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Assistant Librarian, Medical Library, Wilmington, DE

Full Time, Days
Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington
1600 Rockland Road, Wilmington, DE 19803

Job Description & Requirements:
Nemours is seeking an Assistant Librarian to join our team in Wilmington, DE.

As one of the nation’s leading pediatric health care systems, Nemours is committed to providing all children with their best chance to grow up healthy. We offer integrated, family-centered care to more than 280,000 children each year in our pediatric hospitals, specialty clinics and primary care practices in Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Nemours strives to ensure a healthier tomorrow for all children – even those who may never enter our doors – through our world-changing research, education and advocacy efforts. At Nemours, our Associates help us deliver on the promise we make to every family we have the privilege of serving: to treat their child as if they were our own.
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BEYOND CITATION COUNTS: Practical Skills for Measuring Research Impact

Title: BEYOND CITATION COUNTS: Practical Skills for Measuring Research Impact
Location: Room 248, Ginsburg Health Sciences Library, Temple University
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Description: In the highly competitive world of biomedical research, investigators and institutions must be able to demonstrate the significance and importance of their research to academia, the public, and the clinical community.

Librarians can play a vital role in partnering with individuals, groups, and institutions to determine how to track the impact of research.

This webinar will help librarians understand how to find and interpret a variety of traditional and new metrics for assessing research impact, including h-index, percentile ranking, and altmetrics. The webinar will also provide a brief introduction to tools that can be used to create visualizations to help illustrate research metrics in visually striking and easy-to-understand formats.

Start Time: 2:00
Date: 2014-10-29
End Time: 3:30

BEYOND THE SEARCH II: Data Management for Systematic Reviews

Title: BEYOND THE SEARCH II: Data Management for Systematic Reviews
Location: Room 248, Ginsburg Health Sciences Library, Temple University
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Description: While the literature search is likely to be the main responsibility of information professionals involved in systematic review projects, there are other aspects of these projects that would benefit from our input.

In this second of two webinars, the presenters will give an overview of resources and strategies for managing the data produced during the systematic review process.

Special attention will be given to systematic review software, management of the citation results, the appraisal process, and strategies for overcoming complications and challenges that tend to arise when data are shared inter-departmentally or cross-institutionally.

Start Date: 2014-12-03
Start Time: 2:00 pm
End Date: 3:30 pm