Health librarianship workforce and education: research to plan the future

Creator
Australian Library and Information Association
Description

In late 2009, Health Libraries Australia (HLA) received a small grant to undertake a national research project to determine the future requirements for health librarians in the workforce in Australia and develop a structured, modular education framework (post-graduate qualification and continuing professional development structure) to meet these requirements.
 
The main objective was to: Consider the education and professional development framework that would ensure that health librarians have a clearly defined scope of practice and the specific competency based knowledge and skills that enable them to contribute to the design and delivery of high quality health services in this country.

Publisher
Australian Library and Information Association
Contributor
Health Libraries Australia
Date
2011
Type
Format
Language
en
Coverage
Australia