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Feel free to use the text from our newsletter in any shape way or form you feel would be effective.

Travis

Travis Schulz, MLS, AHIP
Director
Sanford Health Sciences Library - Bismarck
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From: Medical Libraries Discussion List [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Miller, Lou
Sent: Friday, November 02, 2012 12:53 PM
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Subject: Re: we're outdated--medical librarian week newsletter

I too would like to use it. I have an "Ask Lou" column in the Nursing newsletter and it would be great if I could post it.

Lou Miller
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From: Medical Libraries Discussion List [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of erin moore
Sent: Friday, November 02, 2012 12:25 PM
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Subject: Re: we're outdated--medical librarian week newsletter

Yes, Travis -- really nice write-up! We should all do something like this for promotion of our services/reaffirmation of our professional roles.

On Fri, Nov 2, 2012 at 11:53 AM, Ferrell, Lynne <[log in to unmask]>wrote:

> Bravo Travis!  Great job...did you copyright it?  Lol...
> Would love to use in some shape or form next year!
>
>
> Lynne Ferrell, MSLIS
> Librarian & Archivist, Schnepp Professional Library Memorial Medical 
> Center
> 701 N. 1st St
> Springfield, IL  62781-0001
> Phone 217.788-3331/ Fax 217.788-5540
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> OCLC:  JEZ      Docline:  ILUMMK
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Medical Libraries Discussion List [mailto:[log in to unmask]] 
> On Behalf Of Travis Schulz
> Sent: Friday, November 02, 2012 9:30 AM
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> Subject: Re: we're outdated--medical librarian week newsletter
>
> I wrote this about National Medical Librarians Month for our library's 
> college of nursing's newsletter. Not the finest example of prose but 
> it gets the message across about how I at least feel about medical 
> librarianship.
>
>         Behind the scene of every successful healthcare team is 
> information. The month of October is designated as National Medical 
> Librarians Month-a month to bring awareness to the contributions made 
> by librarians to all healthcare organizations.
>         In today's healthcare world healthcare professionals are more 
> than ever under pressure to keep their knowledge base current. Medical 
> librarians, specialists in the field of health information, sit at the 
> crossroads between information and practice providing the essential 
> services needed by all healthcare professionals to navigate through 
> the ever expanding health science knowledge base.
>         Medical librarians support the healthcare team by working 
> tirelessly to select essential online and print resources to meet 
> their institutions medical and nursing point-of-care, research, and 
> education needs. To support practice at the point-of-care, medical 
> librarians provide education and instruction to the healthcare team on 
> how to effectively and efficiently take advantage of online 
> point-of-care and research tools to provide the best care possible to all patients seeking treatment and care.
>         Medical librarians also provide research support services to 
> the healthcare team by conducting literature searches using their 
> subject knowledge and experience to sift through the mountains of 
> information available on any particular condition or disease 
> facilitating the healthcare professional to provide the most advanced 
> treatment and care available.
>         Although not a visible member of the healthcare team, medical 
> librarians provide the access and support to the information needed to 
> develop the policies, procedures, and practices that reduce 
> unnecessary tests and procedures, hospital stays and admissions, and 
> hospital acquired infections thereby improving the bottom line of any 
> healthcare organization. These are just a few of the benefits 
> professional library services provide to a health care system. As 
> National Medical Librarians Month reminds us, librarians play a key 
> role in any medical center and in the delivery of high quality healthcare.
>
> Travis Schulz, MLS, AHIP
> Director
> Sanford Health Sciences Library - Bismarck [log in to unmask]
> (701) 323-5390
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