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Research Networks and the Solo Librarian: Opportunities for Success


Rachel Keiko Stark, MS, AHIP
Health Sciences Librarian
California State University, Sacramento

Jenessa McElfresh, MLIS, AHIP
Systematic Review Service Coordinator, Senior Research & Learning Services Librarian
The University of Tennessee Health Science Center


Building a research portfolio can be a daunting task for both new and experienced solo health sciences librarians. Despite potential obstacles, the benefits of engaging in research are numerous and can lead to both job-related and professional gains for solo librarians, particularly when aided by a supportive network of research collaborators. In this column, the development of a research network is presented as a priority issue for the professional success of the solo librarian while actions are presented to aid the solo librarian in the development of their own network...

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ASHP Injectable Drug Information 2021: A Comprehensive Guide to Compatibility and Stability
Author: ASHP

ASHP's New and Expanded Guide to IV Compatibility and Stability

For more than 40 years ASHP has published the most trusted resource for injectable drug information. Our new ...

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