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Med Start 2009 Newest Qual Med Resources Jd R E V3


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Med Start 2009 Newest Qual Med Resources Jd R E V3

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