Collections > Scholarly Posters and Presentations > A Health Sciences Library Collaboration: Using Digital Media for Creation, Outreach, and Communication
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About This Presentation: Some key issues: •Digital media tools rapidly evolving •Library roles must evolve to keep up •Collaborations result in creation of new materials and relationships; Scholars and clinicians need help with outreach and engagement: •Specialized research & clinical focus •Little time to keep up with communication technologies •Appreciate help “translating” for non-specialists; Outreach is important for building relationships: •within & between departments •among faculty, students, alumni •with potential applicants •among different health professions •to engage the larger community; Unique position of libraries to help meet these needs: •Space & tools for collaboration •Expertise in innovative uses of technology •Expertise in information literacy •Community resource for sharing virtually & in communal physical space