Publication Date

2011-04-13

Document Type

Presentation

Disciplines

Library and Information Science | Public Health

Abstract

The National Network of Libraries of Medicine, New England Region, at the University of Massachusetts Medical School Library, is taking part in ongoing research on public health practitioners’ access and use of information resources with an emphasis on evidence-based public health. Ms. Simpson will report on the Public Health Information Access Project and also provide examples of library outreach projects relating to public health in the New England Region (Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont) and how collaborations between libraries and their public health communities, including the research community, can help expand the work and reach of public health departments.

Keywords

Public Health Practice; Information Access; Evidence-Based Public Health

Source

Simpson H. Public Health Information Access -- Research and Services. Presentation at the Public Health Systems and Services Research Keeneland Conference, Lexington, KY, April 13, 2011.

Journal/Book/Conference Title

2011 Public Health Systems and Services Research Keeneland Conference

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