Carol Ann Attwood, MLS, AHIP, MPH, RN,C
Patient Health and Education Library
Mayo Clinic Arizona
13400 E. Shea Blvd.
Scottsdale, AZ 85259
Updated April 12, 2013
Tools provided in this section include a guide to Internet resources, guidelines for evaluation of health information on the
Web, and strategies for developing an authoritative consumer health collection.
Medical Library Association
- Lieberman, J. Consumer Health: A Guide to Internet Information Resources, 2nd Revised Edition. Chicago: Medical Library Association, 2004. (may order online at MLA Store) http://www.mlanet.org
National Institutes of Health
- National Institutes of Health, National Human Genome Research Institute. Finding Reliable Health Information Online (types of articles in scientific literature, genetics websites) http://www.genome.gov/11008303 Accessed [April 2013]
- Baker, Linda M. and Manbeck, Virginia. Consumer Health Information for Public Librarians. Scarecrow Press, 2002.
- Markless, Sharon and Streatfield, David. Evaluating the Impact of Your Library, Second Edition. Facet Publishing, 2013.
- Rees, AM, Editor. Consumer Health Source Book, Seventh Edition. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2003.
- Devlin-Foltz, David, Fagen, Michael C. et al Advocacy Evaluation: Challenges and Emerging Trends Health Promotion Practice 2012 13:581-586
- Hasman, Linda. An Introduction to Consumer Health Apps for the iPhone. Journal of Consumer Health on the Internet, 2011 15$ pp 322-329.
- Kaphingst, Kimberly A, Kreuter, Matthew W, et al. Health Literacy INDEX: Development, Reliability, and Validity of a New Tool for Evaluating the Health Literacy Demands of Health Information Materials. Journal of Health Communication: International Perspectives. 2012. 17:3 pp 203-221.
- Neiger, Brad L., Thackery, Rosemary, et al, Use of Social Media in Health Promotion: purposes, Key Performance indicators, and Evaluation Metrics, Health Promotion Practice, 2012 13:159-164.
American Library Association
- Herndon, Pete, Dugan, Robert E. and Joseph R. Matthews. Getting Started with Evaluation. Chicago: American Library Association, 2013. Accessed [April 2013]