TITLE

Pathfinders good research tool for resource centers to implement

PUB. DATE
July 2008
SOURCE
Patient Education Management;Jul2008, Vol. 15 Issue 7, p73
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article discusses the use of pathfinder library search tools to assist patients and families using health facility libraries.
ACCESSION #
33189527

 

Related Articles

  • Library Service to Nursing Homes. Waddicor, John // LJ: Library Journal;10/15/1975, Vol. 100 Issue 18, p1892 

    Studies the significance of public library service to patients in nursing and convalescent homes. Correlation between library size and the amount of home service provided; Factors that affect the increase of public library service to permanently hospitalized people.

  • Trends in hospital librarianship and hospital library services: 1989 to 2006. Thibodeau, Patricia L.; Funk, Carla J. // Journal of the Medical Library Association;Oct2009, Vol. 97 Issue 4, p273 

    Objective: The research studied the status of hospital librarians and library services to better inform the Medical Library Association's advocacy activities. Methods: The Vital Pathways Survey Subcommittee of the Task Force on Vital Pathways for Hospital Librarians distributed a web-based...

  • Measuring the value and impact of health sciences libraries: planning an update and replication of the Rochester Study. Dunn, Kathel; Brewer, Karen; Marshall, Joanne Gard; Sollenberger, Julia // Journal of the Medical Library Association;Oct2009, Vol. 97 Issue 4, p308 

    The authors discuss their plan to update landmark research into the impact of hospital libraries on clinical care. The National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) Middle Atlantic Region (MAR) is replicating the so-called "Rochester Study." The Rochester Study was convened in 1992 to...

  • Patient Education: Not Just Pamphlets Anymore. Rach, Kevin // KDA Today;May/Jun2014, Vol. 66 Issue 3, p20 

    The article focuses on the role of patient education as a fundamental component in achieving a successful dental practice. Topics discussed include the use of printed pamphlet in educating patients, the increasing use of online patient education materials, and the high-quality patient education...

  • Libraries, Hospitals Join Forces to Promote Wellness in Body and Mind. Ruhlmann, Ellyn // American Libraries;Apr2010, Vol. 41 Issue 4, p14 

    The article discusses partnerships between libraries and hospitals to provide reading material to pediatric patients. Particular focus is given to the program involving the public library, the hospital, and the local Rotary Club in Waukegan, Illinois. Educational and psychological benefits to...

  • A pathway for hospital librarians: why is it vital? Tooey, Mary Joan // Journal of the Medical Library Association;Oct2009, Vol. 97 Issue 4, p268 

    Objectives: By the mid 2000s, reports of hospital librarians losing jobs and hospital libraries closing were rife. In 2005, Vital Pathways: The Hospital Libraries Project was established by 2005/06 MLA President M.J. Tooey, AHIP, FMLA, to assess the truth of these reports and to study and...

  • The Health Information Literacy Research Project. Shipman, Jean P.; Kurtz-Rossi, Sabrina; Funk, Carla J. // Journal of the Medical Library Association;Oct2009, Vol. 97 Issue 4, p293 

    Objectives: This research studied hospital administrators' and hospital-based health care providers' (collectively, the target group) perceived value of consumer health information resources and of librarians' roles in promoting health information literacy in their institutions. Methods: A...

  • Vital pathways for hospital librarians: present and future roles. Holst, Ruth; Funk, Carla J.; Adams, Heidi Sue; Bandy, Margaret; Boss, Catherine Mary; Hill, Beth; Joseph, Claire B.; Lett, Rosalind K. // Journal of the Medical Library Association;Oct2009, Vol. 97 Issue 4, p285 

    Objectives: The research objectives were to (1) describe the current and future roles of hospital librarians and the challenges they face and (2) find evidence supporting the hypothesis that librarians are essential to hospitals in achieving the organizations' mission-critical goals. Method: The...

  • News items of interest.  // Internet Resources Newsletter;Sep2008, Issue 165, p3 

    A list of Web links containing news and information related to library research and programs is presented.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics