Health information literacy: librarians’ role

Rathinasabapati, R (2007) Health information literacy: librarians’ role. In: National Seminar on Information Literacy and Higher Education, January 29-30, 2007, University of Madras, Chennai.

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Information Literacy is an important attribute in achieving life-long learning. It is a key issue in a knowledge based society, particularly in health care. The drive for health information literacy is the widespread recognition of the need for information and knowledge skill to succeed in a knowledge-based society. The health information professionals have to play an important role to promote health information services to practitioners, researchers, nurses as well as patients. This paper focuses on the important roles of health librarian on the promotion of information literacy.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: RP200732
Subjects: Tuberculosis
Divisions: Information Science
Depositing User: Dr. Rathinasabapati R
Date Deposited: 09 Jan 2014 10:15
Last Modified: 09 Mar 2016 04:50

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