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Lessons Learned Training New Health Sciences Librarians in Collection Management
Susan K. Kendall, PhD, MS(LIS)
Health Sciences Coordinator, Biology Librarian
Michigan State University Libraries
The health sciences model for collection management has tended to concentrate decision-making in the duties of one experienced librarian. The disadvantage of this model is that other librarians at the institution often remain in the dark about managing collections. As collection management librarians retire or move on, who is being trained as their replacements?

To build expertise in this area at the Michigan State University Libraries, we decided to hire and train a new librarian to incrementally take on more responsibility for a clinical medicine collection, about 97 percent electronic, with a fund of around $1.7 million a year. Training would need to start from scratch, because we found that applicants for our entry-level positions in the health sciences had exposure to liaison, instruction, or educational technology, but not to collections...
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 Score: 93
Wolters Kluwer
Washington Manual General Internal Medicine Consult, 3rd Edition
Editor: Ciesielski , Thomas M.

Concise, portable, and user-friendly, The Washington Manual General Internal Medicine Consult, Third Edition, provides quick access to the essential information needed when ...

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American Academy of Pediatrics
Bright Futures: Guidelines for Health Supervision of Infants, Children and Adolescents, 4th Edition
Editor: AAP

This essential resource provides key background information and recommendations for themes critical to healthy child development along with well-child supervision standards for 31 age-based visits ...

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 Score: 98
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Advanced Reconstruction: Hip 2
Editor: Lieberman , Jay R.

Advanced Reconstruction Hip 2, features expert insight and practical guidance help you master every technique and make the best decisions for each patient.

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