Medical Library at
               HealthAlliance Hospital-
               Leominster Campus.


Frank Landry, MSLS, AHIP
He...
Library Locations and Hours
 Medical Library --Leominster Campus 2nd Floor
  -- South 2.

  Phone Ext. 4035 Fax: 4038
  M...
Medical Library Staffed Hours

   Mondays:              Closed


   Tuesdays:             9 AM to 3:30 PM

   Hospit...
Background
                            Boston College Library
 U. Mass Boston             System 1974
    BA 1974
     ...
Service Objective
 The HealthAlliance Medical Library
 services the entire hospital community
 including the medical, nurs...
Information Requests:

 Visit--Usually Best. Complicated
  requests, call for appointment.
 Phone: (Leominster Campus. E...
State of the Library Report
      1997/98
 Both library facilities and collections in
  deplorable condition. 5th floor.
...
State of Library Report
     1998/99.
 Collections weeded, New Books Ordered.
 Journal titles ordered/updated.
 Interli...
JCAHO Survey- January 1999

 Library passed-no deficiencies. Mr.
  Cronin Administrative Surveyor.
 Recommendations: Con...
October 1999 Library Moves
 As new facilities came online within hospital,
  space was needed for other Patient Care
  de...
Leominster Collection
        MAIN BRANCH South 2
 Mediated Online Literature Searching.
        Pubmed / Infotrac/ Stat...
Medical Library Area – South 2
Opened March 2007
 1. Consumer Health Collection


 2. Medical Librarian’s Office


 3. ...
Consumer
Health
Resource
Room

Free wireless
access to
Internet.
Consumer Health Resource
Room –

Encyclopedias,
General Reference Texts,
and Educational Resources.
Medical Library Area – South 2
Opened March 2007
 1. Consumer Health Collection


 2. Medical Librarian’s Office


 3. ...
Medical Library-
Librarian’s Office.
Medical Library Area – South 2
Opened March 2007
 1. Consumer Health Collection


 2. Medical Librarian’s Office


 3. ...
Medical
Library –

Circulating
Textbook
Collection
Medical Library --Core Clinical
Reserve Collection --Reference
Texts:
    Basic collection of standard reference texts
  ...
Medical Library-
Journal Print
Collection

100 Journal titles
print.
Medical Library Area

 Lit search
  Area. Online
  Databases
  [ Ex. PubMed
  etc.] and
  Internal
  Databases
{Ex. Up To...
Burbank Collection
 Closed in 2006.


 Entire collection was transferred to
  Leominster Campus after Medical Library’s
...
Library Services: Intranet
       Reference
 Go to Hospital Intranet Icon
      Click on to “Departmental Pages.” Scroll...
Medical Library Web Pages

 http://intweb/HAL/
Hospital’s Intranet Icon / link



 http://intweb/hal/library/index.cfm
S...
MedLine-Plus Online Tutorial

 http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/tour/tour.html


 8 Minute Video produced by the Natio...
Pubmed - Medline

PubMed is a service of the
  U.S. National Library of Medicine that
  includes over 17 million citations...
Medline Searches/ Nursing
CINAHL
 Mediated computerized literature
  searches using the National Library of
  Medicine da...
Services: Inter-Library Loan
 Journal articles and books available for loan
  from other libraries.
 Delivery time varie...
Service:Notary Public

 Medical librarian is a licensed NOTARY
  PUBLIC for the Commonwealth of
  Massachusetts. Please c...
Services AV

 Medical Librarian promotes live
  broadcasts of JCST-TV specialty
  programming hospital wide.
     For ac...
CME- Hospital Grand Rounds
 Leominster Campus-Guild Conf. Room.
 Tuesday Mornings 7:30AM-8:30AM. Open to
  all clinical ...
Committees / Resource
       Support
 Education and Library Committee. (CME)
 Medical Residency Program (Wed. AM)
 Onco...
Committees / Resource
Support
 Perinatology / Neonatology Rounds
 Ethics Committee.
 IS Committee (Info. Services.)
Ongoing Programs
Collection Development
    Books / Journals/ Online services.

Partnership -- U. Mass. Medical Center
  ...
Ongoing Programs

 Expanded Outreach to Local Communities.
     Public Libraries: Leominster Semi-Annual
      Programs ...
Ongoing Programs
 Telemedicine-
Expressed desire of medical staff to develop
  broadcast link with U. Mass. Medical Cente...
Questions????
Thank You for your time and attention.
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Introduction To Medical Library Presentation[2]

  1. 1. Medical Library at HealthAlliance Hospital- Leominster Campus. Frank Landry, MSLS, AHIP HealthAlliance Medical Library Manager & Coordinator of Medical Education
  2. 2. Library Locations and Hours  Medical Library --Leominster Campus 2nd Floor -- South 2. Phone Ext. 4035 Fax: 4038 Monday--Thursday 7AM to 3:30 PM. See “Staffed Hours” Library Intranet page. E-Mail: Library@healthalliance.com
  3. 3. Medical Library Staffed Hours  Mondays: Closed    Tuesdays: 9 AM to 3:30 PM   Hospital Grand Rounds (Guild) 7 AM to 9AM    Wednesdays 9 AM to 3:30 PM   Resident’s Conference Room 7 AM to 8:30AM     Thursdays 9 AM to 3:30 PM   Tumor Board (MD Conference Room B) 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM  South 2.    Closed Fridays
  4. 4. Background  Boston College Library  U. Mass Boston System 1974  BA 1974 12 years / 4 divisions  Simmons College MLS + MBLC Cert. 1985  Mount Auburn Hospital Advanced Study in 2 1/2 years Asst. Lib. Library Management  Waltham-Weston 2000/01  5 years Med. Library.  MLA- Academy of  Heywood Hospital Healthcare Info. 5 years Libr. + CME Professionals 10+ Yrs.  HealthAlliance - 12 yrs. Lib. Mgr. + CME
  5. 5. Service Objective The HealthAlliance Medical Library services the entire hospital community including the medical, nursing, and allied health staffs. The medical library also serves patients, students and members of the local community. The medical library is an active participant in the National Network of Libraries of Medicine and other regional consortia for resource sharing.
  6. 6. Information Requests:  Visit--Usually Best. Complicated requests, call for appointment.  Phone: (Leominster Campus. Ext. 4035)  Fax: (978) 466-4038 (Internal ext. 4038)  E-Mail: Library@healthalliance.com  Hospital Intranet- Library online request form.
  7. 7. State of the Library Report 1997/98  Both library facilities and collections in deplorable condition. 5th floor.  Outdated book collection. Journal subscriptions canceled for two years.  All resource sharing services had ceased.  Very limited Online searching/ No Internet.  Library was considered inactive.  Pharmacy now occupies the area.
  8. 8. State of Library Report 1998/99.  Collections weeded, New Books Ordered.  Journal titles ordered/updated.  Interlibrary loan services reinstated.  Online Bibliographic Lit. Searches  Current Awareness Service.  Mediated Internet Access. (Leominster)  Fax Service Available.  Commendation from Mass. Med. Society.
  9. 9. JCAHO Survey- January 1999  Library passed-no deficiencies. Mr. Cronin Administrative Surveyor.  Recommendations: Consumer Health Facility, TQM/CQI materials.  Telemedicine-Awareness.
  10. 10. October 1999 Library Moves  As new facilities came online within hospital, space was needed for other Patient Care departments.  Medical Library temporarily moved into a tiny resource room near the cafeteria and overflow was moved into Burbank Hospital Medical library.  8 years! 1999-2007 in resource room.
  11. 11. Leominster Collection MAIN BRANCH South 2  Mediated Online Literature Searching.  Pubmed / Infotrac/ StatRef  Wi-Fi Internet Access.  Index Medicus (Pubmed Online) / CINAHL- Ebsco Host.  Main Library 500+ current books, 100 active journal titles. Medicine / Nursing /Allied Health.  Online Inter-Library Loan Service ( 1 week)  Consumer Health Library  Free Internet access - Reference Texts, Encyclopedias, Patient Care Literature. [Omnigraphics textbook Series]
  12. 12. Medical Library Area – South 2 Opened March 2007  1. Consumer Health Collection  2. Medical Librarian’s Office  3. Medical Library  Recent Journals—Up to 1 year backfile.  Textbooks -- 5 Year Limit.  Core Reference Collection
  13. 13. Consumer Health Resource Room Free wireless access to Internet.
  14. 14. Consumer Health Resource Room – Encyclopedias, General Reference Texts, and Educational Resources.
  15. 15. Medical Library Area – South 2 Opened March 2007  1. Consumer Health Collection  2. Medical Librarian’s Office  3. Medical Library  Recent Journals—Up to 1 year back file.  Textbooks -- 5 Year Limit.  Core Reference Collection
  16. 16. Medical Library- Librarian’s Office.
  17. 17. Medical Library Area – South 2 Opened March 2007  1. Consumer Health Collection  2. Medical Librarian’s Office  3. Medical Library  Recent Journals—Up to 1 year back file.  Textbooks -- 5 Year Limit.  Core Reference Collection
  18. 18. Medical Library – Circulating Textbook Collection
  19. 19. Medical Library --Core Clinical Reserve Collection --Reference Texts:  Basic collection of standard reference texts representing various medical, surgical, nursing and allied health specialties and subspecialties. (1st Purchase Selections) -Education and Library Committee. -User Surveys/ Needs Assessments.  Materials never circulate except for clinical emergencies.
  20. 20. Medical Library- Journal Print Collection 100 Journal titles print.
  21. 21. Medical Library Area  Lit search Area. Online Databases [ Ex. PubMed etc.] and Internal Databases {Ex. Up To Date – E- Medicine.}
  22. 22. Burbank Collection  Closed in 2006.  Entire collection was transferred to Leominster Campus after Medical Library’s move to South 2 in Early March of 2007.
  23. 23. Library Services: Intranet Reference  Go to Hospital Intranet Icon  Click on to “Departmental Pages.” Scroll down to Medical Library Section. http://intweb/HAL/  Blue Side Bar to the following Online References:  Medical Library Information Requests  Stat REF-Full text reference books  Info Trac- Gen.Databases  Ebsco Host- Specific  Medline Plus—Consumer Health  PubMed– Clinical/ Biomedical/ Nursing journal citations.
  24. 24. Medical Library Web Pages  http://intweb/HAL/ Hospital’s Intranet Icon / link  http://intweb/hal/library/index.cfm Specific link to the Medical Library’s online pages.
  25. 25. MedLine-Plus Online Tutorial  http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/tour/tour.html  8 Minute Video produced by the National Network of Libraries of Medicine.  Consumer Health Resource.
  26. 26. Pubmed - Medline PubMed is a service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine that includes over 17 million citations from MEDLINE and other life science journals for biomedical articles back to the 1950s. PubMed includes links to full text articles and other related resources. www.pubmed.gov
  27. 27. Medline Searches/ Nursing CINAHL  Mediated computerized literature searches using the National Library of Medicine data bases (MEDLINE / HEALTH) are available. PubMed  www.pubmed.gov  CINAHL- Available on EBSCO HOST on the medical library’s Intranet pages.
  28. 28. Services: Inter-Library Loan  Journal articles and books available for loan from other libraries.  Delivery time varies:  Same day for articles from journals the library has by subscription.  3-6 business days local requests, usually free.  1-2 weeks for Govt.. Documents/ Out of State  Major Resource Libraries--Fee For Service (Boston College, Harvard Med., U. Mass. Medical Center--$15.00 mail. $24.00 + fax.)
  29. 29. Service:Notary Public  Medical librarian is a licensed NOTARY PUBLIC for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Please call/visit the medical library if you have any documents to be notarized.  LIBRARY DOES NOT PROVIDE LEGAL ADVICE.
  30. 30. Services AV  Medical Librarian promotes live broadcasts of JCST-TV specialty programming hospital wide.  For academic credit  Popular topics (ACLS, and Hosp. Management, CDC, NIH, U. S. Army Surgical Service.)  Opportunity to question experts live by direct call in.  Service will END in December 2008.
  31. 31. CME- Hospital Grand Rounds  Leominster Campus-Guild Conf. Room.  Tuesday Mornings 7:30AM-8:30AM. Open to all clinical staff.  Library & CME Committee Principals  Dr. Edison Wong – CME Director  Ms. Michelle Martin- Manager of Physician Services  Frank Landry, CME Coordinator.
  32. 32. Committees / Resource Support  Education and Library Committee. (CME)  Medical Residency Program (Wed. AM)  Oncology / Cancer Committee/ Tumor Board.  Pharmacy & Therapeutics Committee  Hospital Information Services (Med. Records)  Patient and Family Education. ( Outreach Pgrs.)  Corporate Education ( Staff / Nurse Educators)  Schwartz Center Rounds. (CME 5th Tues.)
  33. 33. Committees / Resource Support  Perinatology / Neonatology Rounds  Ethics Committee.  IS Committee (Info. Services.)
  34. 34. Ongoing Programs Collection Development  Books / Journals/ Online services. Partnership -- U. Mass. Medical Center  Systems/ services  Partnered Libraries –Local Community Hospitals. Outreach--  Internal - Inter-Departmental - Committees  Local Community- Public Libraries
  35. 35. Ongoing Programs  Expanded Outreach to Local Communities.  Public Libraries: Leominster Semi-Annual Programs on Consumer Health.  Other Libraries: Gardner and Fitchburg.  Consumer health programs to be negotiated with their adult services librarians.  Local Community Centers
  36. 36. Ongoing Programs  Telemedicine- Expressed desire of medical staff to develop broadcast link with U. Mass. Medical Center to broadcast / transmit Grand Rounds / Clinical Conference programming between both institutions and / or among partnered institutions, with ACCME Category 1 CME Credit. Part of Hospital Strategic Plan. Ex. Tandberg/ U Mass.
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