library schools


Summary: Educational institutions for individuals specializing in the field of library science or information.

Top Publications

  1. Dimitroff A. Educational services in health sciences libraries: a content analysis of the literature, 1987-1994. Bull Med Libr Assoc. 1995;83:420-4 pubmed
    ..2% of programs, while hospital libraries' sponsorship decreased to 5% of programs reported in the literature. The analysis identified a major need for research related to educational activities in health sciences libraries. ..
  2. Arnott Smith C. An evolution of experts: MEDLINE in the library school. J Med Libr Assoc. 2005;93:53-60 pubmed
    ..Only by acknowledging the interaction of these subsystems will real and positive changes be effected to benefit our profession and our constituencies. ..
  3. Nicholson S. Understanding the foundation: the state of generalist search education in library schools as related to the needs of expert searchers in medical libraries. J Med Libr Assoc. 2005;93:61-8 pubmed
    The paper explores the current state of generalist search education in library schools and considers that foundation in respect to the Medical Library Association's statement on expert searching...
  4. Detlefsen E. Getting on the fast track, or how to get an MLIS through distance education, with a specialization in medical librarianship. Med Ref Serv Q. 2004;23:87-94 pubmed
    ..Admissions requirements and specific curriculum for the distance education master's degree are detailed in an FAQ format. ..
  5. Huber J, Kean E, Fitzgerald P, Altman T, Young Z, Dupin K, et al. Outreach impact study: the case of the Greater Midwest Region. J Med Libr Assoc. 2011;99:297-303 pubmed publisher
    ..In general, it seems that negative outcomes, as with most barriers to conducting outreach, can be mitigated by more thorough planning. ..