Canadian Interprofessional Health Collaborative Library

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The CIHC Library is an innovative new resource devoted to sharing resources produced by and for the interprofessional health community. These are the slides we presented to the CHLA/ABSC 2009 Conference in Winnipeg, MB on June 1. For more information, please visit or email us at


<ul><li> 1. An innovative new resource for health librarians By: Dan Hooker, Alix Arndt, Robin Canuel and the CIHC Library Working Group, which includes: John Cheng, Tony Flavell, Susan Murphy and Zahra Nurani Canadian Interprofessional Health Collaborative Library </li> <li> 2. <ul><li>The Canadian Interprofessional Health Collaborative (CIHC) is the national hub for interprofessional education, collaborative practice and patient-centred care. </li></ul><ul><li>CIHC and the CIHC Library are funded by Health Canada. </li></ul><ul><li>This presentation will focus on one of CIHCs initiatives, the CIHC Library. </li></ul></li> <li> 3. Project Team <ul><li>Robin Canuel MLIS </li></ul><ul><li>Liaison Librarian Humanities and Social Sciences Library at McGill University </li></ul><ul><li>Current member of the CIHC Library Working Group </li></ul><ul><li>CIHC Library Working Group , including: </li></ul><ul><li>John Cheng </li></ul><ul><li>Tony Flavell </li></ul><ul><li>Susan Murphy </li></ul><ul><li>Zahra Nurani </li></ul></li> <li> 4. Presenters <ul><li>Alix Arndt </li></ul><ul><li>Project manager, CIHC Library </li></ul><ul><li>Joined library in September 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>Responsible for locating material and promoting the library </li></ul><ul><li>Daniel Hooker </li></ul><ul><li>Assets manager, CIHC Library </li></ul><ul><li>MLIS candidate, SLAIS, UBC </li></ul><ul><li>Joined library in October 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>Ensures handling and quality of materials acquired by the library </li></ul></li> <li> 5. Interprofessional Education <ul><li>Occurs when two or more professions learn with, from and about each other </li></ul><ul><li>Works best when the goal is to improve collaboration and the quality of care </li></ul></li> <li> 6. Collaborative Practice <ul><li>Is an interprofessional process for communication and decision making </li></ul><ul><li>Enables the creation of shared knowledge and skills between health care providers </li></ul><ul><li>Results in synergy which leads to better patient care </li></ul></li> <li> 7. Patient-Centred Care <ul><li>Promotes collaboration between patients and various health care providers </li></ul><ul><li>Enhances patient-, family- and community-centred goals, values and decision-making </li></ul><ul><li>Provides mechanisms for continuous communication among health care providers </li></ul></li> <li> 8. </li> <li> 9. <ul><li> The best time to plant a tree is 20 years ago, the second best time is now. Proverb </li></ul></li> <li> 10. Project History <ul><li>April 2007 </li></ul><ul><li>CIHC commissions a needs assessment on the Library </li></ul><ul><li>February 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>Library project begins; goal is to create a central repository for materials related to interprofessional education </li></ul><ul><li>February 2008March 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>Contacting projects, populating the library, establishing best practices </li></ul><ul><li>Library Working Group meets monthly </li></ul><ul><li>Library Steering Group is formed </li></ul><ul><li>May 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>Broadening of scope, updated look and feel, official library launch </li></ul></li> <li> 11. <ul><li>The CIHC Library is built on: </li></ul><ul><li>And implements: </li></ul></li> <li> 12. </li> <li> 13. Library Resources <ul><li>The CIHC Library accepts a variety of materials: </li></ul><ul><li>Fact sheets </li></ul><ul><li>Evaluation tools </li></ul><ul><li>Unpublished research presentations </li></ul><ul><li>Posters </li></ul><ul><li>Curricula materials </li></ul><ul><li>Conference presentations </li></ul><ul><li>Videos </li></ul><ul><li>Learning objects </li></ul><ul><li>Audio files </li></ul><ul><li>Reports </li></ul><ul><li>And more. </li></ul></li> <li> 14. <ul><li>It has funded and has initiated a range of regional projects led by health authorities across British Columbia. </li></ul><ul><li>Since the inception of the CIHC Library project, In-BC has been extremely supportive of our work. </li></ul><ul><li>The Interprofessional Network of BC (In-BC) began as a Health Canada and BC Ministry of Health Services funded project in 2004. </li></ul><ul><li>In-BC brings together health and education partners in transforming healthcare through interprofessional methods. </li></ul></li> <li> 15. Materials Workshops Curricula Evaluations Competencies Videos Newsletters Reports </li> <li> 16. Basic Material </li> <li> 17. Robust Material </li> <li> 18. External Material </li> <li> 19. Copyright Concerns <ul><li>CIHC makes no claim on material ownership </li></ul><ul><li>Content providers retain all copyright </li></ul><ul><li>We support collaboration via open access and Creative Commons licensing </li></ul><ul><li>Content providers may choose this option upon submission of material </li></ul></li> <li> 20. Library Quality <ul><li>CIHC Library facilitates the location of otherwise inaccesible materials. </li></ul><ul><li>Metadata can be created by the content provider and/or by the CIHC team. In either case, review and quality control is conducted for consistency. </li></ul><ul><li>List of IP subject headings is in the works to support the burgeoning field. </li></ul></li> <li> 21. </li> <li> 22. Searching the Library </li> <li> 23. Search Results </li> <li> 24. Browsing </li> <li> 25. Information Retrieval </li> <li> 26. Information Retrieval </li> <li> 27. Niche Market and Innovation </li> <li> 28. Practical Applications </li> <li> 29. Looking Ahead </li> <li> 30. </li> </ul>


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