ERIC Number: ED241051
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: N/A
Medical Bibliography and Medical Library Administration. LS 8497, 4 Quarter Hours: Course Information.
Wayne State Univ., Detroit, MI. Dept. of Library Science.
This publication outlines and presents a series of 27 learning modules for a course in medical librarianship intended to be conducted in an individualized instructional framework featuring lectures, small group discussions, talks by guest speakers from the medical profession, on-site observation of hospital libraries, on-line demonstrations of medical databases, and in-library search assignments. Course objectives, methods, and requirements are briefly described followed by an outline of the course, which covers class orientation; an introduction to the field of medicine; medical terminology; special subjects in the basic sciences and medical specialties; the health science library; medical bibliography; basic medical reference and information resources; building the medical library collection; audiovisual services and materials; automation in medical libraries; library planning, furniture, and equipment; research methodology and grantsmanship; National Library of Medicine (NLM) services and products; medical databases; and professional associations. Each module lists instructional objectives and requirements and/or options for module completion and student evaluation. A course planning form, sample quizzes, and a 119-item bibliography are also presented. (ESR)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Students; Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Wayne State Univ., Detroit, MI. Dept. of Library Science.