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Future Technological Practices: Medical Librarians’ Skills and Information Structures for Continued Effectiveness in a Changing Environment #MLANET14


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Future Technological Practices: Medical Librarians’ Skills and Information Structures for Continued Effectiveness in a Changing Environment
Patricia F. Anderson, Skye Bickett, AHIP, Joanne Doucette, Pamela R. Herring, AHIP, Judith Kammerer, AHIP, Andrea Kepsel, AHIP, Tierney Lyons, Scott McLachlan, Ingrid Tonnison, and Lin Wu, AHIP

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  • 1. What’s Most Important? Emerging Technologies in Medical Libraries PF Anderson (and the MLA Systematic Review Project, Team 6: Emerging Technologies) May 20, 2014 Smartphones (HereToHelp): Smartwatch (Avia BavARia): Google Glass (Azugaldia): 3d Printing (Zillayali): Robotics/Makers (Ville Miettinen): Tuesday, May 13, 14
  • 2. What is the #MLASR Project? "The fact that 140 MLA leaders and 108 researchers ... participated in this Delphi study suggests that the profession values the place of research in advancing their professional practices. The top-ranked questions ... will guide decision makers and researchers in defining which areas of systematic inquiry deserve the highest priority." Eldredge JD, Ascher MT, Holmes HN, Harris MR. The new Medical Library Association research agenda: final results from a three-phase Delphi study. J Med Libr Assoc. 2012 Jul;100(3):214-8. doi: 10.3163/1536-5050.100.3.012. Tuesday, May 13, 14
  • 3. Team 6 PF Anderson Skye Bickett Joanne Doucette Pamela Herring Judith Kammerer Andrea Kepsel Tierney Lyons Scott McLachlan Ingrid Tonnison Christine Willis Lin Wu Tuesday, May 13, 14
  • 4. What is Team #6 doing? “The explosion of information, expansion of technology (especially mobile technology), and complexity of the health care environment present medical librarians and medical libraries opportunities and challenges. To live up to the opportunities and challenges, what kinds of skill sets or information structure are medical librarians or medical libraries required to have or acquire so as to be strong partners or contributors of continuing effectiveness to the changing environment?” ie. Emerging Technologies relevant to medical librarians Image: Envisioning Emerging Technology for 2012 and beyond: Tuesday, May 13, 14
  • 5. Methods? Based work on Horizon Report Recommended: Delphi method Nominal group technique Used Those plus ... survey, focus groups, bibliometrics, and more! MLA article, Figure 1 Horizon Project Tuesday, May 13, 14
  • 6. ID Tech, Step 1 CORE-Ed (Australia/New Zealand) Education's Ten Trends 2014: thought-leadership/ten-trends Envisioning Technology: horizons/index.php Gartner Hype Cycle 2013: http:// Guide to the Future of Medicine (Bertalan Mesko): http:// guide-to-the-future-of-medicine-white- paper.pdf Horizon Report: Higher Education Edition, 2014: 2014-horizon-report-higher-ed MIT Tech Review: 10 Breakthrough Technologies 2013: http:// 513981/introduction-to-the-10- breakthrough-technologies-of-2013/ Tuesday, May 13, 14
  • 7. Interesting Overlaps 3d printing Learning analytics Big data Flipped classroom Social media Virtual reality Wearable tech mlasr6infographic Tuesday, May 13, 14
  • 8. ID Tech, Step 2 Group brainstorming Mindmap Technologies Audiences Use cases Organization Tuesday, May 13, 14
  • 9. ID Tech, Step 3: Focus Groups #MEDLIBS #HCLDR Tuesday, May 13, 14
  • 10. Roles for #MedLibs “Medical librarians are geniuses of honing the question & finding info that matches the precise question” “Evaluate information delivering technologies and recommend usage to clinicians” “Need guidance in the growing tech wilderness. Choosing appropriate solutions based on available evidence.” “I Love that Medical Libraries are the Free Agents of Knowledge. I don't ever worry this might be a bias.” “Any good leader values people who can help acquire, organize, and disseminate meaning and knowledge.” “At minimum the link between librarians and faculty has to be strengthened- they should be active faculty, all prof” “As they are trusted resources, role should be both curator of available options, & possibly benchmarking best practices” Libraries also facilitate long-term memory, this helps spot bad ideas being recycled.” “How can med library evidence-based info be translated into usable app for docs/nurses?” “Librarians are like the ultimate data curators...or they could be” “would love to see public libraries display/teach health apps - not province of only med libs” Tuesday, May 13, 14
  • 11. ID Tech, Step 4: Survey What does “emerging technologies mean to you?” List as many “emerging technologies” as you can. etc. Tuesday, May 13, 14
  • 12. Survey Highlights Brief: 6 months (April - September 2013) 45 respondents 340 individual technology suggestions “We need our own skills to have a massive overhaul.” “Make them cheaper to implement!” “But I want to see a librarian know how to translate that knowledge to his/her users using different tech means.” “If we are going to be taken seriously by the healthcare practitioners we serve, we have to take a leap forward in time.” Tuesday, May 13, 14
  • 13. What did we get? Tuesday, May 13, 14
  • 14. What did we get? 3d printing 4G advocacy / activism / change altmetrics Alzheimer care environments apps artificial intelligence augmented reality automated cataloging automated circulation autopilot Baidu big data biofuels biohacking bioinformatics biological implant devices bioprinting Blackboard blended learning blogs Box braille smartphone capture / recording CiteULike citizen science cloud storage collaboration technologies/tools Colwiz Creative Commons crowdfunding crowdsourcing cuddle bots da Vinci surgery data analysis data citation data mining data repositories data sonification data visualization diagnosis support tools digital curation digital door locks digital storytelling digitization digitized self-tracking Dropbox e-books education electronic health records Endnote Facebook Facetime File sharing flexible batteries flipped classroom game-based learning games games for change games for health games for learning genetically modified meat geocaching / geolocating gesture-based computing Google Author Google Books Google Drive Google Glass Google Hangouts Google Plus health care social media hologram / 3D displays html5 hybrid phone/tablet devices IBM Watson implant sensors informatics information management tools information sharing tools instant messaging institutional repositories instruction delivery systems intellectual property management internet of everything internet of things iPads lab-on-a-chip learning lecture capture lifestreaming LinkedIn medical robotics medical treatment Mendeley microbiome mind controlled devices mobile mobile apps mobile computing mobile devices mobile health mobile learning mobile technology molecular-level enhanced nutrition MOOCs MyEd nanotechnology near field communication NFC (Near Field Communication) open open access open content open data open education open education open educational resources open learning open source open source content optical computing participatory medicine Pebble personal genomics personal health record personalized medicine Pinterest podcasts point-of-care tools Prezi programming languages QR codes quantified self quantum computing reference management software RefWorks robot teachers robotic surgery robotics RSS salivary diagnostics SciRef Scoop-it sensor equipped environments short throw projectors short throw projectors single-purpose apps Skype Slide Rocket Slideshare smart objects smart phone smart pills smart textiles smart watches smartphones social learning environments social media Social media emergency managment social reference management social robotics speech recognition stem cell treatment tablet computing texting / SMS translational medicine Twitter ubiquitous computing unmanned vehicles video virtual worlds visual data analysis wearable tech Wellcome Trust wifi Zotero Tuesday, May 13, 14
  • 15. Doing the Work, Plus G+ Community Workspace: communities/115832551443909297773 Tuesday, May 13, 14
  • 16. 4 Subgroups Libraries & Publishing Communication & Education Public Health, Risk, Disaster Human Body Tuesday, May 13, 14
  • 17. Shrinking the Stack Broad cut Scope notes Inclusion criteria Exclusion criteria More focused cut CE=62; PHRD=126; HB=28; LP= 28 Negotiating overlaps Final Cut Tuesday, May 13, 14
  • 18. Interesting Overlaps Collaboration technologies & tools Digital curation Dropbox Games & gamification iPads Mobile Video Tuesday, May 13, 14
  • 19. 4 Subgroups: Clusters Libraries & Publishing Communication & Education Public Health, Risk, Disaster Human Body Learning Management Systems Social Media Collaboration Technologies Gamification Instructional Style Technology Delivery Platforms Changing Diagnosis & Decision Support Changing the Body Changing Healthcare Culture Changing Healthcare Practice Changing the Patient’s Environment Changing Interactions & Interfaces Community Driven Initiatives Dissemination Tools Mobile Health Simulation, Detection & Tracking Technologies Automated Library Activities Data (Collection, Processing, Storage, Maintenance) Devices Intellectual Property Management Open Movement CE=69; PHRD=24; HB=34; LP= 30 Tuesday, May 13, 14
  • 20. Next steps Search databases For use cases & examples To identify shape & maturity of the technology Analyze with bibliometrics Years present Recency Shape of slope Specific journal on topic Tuesday, May 13, 14
  • 21. Outcomes Example: 3D Printing Search Search strategy: ("3d printing"[TIAB] OR "3D printer"[TIAB] OR "3D print"[TIAB]) OR ("three-dimensional printing"[TIAB] OR "three-dimensional printer"[TIAB] OR "three- dimensional print"[TIAB]) OR ("biofabrication"[TIAB] OR "biofabricated"[TIAB] OR biofab[TIAB]) OR ("bioprinting"[MeSH Terms] OR bioprinting[TIAB] OR bioprinter[TIAB] OR bioprint[TIAB]) OR ("additive manufacturing"[TIAB] OR "additive manufacture"[TIAB]) OR "hybrid printing"[TIAB] OR "fused deposition modeling"[TIAB] OR ("printing"[MeSH Terms] AND "tissue engineering"[MeSH Terms]) Tuesday, May 13, 14
  • 22. Outcomes Example: 3D Printing Bibliometrics Pubmed = 721 Clinical Trials = 60 = 153,000 Google Scholar = 137,000 Grants = 452 Guidelines = 80 Wikipedia = 705 Articles Newest article = 2014 Oldest article = 1983 Span = 31 years Journals Titles = 19 (Indexed = 7) Oldest = 9 years Professional Organizations Oldest = 9 years Research Centers = 2 Tuesday, May 13, 14
  • 23. The Goal! Tuesday, May 13, 14
  • 24. Find Us TEAM: 115832551443909297773 SLIDES! umhealthscienceslibraries/whats-most- important-emerging-technologies-in-medical- libraries Tuesday, May 13, 14
  • 25. More? PF Anderson @pfanderson Tuesday, May 13, 14