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The Accidental Health Sciences Librarian
Oorder The Accidental Health Sciences Librarian
The Accidental Health Sciences Librarian
By Lisa A. Ennis and Nicole Mitchell
Foreword by Jean Shipman

Table of Contents


Foreword, by Jean P. Shipman
Acknowledgments
About the Website
Introduction

Chapter 1: Health Sciences Librarianship
Help! My Degree Is in English
Don’t All Health Sciences Librarians Work in a Hospital or Medical School Library?
Conclusion
Chapter 2: Putting the Medical in HealthSciences Librarianship
National Library of Medicine: A Brief History
Regional Medical Library Program and National Network of Libraries of Medicine
Index-Catalogue and Index Medicus
National Library of Medicine Classification System
Medical Subject Headings
Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature Headings
Medical Terminology
Chapter 3: It’s All About the People
Reference
Consumer Health: You Need a License to Practice Medicine
The People
Areas to Watch
Outreach and Marketing
Chapter 4: Technology
Communicating With IT
Managing Your Expectations and Attitude
Keeping Up
The Web and Social Networking
Chapter 5: Databases and Resources
Article and Citation Databases
Point of Need Resources
PDA Resources
Evidence-Based Medicine Resources
Specialized Databases and Resources
The Art of Negotiation
Chapter 6: Resources and Networking
Associations
Blogs
RSS Feeds
Literature
Lists
Training
Credentialing
Peers
Where To Go From Here

Appendix A: The Accidental Health Sciences Librarian Survey
Appendix B: Selected Responses to Survey Questions
Appendix C: Selected Health Sciences Library Associations
Appendix D: Selected Health Sciences Organizations
Recommended Reading
Websites
Glossary
About the Authors
Index


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