survey results on library role in literacy and liaison with WestMed libraries
- Survey Results: Library role in literacy and liaison with WestMed Libraries
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
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.
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
Seattle Institute of Oriental Medicine
916 NE 65th Street
Seattle, WA 98115
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