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Assessing the Health Science Information Needs of Unaffiliated Health Professionals and Using Training on Openly-Available Search Tools and Resources to Provide Solutions

Matsoukas, Konstantina; Koehn, Michael D.; Hauser, Diane

An institute for Family health located in Manhattan, the Bronx, and the Mid-Hudson Valley. It operates 15 full-time and 9 part-time health centers as well as employ ~66 physicians, NPs, social workers, health educators, and nursing staff. The aims of this project is to determine the medical literature and training needs of IFH personnel, develop generic licensing agreements and develop reference and education services for the IFH staff. IFH services serves of 72,000 patients and provides 225,000 patient visits annually. They also provide care regardless of ability to pay.

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Long Health Sciences Library
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May 30, 2013

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Contributed paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Medical Library Association, Seattle, WA, May 18-23, 2012.