Librarian Interview and Consumer Health Information Center site visit
Purpose: To network with practicing consumer health librarians, information providers or educators. To hear first-hand about the information sources used on a daily basis.
Instructions: Select a librarian or other consumer health information provider (e.g., health educator) to interview. Your interview is to provide an opportunity for you to tour the information center find out what is the consumer health information provider’s perception of high quality reference service and key information tools used by this provider.
Write a “Newsletter article”, blog entry, a podcast or video introducing your Consumer Health Information Specialist to illustrate what you have summarizing your learned from this experience.
The librarian interview that I conducted was one with a librarian at a local consumer health information center. The individual I identified is known as Steve Jones and has been working at the local center for the last six month…