Introduction to Health Science Librarianship
Instructor: Courtney Mlinar
Dates: Not currently scheduled
Credits: 0.75 CEUs
This two-week course will discuss the latest trends in health science librarianship as well as the changing roles of librarians in medical school settings, hospitals, clinics, corporate libraries. We will also learn how librarians can more effectively identify and recommend health resources to their patrons. Course content will include collection development for the health science library, medical apps, key health science resources and medical terminology for the new health science librarian, an overview of evidence-based medicine and clinical effectiveness, and an introduction to PubMed.
Courtney Mlinar is the Academic Support Services / Reference Librarian and Webmaster for the HPD Library at Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. She is the Liaison Librarian for the Colleges of Dental Medicine, Pharmacy and Optometry. She is a frequent presentor at conferences; recent presentations include “Medicine is Mobile”, “Medical Mobile Apps”, and “HPD Liaison Librarians” for NSU HPD Faculty Developments. Interview with Courtney Mlinar
This is an online class that is taught asynchronously, meaning that participants do the work on their own time as their schedules allow. The class does not meet together at any particular times, although the instructor may set up optional sychronous chat sessions. Instruction includes readings and assignments in one-week segments. Class participation is in an online forum environment.
Please contact us to arrange a special session of this class for a group of seven or more, with a negotiable discount.