Presentation at the #NVB09: “Help, the doctor is drowning”

16 11 2009

15-11-2009 23-24-33 nvb congressenLast week I was invited to speak at the NVB-congress, the Dutch society for librarians and information specialists. I replaced Josje Calff in the session “the professional”, chaired by Bram Donkers of the magazine InformatieProfessional. Other sessions were: “the client”, “the technique” and “the connection”. (see program)

It was a very successful meeting, with Andrew Keen and Bas Haring in the plenary session. I understand from tweets and blogposts that @eppovannispen en @lykle who were in parallel sessions were especially interesting.
Some of the (Dutch) blogposts (Not about my presentation….pfew) are:

I promised to upload my presentation to Slideshare. And here it is.

Some slides are different from the original. First, Slideshare doesn’t allow animation, (so slides have to be added to get a similar effect), second I realized later that the article and search I showed in Ede were not yet published, so I put “top secret” in front of it.

The title refers to a Dutch book and film: “Help de dokter verzuipt” (“Help the doctor is drowning”).

Slides 2-4: NVB-tracks; why I couldn’t discuss “the professional” without explaining the changes with which the medical profession is confronted.

Slides 5-8: Clients of a medical librarian (dependent on where he/she works).

Slides 9-38: Changes to the medical profession (less time, opinion-based medicine gradually replaced by evidence based medicine, information overload, many sources, information literacy)

Slides 39-66: How medical librarians can help (‘electronic’ collection accessible from home, study landscape for medical students, less emphasis on books, up to date with alerts (email, RSS, netvibes), portals (i.e. for evidence based searching), education (i.e. courses, computer workshops, e-learning), active participation in curriculum, helping with searches or performing them).

Slides 67-68: Summary (Potential)

Slide 69: Barriers/Risks: Money, support (management, contact persons at the departments/in the curriculum), doctors like to do it theirselves (it looks easy), you have to find a way to reach them, training medical information specialists.

Slides 70-73 Summary & Credits

Here are some tweets related to this presentation.

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5 responses

16 11 2009
Tweets that mention Presentation at the #NVB09: “Help, the doctor is drowning” « Laika’s MedLibLog --

[…] This post was mentioned on Twitter by Laika (Jacqueline) and Guus van den Brekel, Betafactor. Betafactor said: Help, de dokter verzuipt […]

16 11 2009
NVB jaarcongres 2009: korte impressie | VPOD

[…] Visie op de Digitale Dienstverlening voor Bibliotheken – Lykle de Vries “Help, the doctor is drowning” – Jacqueline Limpens Blogparty – bezocht: NVB-dag – Dannielle (@blogpartyned) […]

24 11 2009
NVB Jaarcongres 2009 « GOS

[…] Limpens aka Laika (AMC-Amsterdam en Dutch Cochrane Centre) spraak in de track, De professional over de rol van de […]

1 12 2009
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[…] de Presentaties staan online en er zijn overzichten van oa  Ecobibl, Tenaanval en Biepmiepleen.  Laikas heeft zelf een praatje gehouden en daarover geblogd. Er is wel veel geTwitterd (Blogparty), en dat […]

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