Use of Facebook in Academic Health Sciences Libraries (Brief Communications) (Report)

Use of Facebook in Academic Health Sciences Libraries (Brief Communications) (Report)

INTRODUCTION Originally founded to link students at Harvard University, the social networking application, Facebook, has evolved into the most visited social networking site in the world with over 90 million active users. Specializing in regional and scholastic networks, Facebook boasts an 85% market share at universities and colleges in the United States [1], and a […]

Side-By-Side, But From Different Worlds: Service And Resource Provision by Academic Health Sciences Libraries to Their Affiliated Hospitals (Report)

Side-By-Side, But From Different Worlds: Service And Resource Provision by Academic Health Sciences Libraries to Their Affiliated Hospitals (Report)

DOI: 10.3163/1536-5050.97.4.018 The nature of the affiliations between large, academic health sciences centers and their teaching hospitals vary tremendously from institution to institution. During the past few decades, many university-run teaching hospitals have shifted governance to the private, corporate sector [1]. The sometimes complex governance and organizational structure among these institutions can complicate the library’s […]

Leading an Academic Medical Practice

Leading an Academic Medical Practice

This book informs and supports medical educators and clinic leaders regarding the key clinical and administrative components necessary to run an academic medical practice. From a group of expert faculty from the Society of General Internal Medicine (SGIM) with years of experience in managing academic medical practices, this manual offers comprehensive guidance to the clinic […]

Professional Turnover in Academic Health Sciences Libraries: A One-Year Study (Brief Communications) (Report)

Professional Turnover in Academic Health Sciences Libraries: A One-Year Study (Brief Communications) (Report)

INTRODUCTION The library at the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in Shreveport (LSUHSC-S) had a professional staff of fifteen when one librarian retired in January 2007. Prior to his departure, the last professional vacancy had occurred three years earlier when three librarians left at the same time, two for library positions elsewhere and one […]