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Michelle Kraft
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Study done w/ Australian Medical Libraries found healthcare organizations gained a $9 return for every dollar invested in their health library even despite a decrease in library budgets, staffing and space. Check out the infographic. 
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As librarians are being asked to do more systematic reviews research, clinical practice guidelines, and other high-level research projects, it is not unusual to see the librarians listed as one of the co-authors for these papers.  
Not only do the very long, detailed, time consuming searches across many many databases.  They are essentially creating the methods (and writing them) for the papers.  Some librarians are also managing the database of retrieved citations (which are often in the thousands) in EndNote, RefWorks or other management systems as the researchers sift through and evaluate them. 
So it is neat to see a list (provided by librarians on the library listserv) of the names of libraries and institutions that have librarians as co-authors in these type of papers.

Here they are: (If I missed anyone please let me know)
Mayo Clinic Libraries
McGill University Life Sciences Library Gerald Tucker Memorial Medical Library
New York University Health Sciences Libraries
Hardin Library for the Health Sciences
University of Iowa
National Jewish Health
Denver, CO Health Sciences Library System
University of Pittsburgh
96th Medical Group, Eglin AFB
FL Taubman Health Sciences Library
University of Michigan Health Sciences Library & Informatics Center University of New Mexico Kaleida Health Libraries
Buffalo General Medical Center (teaching hospital for University at Buffalo, SUNY) Hospital Library & Archives
The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto Health Sciences Library
St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto Health Sciences Library
University of Missouri, Kansas City Library Services
Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario, Ottawa
South Australia Health Library Service
The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Woodville, South Australia
RowanSOM Health Science Library, Stratford, NJ
St. George's Library, St. George's University of London

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Things to consider if you are actively using social media professionally.
My take home thoughts:
-Look at library page on mobile devices 
-Investigate YouTube for archiving help tutorials
-Think about how to reach institutional users via social media 
Know what the fastest-growing demographic on Twitter is? Or how many new members join LinkedIn every second? The answers will surprise you!
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Medical Librarian interested on the use of social media and technology in medicine and medical libraries.
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  • University of Missouri–Columbia
    Library Science, 1996 - 1998
  • Saint Louis University
    English, 1992 - 1996
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