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HLABC Forum: Summer 2008

  1. 1. V um e 31 I s ue 2 ol s Sum m e r 2008H LABC FO RUM
  2. 2. PAGE 2 V L E 31 ISSUE 2 O UM TABLE O F CO NTENTS Edit orial ...............................................................3 Pre s ide nt M e s s age .......................................... 4 s V Pre s ide nt M e s s age .................................. 6 ice s Tre as ure rs Re port .............................................6 Ne w M e m be rs .....................................................7 W e bs it Re port .................................................. 7 e CH L Re port...................................................... 8 A e H L Updat .....................................................9 bc e BCL Conf re nce ...............................................10 A e Re s ide nt Lial ibrary Se rv s Proj ct................... 12 ice e H igh l Efe ct e L y f iv ibrarians .................................. 13 CAL / LACBD Conf re nce .................................... 14 e H L ABC Spring W ork s h op: H ow t re ad a pape r 17 o Te ch nol ogy: O pe n Source Sofw are ...................18 t Europe an Conf re nce EAH I e L............................. 20 BilC-61.............................................................. 22 l Ge ting t K now You : De bbie M onk m an........... 23 t o Ge ting t K now You : Yv te I aralxi............. 26 t o e t ps e Not s From t e Afe rle : Adrie nne Cl ........... 27 e h t if ark Upcom ing ...........................................................29 Th e H L ABC Forum is publ h e d q uart rl by t e H e al L is e y h t ibrarie s h As s ociat ofBC, I ion SSN: 0826-0125 Subm is s ions and s t ide as are w e l e d. ory com Publ ion is notguarant e d and m anus cript m ay be e dit d. icat e s e Cont t e publ h e r: act h is K ris t Clm e nt a e Em ailk ris t : ac@ s h aw .ca Ph one : 250-712-39 66 x6821 For H L ABC m e m be rs h ip inf at orm ion, v itour w e bs it atw w w .h l is e abc.bc.ca or w rit t e o: Anne Al l r, Tre as ure r/ e m be rs h ip gaie M L ibrary, Prince Ge orge Re gional os pit H al 1475 Edm ont St Prince Ge orge , BC V 1S2 on . 2M e m ailAnne .al l r@ nort e rnh e al .ca gaie h t h Fe e s are $ 25.00 (re gul or $ ar) 15.00 (s t nt m axim um 2 ye ars ) and ude , incl t e Forum . ude h
  3. 3. HLABC FO R UM SUM M ER 2008 Page 3E DITO RIAL CO L ABO RATIO N : LGue s tEdit De v Gre ys on, I orm at Spe cial t UBC Ce nt f H e al ors on nf ion is , re or thSe rv s and Pol Re s e arch and Ana Ros a Bl , H L ice icy ue ABC V -Pre s ide nt ice ;W ork Saf BC Corporat L e e ibraryW h e n w e de cide d t co-e ditt is s um m e r’s Forum , Col o h l aborat ions e e m e d a natural oice oft e m e . W e re cogniz e d t atour t am ing ch h h eup as a gue s t dit duo w as indicat e oft e w ay h e al l -e or iv h t ibrarie s hand l ibrarians acros s our prov ince f unct – as l ing e xam pls of ion iv epe opl w ork ing t t e r t accom pl h com m on goal. e oge h o is sW it in t is is s ue you w ilf re port on t e com bine d e fort of h h lind s h f sm any w h o k e e p our prof s s ional e organiz at ions running. O urpre s ide ntgiv s a t orough l att e m any H L e h ook h ABCaccom pl h m e nt oft e pas tye ar, w h il our abl t as ure r and w e b is s h e e rem anage r cont inue t k e e p our organiz at h e al y. O ur ne w o ion thH LABC/ L ch apt r l on k e e ps us conne ct d w it our CH A e iais e hcol ague s acros s t e count Th e e nt Exe cut e Com m ite e of le h ry. ire iv tH LABC h as our s ince re appre ciat f alt e ir h ard w ork ion or lht rough outt e ye ar. h hAlo in t is s um m e r’s Forum , w e h av re port on s e v ral s h e s ecol l aborat e proj ct : H L iv e s ABC’s fags h ip col l l aborat oft e e H L ion h BC,our Afil ion Agre e m e ntw it BCL t e Re s ide nt L f iat h A, h ial ibrary Se rv s iceproj ct and t e w orl ofO pe n Source Sofw are . Re ad on f e , h d t orconf re nce re port and updat on t e ne w propos e d f de ral e s e h ecopyrigh tlgis l ion. Don’tm is s t e al ays -f prof e s ofH L e at h w un il ABCm e m be rs ne w , ol and j tpl int re s t d us ain e ing. Final t e l tof l h is y,upcom ing conf re nce s is al ays good t h av on your radar, e w o epart arl ifyou w antt pl a h ol icul y o an iday t com bine w it a o hconf re nce . eTh is is s ue oft e Forum - l e alt e w ork w e do atH L h ik lh ABC - ow e sm uch t m any, and w oul noth av com e t t e r w it outt e o d e oge h h hcom bine d and col laborat e e fort ofyou, t e m e m be rs h ip. Th ank iv f s hyou t alw h o cont o l ribut d t t is is s ue , be itby s ubm iting copy, e o h tm ak ing t e f an int rv w , or puting your t ch nical k il t w ork im or e ie t e s l o sin t e product oft e ne w s lte r. I is your e nt us ias t e fort t at h ion h e t t h ic f s hm ade itpos s ibl t bring t is is s ue t f ion. e o h o ruitW at t e H L ch h ABC l t e rv f t e calf s ubm is s ions t t e W int r is s or h lor o h eis s ue , and plas e cons ide r s h aring w h atyou s e e , k now and ee xpe rie nce w it your h e al l h t ibrary col ague s ! h leEnj t e s um m e r! oy h
  4. 4. PAGE 4 V L E 31 ISSUE 2 O UM PRESIDENT’S M ESSAGE Diana H al H L l ABC Pre s ide nt BC Cance r Age ncy L , ; ibrary Sum m e r gre e t ings t H L o ABC M e m be rs w h e t e r l h ong-t e or ne w ! im I w antt be gin by s aying w h ata priv e ge and plas ure ith as be e n o il e t s e rv as pre s ide ntoft e H e al L o e h t ibrarie s As s ociat ofBrit h h ion is Col bia f 2007-2008 and t w ork w it s uch gre atpe opl on t e um or o h e h e xe cut e and in t e m e m be rs h ip oft is v al iv h h it organiz ation! Plas e e j m e in w e l ing Ana Ros a Bl , w h o s t s in June as oin com ue art pre s ide ntf 2008-2009 , and h e r e xe cut e t am . or iv e For t e ir s t adf te ne rgy and h ard w ork ov r t e pas tye ar, m y h e as e h s ince re s tgrat ude goe s t pas t it o -pre s ide ntK are n M acDone l v l ice , pre s ide ntpre s ide nt lctAna Ros a Bl , t as ure r Anne Al / -e e ue re l r, gaie s e cre t M e gan Crouch , Forum l ary ayoute dit K ris t Clm e nt or a e , Forum coordinat e dit Daw n Bas s e t, Forum gue s te dit ing or t ors Pat ricia Fos t r, De v Gre ys on, and Ana Ros a Bl , w e bs it e on ue e coordinat Robyn-Joy I al e n, and l t e rv m anage r, K at y or ngv l s is s h H ornby. W it t e Forum ’s t e m e ofcol h h h laborat in m ind and re fe ct on ion l ing collaborat e pract t re inv iv ice o igorat our l e ibrary as s ociat ions , I w ould l e t re cap s om e oft e not e act it s and ach ie v m e nt oft e ik o h abl iv ie e s h ye ar. I O ct r I re pre s e nt d H L n obe e ABC att e al h l-day L ibrary 2020 Sym pos ium in Burnaby w h e re t e BC l h ibrary com m unit incl y, uding e H L and EL m e tt dis cus s “ h e f ure ofl bc N, o t ut ibrary collaborat in ion BC,” cons ide ring q ue s t ions s uch as “ h e re w ilyou be ?I w h at W l n form w ilour l l ibrarie s be ?W h atw ilour us e rs e xpe ct– and re q uire ? l ” Th e pre s e nt ions and t e dis cus s ion as capt d in col ul at h ure ourf graph ics by t e oficial is tare ath tp:/l h f art t /ibrary2020.bcl ibrary.ca. Alo in O ct r, s e v ral L s obe e H ABC m e m be rs ate nde d t e V L t h O UG Final Ev ntw h e re Ul de St e r s pok e on " e Prof s s ional e e la rick Th e Se arch e r in t e Googl Age " (h tp:/v l ancouv r.bc.ca/ n- h e t / al .v e s oct 07.pdf;h tp:/w w w .de s t e r.com ). Th e h is t oft e V t / rick ory h ancouv r e O nl Us e rs Group w h ich h igh l t t e v ue ofprof s s ional ine igh s h al e organiz at ions (l ath tp:/h l ink t / abc.bc.ca/ s ociat as ions .h t l m ; h tp:/w w w .ne t t / pac.com / ol v ugh x.h t ). v ug/ ol m Th e Aut n ge ne ral e e t w as h e l t e e v ning ofNov m be r 22 um m ing d h e e w it Dr. Andy Col an oft e BC Cance r Age ncy s pe ak ing on h dm h s cie nt ic bas ics and pot nt f v if e ialor accinat and s cre e ning in t e ion h cont xtofh um an papil a v e l om irus (H PV cont . I w as v o–l e d ) rol t ide ink t t e BCCA s it in K e l na w h e re t o or t re e m e m be rs ate nde d. o h e ow w h t For t e W int r s ocial h e brunch m e e t ing, m e m be rs ofCH L ABSC A/ UBC SL S St ntI e re s tGroup j AI ude nt oine d us att e UBC K oe rne r h L ibrary and f a t oft e Barbe r L arning Ce nt on Sat or our h e re urday, January 19 . I w as alo an occas ion t re m e m be r Dav Nobl, a t s o id e founding m e m be r ofH L ABC in 19 77, s e cond pre s ide nt le t e , if im
  5. 5. HLABC FO R UM SUM M ER 2008 Page 5m e m be r, and f e r h e ad ofBC Cance r Age ncy L orm ibrary 19 76-2002,w h o h ad die d e arl r t atm ont . ie h h I l u ofa ge ne ral e e t on M arch 27, t e re w as notonl t e co- n ie m ing h y hs pons ore d BCL conf re nce in m id-April alo t e day-l A e but s h ongSpring W ork s h op on Crit l Ev uat Re s e arch Pape rs – ical y al ingEs s e nt Sk il , pre s e nt d by L ial l s e inds ay Gl oft e H e al Scie nce s ynn h t hL ibrary atM e m orial Univ rs it ofNe w f e y oundl and, atVancouv r Publ e icL ibrary on M ay 20. Att e e nd ofM ay m ore t an 15 H L h h ABC m e m be rs ate nde d t e t hs t ul ing Canadian H e al L im at t ibrarie s As s ociat conf re nce 4 t e - h ion e imz one s aw ay in H alax (h tp:/w w w .ch l if t / a-abs c.ca/ 2008). As pre s ide ntIate nde d t e CH L Ch apt r Pre s ide nt ’ L t h A e s unch w h e rere pre s e nt iv s oft e board and t e 15 or s o ch apt rs s h are d brie f at e h h ere port h igh l t a m yriad ofact v ie s acros s t e count Th e s igh ing it it h ry.l ion ne xtye ar w ilbe t e -z one f ndl W innipe g (w w w .ch l ocat l im rie y a-abs c.ca/ 2009 / t e n K ings t ), h on,O N in 2010 and Cal gary in 2011.Ev n ifyou can’tate nd in pe rs on, do e xpl t e re s ource s on t e e t ore h hw e bs it and j CH L t col e oin A o laborat w it t e s t e h h rong cros s -count ryne t ork ofcol ague s ! w l eTw o h igh l t ofye ar w e re t e v ry act e col igh s h e iv laborat ofH L ion ABCand it m e m be rs w it t o ot e r prov s h w h ince -w ide library organiz at ions ,BCL and e H L I De ce m be r H L A bc. n ABC oficial s igne d a t re e -ye ar f l y hAfil ion Agre e m e ntw it t e Brit h Col bia L f iat h h is um ibrary As s ociat ion(h tp:/w w w .bcl t / a.bc.ca/ t atK are n M acDone lh ad abl ne got e d t ) h l y iat oprom ot m ut ne t ork ing and coope rat e ual w ion. Th e t o as s ociat w ionsre m ain aut onom ous , butour m e m be rs can ate nd t e BCL t h Aconf re nce att e ir m e m be r rat s and can act e l prom ot h e al e h e iv y e thinf at s t am s att e conf re nce . orm ion re h e Ana Ros a and I cont ribut d t e H L e h ABC pe rs pe ct e att e BCL iv h Aconf re nce program pl e anning com m ite e m e e t in Nov m be r t ing ew h e re pre s e nt ion propos al w e re s e lct d. Ana Ros a cont at s e e inue d t os e rv on t e com m ite e , and w e w e re de l t d t atH L e h t igh e h ABC co-s pons ore d s e v ral e s s ions inv v our m e m be rs att e BCL e s oling h Aconf re nce in Rich m ond, April e 17-19 .(h tp:/w w w .bcl t / a.bc.ca/ 2008% 20Conf re nce / f t px) e de aul .as A gre atnum be r ofus t ook adv age oft e opport y t ate nd ant h unit o tBCL s e s s ions and m e e ta w ide range ofl A ibrary col ague s and lev ndors . O ur PR broch ure w it appl ion f e h icat orm w as updat d, eprint d, and av abl att e conf re nce as w e las be ing adde d t e ail e h e l ot e w e bs it . A part ar h igh l tw as t e e -H L re ce pt h e icul igh h bc ion, April , 19w h ich did doubl dut as a s pring s ocial e e t f us . e y m ing or M any ofyou, ofcours e , are v ry act e l inv v d on com m ite e s of e iv y ole tt e Elct h e ronic H e al L t ibrary ofBC (h tp:/e h l h t / bc.ca/ and w h il t is ), e hcol l aborat e init iv pe rh aps ne e ds no int iv iat e roduction, itis w ort he m ph as iz ing t atitis t rough your w ork t ate H L “ h h h bc prov s t e ide hacade m ic and h e al care com m unit ofBrit h Col bia w it e as y th y is um hacce s s t onl h e al l o ine t ibrary re s ource s .” h
  6. 6. PAGE 6 V L E 31 ISSUE 2 O UM As f H L or ABC m e e t ings f 2007-2008, t e e xe cut e m e tatt e BC or h iv h Cance r Age ncy in V ancouv r on Se pt 17, O ct 19 , De c. 11, and e . . April w it Anne Al 11, h l r in Prince Ge orge us ual ate nding by gaie l t y t lph one . Tw o oft e e xe cut e , M e gan Crouch and Daw n Bas s e t, e e h iv t h ad t de partin t e s pring t go on m at rnit lav . o h o e y e e Congrat at ul ions and h e art s tt ank s t e dit Ana Ros a Bl , ie h o ors ue K ris t Clm e nt and De v Gre ys on, and t alw h o cont a e , on o l ribut d t e ir e h col laborat e h ard w ork producing t is is s ue f us t s av iv h or o our ov r e t e s um m e r and f l h al. V ry be s tw is h e s f a re l e or axing and re -e nge rgiz ing s um m e r! VCE -PRESIDENT’S I M ESSAGE Ana Ros a Bl , W ork Saf BC Corporat L ue e e ibrary H el H L lo ABC M e m be rs , I is unbe l v e t atm y t nure as V -Pre s ide nth as w ound t ie abl h e ice dow n, and t e th orch ofPre s ide nt h as pas s e d t m e . I h as be e n an o t h onour t h av s e rv d w it t is ye ar’s Exe cut e : Diana, K are n, o e e h h iv Anne , M e gan, Daw n, Pat ricia and De v Robyn-Joy, and K at y. on, h Th e de dicat and dil nce oft e s e indiv ion ige h idual h as m ade m y j s ob e forte s s . M y s ince re appre ciat goe s t e ach m e m be r oft e f l ion o h Exe cut e , and t alm e m be rs ofH L iv o l ABC, f your cont or inue d s upport oft e w ork and e v nt organiz e d on your be h al I am l ing h e s f . ook f ard, v ry m uch , t t e com ing ye ar, and w ork ing w it t e ne w orw e o h h h Exe cut e t bring e xcit ne w larning opport ie s and iv o ing e unit program m e s t our m e m be rs and afil e m e m be rs . o f iat Th ank you, e v ryone , f your ongoing e nt us ias m and int re s tin e or h e H LABC! H av a s af and t rrif s um m e r! e e e ic H LABC TREASURER ’S R EPO RT Anne Al l r, H L gaie ABC Tre as ure r and M e m be rs h ip Co-ordinat or; Nort e rn H e al L h t ibrary, Prince Ge orge Re gional os pit h H al M e m be rs h ips : L e t e M e m be rs 7 if im Re gul M e m be rs 75 ar St nt 3 ude s ____________________ Tot M e m be rs h ip: 85 al Curre ntBank Bal ance : I e s t e ntAccount$1,880.63 nv m Ch e q uing Account$11,320.37 ____________________ Tot : $ al 12,200.00
  7. 7. HLABC FO R UM SUM M ER 2008 Page 7W EL M E CO O UR NEW M EM BERS !Daw n Boh m e - Bouch e r I t ut ofNat ns it e uropat ic M e dicine hSuz anne Ge ba - Singlt Urq uh artL P, Ph ys iot e rapy As s ociat e on L h ion ofB.C.L a Ge ys e l I e rior H e al , Th om ps on Cariboo Sh us w ap H e al is - nit t h th Scie nce s L ibraryYv te I aralxi - V e t ps e ancouv r Com m unit L e y ibrary, V ancouv re Coas t H e al al t hM art a Gonz alz Pal h e acios - SFU - W AC Be nne t L t ibraryTe naya Joh ns on - Fras e r H e al Aut orit M SA Ge ne ral os pit th h y, H al L ibraryEl h e ba M ut - Program Anal t Ph arm ace ut is uri ys , ical rv s , BC Se ice M inis t ofH e al . ry thDougl Salw e de l I orm at Re s ource Coordinat Canadian as z - nf ion or, I t ut f t e Re l fofPain and Dis abily (CI ns it e or h ie it RPD)Jos e ph Scarf - Fras e r H e al Aut orit Ridge M e adow s H os pit e t h h y, al L ibraryL a Te l - H arpe r Gre y L P iis l a LCh ris t Tribe - H arpe r Gre y L P ina LM EM BERSH I R ENEW AL TI E ! P MO ur ne w Fis cal ar be gan on June 1. I you h av notye tre ne w e d Ye f eyour m e m be rs h ip, be s ure t do s o! oM e m be rs h ip in H L ABC is a gre atde alatonl $ yr ($ f , y 25/ 15 ors t nt ). M e m be r be ne f s incl acce s s t t e m e m be rs -onl ude s it ude o h ys e ct oft e w e bs it , ne t ork ing and CE opport ie s , and ion h e w unitm e m be r rat s atH L e ABC and BCL e v nt . Th e m e m be rs h ip f A e s ormcan be dow nl oade d from our w e bs it : h tp:/h l e t / abc.bc.ca/I t e re are ch ange s t your cont inf at fh o act orm ion, be s ure t s e nd ot os e t Anne alo. W e dontw antt l e you! h o s o osW EBSITE R EPO RTRobyn I al e n, H L ngv l s ABC W e bs it Coordinat V e or; ancouv r I l H e al e s and thAut orit h yW e curre nty h av 77 pe opl s igne d up on t e w e bs it . Th e curre nt l e e h em e m be rs h ip dire ct is on t e s it unde r “ e m be rs onl on t e ory h e m y” hAboutH L ABC page . Th e s it cont e inue s t re q uire m inim al ork . o wPlas e f ard any inf at you w oul l e on t e s it dire cty t e orw orm ion d ik h e l oRobyn I al e n atGe e k girl ngv l s 05@ s h aw .ca and indicat clarl e e yw h e re and f h ow l you w oul l e itpos t d. During t e s um m e r or ong d ik e hI h ope t t itup, ge ting up t dat inf at o idy t o e orm ion. Face book h as notgrow n atal t ough itis a good f lh , orum f dis cus s ion w h e n e v nt do or e soccur, s o t e group w ilre m ain act e . h l iv
  8. 8. PAGE 8 V L E 31 ISSUE 2 O UM CH L R EPO RT A Sh annon Long, CH L ABSC Tre as ure r;Rich m ond H os pit L A/ al ibrary, Vancouv r Coas t H e al e al th I am v ry plas e d t announce t atI am t e ne w H L e e o h h ABC ch apt r e l on t CH L ABSC. I addit t re gul e xe cut e rols (m ine is iais o A/ n ion o ar iv e Tre as ure r) e ach CH L board m e m be r is re s pons ibl f l ing w it A e or iais h one or t o l w ocal apt rs . Th is h e l f it e com m unicat and ch e ps acilat ion l age s be t e e n t e nat ink w h ionaland ch apt r lv l. For as l as I e e e s ong h av be e n a h e al l e t ibrarian and ate nding H L h t ABC m e e t ings , BC h as h ad re pre s e nt ion on t e CH L board. Now itis m y t at h A urn! Gone are t e days w h e n ch apt rs w e re re q uire d t s e nd “ h e o updat s ” e t be publ h e d in BM C, t e ol printj o is h d ournalNow t e CH L w e bs it . h A e s e rv s as a gat e ring pl f ch apt r ne w s and e v nt . O ur e h ace or e e s re s ource f W e bm as t r h as s e tup a s pe cialCh apt r Ne w s Forum ” ul e “ e f you t us e . Tak e a m om e ntt v itt e w e b page and pos tit m s or o o is h e t atm ay be ofint re s tt your col ague s acros s t e count h e o l e h ry! (h tp:/ch l t / a-abs c.ca/ q =e n/ ? node / )49 CH L ABSC is e ncouraging it m e m be rs and t os e ofl A/ s h ocal ch apt rs t ge tinv v d in upcom ing nat e o ole ional e ct , t am s and proj s e t k f as orce s . You coul h e l w it w e b page e nh ance m e nt , as s is tin d p h s pl anning l ocal and onl w ork s h ops , or pe rh aps w rit an art e or ine e icl book re v w f CH L onl j ie or A’s ine ournal(h tp:/ch l . t / a- abs c.ca/ q =e n/ ? node / ) Th e re are m any ot e r w ays t atyou can 139 h h s h are your t e nt . K e e p your e ye on t e w e bs it and an e ar t t e al s h e o h ground. Th e re are al ays opport ie s . w unit
  9. 9. HLABC FO R UM SUM M ER 2008 Page 9e H L Updat BC eGre g Row e l M anage r, Fras e r H e al L l, t ibrary Se rv s h iceI AprilI m ode rat d t e pane l cus s ion “ -H L Ne w n , e h dis e bc:O pport ie s f Col unit or laborat and M e e t Uniq ue Us e r Group ion ingNe e ds ” t atw as pre s e nt d att e j h e h ointBCL H L A/ ABC Conf re nce . I e tw as a ch ance f us t com pare and dis cus s t e e xpe rie nce s oft e or o h hacade m ic, h e al and afil e e -H L m e m be rs . Nots urpris ingl th f iat bc y,from t e L e r M ainl t t e H e artand our h e al and acade m ic h ow and o h l thm e m be rs appre ciat and m ak e good us e ofe -H L re s ource s . e bcFurt e r, e -H L re s ource s h av s e e n incre dibl upt e by v ry h bc e e ak eappre ciat e us e rs t e Ph ys iot e rapis t As s ociat ofBC (PABC). iv h h s ion Sh annon L ong f rom Rich m ond H os pit (V A) L al CH ibrary prov d an ideov rv w ofa s h orts urv y s h e h ad H e al Aut orit (H A) l e ie e t h h y ibrarianscom plt . Sh e as k e d H A part rs aboutt e ir s ource off e e ne h unding, t e him pacton L ibrary s t f lv l, curre ntprogram s f e nd us e r afing e e s ortraining and f ure pl f t ut ans or raining. Sh e alo pre s e nt d a m ore in- s ede pt l att e im pactofe -H L h as h ad on V h ook h bc ancouv r Coas t e alH e al Aut orit O fnot - Sh annon h as prov d ov r 180 t t h h y. e ide e rainings e s s ions on e -H L re s ource s . Nancy L v s q ue (Th om ps on Riv rs bc e e eUniv rs it re v w e d t e re as ons f cre at t e cons ort , it e y) ie h or ing h ium ’sim pacton s t nt graduat f ude s ing rom h e al program s and w ork ing in thrural and re m ot are as ofBC and t e f al s e s s m e ntoft e e h orm as hcons ort ’s out ium com e s and im pact Euge ne Bars k y (UBC Scie nce .and Engine e ring L ibrarian, w h o up unt days be f t e pre s e nt ion il ore h atw as t e Ph ys iot e rapy O ut ach L h h re ibrarian atUBC’s I ing K Barbe r rvL arning Ce nt ), s pok e oft e w ork h e unde rt e re h ook t bring t e PABC o hint t e e -H L as it f tafil e m e m be r and t e pos it e im pact o h bc s irs f iat h ivt ath av acce s s t e -H L re s ource s w as h av f PABC h ing o bc ing orm e m be rs . Jo Anne Ne w ye ar Ram ire z updat d t e audie nce on e hcurre nte H L Adm inis t iv Ce nt f bc rat e re unct ions incl uding t e Us e r hSurv y and t e E-Box (t e Ne w Product Se lct Box). e h h s e ionI w ilbe a bus y s um m e r f t e e -H L W ork cont t l or h bc. inue s on t e hBus ine s s Cas e updat , a Ne w Product Surv y and anal is oft e e s e ys hUs e r Surv y dat Bruce Ch ow t e cons ul h ire d t w rit t e f t e a. h tant o e h irsbus ine s s cas e , w h ich prov d guidance f t e f tt re e ye ars , h as ide or h irs hbe e n re h ire d t updat t e Bus ine s s Cas e f anot e r 3 ye ars . A o e h or hNe w Product rank ing s urv y w ilbe dis t s e l ribut d and a Ne got ions e iatAdv ory Te am w ilbe f e d and be gin de l rat is l orm ibe ions aroundpot nt ne w re s ource s in pre parat f t e l ns ing re ne w al e ial ion or h ice andt e pos s ibl addit ofcont ntt t e e xis t cons orth e ion e o h ing ium product . sTh ank s t alt os e w h o part o lh icipat d in t e Us e r Surv y. Th e e h eEv uat Te am w ilbe re v w ing t e dat and us e itt inf al ion l ie h a o ormf ure dire ct ut ions and s upportt e re v e d bus ine s s cas e . And w it t e h is h hannounce d de part ofJo Anne Ne w ye ar Ram ire z (t an AUL ure opos it atUBC), t e proce s s is curre nty unde rw ay t f a ne w e - ion h l o indH L Coordinat Th ank s t Sh annon, Euge ne , Nancy and Jo Anne bc or. oNe w ye ar Ram ire z f t e ir part or h icipat in t is pre s e nt ion. ion h at
  10. 10. PAGE 10 V L E 31 ISSUE 2 O UM CO L ABO RATIV BCL CO NFERENCE S ESSIO NS L E A De v Gre ys on, I orm at Spe cial t UBC Ce nt f H e al Se rv s and on nf ion is , re or th ice Pol Re s e arch icy Att is ye ars Brit h Col bia L h is um ibrary As s ociat Conf re nce , ion e H LABC col laborat d w it t e BCL I orm at Pol and e h h A nf ion icy I e l ct Fre e dom com m ite e s t pre s e ntt o e xcit h e al - nt l ual e t o w ing th re l e d w ork s h ops . at ACTI N FO R H O EALTH Dr. El n Bala, a f l e k acul m e m be r in t e Sch ool Com m unicat at t y h of ion Sim on Fras e r Univ rs it and att e Ce nt f Cl e y h re or inical Epide m iology and Ev uat atV A, pre s e nt d a port ofh e r re ce ntre s e arch al ion CH e ion proj ctf e ocus s ing on h e al inf at t h orm ion. Th e SSH RC f unde d proj ct e , t ld ACTI N f H e al , e xam ine d t e product ite O or th h ion, cons um pt and ion us e ofh e al inf at in v t h orm ion arious s e tings . t I h e r pre s e nt ion t BCL Dr. Bala s h are d re s ul ofa cl t r of n at o A, k ts us e studie s re garding l us e r is s ue s w it h e al inf at ay h th orm ion. Se tings t w e re : a publ l c ibrary h e al re f re nce de s k , an I e rne tt rm inal a th e nt e in cl w ait room , an onl s urv y and a l inic ing ine e ibrary program de s igne d t t ach us e rs t us e t e BC H e al guide onl . o e o h t h ine A m aj for inding Dr. Bala h igh l t d w as t ath um an int rm e diarie s k igh e h e re m ain ne ce s s ary t h e l h e al inf at s e e k e rs ov r com e o p t h orm ion e barrie rs t bot f o h inding and m ak ng s e ns e ofh e al inf at th orm ion. Sh e ide nt ie d k e y inf ant e m be dde d in s ocial t ork s as a if orm s ne w s ucce s s f s t e gy f h e l ul rat or ping us e rs m e e tt e ir h e al inf at h th orm ion ne e ds , and e ncourage d l ibrarie s t t ink aboutw h att is m igh tm e an o h h f us : ge ting outofour l or t ibrarie s , or part ring w it nurs e s and ot e r ne h h h e al prof s s ional w h o al ady w ork w it our inf at s e e k e rs . th e s re h orm ion Dr. Bala, alo a w om e ns s t k s udie s e xpe rt not d t atge nde r , e h dynam ics w e s e e in ofl h e al inf at s e e k ing pe rs is tonl , fine th orm ion ine nam e l t atitt nds otbe “ om e ns w ork .” Final s h e re m inde d us y h e w ly, t atacce s s doe s note q ual e : itis note nough t buil a gre at h us o d cons um e r h e al inf at re s ource ifw e do notf w ays t t h orm ion ind o int grat itint pe opls w ays off e e o e unct ioning. Th e ACTI N f H e al s e s s ion att e BCL Conf re nce w as v ry O or th h A e e w e l ce iv d, and h ad a l l-re e arge t urnout part arl f , icul y rom t e h e al h th librarian cont inge nt Th e s e s s ion w as cos pons ore d by H L . ABC and t e BCL I orm at Pol Com m ite e . Proj ctm at rial are be ing h A nf ion icy t e e s arch iv d in t e SFU I t ut e h ns it ional pos it Re ory, h tp:/ir.l f t / ib.s u.ca/ andl/ 2/ h e 189 3701. O PEN M EDICINE During t e f h inal conf re nce bl att e 2008 Brit h Col bia e ock h is um Library As s ociat conf re nce in Rich m ond, a s e s s ion pack e d w it ion e h m any intriguing w ork s h ops , I h ad t e priv e ge ofconv ning a t k by h il e al Anit Palpu and De an Gius t t ld O pe n M e dicine : Th e f tye ar a e ini, ite irs ofinde pe nde nt ope n-acce s s publ h ing. Th e s e s s ion w as , is cos pons ore d by t e BCL I e l ct Fre e dom Com m ite e , BCL h A nt l ual e t A
  11. 11. HLABC FO R UM SUM M ER 2008 Page 11I orm at Pol Com m ite e , and t e H e al L nf ion icy t h t ibrary As s ociat of h ionBC.M e m be rs ofH L ABC w ilbe f il w it Gius t l am iar h ini’s w ork , ranging f romh is Googl Sch ol Bl t BM J art e s t h is t ach ing act it s at e ar og o icl o e iv ieL angara and UBC . De an is alo an As s ociat Edit ofO pe n s e orM e dicine , and w rit s t e O pe n M e dicine Bl e h og.Anit Palpu is one oft e e dit w h o lf CM AJ ov r is s ue s of a e h ors e t ee ditorialinde pe nde nce , t f o ound O pe n M e dicine . Dr. Palpu is an eas s is t prof s s or ofm e dicine atUBC and re s e arch s cie nt tat ant e isCH EO S, f ocus ing h e r re s e arch on urban h e al . thTh e pre s e nt ion t at ouch e d on t e is s ue s ofe dit h orial inde pe nde nce inm e dicalournal t atld up t t e cre at ofO pe n M e dicine as an j s h e o h ione dit orial inde pe nde nt “ d” ope n acce s s , ge ne ral e dicalournal ly , gol m j ,builand publ h e d w it ope n s ource s ofw are . Palpu and Gius t t is h t e init e am e d t e ir w ay t rough a brie fh is t ofope n acce s s in ag-t h h oryCanada as w e las t e s t ps in e s t is h ing an O A j l h e abl ournalA uniq ue .f at oft e pre s e nt ion w as a h igh l ton t e v ue a l e ure h at igh h al ibrariancan add t an e dit o orial board, e nh ancing t e j h ournal im pact ’s .L ing back on t e f tye ar ofO pe n M e dicine , t e e dit ce rt y ook h irs h ors ainlh av t e righ tt be pating t e m s e le s on t e back ! W it a e h o t h v h hre s pe ct e acce pt abl ance rat of20% and re v w ing t e ie urnaround ofabout30 days , t e j h ournal publ h e d 42 art e s (incl is icl uding non-pe e rre v w f at s ) in t e f tye ar, and h as 289 3 re gis t re d w e bs it ie e ure h irs e eus e rs . Aloft is s ucce s s re q uire s a s ignif l h icantcom m it e ntofbot m ht e and e ne rgy f im rom t e al ol e e r e dit h l unt -v orial board — notonl fy ortypical dit and m anage m e ntdut s , butalo f f e ing ie s or undrais ing tos upportt e j h ournal .Sl s f ide rom t e s e s s ion are av abl on Sl s h are : h ail e ideh tp:/w w w .s l s h are .ne tgius t t / ide / inid/ a-april bcl -2008-om -pre s e nt ion. at
  12. 12. PAGE 12 V L E 31 ISSUE 2 O UM R ESIDENTIAL LBRARY S ERVCES PRO JECT:: CO L ABO RATIO N IN I I L ACTI NO L inda H ow ard, Librarian, Fras e r H e al L t ibrary Se rv s @ Surre y M e m orial h ice H os pit al Fras e r H e al Lt ibrary Se rv s goal t prov t e l l h ice is o ide im y ibrary s e rv s t t e s t f ph ys icians and s t nt afil e d w it Fras e r ice o h af, ude s f iat h H e al Aut orit t s upporte v nce -bas e d pract . Re s ide nt t h h y o ide ice ial Se rv s w it in t e Fras e r H e al Aut orit prov s m anage m e nt ice h h th h y ide and lade rs h ip t ov r 88 re s ide nt care f it s w it in t e Fras e r e o e ial acilie h h H e al . Approxim at l 22 oft e s e f it s are Fras e r H e al ow ne d t h e y h acilie t h and ope rat d w it t e re m ainde r oft e f it s be ing priv e l e h h h acilie at y ope rat d re ce iv ope rat grant f e ing ing s rom t e Fras e r H e al . Th is h t h pape r w ilde s cribe t e inv v m e ntofl l h ole ibrary s e rv s in w ork ing w it ice h and ate m pt t im prov l t ing o e ibrary s e rv s t alre s ide nt s e rv s ice o l ial ice s t fin col af l aborat w it k e y re s ide nt s e rv s m anage rs . ion h ial ice Me e tings , Bl oody M e e tings Th e Re s ide nt Lial ibrary Proj ctde v l d outofa f w m e e t e e ope e ings h e ld be t e e n t e l w h ibrarian and t e Re s ide nt Se rv s M anage r. h ial ice Re s ide nt Se rv s ’ goal as t im prov t e q ualy ofcare acros s ial ice w o e h it t e h e al aut orit in re s ide nt s e rv s f it s . Se v ral h t h h y ial ice acilie e pract ice guide l s w e re be ing de v l d and dis t ine e ope ribut d t t e 88 f it s . e o h acilie Educat ional days h ad be e n im plm e nt d and pl e e anne d f re s ide nt or ial f it s f t e pas t3 ye ars . Som e re s ource s h ad be e n ide nt ie d acilie or h if and purch as e d f t e re s ide nt care f it s . Th e f it s w e re or h ial acilie acilie dis t ribut d ov r a w ide ge ograph ic are a f e e rom Burnaby t H ope . o Re s ide nt Se rv s e xpre s s e d a de s ire f l ial ice or ibrary h e l in t ing t e p ak h ne xts t ps . e Library I e rv nt nt e ions L ibrary Se rv s w as as k e d t as s is tw it re s ource de v l e ntand ice o h e opm acce s s t appropriat re s ource s in a ce nt iz e d m anne r. Th e f t o e ral irs q ue s t t atw as e xpl d w as w h o w oul be t e pot nt us e rs . I ion h ore d h e ial t w as de t rm ine d t att e k e y us e rs w oul be cl e h h d inical nurs e e ducat , ors dire ct ofcare and al d h e al prof s s ional. W h atk ind of ors lie t h e s re s ource s w oul be m os tde s irabl?Furt e r dis cus s ions re v ald d e h e e t atge riat nurs ing t xt h ric e book s and v os / Ds w oul be m os t ide DV d re lv . Th e Canadian Nurs e s As s ociat re com m e nde d l tof e ant ion is book s f t e ge riat nurs ing ce rt icat w as ide nt ie d as a good or h ric if ion if pl t s t f re s ource de v l e nt Th e l ace o art or e opm . ibrarian t e n s e tabout h cre at a re com m e nde d l tofpurch as e s . I w as alo de cide d t at ing is t s h t re e copie s ofe ach re com m e nde d re s ource w oul be purch as e d h d and h ous e d in t e t re e re s ource l h h ibrarie s in t e Fras e r H e al . h t h O nce t e re s ource s w e re re ce iv d, t e y w e re cat ogue d and h e h al tagge d RESI DENTI SERVCES LBRARY CO L ECTI N t AL I I L O o prov addit ide ional acce s s in our onl cat ogue . Anot e r k e y ine al h de cis ion t atw as m ade w as t atitw as agre e d borrow ing priv e ge s h h il w oul be e xt nde d t alRe s ide nt Care s t fincl d e o l ial af uding non Fras e r H e al s t f t af. h
  13. 13. HLABC FO R UM SUM M ER 2008 Page 13An ins t ional h e e tw as cre at d de s cribing t e s t ps t t e f ruct s e h e o ak oracce s s ing t e re s ource s v t e l h ia h ibrary cat ogue . W e t e n h ad a al ht run oft e ins t ions ut iz ing a coupl ofre s ide nt s e rv s rial h ruct il e ial iceprov rs t t s tt e ne w s ys t m . Th e de m ons t ion pe riod w e nt ide o e h e rats m oot l h y.W h atAboutElct e ronic JournalAcce s s ?Re s ide nt Se rv s ’ s t fw as alo k e e n t gain acce s s t t e ial ice af s o o hlibrary’s onl dat ine abas e s and e lct e ronic j ournal. Unf unat l w e s ort e yw e re notabl t grantt is acce s s due t e xis t l ns ing e o h o ing iceagre e m e nt . I it pl t e l s n s ace h ibrarian de cide d t de v l a one page o e opRe s ide nt Se rv s Journal at t atw oul be dis t ial ice W ch h d ribut d t al e o lre s ide nt s e rv s s t f Th e j ial ice af. ournal at w oul f w ch d ocus on re lve antonl jine ournal s uch as t e Journal Ge ront ogical s h of ol Nurs ing,Nurs ing O l r Pe opl, Th e Journal t e Am e rican Ge riat de e of h ricsSocie t Ly, ong Te rm Care and Ge riat Nurs ing. Th e re s pons e t t e ric o hjournal at w as t m e ndous . w ch reTh e L ibrarian alo ate nde d a Re s ide nt Se rv s m anage m e nt s t ial icem e e t and t e n l e r ate nde d t e annual s ide nt Se rv s ing h at t h Re ial iceEducat day as a pos t r e xh ibit Bot oft e s e e v nt prov d t ion e or. h h e s e obe v ry us e f f gaining addit e ulor ional upportand aw are ne s s oft e s he nh ance d l ibrary s e rv . iceConcl ion usTh e Re s ide nt Se rv s L ial ice ibrary proj cts t e d outs m al but e art l ,t rough dis cus s ions and gre at r unde rs t h e anding oft e ne e ds oft e h hus e r group gre w and de v l d. I ial e r group re s pons e t t e e ope nit us o he nh ance d l ibrary s e rv h as be e n v ry good and l ice e ibrary s t fis k e e n aft k e e p t e m om e nt going. Th e j o h um ournal at w ilcont w ch l inue t be ocom pild and dis t e ribut d e v ry 2 m ont s and f h e r out ach and e e h urt ree ducat ional iat e s are be ing cons ide re d. Th is proj ct init iv ede m ons t e s t e pow e r ofcol rat h laborat be t e e n t o s e rv s t at ion w w ice hcan t t e r cre at a pow e rf s yne rgy. L oge h e ul ibrarie s h av t e pot nt e h e ialt col o laborat w it ot e r groups ofh e al prov rs t buil m ore e h h t h ide o dm e aningf s e rv s . ul iceFO UR H ABI O F H I L EFFECTI E LBRARI TS GH Y V I ANS *1) O pe nne s s2) Re s pons iv ne s s e3) Col laboration4) Com m unication * Todd Gil an. “ e Four h abit ofh igh l e fe ct e l m Th s y f iv ibrarians ” Th e .Ch ronicl ofH igh e r Educat e ion. Acce s s e d f : romh tp:/ch ronicl.com /obs / w s / t / e j ne 2007/ 2007052301c/ 05/ print e .h t l on 23 abl mM ay 2007
  14. 14. PAGE 14 V L E 31 ISSUE 2 O UM TH S K Y ’S E TH E LM I : I T E NTRE CI ET TERRE , TO UT EST EL PO SSI E . BL Ana Ros a Bl , H L ue ABC V -Pre s ide nt W ork Saf BC Corporat L ice ; e e ibrary CAL / LACBD ~ 46t Annual h Conf re nce 2008 – M ay 25 t 28, e o Sas k at oon, Sas k at e w an ch h tp:/w w w .cal t / lacbd.ca/ conf re nce s / e 2008/ f t t De aul m .h Th e annual conf re nce oft e Canadian As s ociat ofL L e h ion aw ibrarie s /As s ociat canadie nne de s bibl h èq ue s de droit (h e re inafe r ion iot , t re f rre d t as CAL ) w as a s upe rb conf re nce t is ye ar. From t e e o L e h h m om e ntofarriv att e conf re nce v nue , one w as s w e ptup by t e al h e e h e xcit m e ntofbe ing am ongs tcol ague s and f nds . O v r 240 e l e rie e conf re nce ate nde e s , pl 22 v ndors , w e re in ate ndance . Th e e t us e t conf re nce pl e anning com m ite e did a s plndid j oforganiz ing t e t e ob h conf re nce and s e curing a h e al y l -up ofe xpe rt t s h are t e ir e t ine h s o h k now ldge . W h atf l s is a brie fh is t ofCAL , a s ynops is oft e e olow ory L h s e s s ions ate nde d by t e w rit r, and obs e rv ions aboutt e t h e at h conf re nce . e H is tory ofCALL CAL t L race s it root back t t e l e 19 50s w h e n s om e Canadian s s o h at l l aw ibrarians w oul m e e tinf al att e Am e rican As s ociat of d orm l y, h ion L L aw ibrarie s (AAL ) annual e e t L m ings , t dis cus s m ut m ate rs of o ual t int re s t O n Jul 5, 19 63 CAL be cam e a f al s ociat e . y L orm as ion, be com ing a ch apt r ofAAL l e r t ats am e ye ar, and cont e L at h inuing as s uch unt 19 71. CAL is curre nty incorporat d as a f de ral il L l e e corporat w it outs h are capit unde r PartI oft e Corporat ion h al I h ions Act . CAL m e m be rs re pre s e nta w ide v t ofl l L arie y aw ibrary int re s t e s acros s Canada. I is a v h icl f t e e xch ange ofinf at and t e e or h orm ion ide as am ong m e m be rs , f t rs coope rat am ong Canadian l os e ion aw librarie s , and pl an im port partin t e prom ot acce s s t lgal ays ant h ing o e inf at f alCanadians . orm ion or l Synops is ofconf re nce s e s s ions at e nde d e t Sunny Sas k at oon w as atit re s plnde ntbe s tand e v n t e pe l s e e h icans w e re in t n t t e de l tofe v ryone ! Th e w e l e re ce pt w as ow o h igh e com ion h e l att e De l Be s s borough H ot la ‘ch at au’ s t e h ot l tby d h t a e , e yl e buil t e CNR in t e 19 30s . h h As w it ot e r conf re nce s , t e re w e re m any int re s t s e s s ions h h e h e ing f rom w h ich t ch oos e . I t e e nd, I ate nde d f e s e s s ions . o n h t iv L L aw ibrarie s Re ach ing f t e Sk y: Pract or h icalAppl ions of icat W e b 2.0 Te ch nol ogy Th is dynam ic and e nt rt e aining Plnary s e s s ion, pre s e nt d by e e Darlne Fich t r, Dat L e e a ibrary Coordinat Univ rs it of or, e y Sas k at e w an L ch ibrary and I rane tL nt ibrarian col nis tf O NLNE um or I m agaz ine , s e tt e t h one f an am az ing conf re nce . Fich t r’s l e l or e e iv y and e ngaging dis cus s ion ofe re d pract f icalips f incorporat W e b t or ing
  15. 15. HLABC FO R UM SUM M ER 2008 Page 152.0 t ch nol s int one ’s l e ogie o ibrary s e rv s . ice(h tp:/w w w .s l s h are .ne tf t r/aw -l t / ide /ich e l ibrarie s -re ach ing-f h e -s k y- or-tpract -appl ions -of e b-20-t ch nol ical icat -w e ogy)Fich t r ofe re d t e f l ing t : larn w it ot e rs ;m ix itup a lte ; e f h ol ow ips e h h itls h are w h atyou k now ;ne t ork onl ;t e t e t pl and larn; w ine ak im o ay eq uick e r t t and re m e m be r t w e ar ne w s h oe s . W e are t Se e - o ry o oAte nd-Act and k e e p our e ye s on t e h oriz on. t , hEv nce -Bas e d L ide ibrarians h ipTh is e ngaging s e s s ion w as pre s e nt d by V e irginia W ilon, sSas k at e w an H e al I orm at Re s ource s Part rs h ip. Ev nce ch t nf h ion ne ideBas e d L ibrarians h ip, (EBL is “ w ay t s ys t m at l e xam ine an ), a o e ical yis s ue t im prov de cis ion-m ak ing and av cos ty m is t e s .” o e oid l ak(h tp:/w w w .t e part rs h ip.ca/ ne rs h ip/ t / h ne part bins / e ndar_ page .as p? cal cid=85-1019 & l ang=1) EBLe nh ance s one ’s pract , by im prov ice ingde cis ion-m ak ing, s t am l re ining s e rv s and im plm e nt opt um ice e ing improce dure s . Adopt e v nce bas e d pract s h e l t incre as e ing ide ice ps ot e opport ie s f col h unit or l aborat and com m unicat as w e las ion ion lcre dibily am ongs tl it ibrary us e rs and f unding organiz at ions .W ilon h as de v l d an EBLToolit av abl at s e ope k , ail e :h tp:/e bl k it t / t ool .pbw ik i.com / Anyone int re s t d in t e h andoutand . e e hsl s f ide rom t e CAL conf re nce can go t h L e o:h tp:/e bl k it t / t ool .pbw ik i.com / l Cal-ACBC+ Conf re nce + Docum e nt e sAcce s s t Elct o e ronic CourtRe cords and PrivacyM r. Jus t Ge ral N. Al ice d lbrigh t CourtofQue e n’s Be nch f , orSas k at e w an;M r. Gary Dick s on, Q.C., Sas k at e w an I orm at ch ch nf ionand Priv acy Com m is s ione r;M r. Frédéric Pe l t r, CanLI M r. Paul l ie e I;Sch abas , Pre s ide ntofAd I DEM / Canadian M e dia L ye rs awAs s ociat ion, prov d an inf at e ov rv w oft e m ain conce rns ide orm iv e ie hre garding acce s s t e lct o e ronic courtre cords and priv acy.Canadian court h av re cogniz e d t atope n courtproce e dings are s e han im port cons t ut ant it ional principl. But t e incre as e d us e ofe -f ing e , h iland grow t ofcourtdocum e nt ov r t e I e rne tand com m e rcial h s e h ntdat abas e s rais e ne w conce rns . Th e us e oft is t ch nol incre as e s h e ogyt e ris k t atinf at conth h orm ion aine d in courtdocum e nt coul be us e d s df inappropriat act it s s uch as com m e rcial a m ining, ide nt yor e iv ie dat itt e f, s t k ing, h aras s m e ntand dis crim inath t al ion.Th e re is , as ye t no conce ns us on t e de s ire or f as ibily on t e , h e it ht s ofre s t ions on e lct ype rict e ronic acce s s t courtre cords . W t s o o hm any div rge ntv w s on h ow e lct e ie e ronic acce s s t courtre cords ocoul or s h oul be h arm oniz e d acros s j dict d d uris ions , t is is an are a hw ort k e e ping w at . h chFrank e nfoods ...w h at on t e h oriz on? s hRich ard W . Danyl , Q.C., Part r, M cDougalGauly L P and iuk ne l e LPre s ide nt L Socie t ofSas k at e w an;M art Ph il on, , aw y ch in lipsAs s ociat Prof s s or, Col ge ofL , Univ rs it ofSas k at e w an, e e le aw e y ch
  16. 16. PAGE 16 V L E 31 ISSUE 2 O UM q uick l and e ficie nty brough tt e audie nce up-t pe e d on t e y f l h o-s h pol and lgal s ue s t atm ade t e Sas k at e w an cas e of icy e is h h ch M ons ant Canada I v Sch m e is e r, 2004 SCC 34, [2004] 1 S.C.R. o nc. . 9 02, a caus e cél . èbre (h tp:/s cc.lxum .um ont al e n/ t / e re .ca/ 2004/ 2004s cc34/ 2004s cc34.h t l m ) Th e Supre m e CourtofCanada conf e d t atM ons ant pat nton irm h o’s e ge ne t l odif d ge ne s , t atprov t e rance t gl os at ical y-m ie h ide ol o yph e h e rbicide s , is v id. Th is cas e , and ot e rs l e it bring up ot e r al h ik , h is s ue s , s uch as : H ow do Canadian s t andards ofe nv ironm e nt al as s e s s m e ntre gul ion ofge ne t l odif d f at ical y-m ie oods s t and up t t e o h st andards ofot e r count s ?Sh oul a f e r’s righ tt ch oos e t h rie d arm o o grow produce or non-ge ne t l odif d crops be prot ct d?As f icaly-m ie e e or food s af t s h oul cons um e rs h av t e righ tt k now ift e f e y, d e h o h oods t e y e atcont ge ne t l odif d ingre die nt ?Al ough , t e h ain ical y-m ie s th h q ue s tions re m aine d unans w e re d, by t e e nd oft is v ry e nl t ne d h h e igh e and e nt rt e aining s e s s ion, e v ryone pre s e ntcam e aw ay w it f e h ood f or t ough t h . CourtH ous e Se curit O ne Prov y: ince ’ Expe rie nce s M r. Bryan Bul , Dire ct ofSe curit O pe rat loch or y ions , Gov rnm e ntof e Al rt outine d and re v w e d t e proce s s w h ich t e Gov rnm e ntof be a l ie h h e Al rt ut iz e d t im plm e ntprov be a il o e ince -w ide s e curit m e as ure s in it y s court ous e s as partofa t re e -ye ar, com pre h e ns iv s e curit pl h h e y an. Bul l dis cus s e d t e s t e ofcourt ous e s e curit acros s Canada. och h at h y H e de m ons t e d t e t s ofs e curit m e as ure s im plm e nt d in rat h ype y e e Al rt court ous e s and t e im pacton t e w ork e rs and publ as a be as h h h ic re s ulofm e as ure s t e n. t ak O bs e rv ions at Th e CAL conf re nce w as e ne rgiz ing. Ev ryone w h o ate nde d, f L e e t rom f t im e conf re nce ate nde e s , s e as one d conf re nce -goe rs and irs -t e t e e xh ibit e xpe rie nce d one oft e be s tconf re nce s e v r. I w as an ors h e e t opport y t conne ctw it col ague s , f nds and ponde r is s ue s of unit o h l e rie int re s tand conce rn t t is prof s s ion. e o h e LNK S : I Am e rican As s ociat ofL L ion aw ibrarie s - h tp:/w w w .aal t t / l .org/ e ndar/ ne cal Am e rican L ibrarie s As s ociat - ion h tp:/w w w .al t / a.org/ a/ al conf e rv s / s ice upcom ing/ upcom ingconf re e nce s .cfm Canadian As s ociat ofL L ion aw ibrarie s – h tp:/w w w .cal t / lacbd.ca/ Canadian H e al L t ibrarie s As s ociat - h ion h tp:/w w w .ch l t / a-abs c.ca/ q =e n ? Pacif Nort w e s tCh apt r oft e M e dical ibrary As s ociat - ic h e h L ion h tp:/de pt .w as h ingt t / s on.e du/pncm l pncm l a/ a2008/ inde x.h t l m Spe cial ibrarie s As s ociat - L ion h tp:/w w w .s l t / a.org/ cont ntEv nt / e / e s inde x.cf m
  17. 17. HLABC FO R UM SUM M ER 2008 Page 17H LABC’s Spring 2008 W ork s h op:Pre s e nt d by: L e inds ay Gl ynn, I t ion Coordinat H e al Scie nce s ns ruct or, t hLibrary, M e m orialUniv rs it ofNe w f e y oundl and, StJoh ns , NL .CRITICAL Y E V UATING R ESEARCH PAPERS – E SSENTIAL L ALS K IL S O R R EADING BETW EEN TH E LNES : H O W TO READ A PAPER L ITe re s a L e , UBC W oodw ard Biom e dical ibrary, and Ana Ros a Bl , e L ueH LABC V -Pre s ide nt W ork Saf BC Corporat L ice ; e e ibraryI M ay, H L n ABC w as plas e d and proud t bring L e o inds ay Gl t ynn oV ancouv r t pre s e ntan inf at e and e ducat e o orm iv ional lal-dayw ork s h op. Part icipant cam e f s rom alov r t e L e r M ainl l e h ow and,V oria and Al rt Gl s t ure d t e w ork s h op in t o part , ict be a. ynn ruct h w sf tgiv an ov rv w ofre s e arch de s ign and crit irs ing e ie icalapprais al andt e n al ing part h l ow icipant t appl t e ls s ons oft e m orning. s o y h e hGl cit d t e s t ynn e h andard de f ion ofcrit init icalapprais al “ h e as tproce s s ofs ys t m at l e xam ining re s e arch e v nce t as s e s it e ical y ide o sv idit re s ul and re lv al y, ts e ance prior t m ak ing a de cis ion,” buts h e oalo de m ys t ie d t e t rm by not t atitis “ com m on s e ns e s if h e ing h aapproach t re ading re s e arch .” oAs t e corne rs t h one ofe v nce -bas e d m e dicine , crit ide ical apprais alofre s e arch is , ofcours e , w ide l us e d in t e h e al dis cipl s . y h th ineH ow e v r, it pract e s ical al e xt nds be yond m e dicine and it re l e d v ue e s atf l and crit ie ds ical apprais al cont inue s t e nrich t e f l ofe ducat o h ie ds ionand l ibrarians h ip.Gl ynn’s re com m e ndat ions w e re t s k im t e t l, abs t o h ite ractandconcl ion ofa re s e arch pape r. I t ad s h e adv e d part us ns e is icipant t s ofocus on t e m e t odol h h ogy, f indings and dis cus s ion oft os e f h indings .Th e f m ain s e ct our ions t ats h oul com pris e e v ry re s e arch pape r h d eare popul ion, dat col ct at a l ion, s t e udy de s ign and re s ul ;Gl t s ynnf h e r dis t ld t e s e com pone nt int 2 e s s e nt unit : 1) h ow t e urt il h e s o ial s hstudy is conce iv d and de s igne d and 2) h ow t e s t e h udy’s f indings arepre s e nt d. eI t e afe rnoon, arm e d w it Gl n h t h ynn’s us e f Ev nce Bas e d ul ideCh e ck l t w ork s h op part is , icipant w ork e d in groups t anal e and s o yzcrit l apprais e re ce ntart e s f ical y icl rom l ibrary le rat t atGl h ad it ure h ynnch os e n and as s igne d as pre -re ading.Th e w rit rs can ate s tt t e t e t o h rans f at t att orm ion h ook pl afe r t e ace t hm orning’s dis cus s ion in t rm s ofh ow t e art e s w e re pe rce iv d. I e h icl e nt e brigh t r l tofs h arp anal is and canny crit h e igh ys ical apprais alt e , hart e s ge ne rat d m uch l e l dis cus s ion. Th e w ork s h op and icl e iv ych e ck l th av no doubts e ntus on our w ay t ards be te r “ ading is e ow t rebe t e e n t e l s .” w h ineGl ynns PPT pre s e nt ion and h andout are av abl on t e at s ail e hm e m be rs -onl s ide oft e H L y h ABC w e bs it . e

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