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Table Of Contents: Volume 44 Issue 2

Health literacy and libraries: a literature review

Jill Barr-Walker

The purpose of this paper is to assess the involvement of libraries in health literacy programs and initiatives based on a review of the literature.

Health literacy education: the impact of synchronous instruction

Tricia Lantzy

This paper aims to examine the integration of librarian-led health literacy instruction into an undergraduate course, focusing specifically on how the method of…

Health literacy and information literacy: a concept comparison

Jane Lawless, Coleen E. Toronto, Gail L. Grammatica

The purpose of this paper is to compare health and information literacy with a focus on how the development of these concepts within two disciplines (nursing and…

Hispanics and public libraries

EunYoung Yoo-Lee, Tamara Rhodes, Gabriel M. Peterson

The fastest-growing and the largest minority group in the USA, Hispanics are known to have low health literacy because of their limited English proficiency (LEP) and other…

A librarian’s role in media effects health literacy

Jill R. Kavanaugh, Kristelle Lavallee, Rima Rudd

This paper aims to assess a pediatric media health effects’ toolkit from a health literacy perspective. A secondary aim is to highlight the collaborative role of an…

Health literacy: a natural role for librarians

Theresa S. Arndt

The purpose of this paper is to introduce the articles in the special theme issue.

Improving health literacy: health sciences library case studies

Jean P. Shipman, Erica Lake, Alice I. Weber

University of Utah has created various partnerships to improve health literacy and health outcomes among patient populations, employees and community members. Health…

A conceptual approach to practitioners’ health information literacy

Ann Hallyburton

The purpose of this paper is to examine healthcare professionals’ own health literacy through the lenses of information behavior and evidence-based practice. These…

Health information: print materials assessment in public libraries

Mary Grace Flaherty, Samantha Jan Kaplan

The purpose this study was to determine currency of print health materials readily available in North Carolina public libraries, through a statewide assessment. Two…

Promoting health literacy within a graduate-level nutrition curriculum

Charlotte Beyer, J. Scott Thomson

This paper describes how two academic health science librarians exposed graduate students to health literacy concepts in a graduate-level nutrition course. This paper aims…

ISSN:

0090-7324

Online date, start – end:

1973

Copyright Holder:

Emerald Publishing Limited

Open access:

hybrid

Editors:

  • Ms Eleanor Mitchell
  • Ms Sarah Barbara Watstein