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Medical Library1

  1. 1. Medical library new challenges Ana Ivkovic [email_address]
  2. 2. What is the purpose of medical library? <ul><li>To provide scientific information for scientific and medical professionals: </li></ul>
  3. 3. Who can use the library? Physics Radiotherapy Nuclear medicine Biology Chemistry Biochemistry Pharmacology Surgery Internal medicine Radiology Library
  4. 4. Scientific literature <ul><li>Books? </li></ul><ul><li>Important resource, but slowly upgrading with new achievements </li></ul><ul><li>Journals ? </li></ul><ul><li>fast scientific development , new achievment can’t wait new edition of books </li></ul><ul><li>Internet? </li></ul>
  5. 5. Sources of scientific information?
  6. 6. <ul><li>Through the advent of the Internet and free availability of medical database </li></ul><ul><li>new approach to medical literature </li></ul>Advent of the Internet
  7. 7. New technologies <ul><li>New technologies are following the development of science </li></ul><ul><li>very important is how… </li></ul><ul><li>to find a proper resource of information </li></ul><ul><li>to make a valuation </li></ul><ul><li>to make filtration, selection of information </li></ul>
  8. 8. How to provide needed information
  9. 9. As far as access permit… <ul><li>Everyday new database with medical literature appears with open access content </li></ul>
  10. 10. Medical databases
  11. 11. E-books
  12. 12. Open Access <ul><li>Primary as the idea of authors and librarians, to upload scientific articles in Open Access, with flexible copyright licensing </li></ul><ul><li>“ OA means that any individual user, anywhere, who has access to the Internet, may link, read, download, store, print-off, use, and data-mine the digital content of that article…” </li></ul><ul><li>Wikipedia </li></ul>
  13. 13. Why Open? <ul><li>Open to upload thearticle </li></ul><ul><li>Open - free access to read new scientific articles </li></ul><ul><li>Open for comments </li></ul><ul><li>Open for peer reviews </li></ul><ul><li>Open for discussion </li></ul><ul><li>Open for derivative articles about same topic </li></ul>
  14. 16. Open Access aggregators aut h or : Vedran Vučić
  15. 17. Medical websites as information’s resource
  16. 18. Clinical trials, dictionary, publications, highlights
  17. 19. Primary - information tool for local use …
  18. 20. Blo gg i ng -new way for sharing information <ul><li>Web logging = BLOG </li></ul><ul><li>Online diary </li></ul><ul><li>Who can make a blog? </li></ul><ul><li>Librarians, </li></ul><ul><li>Students </li></ul><ul><li>Medical scientist… </li></ul>
  19. 23. Web 2.0 provide tools for easy and attractive distribution <ul><li>Podcast </li></ul><ul><li>Video clip </li></ul><ul><li>Widget </li></ul><ul><li>Toolbar </li></ul><ul><li>Slideshare </li></ul><ul><li>Photo albums </li></ul><ul><li>browsers </li></ul>
  20. 24. Podcast <ul><li>More and more presentations appear as a podcast </li></ul><ul><li>With RSS feed technology it could be downloaded and posted on website or blog </li></ul>
  21. 26. Video clip <ul><li>Audiovisual lectures medical news </li></ul><ul><li>as well as other events can be posted on </li></ul><ul><li>YouTube </li></ul>
  22. 27. Widget <ul><li>Widget are small modules that can be placed (almost) everywhere. </li></ul><ul><li>A &quot;Blidget&quot; = Blog + Widget. </li></ul><ul><li>When you mashup these two with the tool </li></ul><ul><li> you will get one </li></ul>
  23. 28.
  24. 29. Library T ool bar
  25. 30. All useful links…
  26. 31. … top 10 journals with all recent articles……
  27. 32. Photo album <ul><li>Flickr is popular link where we can upload photos </li></ul><ul><li>Flickr badge presents </li></ul><ul><li> various events </li></ul>
  28. 33.
  29. 34. Slideshare – tool where we can find numerous lectures and upload our presentation
  30. 35. Netvibes
  31. 36. Facebook- socialize your library ! Share information with colleagues!
  32. 38. Second Life Library
  33. 40. Do library change a form? <ul><li>Medical library is changing its space </li></ul><ul><li>Today library is an informative service </li></ul><ul><li>Library is portable, all you need is PC or cell phone </li></ul>
  34. 41. And librarians? <ul><li>Librarians in health care institutions became educators </li></ul><ul><li>They should teach both medical staff and students how to get fundamental and advanced skills in medical base retrieval </li></ul>
  35. 42. The end <ul><li>Thank you for your attention ! </li></ul><ul><li>… and SOCIALIZE!!! </li></ul>