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|Title:||Australia's Health Libraries: A Research-directed Future|
|Author(s):||Hallam, Gillian; Ritchie, Ann; Hamill, Cheryl; Lewis, Suzanne; Newton-Smith, Carol; Kammermann, Melanie; O'Connor, Patrick|
|Subject(s):||Workforce Issues in Library and Information Science
Medical librarians -- Training of -- Australia.
Library education -- Australia.
|Abstract:||Health Libraries Australia, a group from the Australian Library and Information Association, is currently undertaking a research project to determine the future requirements for the health librarian workforce in Australia. The study has yielded an in-depth literature review exploring the Australian health care system and health library sector and international trends in health libraries that may impact Australian health librarian education. It has also produced surveys of Australian health librarians and health library managers. This article reviews the first stage of the project. The data will provide a solid foundation for development of the next phase of the project—scoping a structured, modular education framework for postgraduate qualifications in health librarianship and an ongoing continuing professional development structure.|
|Publisher:||Johns Hopkins University Press and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign|
|Citation Info:||In Library Trends 59(1-2) Summer/Fall 2010: 350-372.|
|Publication Status:||published or submitted for publication|
|Rights Information:||Copyright 2010 Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois|
|Date Available in IDEALS:||2012-10-16|
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Library Trends 59 (1-2) Summer/Fall 2010: Workforce Issues in Library and Information Science, Part 2
Library Trends 59 (1-2) Summer/Fall 2010: Workforce Issues in Library and Information Science, Part 2. Edited by Joanne Gard Marshall, Susan Rathbun-Grubb, Deborah Barreau, and Jennifer Craft Morgan