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December 2011

The librarian within research and evidence based practice

Brettle, A 2011 'The librarian within research and evidence based practice', in: Brettle, A & Urquhart, C (eds.), Changing Roles and Contexts for Health Library and Information Professionals, Facet Publications, London, UK.

Abstract

Developments in the health sector have meant new challenges and prospects for health librarians. Here, leading experts look at the changing role of health professionals and the new opportunities available to them. They explore the ways in which information professionals can remained relevant and valued in the health care community. Key topics include:

• Providing information
• Facilitating access to information
• Building capacity
• Undertaking research and evaluation
• Supporting research and practice
• Using technology
• Evidence-based practice

The book is a one-stop resource for health care information professionals seeking to stay current with essential changes in the field.  This chapter provides an overview of potential roles within research and evidence based practice as well as real life case examples.


 

Authors

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Editors:

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Non-SEEK Editors

Christine Urquhart

Publication Details

Book/Publication Title
Changing Roles and Contexts for Health Library and Information Professionals

Publisher
Facet Publications
London, UK.

ISBN
9781856047401.