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Korean medical libraries and professional associations: changing services and roles

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Authors
Seo, Jeong-Wook; Park, Jeong Hee; Kim, Heajin; Park, Jin Young; Park, Mi-Jeong; Kim, Hye-Yang
Issue Date
2008-05-23
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell
Citation
Health Info Libr J. 2008, 25(2), 142-149
Keywords
Evidence-Based MedicineHumansKoreaLibraries, Hospital/*organization & administrationLibraries, Medical/*organization & administrationLibrary Associations/*organization & administrationLibrary Services/*organization & administrationPatient Education as Topic*Professional CompetenceProfessional Role
Abstract
There is an increasing demand for health information
from both the public and private sectors as a result
of an ageing population and the development of
information and communication technologies.
1–3
As a consequence, libraries serving medical science
and health care have become more important and
the role of health science librarians is changing.
4,5
Big libraries such as the National Library of
Medicine of the USA (NLM) have actively
responded to this agenda by developing new
services and outreach programmes and promoting
public health informatics initiatives.
6
The biggest
challenge facing health information professionals
is that boundaries between the sources and types
of health information managed by information
specialists and librarians, and the way information
is used, are becoming blurred.
2,4,7,8
Moreover,
there is a growing need for new ways of delivering
information through a variety of e-health
services
9,10
and for health information to support
evidence-based practice...
ISSN
1471-1834 (Print)
Language
English
URI
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?cmd=Retrieve&db=PubMed&dopt=Citation&list_uids=18494649

http://hdl.handle.net/10371/67963
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1471-1842.2008.00776.x
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