Health Sciences Librarianship (Medical Library Association Books) (Paperback)

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This comprehensive textbook of health sciences librarianship provides the library student and new librarian with the background and skills necessary to handle day-to-day activities and provide quality services in a health sciences library or a more general library serving students and practitioners in the health professions. The book has 16 chapters, each authored by an experienced medical librarian and is organized logically into 4 sections: -The Profession, -Collection Services, -User Services, and -Administrative Services. Each chapter contains photographs, figures, tables, and charts illustrating the essential concepts introduced. Overseen by a 3-member editorial board of leading professors in medical librarianship programs, this authoritative text provides students, beginning, and experienced librarians with a comprehensive overview of state-of-the-art medical librarianship.

About the Author

M. Sandra Wood, MLS, MBA, AHIP, FMLA is Librarian Emerita, Penn State University Libraries. She was a librarian at the George T. Harrell Library, The Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, College of Medicine, Pennsylvania State University, Hershey, PA, for over 35 years, specializing in reference, educational, and database services.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780810888135
ISBN-10: 0810888130
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Publication Date: May 9th, 2014
Pages: 472
Language: English
Series: Medical Library Association Books