This comprehensive textbook of health sciences librarianship provides the library student and new librarian with the background and skills necessary to handle day-to-day activities and provide quality services in a health sciences library or a more general library serving students and practitioners in the health professions.
The book has 16 chapters, each authored by an experienced medical librarian and is are organized logically into 4 sections:
- The Profession,
- Collection Services,
- User Services, and
- Administrative Services,
Each chapter contains photographs, figures, tables, and charts illustrating the essential concepts introduced.
Overseen by a 3-member editorial board of leading professors in medical librarianship programs, this authoritative text provides students, beginning, and experienced librarians with a comprehensive overview of state-of-the-art medical librarianship.