Jeffrey T. Huber is Director, School of Library and Information Science, at the University of Kentucky. He completed his master's at University of Kentucky and earned his doctorate at the University of Pittsburgh and has been on the faculty in the School of Library and Information Studies at Texas Woman's University since 1998. He held a concurrent appointment as associate director for research at the Houston Academy of Medicine–Texas Medical Center (HAM–TMC) Library from 2001 to 2008. During that time he also was appointed adjunct associate professor in the School of Health Information Sciences at the Health Science Center at Houston, University of Texas.
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- About the Authors
Prepared in collaboration with the Medical Library Association, this completely updated, revised, and expanded edition lists classic and up-to-the-minute print and electronic resources in the health sciences, helping librarians find the answers that library users seek. Included are electronic versions of traditionally print reference sources, trustworthy electronic-only resources, and resources that library users can access from home or on the go through freely available websites or via library licenses. In this benchmark guide, the authors
- Include new chapters on health information seeking, point-of-care sources, and global health sources
- Focus on works that can be considered foundational or essential, in both print and electronic formats
- Address questions librarians need to consider in developing and maintaining their reference collections
When it comes to questions involving the health sciences, this valuable resource will point both library staff and the users they serve in the right direction.
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