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The Medical Library Association Guide to Managing Health Care Libraries

The Medical Library Association Guide to Managing Health Care Libraries, Second Edition

Edited by Margaret Moylan Bandy and Rosalind Farnam Dudden

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The contents of this book’s companion CD are posted below. Where noted, editable files are provided for the PDFs. This compilation © 2011 Medical Library Association. All materials are presented with permission.

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Chapter 1 Introduction: Libraries in Health Care Facilities

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  • Role of Health Sciences Librarians in Patient Safety_MLA Position Statement (PDF)
  • Standards for Hospital Libraries (PDF)
  • Trends in Hospital Librarianship and Hospital Library Services: 1986-2006 (PDF)
  • Vital Pathways Bibliography 1987-2008 (PDF)
  • Vital Pathways Brochure_The Hospital Librarian_Your Competitive Edge (PDF)
  • Vital Pathways Executive Summary (PDF)

Chapter 2: Health Care Environment

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  • 2010 Hospital National Patient Safety Goals (PDF)
  • Competencies for Lifelong Learning and Professional Success: The Educational Policy Statement of the Medical Library Association (PDF)
  • Health Care Reform Resources (PDF) (DOC)

Chapter 3: Topics in Management

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  • Annual reports List from AAHSL (PDF) (DOC)
  • Health Sciences + Human Services Library, University of Maryland, Baltimore, 2008-2009 Annual Report (PDF)
  • Library Mission and Vision Statements (PDF) (DOC)
  • National Jewish Health Library Annual Report 2007 (PDF)
  • National Jewish Health Library Annual Report 2009 (PDF)

Chapter 4: Financial Management

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  • Robert M. Fales Health Sciences Library of the South East Area Health Education Center in Wilmington, NC, Friends of the Libraries Program (PDF) (DOC)

Chapter 5: Human Resources Management

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  • Code of Ethics for Health Sciences Librarianship--Medical Library Association (PDF)
  • Selected Associations of Interest to Health Care Librarians (PDF) (DOC)

Chapter 6: Evaluation and Improvement Management

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  • Data Collection Methodologies Review--NN/LM-OERC (PDF) (DOC)
  • Evaluation Budget Items List (XLS)
  • Evaluation Plan Worksheet--NN/LM (DOC)
  • Evaluation Report Template (DOC)
  • Logic Model Worksheet--NN/LM (PDF) (DOC)
  • MLA Benchmarking Data Collection Worksheet 2007 (PDF)
  • Resources for Conducting a SWOT Analysis (PDF)
  • Taxonomy - Abels-Cogdill Study (PDF) (DOC)
  • University of Wisconsin Extension List of Evaluation Publications (PDF) (DOC)
  • Workbook 4--Needs Assessment (DOC)
  • Workbook 5--Quality Improvement (DOC)
  • Workbook 6a--Performance Benchmarking (DOC)
  • Workbook 6b--Process Benchmarking (DOC)
  • Workbook 7a--Library Performance Standards (DOC)
  • Workbook 7b--Accreditation Standards (DOC)
  • Workbook 8a--Analyzing Studies of Outcomes (DOC)
  • Workbook 8b--Using Cost Outcomes (DOC)
  • Workbook 8c--Using Logic Model for Outcomes (DOC)

Chapter 7: Collection Planning Management

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  • Information and Collections Resources (PDF) (DOC)

Chapter 8: Collection Technical Management

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  • NLM Classification System Poster (PDF)

Chapter 9: Library Space Management

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  • Counting Primary Users--Worksheet (XLS)
  • Space Planning Formula (XLS)

Chapter 10: On-Site & Web-Based Information Services

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  • Document Delivery Policy and Procedure Manual (PDF) (DOC)
  • Document Requesting Daily Functions (PDF) (DOC)
  • Document Supplying Daily Functions (PDF) (DOC)
  • Information Services Available by Customer Categories (PDF) (DOC)
  • Library Privacy Checklist (PDF) (DOC)
  • MLA: Copyright Law and the Health Sciences Librarian (PDF)
  • NLM Long Range Plan Charting a Course for the 21st Century (PDF)
  • Self-Study Training Programs for Information Services (PDF)

Chapter 11: Educational Services

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  • Educational Services Ideas (PDF) (DOC)
  • Example of a Pre- and Post-Test (PDF) DOC)

Chapter 12: Information Practice

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  • Evidence Table Template (PDF) (DOC)
  • Milestones in the Development of Information Practice (PDF) (DOC)
  • MLA Policy Statement: Role of Expert Searching in Health Sciences Librarianship (PDF)
  • Sample Policy: Using Knowledge-Based Evidence for Patient Care (PDF) (DOC)

Chapter 14: Health Information for Patients/Consumers

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  • MLA HIL Research Project: Consumer Health Information Survey Summary Report (PDF)
  • Sample Disclaimers (PDF) (DOC)
  • Sample Policy on the Use of the Library's Electronic Resources (PDF) (DOC)
  • The Librarian's Role in the Provision of Consumer Health Information and Patient Education (PDF)

Chapter 15: Associated Services

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  • Additional Readings and Resources--Organizations, Reference Works and Websites for Archives (PDF) (DOC)
  • MLA Ad Hoc Committee for Advocating Scholarly Communication PowerPoint Presentation (PPT)
  • Sample Organization--Classification of Archives (PDF) (DOC)

Chapter 16: Solo Librarians

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  • Library Customer Service Survey (PDF) (DOC)
  • What the Medical Library Does (PDF) (PPT)