Published on February 26, 2014
From Vision to National Leader Nadine Dexter, MLS, D-AHIP Deedra Walton, MLS, AHIP Michael Garner, MLS, AHIP Shalu Gillum, JD, MLS, AHIP Pamela Herring, MLIS, AHIP Kerry McKee, MLIS, AHIP
2008 HEALTH SCIENCES LIBRARY DEVELOPMENT Budget and early collection development Space planning- what to plan for Staffing the library Start up culture challenges and opportunities • Medical informatics • • • •
2008 HOW TO START A NEW MEDICAL LIBRARY FROM SCRATCH! • Look at the mission, vision, and goals for the overall institution – this drives what kind of library you build!
2008 BUDGET AND EARLY COLLECTION DEVELOPMENT • Budget based on collections • Collections based on leadership and faculty derived curriculum • Core lists should be used! • Go electronic! • Include relevant resources in a university/statewide online systems • Analyze existing resources
Beginning Stages PREFERENCE FOR FORMAT (%) Class of 2013 over three years 80 70 60 50 Print only Electronic only 40 Combination 30 20 10 0 2010 2011 2012
2008 SPACING AND PLANNING: Questions And Unknowns • • • • • • • • • How to make the move from print to e-resources? Need to pay attention to student and faculty preferences in learning and study styles. What will be the impact of curricular changes/evolution? What will be in the opening day Budget? Who can the library collaborate with? What types of spaces in the library will be needed? What are the administrative mandates? What are the LCME mandates? Will there be “non-librarian” roles?
2008 STAFFING THE LIBRARY • Medical Librarian Reporting Structures. • What is the Academic University Library organizational structure? • What will be the reporting structure for your position? • What will be the reporting structure for your staff? • Will you require AHIP within 3 years of hire for your staff? • Does your state have an already defined career ladder for academic librarians? Promotion ladder?
Staffing the Library 30 25 "Small" AAHSL Libraries with 6 or Fewer Professional Librarians, 2010-2011 AAHSL Statistics 20 Student or hourly Q28 15 Clerical Q27 Professionals Q26 10 5 0
Staffing the Library 600 524 500 400 300 254 200 131 100 77 63 0 Provisional Member Senior Distinguished Emeritus
Staffing the Library Average Salaries in Academic Medical Libraries, 2011-2012 (AAHSL) $160,000 $140,000 $120,000 $100,000 Director $80,000 Associate Director Department Head Other $60,000 $40,000 $20,000 $0 East South Midwest West
2008 START UP CULTURE CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR LIBRARIANS • Librarian Integration – – – – – – – – Find opportunities! Be assertive and creative… Curricula Campus activity team Scholarly activity Digital repository Faculty groups Arts Campus outreach
2008 • Describe the evidence based medicine component of the curriculum. • Describe and explain how to utilize library resources. • Introduce key resources for locating background information and journal articles. • Illustrate the use of Boolean, nesting, and truncation searching methods. • Demonstrate and explain MeSH and keyword searching in PubMed. • Describe the Evidence Based Medicine [EBM] practice process • Demonstrate the use of resources in relation to „background‟ and „foreground‟ clinical questions • Explain the formation of effective clinical queries using the PICO(S) method
2009 DEVELOPING THE PRINT COLLECTION THE COLLECTION IS DEVELOPED BY INPUT FROM FACULTY AND STUDENTS IN RELATION TO THE CURRICULUM NEEDS OF THE COLLEGE OF MEDICINE
2009 DEVELOPING THE ELECTRONIC COLLECTION THE COLLECTION IS DEVELOPED BY INPUT FROM FACULTY AND STUDENTS IN RELATION TO THE CURRICULUM NEEDS OF THE COLLEGE OF MEDICINE
2009 GET BUY-IN FROM ADMINISTRATION AND FACULTY
2009 • Keeping it fun – for us and our patrons • HSL Info Expo – Annually in the Spring and Fall – Games and giveaways – UCF Card Services FIND WAYS TO GET TO THE PATRON, RATHER THAN PATRONS COMING TO LIBRARY
2009 HSL INFO EXPO FUN!
2010 POPCORN DAY! FIND NEW WAYS TO GET PATRONS INTO THE LIBRARY
2010 GETTING OUR NAMES OUT THERE
2010 MOBILE TECHNOLOGY IS A TOOL TO ACCESS LIBRARY E-RESOURCES
2011 POINTLESS TECHNOLOGY LEADS TO FRUSTRATION
2011 TECHNOLOGY FOR TECHNOLOGY‟S SAKE IS POINTLESS; TECHNOLOGY SHOULD FILL A CURRICULAR NEED
2012 COLLABORATION IS KEY
2012 BE TRANSPARENT
2012 THE FACULTY AND STUDENTS LOOK TO THE LIBRARY TO PROVIDE THEIR CURRICULUM INFORMATION NEEDS
2012 PROVIDING INFORMATION WHERE THE USERS NEED IT MOST
2013 SPECIALIZED SERVICES FOR A “SPECIAL” LIBRARY – Consumer Health Information – Copyright Information – Literature search assistance – Publication assistance
2013 PERSONAL LIBRARIAN PROGRAM
2013 24/7 LIBRARY ACCESS
2014 “FOCUS ON THE USER AND ALL ELSE WILL FOLLOW” - Google Core Principle • Understanding user needs • Creating a user-focused library • Know the user and meet his/her needs • Build relationships with the community • Keep staff engaged and invested in their role
2014 • Integrating Customer Service Trends – Every staff member is a “Library Genius” • Provide the tools for customer service success SET YOUR LIBRARY STAFF UP FOR SUCCESS AND EMPOWER THEM TO OWN IT!
2014 REVIEWING USAGE STATISTICS GENERATES QUESTIONS AND DISCUSSIONS THAT GUIDE THE LIBRARY‟S APPROACH TO COLLECTION MANAGEMENT
2014 ERMS SUCCESSFUL MANAGEMENT OF ELECTRONIC RESOURCES IS CRITICAL FOR MAINTAINING A VIRTUAL HEALTH SCIENCES LIBRARY
The Future… • National Leader in tablet deployment • CONBLS award INFORMATION ANYWHERE, ANYTIME, ON ANY DEVICE
Questions Nadine Dexter: Nadine@ucf.edu Deedra Walton: Deedra.Walton@ucf.edu Michael Garner: Michael.Garner@ucf.edu Shalu Gillum: Shalu@ucf.edu Pamela Herring: Pamela.Herring@ucf.edu Kerry McKee: Kerry.McKee@ucf.edu facebook.com/ucfcomhsl @ucfcomhsl WWW.MED.UCF.EDU/LIBRARY
anytime onanywhere any device www.med.ucf.edu/library
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