplies
- Collection Development and
Books, Reference Resources, Journals, Subscription Agents, Consumer Health, Publishers, Cataloging, Document Delivery and Interlibrary Loan, Copyright Law and Guidelines
Medical Databases, Meeting Finders, Internet Resources, and Discussion Lists
- Sources of Information for
Associations, Consortia, and Libraries
Links to books, articles and full-text web sites about Library Management, Marketing, Budget, and Periodicals for Librarians
The Medical Librarian:
This medical librarian job description provides an outline of what a librarian's position could entail. It also gives goals to reach for as you embark into the world of medical libraries.
The combination of a library degree with a science degree is a powerful one. This fascinating article delves into the intricacies of medical librarianship
Ethics and laws in librarianship as established by the Medical Library Association is the code of ethics for health science librarians. These principles for ethical conduct establish a guide from which to work while delivering health information.