Browse School of Information Sciences by Subject "Health information"
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(Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2004)This article explores evaluation issues in online consumer health information within the context of librarians as educators and intermediaries. Literature on Internet and health information seekers reveals that ...
(Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2004)The Pacific Southwest Regional Medical Library of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) hosted a one-day educational symposium entitled “Stake Your Claim to Health Literacy” in January 2004. The ...
Where Am I to Go? Use of the Internet for Consumer Health Information by Two Vulnerable Communities (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2004)The elderly and African Americans are groups sometimes described as vulnerable or at risk for health complications, and both are communities for whom consumer health information is believed to be important. A review of ...
Developing Web-based consumer health information workshops can be a great way to promote the value of library services and encourage the use of high-quality health information by consumers. This article begins with ...
(Johns Hopkins University Press and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2007)It may take up to two decades before research findings become routinely used in clinical practice (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 2001). Librarians are uniquely positioned to maximize the accessibility ...
There is a critical need to provide culturally and linguistically appropriate health information for immigrant and refugee populations. This article discusses the challenges related to providing health information for ...