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; Reviewed August 2013
Rhonda J. Allard, MLIS
Reference/Instruction Librarian (Contractor, Henry M. Jackson Foundation)
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
James A. Zimble Learning Resource Center
4301 Jones Bridge Road, Room D 1005
Bethesda, MD 20814
Rosalind Farnham Dudden
Retired, Library and Knowledge Services
Gerald Tucker Memorial Medical Library
National Jewish Health
1400 Jackson Street, Denver, Colorado 80206
Revised September 2013
This webpage is part of the Consumer Health Outreach Resources website from the National Network of Libraries of Medicine. It provides information about partnerships between consumer health libraries located in different venues (i.e. (public libraries, hospital libraries, etc.) as well as partnerships between consumer health libaries and other types of institutions. It includes strategies for starting a partnership as well as suggestions for communication between partners and marketing and promotion of the partnership.
Michele Spatz, M.S.
January 6, 2011; Reviewed August 2013
Amy Six-Means, MLIS
Consumer Health Librarian
William V. Gervasini Memorial Library
Exempla St. Joseph Hospital
Denver CO 80218
January 30, 2011; Reviewed June 2013