Date

September 2005

Document Type

Conference Proceeding

Medical Subject Headings

Evidence-Based Medicine; Public Health Informatics; Public Health; Public Health Practice; Libraries, Medical; Librarians

Disciplines

Library and Information Science

Abstract

This presentation introduces the concepts of evidence-based public health (EBPH) and provides examples of EBPH information resources available online from the Evidence-Based Practice for Public Health website, http://library.umassmed.edu/ebpph and the Partners in Information Access for the Public Health Workforce website, http://PHPartners.org. Health science librarians, as information specialists and knowledge managers, have the ability to search and find the best evidence to help public health practitioners make informed practice decisions. Presented at the North Atlantic Health Science Libraries Annual Meeting, Providence, RI, September 27, 2005.

Keywords

evidence-based public health, public health information resources, health science librarians

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