Consumer Health Collection Management - On demand

This 4 credit-hour, on-demand class reviews collection management principles and resources for health-related collections in public libraries. Watch a recorded presentation and complete 2 assignments to evaluate your own library's health collection, and consider how you can improve your health related materials to better serve your community. Includes a downloadable list of health information resources in .html and .docx format to customize for your library. Expect to spend up to 4 hours learning through videos and activities. 

Objectives

Learners will be able to:

  1. Assess the quality of their library’s current health information materials and identify any collection gaps
  2. Identify quality health information resources online, in print, and other formats when conducting health information reference
  3. Select authoritative health information resources, in a variety of formats, for their library’s collection while meeting the needs of their community
  4. Explain and provide justification of the library’s health information collection
  5. Consider including health related things that can be offered for lending in their library
Class Length

4 hours

Class Owner(s)

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Instructor(s)

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Continuing Education

This class qualifies for Medical Library Association (MLA) Consumer Health Information Specialization (CHIS) Level 1.

This class qualifies for Medical Library Association (MLA) Consumer Health Information Specialization (CHIS) Level 2.

4 MLA credit hours 

CHIS Levels

  • C1. Know the Community
  • C3. Knowledge of Subject Matter and Resources
  • C4. Evaluation of Health Information
  • C7. Technology and Health

Classes

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