Information about consumer health librarianship and resources useful to those planning a consumer health library are included.
A compilation of user satisfaction surveys submitted by CAPHIS Listserv members from October 20-26, 2010.
Rhonda J. Allard, MLIS
Myra Mahon Patient Resource Center
Weill Cornell Medical College
1305 York Avenue, 2nd Floor, Box 10
New York, NY 10021
This excellent resource was produced by the National Network of Libraries of Medicine. It is terrific! Chapters include topics such as: Planning a Consumer Health Library, Health Videos, Databases and CD ROM's for Consumers, Ethics and the Consumer Health Librarian, Health Literacy, Readability Analysis of Consumer Health Materials, Consumer Health Materials in Spanish, Consumer Health for Kids and Health Information in Many Languages. Written by a variety of librarians, chapters are updated frequently. For even more information from NN/LM, please visit Health Information on the Web.
Rosalind F. Dudden
Director, Library and Knowledge Services
Gerald Tucker Memorial Medical Library
National Jewish Health
1400 Jackson Street, Denver, Colorado 80206
Reviewed November 2010
Michele Spatz, M.S.
130 Division Street
Derby, CT 06418
January 6, 2011
Amy Six-Means, MLIS
Hanesbrands Health Learning Center Manager
Sara Lee Center for Women’s Health
Forsyth Medical Center
January 30, 2011