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Just What the Doctor Ordered: Consumer Health Information @ Your Library
March 15 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
(one-day workshop for library and literacy staff and volunteers)
This interactive, hands-on class will introduce participants to a variety of free, authoritative consumer health resources and provide time for guided practice. The impact of health literacy and resource evaluation will be explored and participants will also discuss reference interview tips, disclaimers, and collection development in the context of consumer health information.
- Identify practical tips for providing consumer health information services
- Locate authoritative health literacy resources
- Examine collection development and evaluation principles for consumer health resources
- Use health information resources to answer consumer health questions
There is no prerequisite for this class.
Shari Clifton, MLIS, AHIP will teach this class. Shari is the Associate Director and Head of Reference and Instructional Services at the Robert M. Bird Health Sciences Library, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center.