Are we all informationists? AHILA 14

We had a lively presentation on The health sciences informationist  in context: implementation, challenges and success in diverse settings by Anne Seymour (USA). An informationist is someone who develops the skills that allow her to be part of a clinical research or an education team. Such specialised skills and background enables you to participate  at the interface between information and research/ practice; and can be in areas such as (but not limited to) a familiarity and understanding of medical terminology, research methodology, expert teaching skills, biostatistics or grant proposal writing. Perhaps we are all at heart informationists though we may call ourselves by different titles.

Jean Shaw, Phi

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About jgreigshaw

I work with Partnerships in Health Information which promotes partnership between libraries in Africa and the UK with an emphasis in African leadership. I have visited Kenya, Mali, Uganda and Zambia though Phi has contacts in many more African countries.
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