Category Archives: Collaborations

Data Experts Featured at Library Event

Data experts from around the Health System were featured at November’s First Thursdays @ CMHSL.  Check out the BioConnector page for links to UVa resources, training, and experts to support your biomedical data and informatics needs.  

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Free Research Help Available at the Library

Through a partnership with UVA’s Public Health Sciences, free research assistance is available on a drop-in or scheduled basis every Tuesday and Thursday from 1pm to 4pm on the first floor of the Library.  Click here for additional information.  

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Can This Information Be Trusted?

Medical students spend years mastering a well-developed curriculum of medical facts, the physical exam, and clinical skills.  And, since medicine is characterized by rapid turnover of critical information, it is essential that they learn the skills for identifying trusted information. … Continue reading

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Librarian Impact on Patient Care Management

Librarians and library resources can have a positive impact on patient care management. According to a 2011 systematic review of clinical library services, 78% percent of studies revealed a significant and positive effect on patient care1. Librarians can also help … Continue reading

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Making Things Happen: An Exciting New Partnership Between CMHSL and PHS

We are thrilled with our new partnership with the library and hope our collaborative efforts address needs of our colleagues across the health system for more information about basic statistics and introductory research questions.  Research is a team science and … Continue reading

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Online Journal Club Now Available

Health System nurses working on evidence-based projects have a new tool to assist them as they collaboratively evaluate journal articles. Thanks to the work of Kelly Near, the Library’s Nursing & Patients Liaison Librarian, and the Library’s team of Web … Continue reading

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Library Staff Tour New UVA Visualization Lab

Part of the mission of the Health Sciences Library is to connect Health System affiliates with resources across Grounds to facilitate learning, research, and collaboration. One of those resources is the University of Virginia Alliance for Computational Science & Engineering … Continue reading

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Changing the Culture of Computation: Current and Potential Roles for UVACSE in the Health System

Part of the mission of the Library is connecting Health System affiliates with resources and expertise outside of the Library.  On January 8th, Bart Ragon, Associate Director for Knowledge Integration, Research and Technology, and I sat down with three members … Continue reading

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Check the Evidence: The Library’s Role in the UVA Adult Nutrition Support Traineeship Program

On Wednesday, November 7, Carol Rees Parrish MS, RD, Nutrition Support Specialist, Joe Krenitsky MS, RD, Nutrition Support Specialist, and Karen Knight MSLS, talked about their nutrition support training programs and the role of the Library. What is the UVA … Continue reading

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It Takes More Than a Community: Helping to Build a UVA Patient Navigator Network in Southwest Virginia

Ann Duesing is the Library’s Southwest Virginia Outreach Librarian.  She is based at the John Cook Wyllie Library at the University of Virginia’s College at Wise and plays a vital role in UVA’s outreach efforts to this part of Virginia.  … Continue reading

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