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Informationist Services for Selected User Groups

 

We work with all JHMI members to fulfill your information needs at the point of care, in your research offices and labs, and in the classroom. To find your departmental librarian click here. To find more librarian-to-informationist program details click here.

 

Examples of how we can help you:

 

    Clinicians and Clinician-Educators

  • Clinical & patient-care questions – find answers
  • Rounds and case reports – attend and research questions that arise
  • Newsfeeds and alerts – set them up so you’re on top of patient-care changes
  • Practice standards/guidelines – search to find them or for literature so you can create them
  • Point-of-care resources – show you the array of general & specialty-specific tools for poc needs
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    Researchers

  • Systematic review collaboration – formulate strategies, conduct searches, manage citations, serve on review team
  • Literature reviews & research question formulation – conduct expert searches
  • Other information – find statistics, data sets, gray literature
  • Find funding – investigate government and private sources
  • Individual consultations – explain resources, searching skills, citation management
  • Presentations – at your meetings explain services & demo department-specific resources
  • Publication – find the best journal options for publishing your work
  • Manuscript/abstract keywords – provide best keywords/MeSH so others find your work
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    Lab Groups

  • Locate manufacturers & distributors
  • Patent searches
  • Publication – find the best journal options for publishing your work
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    Administrators and Staff

  • Provide individual or small group sessions on:
  • Weldoc – Welch system for requesting e-copies of materials otherwise not online
  • RefWorks – citation management & bibliography creation application
  • Library catalog
  • Databases – e.g. PubMed, SCOPUS, Web of Science, Global Health, CINAHL
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    Students

  • Provide in-class, group and individual sessions on:

  • Finding articles, images, learning tools & online textbooks
  • Full-text access
  • Weldoc – Welch system for requesting e-copies of materials otherwise not online
  • RefWorks – citation management & bibliography creation application
  • Databases – e.g. PubMed, Dynamed, Global Health, CINAHL, Google Scholar