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    Survey Results: Library role in literacy and liaison with WestMed Libraries 10/25/2010 School: American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine (ACTCM) size
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      Survey Results: Library role in literacy and liaison with WestMed Libraries
      10/25/2010
      School: American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine (ACTCM)
      size of library: 5,843 books; 66 journal titles
      number of students: 283
      library activities: working on the online journals as well as ACTCM Journal Index
      liaison with nonOM libraries: a member of San Francisco Biomedical Library Network

      Aileen Huang
      Director of Learning Center
      Shuji Goto Library, ACTCM
      555 De Haro St. Suite 210
      San Francisco, CA 94107
      Tel. 415-355-1601 ext. 19


      School: Pacific College of Oriental Medicine
      # of student, 1150
      Size of library collection: 26,000 to 30,000
      SD library 17458
      NY library 4078
      CHI librar 4701

      Activities: Teach Health Information literacy to 3 clasess. Clinical Research and Design, Pathophysiology-Massage Therapy, and Doctoral Dissertation Research class. Also Community Outreach consumer health information classes.

      Autoamted system: Cybertoolf for Libraries all 3 libraries
      Web page www.pacificcollege.edu, then go to library
      Databases: all NLM and DHHS health systems, EBSCO AltHealthWatch, Medline with full text, and EJS Online journals.
      Liaison: UCSD, SDSU, UCLS, PSRMLS NN/LM, LCAOM (respond to ILL requests
      Naomi C. Broering, MLS, MA, FACMI. Dean of Libraries

      1. library role in enhancing literature competency.
      questions:
      School - Seattle Institute of Oriental Medicine
      size of library - about 2500
      number of students - 38
      library activities which enhance liberature competency - Introductory library class at the beginning of each year to introduce students to the library and its resources, trip to the University of Washington Health Sciences Library to familiarize students with the UW system and services, annual class on research and using MedLine/PubMed.

      School Bastyr University, University of Washington
      size ? huge
      students ? tens of thousands combined
      liaison with nonOM libraries - SIOM students can use both the Bastyr library and any of the UW librarys. If students wish to check out books from these institutions they need a special library card. The head Bastyr librarian, Jane Saxton, visits SIOM annually to help teach the PubMed class.

      Andrea Kurtz, LAc
      Librarian
      Seattle Institute of Oriental Medicine
      916 NE 65th Street
      Seattle, WA 98115
      www.siom.edu
      i will also put this document in the files section.
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