Journal of the Medical Library Association

Quarterly journal focusing on advancement of the practice and the research knowledgebase of health sciences librarianship.

Articles from Vol. 96, No. 3, July

Addressing Hemolysis in an Infant Due to Mother-Infant ABO Blood Incompatibility
INTRODUCTIONThis issue of the Journal of the Medical Library Association (JMLA) honors the life of and contributions to medical librarianship of Estelle Brodman, PhD. Dr. Brodman's interests in medical bibliography, automation, international collaboration,...
Archiving "Event Knowledge": Bringing "Dark Data" to Light
IntroductionKnowledge presented at annual biomedical meetings can be an important complement to the biomedical information found in peerreviewed journals, providing the fullest view of research in a given area. Furthermore, it is suggested herein that...
A Student of History: Perspectives on the Contributions of Estelle Brodman
Purpose: This paper is a reflection on the contributions of Estelle Brodman, PhD, as a historian through her publications and activities in the areas of medical history and history of medical librarianship.Methods: The publication record of Dr. Brodman...
A Survey of Collection Development for United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) and National Board Dental Examination (NBDE) Preparation Material EC
Objective: The research sought to ascertain medical and dental libraries' collection development policies, evaluation methods, purchase decisions, and issues that relate to print and electronic United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) and...
Becoming an Internationalist: Reflections on the International Activities of Estelle Brodman
Objective: The international consulting and publishing activities of Estelle Brodman, PhD, are placed in the context of Medical Library Association (MLA) international activities.Description: Through multiple consulting engagements in Asia, Dr. Brodman...
Celebrating Individual Heroes: The Continuing Relevance of Estelle Brodman
DOI: 10.3163/1536-5050.96.3.001Imagine for a moment that you are a newly minted hospital librarian in Alton, Illinois, a small industrial city on the east side of the Mississippi River, a few miles north of St. Louis, Missouri - but a universe away from...
Digitizing Dissertations for an Institutional Repository: A Process and Cost Analysis*
Objective: This paper describes the Lamar Soutter Library's process and costs associated with digitizing 300 doctoral dissertations for a newly implemented institutional repository at the University of Massachusetts Medical School.Methodology: Project...
Estelle Brodman and the First Generation of Library Automation
Objective: The purpose of this paper is to examine the contributions of Estelle Brodman, PhD, to the early application of computing technologies in health sciences libraries.Methods: A review of the literature, oral histories, and materials contained...
Estelle Brodman: Educator Extraordinaire
Objective: The purpose of this article is to describe the educational contributions of Estelle Brodman PhD, to medical librarianship.Methods: The article is based on a comprehensive search of Dr. Brodman's articles, a review of her two Medical Library...
Faculty of 1000 Biology
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Hospital Librarians' Perceptions Related to Evidence-Based Health Care*
INTRODUCTIONAccording to the 2006 needs assessment conducted by the Hospital Libraries Section (HLS) of the Medical Library Association (MLA), 30.4% of the members responding to the assessment considered evidence-based medicine (EBM) the most important...
"Library-on-the-Go": Utilizing Technology to Provide Educational Programming
The Sladen Library at the Henry Ford Health System (HFHS) receives numerous requests for training on PubMed and other electronic resources. These requests are driven by the emphasis on evidence-based medicine (EBM), the Accreditation Council for Graduate...
Measuring Medical Student Preference: A Comparison of Classroom versus Online Instruction for Teaching PubMed*
Objective: The research analyzed evaluation data to assess medical student satisfaction with the learning experience when required PubMed training is offered entirely online.Methods: A retrospective study analyzed skills assessment scores and student...
Personal Recollections of the Contributions of Estelle Brodman: An Enduring Legacy for Health Sciences Librarianship
Estelle Brodman, PhD (1914-2007), remains one of the most illustrious and revered health sciences librarian leaders of all time, widely respected for her intellect, knowledge, publications, teaching, and mentoring. The genesis of this special focus issue...
President's Page
Mary L. Ryan, AHIP, FMLAMedical Library Association2008-2009When the authors think of our friend Mary Lynnette Ryan, AHD?, FMLA, we always smile, as she is just that kind of friend and col- league. She brings smiles to the faces of people she interacts...
Professional Turnover in Academic Health Sciences Libraries: A One-Year Study
INTRODUCTIONThe library at the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in Shreveport (LSUHSC-S) had a professional staff of fifteen when one librarian retired in January 2007. Prior to his departure, the last professional vacancy had occurred...
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The Emerging Informationist Specialty: A Systematic Review of the Literature
Purpose: A systematic literature review was conducted to synthesize what is known about informationists, highlight program models, and suggest areas for future research.Methods: Articles retrieved through database searching were reviewed for relevance....
Zotero
Zotero. Citation and research management tool. Center for History and New Media at George Mason University, Fairfax, VA; http://www.zotero.org; available free for individuals; 2006-.As an academic writer, I always prided myself on my technical savvy....