UMMS Affiliation

Lamar Soutter Library; National Network of Libraries of Medicine, NER

Publication Date

2019-09-13

Document Type

Article Preprint

Contract Cycle

2016-2021

Disciplines

Health Sciences and Medical Librarianship | Information Literacy | Library and Information Science | Medicine and Health Sciences | Public Health Education and Promotion

Abstract

The National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Greater Midwest Region (NNLM GMR) received funding to support the evaluation and development of an asynchronous consumer health information course. Requirements of this project included: incorporating recommendations from NNLM instructors, National Library of Medicine staff and public library staff; piloting the revised course with a nationwide cohort; incorporating feedback from the pilot; and delivering a second instance of the revised course. The revised course meets existing requirements for public library certification and for Level 1 certification of the Medical Library Association’s Consumer Health Information Specialization.

Keywords

public libraries, consumer health, asynchronous

Rights and Permissions

Copyright The Author(s). This is an original manuscript / preprint of an article published by Taylor and Francis in The Journal of Consumer Health on the Internet on September 13, 2019, available online: https://www.tandfonline.com/10.1080/15398285.2019.1646585. Posted as allowed by the publisher's policy at https://authorservices.taylorandfrancis.com/sharing-your-work/.

DOI of Published Version

10.1080/15398285.2019.1646585

Source

Kiscaden E, Newman B, Malachowski M, Martin C. Developing an Online Consumer Health Course for Public Library Staff. Journal of Consumer Health on the Internet. 2019 Jul 3;23(3):249-60. DOI: 10.1080/15398285.2019.1646585. Link to article on publisher's website

Journal/Book/Conference Title

Journal of Consumer Health on the Internet

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