Introduction to Reference Sources in the Health Sciences Sixth Edition

Author: Jeffrey T. Huber
Publisher: American Library Association
ISBN: 0838911846
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Prepared in collaboration with the Medical Library Association, this completely updated, revised, and expanded edition lists classic and up-to-the-minute print and electronic resources in the health sciences, helping librarians find the answers that library users seek. Included are electronic versions of traditionally print reference sources, trustworthy electronic-only resources, and resources that library users can access from home or on the go through freely available websites or via library licenses. In this benchmark guide, the authors Include new chapters on health information seeking, point-of-care sources, and global health sources Focus on works that can be considered foundational or essential, in both print and electronic formats Address questions librarians need to consider in developing and maintaining their reference collections When it comes to questions involving the health sciences, this valuable resource will point both library staff and the users they serve in the right direction.

Introduction to Health Sciences Librarianship

Author: M. Sandra Wood
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136614370
Format: PDF, ePub
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Get the foundational knowledge about health sciences librarianship. The general term “health sciences libraries” covers a wide range of areas beyond medical libraries, such as biomedical, nursing, allied health, pharmacy, and others. Introduction to Health Sciences Librarianship provides a sound foundation to all aspects of these types of libraries to students and librarians new to the field. This helpful guide provides a helpful overview of the health care environment, technical services, public services, management issues, academic health sciences, hospital libraries, health informatics, evidence-based practice, and more. This text provides crucial information every beginning and practicing health sciences librarian needs—all in one volume. Introduction to Health Sciences Librarianship presents some of the most respected librarians and educators in the field, each discussing important aspects of librarianship, including technical services, public services, administration, special services, and special collections. This comprehensive volume provides all types of librarians with helpful general, practical, and theoretical knowledge about this profession. The book’s unique "A Day in the Life of . . . " feature describes typical days of health sciences librarians working in special areas such as reference or consumer health, and offers anyone new to the field a revealing look at what a regular workday is like. The text is packed with useful figures, screen captures, tables, and references. Topics discussed in Introduction to Health Sciences Librarianship include: overview of health sciences libraries health environment collection development of journals, books, and electronic resources organization of health information access services information services and information retrieval information literacy health informatics management of academic health sciences libraries management and issues in hospital libraries library space planning specialized services Introduction to Health Sciences Librarianship provides essential information for health sciences librarians, medical librarians, beginning and intermediate level health sciences/medical librarians, and any health sciences librarian wishing to review the field. This crucial volume belongs in every academic health sciences library, hospital library, specialized health library, biomedical library, and academic library.

Introduction to reference sources in the health sciences

Author: Jeffrey T. Huber
Publisher: Neal Schuman Pub
ISBN: 9781555706364
Format: PDF, Docs
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This new edition of the standard guide to health sciences sources is essential for students, librarians, and health professionals. Prepared with the Medical Library Association, this completely updated and revised fifth edition lists classic and up-to-the-minute print resources and helps librarians to meet customers' changing expectations for electronic versions of traditionally print reference sources, new reliable electronic-only resources, and resources that they can access from their home computers through freely available Web sites or through library licenses. The authors address questions librarians need to consider in developing and maintaining their reference collections in both the print and electronic environments, focusing on works that can be considered foundation or basic works. New contributors -- including Jean Blackwell, Feili Tu, Katherine Schilling and Tom Flemming -- provide fresh takes on organization and management of the reference collection; bibliographic sources for periodicals; indexing, abstracting, and digital database resources; U.S. government documents and technical reports; conferences, reviews, and translations; terminology; handbooks and manuals; drug information sources; and grant sources. Other chapters cover bibliographic sources for monographs, consumer health sources, medical and health statistics, directories and biographical sources, and history sources."

Introduction to reference sources in the health sciences

Author: Jeffrey T. Huber
Publisher: Neal Schuman Pub
ISBN: 9781555706364
Format: PDF, ePub
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This new edition of the standard guide to health sciences sources is essential for students, librarians, and health professionals. Prepared with the Medical Library Association, this completely updated and revised fifth edition lists classic and up-to-the-minute print resources and helps librarians to meet customers' changing expectations for electronic versions of traditionally print reference sources, new reliable electronic-only resources, and resources that they can access from their home computers through freely available Web sites or through library licenses. The authors address questions librarians need to consider in developing and maintaining their reference collections in both the print and electronic environments, focusing on works that can be considered foundation or basic works. New contributors -- including Jean Blackwell, Feili Tu, Katherine Schilling and Tom Flemming -- provide fresh takes on organization and management of the reference collection; bibliographic sources for periodicals; indexing, abstracting, and digital database resources; U.S. government documents and technical reports; conferences, reviews, and translations; terminology; handbooks and manuals; drug information sources; and grant sources. Other chapters cover bibliographic sources for monographs, consumer health sources, medical and health statistics, directories and biographical sources, and history sources."

Health Librarianship An Introduction

Author: Jeffrey T. Huber
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1610698878
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Intended for students interested in careers as health sciences librarians, this insightful book presents a current view of trends and issues in the field of health librarianship from leading scholars and practitioners. • Presents current information on key issues and trends in health librarianship from contributors with many decades of combined experience • An ideal textbook for students interested in careers as health sciences librarians

The Medical Library Association s Master Guide to Authoritative Information Resources in the Health Sciences

Author: Esther Carrigan
Publisher: Neal-Schuman Publishers
ISBN: 9781555709570
Format: PDF, ePub
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In a field where resources must be accurate, dependable, and up to date to be useful, the task of developing or maintaining a collection can be stressful--and expensive. The Medical Libarry Association's Master Guide to Authoritative Information Resourcse in Health Science will make the process infinitely easier and more efficient. Under the guidance of Editor-in-Chief Laurie L. thompson and Associate Editors Esther Carrigan, Mori Lou Higa, and Rajia Tobia, 108 expert contributorse have compiled the best titles in an impressive range of disciplines and specialties in the health sciences literature, making their selections on the basis of quality, value, and professional importance. The guide: *encompasses 35 specialties, plus additional sub-specialties, *basic sciences, and emerging disciplines *provides over 1,600 authoritative recommendations *Covers both the monograpnic and serial literature, in print and also in digital and online formats, including audiovisual resources As many as twenty of the top titles in each discipline are arranged by the GO1 Biological Sciencs and G02 Health Occupations tree schedules of the National Library of Medicine's Medical Subject Headings. Each entry contains full bibliographic information, followed by an annotation describing the scope and coverage of the work, any significant features, and intended audience. The editors also indicate whether the work is appropriate for a hospital collection, a well-rounded academic collection, specialized collection, and/or for core consumer collection.

Introduction to Public Health

Author: Mary-Jane Schneider
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 1284118789
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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a thorough, accessible overview of the expanding field of public health for students new to its concepts and actors. Written in engaging, nontechnical language, this best-selling text explains in clear terms the multi-disciplinary strategies and methods used for measuring, assessing, and promoting public health.

Nursing Research

Author: Pam Moule
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1446293521
Format: PDF
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Nursing Research: An Introduction answers all your questions on the nursing research process. It gives you the knowledge you need to understand nursing research, evidence-based practice and critical appraisal so you can complete your own project and excel in your studies. Key features of the book are: Detailed, practical coverage of key methods such as how to do a literature review or conduct a survey so that you are able to do your own research. A wealth of examples of research in action so you can see how it works in practice. Reflective exercises to help you critically engage with what is being discussed. A companion website including free access to relevant journal articles and flashcards to help you remember key terms, as well as resources to help lecturers deliver research courses. It will be essential reading for nursing undergraduates, postgraduates and all new researchers. Pam Moule is Professor of Health Services Research and Director of the Centre for Health and Clinical Research at the University of the West of England, Bristol. Margaret Goodman is part-time Senior Lecturer in Research, based in the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences at the University of Coventry.

Introduction to Veterinary and Comparative Forensic Medicine

Author: John E. Cooper
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470752920
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Introduction to Veterinary and Comparative Forensic Medicine is a ground-breaking book in an emerging new speciality. It reflects the increasing demand for expert opinion by veterinarians and others in courts of law and elsewhere on such matters as: · wildlife conservation, · welfare of, and alleged cruelty to, animals, · insurance, certification and malpractice · the identification of live and dead species or their derivatives. It also discusses and analyses current concern over possible links between domestic violence and abuse of animals. Throughout the book the emphasis is on the need for a systematic and thorough approach to forensic work. A particular feature is practical advice, with protocols on dealing with common problems, together with case studies, various appendices and an extensive bibliography. A vital reference for members of the veterinary profession, lawyers, enforcement bodies and welfare and conservation organisations. The comparative aspects provide an important source of information for those working in human forensic medicine and the biological sciences.

Introduction to Nanomedicine and Nanobioengineering

Author: Paras N. Prasad
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 111835107X
Format: PDF
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This book is an introduction to the emerging field of nanomedicine and its applications to health care. It describes the many multidisciplinary challenges facing nanomedicine and discusses the required collaboration between chemists, physicists, engineers and clinicians. The book introduces the reader to nanomedicine's vast potential to improve and extend human life through the application of nanomaterials in diagnosis and treatment of disease.