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  • TMP Osler Fellowship, July 8, 2008 AHSL - UA College of Medicine-Phoenix

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  • 1. Information Discovery Finding Quality Medical Resources Online Jacque Doyle and Lindsey Greene Welcome MedStart Students!!
  • 2. Medical Librarianship as a Profession
    • What do we do ?
    • A medical librarian, sometimes known as a health information specialist…
      • links people to health and medical information
      • creates useful information systems
      • teaches people how to use information to improve health care.
  • 3.
    • Where do we work?
    • Hospitals, medical schools, public health departments, university libraries, public libraries, consumer health libraries, and more…
    • We work with:
    • Physicians, researchers, nurses, educators, administrators, student, faculty and more…
    Medical Librarianship as a Profession
  • 4.
    • What does the job require?
    • Bachelors in a field of your interest
    • Master’s Degree in library or information science.
    • For more information:
      • http://sirls.arizona.edu/KR/index (Knowledge River)
      • http://sirls.arizona.edu/node/885 (UA Graduate Library School)
      • http://www.ala.org/ala/educationcareers/careers/index.cfm (American Lib Assn)
    Medical Librarianship as a Profession
  • 5. Overall Plan
    • June 11 Extreme Googling for medical information
    • June 30 Finding Quality Medical Information
  • 6. Objectives
    • Online Resources
      • MEDLINE/PubMed
    • Register for your MyNCBI Account
    • To find at least 3 examples of useful and quality information on your topic
    • To be able to say WHY what you found is useful and of high quality
  • 7. PubMed (MEDLINE)
    • Over 16 million references (1949 – Present)
    • 5,200 journals, 37 languages
    • 2,000 to 4,000 refs are added every day
    • Increasingly includes links to full-text
    • Access to citations and abstracts is always free; however, full text is not
    •  Create your MYNCBI account first!
  • 8. Getting Started with PubMed
    • Create your MyNCBI account ( http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sites/myncbi/register/ ) , and sign in to it
    • Create a filter or two
    • Run a search
    • Save, download or email your results
  • 9. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/
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  • 20. Search 2 of the following resources for your topic…
    • Google/Google Images
    • Advanced Google
    • Medline Plus (consumer oriented)
    • PubMed (free database)
  • 21. Select 1 or 2 to describe…
    • How many did you retrieve?
    • What is its title?
    • Who sponsors the page?
    • What is its URL?
    • If published, where was it published?
      • What is the name of the book or journal?
    • Who are its authors?
    • Is its date noted?
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    • Use PubMed and Login to your MyNCBI account first
    • Use MedlinePlus ( www.medlineplus.gov ) to find general and high quality health information!
    • If you use Google, try Advanced search or Google Scholar to narrow/widen your scope. And be SELECTIVE!
      • Remember that .gov, .edu and .org sites are often good indicators of the quality and reliability of website content.
      • BE CRITICAL: look for these statements on all websites: the About Page , a list of sponsors and advisors and a statement of purpose.
      • Use Google to find images and videos about a topic as well as information. Don’t forget to cite what you use.
      • Make use of social networking sites when appropriate.
    Key Points to Remember
  • 23.
    • Did we forget anything?
    • Any lingering questions or confusion?
    • Other ?
    Questions?
  • 24.
    • Jacque Doyle
    • [email_address]
    • 602-827-2031
    • Lindsey Greene
    • [email_address]
    • 602-827-2062
    Thank you...