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Medical Library Association

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Works: 840 works in 1,288 publications in 3 languages and 17,670 library holdings
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Journal of the Medical Library Association : JMLA by Medical Library Association( )

in English and held by 1,832 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Journal of the Medical Library Association (JMLA) is an international, peer-reviewed journal published quarterly that aims to advance the practice and research knowledgebase of health sciences librarianship. The most current impact factor for the JMLA (from the 2008 edition of Journal Citation Reports) is 1.67. The 5-year impact factor is 1.71. - Publisher
Bulletin of the Medical Library Association by Medical Library Association( )

in English and held by 1,378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Handbook of medical library practice by Medical Library Association( Book )

44 editions published between 1948 and 1988 in English and French and held by 1,169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A guide to current practices and policies in medical libraries. Various aspects of medical librarianship are discussed in 14 chapters, which also include references. Glossary of acronyms and initialisms. General index. 2d ed., 1956
The Medical Library Association essential guide to becoming an expert searcher : proven techniques, strategies, and tips for finding health information by Terry Ann Jankowski( Book )

5 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What skills, resources, and techniques do expert searchers use when looking up health information? Here are the authoritative answers from the most authoritative source: the prestigious Medical Library Association's renowned trainer, Terry Jankowski. Ideal for use as a course text or a workbook for self-instruction, this utilitarian guide will teach you valuable strategies and techniques, regardless of your current skill level. Begin with the self-evaluation tool--find out where you are on the novice-to-expert continuum and then follow Jankowski through all of the components of an expert search, starting with the reference interview. A useful interview checklist and examples of librarian-user interactions will help you plan a successful, efficient search. Jankowski then guides you through the basics of search construction, offers practical guidelines for deciding what resource to start with, passes on tips and tricks from expert searchers, and reviews the usefulness of some of the most popular health science databases, like MEDLINE and PubMed, PsychInfo, CAB Abstracts, ABI/Inform, ERIC, and more. Featuring a dozen checklists and 30 exercises plus tips and strategies for maintaining and growing your skill set over time, here is your direct path to becoming an expert health information searcher. - Publisher
Abridged index medicus( )

in English and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Medical Library Association consumer health reference service handbook by Donald A Barclay( Book )

5 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Current list of medical literature( )

in English and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes section, "Recent book acquisitions" (varies: Recent United States publications) formerly published separately by the U.S. Army Medical Library
The Medical Library Association guide to cancer information : authoritative, patient-friendly print and electronic resources by Ruti Malis Volk( Book )

6 editions published in 2007 in English and Hebrew and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Each chapter in this volume includes step-by-step guidance for defining goals, staffing the project, developing a timeline, collecting data, analyzing findings, and sharing results. The five different methods are illustrated with real-world examples, showing what libraries evaluated and how findings helped change their organization. Managerial tools including checklists, forms, worksheets, and more ... help you implement the methods easily and effectively. Mangers in all types of libraries will find this a resource for improving their organization."--BOOK JACKET
The Medical Library Association guide to managing health care libraries( Book )

8 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Answering consumer health questions : the Medical Library Association guide for reference librarians by Michele Spatz( Book )

4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Practical tips and tools for every health reference desk! Patrons seeking medical information are often trying to gain control following an upsetting diagnosis working with them can be rewarding and difficult. In this practical, readable guide, consumer health reference expert Michele Spatz, an understanding of the psychology of those seeking medical information and the skills necessary to respond usefully and appropriately. Spatz outlines the most common inquiries and behaviors of health information searchers and the most useful go-to resources. Sample librarian-patron interactions in every chapter give useful strategies and scripts. Dozens of templates and forms and tips on everything from setting up the reference desk to encourage confidential inquiries to using body language to signal your availability will help you create a welcoming, empowering atmosphere in your library. Chapters on ethics and potential legal issues guide you through the nitty-gritty of what constitutes practicing medicine without a license, confidentiality requirements, and more. Sections on email, virtual, and telephone reference will help you establish clear guidelines, and creative tips on marketing to healthcare providers will help you forge valuable new partnerships. A section on self-care offers strategies for dealing with job-induced stress. Every information professional who helps patrons with health inquiries will want a copy of this useful, inspiring book
Reference and information services in health sciences libraries( Book )

3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Consumer connections : CAPHS newsletter( )

in English and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hospital library management( Book )

5 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Medical Library Association's master guide to authoritative information resources in the health sciences by Esther Carrigan( Book )

5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cumulated abridged index medicus( )

in English and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Medical Library Association guide to managing health care libraries by Margaret Bandy( Book )

7 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

MLA news( )

in English and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drug information : a guide to current resources by Bonnie Snow( Book )

4 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in English and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Guide to such information as laws, publications, organizations, databases, and abstracting/indexing services. Entries give appropriate bibliographical or identifying information. Also contains explanatory narratives. Index
A handbook of medical library practice, including annotated bibliographical guides to the literature and history of the medical and allied science; based on a preliminary manuscript by Medical Library Association( Book )

15 editions published between 1943 and 1948 in English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Directory of the Medical Library Association by Medical Library Association( )

in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Handbook of medical library practice
Alternative Names

controlled identityAssociation of Medical Librarians

Association of Medical Librarians

M.L.A.

M L A (I. Medical Library Association)

M L A (Medical Library Association)

Medical Library Association organization

Medical Library Association (U.S.)

MLA

MLA [i.e. Medical Library Association]

MLA (Medical Library Association)

MLA (Medical Library Association, Chicago)

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English (223)

French (1)

Hebrew (1)

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The Medical Library Association essential guide to becoming an expert searcher : proven techniques, strategies, and tips for finding health informationThe Medical Library Association consumer health reference service handbookThe Medical Library Association guide to cancer information : authoritative, patient-friendly print and electronic resourcesThe Medical Library Association guide to managing health care librariesAnswering consumer health questions : the Medical Library Association guide for reference librariansThe Medical Library Association's master guide to authoritative information resources in the health sciencesThe Medical Library Association guide to managing health care librariesDrug information : a guide to current resources