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  • Health Sciences Libraries in Transition: Opportunities & Challenges in a Digital Age Jane Blumenthal February 13, 2006
  • Transition
    • To digital content, online and available 24/7
    • To the “born digital” generation of library patrons
    • To an environment of constant change, challenge, and assessment
  • Content Challenges
    • License not purchase
    • Preservation
    • Technology needs
    • Costs
    • Maintaining dual formats and legacy services during transition
  • Opportunities
    • Scholarly Communications, Open Access, Digital Repositories
    • Collaboration with faculty, other libraries, scholarly societies and publishers, vendors
    • Ask questions and listen to the answers
    • Rethink the library
  • Digital Generation Challenges
    • 24/7
    • Comfortable with Technology
    • High expectations
    • Customize & Personalize
    • Questioning
  • Opportunities
    • Transform the library space
    • Improve interfaces, search engines, interoperability
    • Develop technology expertise
  • Environmental Challenges
    • Accountability and assessment
    • Expect ROI
    • Nothing can be taken as given
    • Constant, accelerating change
  • Opportunity
    • The health sciences library is a valued partner, integrated in the work of the research university
  • Opportunities for Collaboration on Mission
    • Teaching and Learning
    • Research
    • Patient Care
    • Community Service
  • Opportunities in Teaching and Learning
    • Information & EBM Literacy
    • Integrated Instruction
    • Competency-based Education
    • Life-long Learning
    • Instructional Technology
    • Distance Learning
    • Show a Contribution to Improved Educational Outcomes
  • Opportunities in Research
    • Integrating Resources with Research Tools
    • Informationist or Expert Searcher
    • Scholarly Communications
    • Licensing
    • Archives
    • Institutional Repositories
    • Demonstrate a Contribution to Obtaining Grant Funding and to Successful Research Projects
  • Opportunities in Patient Care
    • Clinical Librarian or Informationist
    • Facilitating Access to Clinical & EBM Resources
    • Integrating Information Resources into the EMR and/or other clinical tools
    • Expert Searching
    • Show a Contribution to Improved Patient Outcomes or to a Reduction in Medical Errors
  • Opportunities in Community Service
    • Information Services to Affiliated and Community Health Professionals
    • Consumer Health & Health Literacy
    • Public Health Outreach
    • Underserved & Special Needs Populations
    • Grant Funding
    • Demonstrate a measurable, concrete benefit to the community
  • Opportunities for the Library Space
    • Neutral
    • Welcoming
    • Diverse
    • Connected
    • Conducive to Research and Study
    • Conducive to Collaboration, Discovery, Active Learning, and Excitement
  • Opportunities for Leadership
    • Knowledge Management
    • New Technologies
    • Diverse Audiences
    • Faculty & Staff Development
    • Contributions to the Knowledge Base
  • Transition, Challenges, Opportunities
    • Embrace Change
    • Take Risks
    • Collaborate
    • Demonstrate Value
  • Thank you
    • Questions?
    • Comments?
    • Other ideas?