(4 December 2013) The role of the medical librarian is evolving in today’s complex healthcare environment. To recognize the value medical librarians bring to their medical schools, hospitals and other healthcare institutions globally, Wolters Kluwer Health is pleased to announce the winners of its 2013 “Health Science Librarians Make a Difference,” video contest. See all the winning videos and a selection of other entries on the Wolters Kluwer Health YouTube Channel: www.youtube.com/woltersKluwerlibrariancontest.
The video contest was designed to help medical librarians promote their services and resources to the doctors, nurses, residents, faculty and students they support. Finalists were judgedon the basis of creativity and originality, quality, and content of the message.
The 2013 winners include:
First Place: Spot of Tea, University of Missouri Kansas City Health Sciences Library (Kansas City, MO)- A health science librarian explains how evidence she researched changed the course of treatment for a patient.
Second Place: Why Research Matters, Florida Mental Health Institute Research Library, University of South Florida (Tampa, FL) – How health librarians helped reunite a mother and her child.
Third Place: The Library, an Evergoing Relationship, CRAI Biblioteca de Medicine, Universitat de Barcelona (Barcelona, Spain) – How the health science library supports a busy clinician at every step in his/her education and career.
Read the complete announcement here.