Libraries Staff Publications
This collection contains publications of staff at the University of Alberta Libraries.
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Introduction: The Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry at the University of Alberta is large and diverse. Liaison librarians at the Health Sciences Library decided in late 2009 to undertake a system-wide evaluation of the information literacy (IL) instruction being delivered to the Faculty. The...
From Triage to the Big Picture: Developing a Comprehensive Information Literacy Program for a Medical FacultyDownload
The Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry at the University of Alberta is large and diverse. Liaison librarians at the health sciences library are evaluating the information literacy (IL) instruction being delivered to the Faculty, in order to identify current strengths and gaps in instruction,...
Information Use on Mobile Devices in Medicine
Introduction: Little is known about medical trainees’ and clinicians’ current use of mobile devices for information-seeking, including the resources they use and in what context. This study was designed to better understand what types of mobile information resources this population finds...
The objective was to convert a paper-based seeking and evaluating evidence assignment to an interactive electronic format. In addition, the aim was to increase medical student engagement with the assignment by simulating a continuing medical education environment that many students will encounter...
Measuring Research: Impact Factors, Citation Metrics, and "Altmetrics": Can Tweets be more important than a good Impact Factor?
Mobile devices in medicine: a survey of how medical students, residents, and faculty use smartphones and other mobile devices to find informationDownload
The research investigated the extent to which students, residents, and faculty members in Canadian medical faculties use mobile devices, such as smartphones (e.g., iPhone, Android, Blackberry) and tablet computers (e.g., iPad), to answer clinical questions and find medical information. The...
Really Simple Syndication? A study on health sciences faculty and medical residents’ adoption of a new technology following an instruction session on RSS
Really Simple Syndication? A study on health sciences faculty and medical residents’ adoption of a new technology following an instruction session on RSSDownload
A variety of health professionals were surveyed about their use of RSS feeds, introduced to RSS feeds in a hands-on class and then later surveyed about their use of RSS feeds.
Teaching Health Librarianship with a Very Large Team: breaking the borders of the one-instructor modelDownload
Eleven practicing health librarians taught LIS 520, a graduate course in Health Librarianship, as a large team rather than as a course with one instructor and many guest lecturers. Finding little guidance from the literature of the field, the team undertook a research project to evaluate the...
Eleven practicing academic health librarians at the University of Alberta taught LIS 520: Introduction to Health Sciences Librarianship as a large team. This study evaluated the students’ responses to being taught by a large team and the librarians’ responses to teaching in a large team. Overall,...