In mid-May, at their 2022 National Teaching Institute & Critical Care Exposition in Houston, Texas, I received a great honor from the American Association of Critical Care Nurses (AACN): the AACN Pioneering Spirit Award. I was delighted to receive this prestigious award, which recognizes significant contributions that influence progressive and critical care nursing worldwide and … Continue reading How Being an ICU Nurse Prepared Me to be NLM Director
What is the academic health sciences library’s role in the learning health care system?
Guest post by Philip Walker, MLIS, MSHI, Director of the Annette & Irwin Eskind Biomedical Library, Vanderbilt University. I was introduced to the concept of the learning health system or learning health care system last year, but when the topic came up again at a recent lecture, I felt compelled to know more. My basic search … Continue reading What is the academic health sciences library’s role in the learning health care system?
Solo Librarians as Information Servers
Guest post by Louise McLaughlin, MSLS, Information Specialist at Woman’s Hospital in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. As information flows from the data collection pipeline to research, curation, and publication, hospital librarians, especially those who practice closely with health care providers, become the human face of information servers. And like those data processing units that serve numerous … Continue reading Solo Librarians as Information Servers
Hospital Libraries Matter
Libraries impact clinical decision-making, support hospital functions.