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AAHSL New Academic Health Science Libraries Symposium


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AAHSL New Academic Health Science Libraries Symposium

  1. 1. Libraries for new medical schools: the creation of a networkfor identifying and supporting the needs of 21 century medical schools stDavid Boilard, Florida International University; Nadine Dexter, University of Central Florida;Jacqueline Doyle, University of Arizona-Phoenix; Debra Rand, Hofstra North Shore-LIJ; Barbara Shearer, Florida State University Inaugural Symposium: Accomplishments June 24-25, 2012 at 1. Created a strong networking group of University of Central Florida, librarians in academic health science libraries born in the 21 century st Orlando a network to address the need for Goal: Create 2. Identified mobile technologies, cloud a new innovative library model and provide computing, and open access publishing as recommendations for new born-digital academic primary drivers for 21 century born-digital st medical libraries libraries 3. Recognized that licensing bundled e- journals is necessary skill set 4. Provided recommendations and data for start-up libraries preparing for LCME visits Recommendations Participants: •David Boilard, Florida International University Herbert 1. Flexible, innovative space planning Wertheim SOM is critical •Marie Bronoel, University of California, Riverside SOM •Nancy Bulgarelli, Oakland University William Beaumont 2. Pay-offs occur when librarians are SOM, Michigan engaged early in start-up planning •Richard Cochran, Central Michigan University COM 3. Collaborative spaces are necessary •Nadine Dexter, University of Central Florida, COM •Jacqueline Doyle, University of Arizona COM-Phoenix 4. Collection building must be •Rita McCandless, VA Tech Carilion SOM curriculum-focused •Barbara Miller, Cooper Medical School of Rowan 5. New publishing paradigms require University, New Jersey •Tiffany Moxham, Florida Atlantic University Charles E. new library management practices Schmidt COM and policies •Joanne Muellenbach, The Commonwealth Medical 6. Take into account that millennial College, Pennsylvania •Debra Rand, Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine at students use libraries and Hofstra University, New York technology differently and require •Barbara Shearer, Florida State University COM information at any time, in any •Janice Swiatek-Kelley, Quinnipiac University Frank H. Netter SOM, Connecticut place, on any device •Ramona Thiss, VA Tech Carilion SOM 7. Medical informatics training is an •Fay Towell, University of South Carolina SOM Greenville integral part of library service •Kay Wellik, Mayo Clinic in ArizonaThe topics discussed at the Symposium, exchange of ideas, The AAHSL Symposium gave us a forum for voicing ourdata-sharing, and networking were invaluable. Presenters and questions and concerns and also afforded us the luxury ofparticipants were inspiring and generous about sharing their More information is found here: time to engage in the many wonderful conversations andexperiences, innovative approaches, and best practices for discussions that followed. B Miller, CMSRUcreating new and dynamic academic medical libraries. M. Bronoel,