Dallas Morning News on Medical Librarians

Regular readers know that I usually try to avoid posting on topics already covered by other MedLib bloggers and Michelle (at The Krafty Librarian) already posted about this, but it’s worth repeating.

Making medical fact-finding easy
Don’t trust the Internet? These local experts will help
11:07 AM CDT on Tuesday, April 17, 2007
By BRIDGET BARRY THIAS / Special Contributor to The Dallas Morning News

…”Librarians can save consumers time because they have a wealth of information resources available to them that are not available to the general public,” says Jean Shipman, president of the national Medical Library Association in Chicago.

She says medical librarians are similar to personal shoppers, offering expertise in the best information to use, based on knowing their clients’ desires, tastes and needs….

Read the rest here.

Perhaps not surprisingly, the article’s author has an MLS. 🙂

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