The Clinical Services Librarian (CSL) provides services exclusively to the clinical departments in the hospital. Clinical Librarians generally round with one or more departments in the hospital to provide real-time education to residents and students on the use of medical literature resources and applying evidence-based principles.
Services Offered by the Clinical Services Librarian
Services Offered by the CSL
Morning Report - to provide review articles or a summary of the topic or questions that arise
Noon Conference - to present on literature searching, evidence-based practice, and/or research basics.
Patient Rounding - accompany the team on rounds to help answer point of care questions, assist residents and students in finding and using evidence-based information, and provide in-depth research on complex questions.
Services Offered to Residents
Assistance with scholarly projects, papers, or posters
Help with bibliographic software
Research on patient care topics
Services Offered to Faculty and Clinicians
Partnering with Faculty/Clinicians on presentations, publications, grant funding, and research.
Literature Searching - finding literature for basic articles, reviews, or systematic reviews.
Grant Assistance - finding literature to support grant funding.