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University of Salford


EBLIP6, 27-30 June 2011, England, UK

New! - Presentations online

Take a look at the presentations from the Eblip6 conference.


Opening and Welcome address

Tony Warne


Keynote 1

Peter Brophy


Parallel session 1

Innovation, Education and Research: Education of Library and Information Workers

Growing the evidence base: results of a national survey into the barriers and priorities for research development in health librarianship
Hannah Spring, York St John University, United Kingdom

Australian employers' perspectives on future skills requirements for health librarians
Suzanne Lewis, Northern Sydney Central Coast Health, Australia and Gillian Hallam, Queensland University of Technology, Australia

Improving library and information science education through alumni tracking: results of the WILIS2 project
Joanne Gard Marshall and Victor Gard Marshall, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, United States


Practicality and Applicability: Academic Libraries

Undergraduate library use study: students studying students
Allyson Washburn and Sheila C Bibb, Brigham Young University, United States

Influencing the information seeking behaviour of undergraduate students through evidence based practices: the case of students at the University of the West Indies, Mona, Western Jamaica Campus
Sandra O. Stubbs, University of the West Indies, Jamaica

Whither evidence-based librarianship: a comparative reflection on the practices in some university libraries in Nigeria, UK and USA
Ayo Onatola, St. Christophers College of Medicine, United Kingdom and Abiodun I. Ibraheem, Robert Morris University, United States


Outcomes, Impact and Value: Voices

The student and the information search process: library development using student voices
Ib Lundgren, Malmo University, Sweden

Nurses' and head nurses' information retrieval training: collecting and comparing expectations and feedback for evidence-based decisions
Tuulevi Ovaska, University of Eastern Finland, Finland

Designing evidence-based research support: a study of PhD candidates' information needs and searching behaviour
Maria-Carme Torras-Calvo, University of Bergen, Norway, Eystein Gullbekk, University of Oslo, Norway, Susanne Mikki, University of Bergen, Bergen, Hege Ringnes, University of Oslo, Norway, Tove Rullestad, University of Bergen Library


Parallel session 2

Theory and Reflection: Theory and Models of EBLIP

Moving forward: defining and conceptualising evidence based practice for the library and information profession
Helen Partridge, Queensland University of Technology, Australia

Considering the place of practice-based evidence within EBLIP
Denise Koufogiannakis, University of Alberta, Canada

A tale of two models: a comparative analysis of the Evidence Based Model of Library and Information Practice and the SEA-change model of reflection
Barbara Sen and Chris Lee, University of Sheffield, United Kingdom


Innovation, Education and Research: Searching

Electronic capture and analysis of librarian-mediated literature searches in the health sciences
Jennifer A. Lyon, Nita Ferree, Hannah Norton and Michele R. Tennant, University of Florida, United States

Recording systematic search strategies: a real-world application of an evidence based process
Jenny Craven and Paul Levay, National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence, United Kingdom


Practicality and Applicability: Electronic Resources

Web 2.0: a fast-track to EBP for busy practitioners?
Emma J. Thompson, University of Liverpool, United Kingdom


Outcomes, Impact and Value: Information Services

Theories of value and lessons for evaluating collaborative activities of information services
Christine Urquhart, Aberystwyth University, United Kingdom

Measuring the value of health library and information services: replicating the Rochester study
Joanne Gard Marshall, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, United States


Parallel session 3

Innovation, Education and Research: Information Literacy

Assessment of student learning in a freshman English library instruction program
Susan Gardner, Loyola Marymount University, United States

Developing and assessing an evidence based practice pharmacology course: the experience of a cross-institutional collaborative instruction team
Alice Gardner, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences (MCPHS), Irena Bond, MCPHS, Len Levin, University of Massachusetts Medical School and Monina Lahoz, MCPHS, United States


Practicality and Applicability: Methods

Transforming organizational culture to support evidence based management decision-making
Julie McKenna, Regina Public Library, Canada

Going beyond the numbers: the benefits of grass-roots assessment
Carolyn Gutierrez and Jianrong Wang, Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, United States

Outcomes, Impact and Value: Impact of Evidence Based Practice on Library and Information Workers The limits of evidence: proving value and impact
Stephen Town, University of York, United Kingdom and Martha Kyrillidou, Association of Research Libraries, United States

Measuring the impact of a course in evidenced based library and information practice on library development: a case study
David Herron, Lotta Haglund and Lotta Astrand, Karolinska Institutet University, Sweden


Keynote 2

Martin Hall


Poster Madness

Poster Madness offers poster presenters an opportunity to tell delegates about their poster.


Parallel session 4

Theory and Reflection: EBP for Practitioners

Redesigning evidence based practice for wicked problem solving
Kate Davis, Queensland University of Technology, Australia and Zaana Howard, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia

Formalized curiosity: reflecting on the librarian-researcher
Virginia Wilson, University of Saskatchewan, Canada

Learning by example: developing evidence based library and information practice through supporting academic programmes with a culture of evidence based practice
Jason Eyre, De Montfort University, United Kingdom


Outcomes, Impact and Value: Mentoring

The potential of Generic Social Outcomes in promoting the positive impact of the public library: evidence from the National Year of Reading in Yorkshire
Carolynn Rankin and Avril Brock, Leeds Metropolitan University, United Kingdom


Practicality and Applicability: Professional Issues

Valuing knowledge and expertise: using evidence to improve the professional development program in an Australian academic library
Leanne Levinge and Gillian Hallam, Queensland University of Technology, Australia

Beginning the professional discourse: incorporation of EBLIP concepts and tools into the LIS curriculum
Maria Cahill, Carol Perryman and Ling Hwey Jeng, Texas Woman's University, United States


Keynote 3

Ross Todd


Poster Madness

Delegate Madness offers those who have kindly sponsored elements of the conference a one minute opportunity to promote their organization


Parallel session 5

Innovation, Education and Research: Information Literacy

Independent searching during one-shot information literacy instruction sessions: does it prepare students for research?
Rebekah Willson, Mount Royal University, Canada

Summer reading plus: reforming adolescent literacy development through evidence based practice
Carol Gordon, Rutgers University, United States


Evidence based analysis of student use of library computers in an application-rich study environment: do they meet the university's academic goals?
Susan M. Thompson, California State University San Marcos, United States


Parallel session 6

Innovation, Education and Research: Web Based Provision

Usage pattern of online journals at the Faculty of Medicine Library, Aligarh Muslim University India
Aslam Mehdi, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, India


Outcomes, Impact and Value: Service Development

Using evidence to inform future library service development and prove value in universities: a Derby and Loughborough University libraries case study
Graham Walton and Claire Creaser, Loughborough University, United Kingdom and Pat Johnson, Derby University, United Kingdom

It's not elementary: developing the evidence based service
Helen Jamieson, Lindsey Martin and Ruth Wilson, Edge Hill University, United Kingdom


Parallel session 7

Innovation, Education and Research

Developing a proposition for scientific datasets at the British Library
Rachael Kotarski and Elizabeth Newbold, British Library, United Kingdom

Activity-Based Costing (ABC) and Time-Driven Activity-Based Costing (TDABC): applicable methods for EBLIP?
Kate-Riin Kont and Signe Jantson, Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia

Training public library workers to be health information providers: an analysis of a five year outreach project by a US medical library
Rick Wallace and Nadia Cook, East Tennessee State University, United States


Practicality and Applicability: Best Practice

Are best practices really best? a review of "best practices" in library literature
Jackie Druery, Nancy McCormack and Sharon Murphy, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada

Reception of evidence based practice in Nordic Libraries: recipes on the move
Carl Gustav Johannsen and Niels Ole Pors, Royal School of Library and Information Science, Denmark


Outcomes, Impact and Value: Health

Demonstrating library value: the use made of information provided by an NHS library service, and how that use relates to organisational goals
Jenny Turner, East Sussex Hospitals NHS Trust, United Kingdom

Retrospective observational study of the unique yield from CINAHL for clinical questions posed in NICE guidelines
Sarah Glover, National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence, United Kingdom, Zosia Beckles, National Collaborating Centre for Women's and Children's Health, United Kingdom and Sarah Stockton, Centre for Evidence Based Mental Health, United Kingdom

Evaluating the impact of clinical librarian services
Clare Payne, Mersey Care NHS Trust, United Kingdom, Michelle Maden-Jenkins, Edgehill University, United Kingdom and Alison Brettle, University of Salford, United Kingdom

Closing Remarks

Andrew Booth