Have computers, will travel: providing on-site library instruction in rural health facilities using a portable computer lab
Neilson, Christine J.
PublisherRoutledge Taylor & Francis Group
The Saskatchewan Health Information Resources Partnership (SHIRP)provides library instruction to Saskatchewan's health care practitioners and students on placement in health care facilities as part of its mission to provide province-wide access to evidence-based health library resources. A portable computer lab was assembled in 2007 to provide hands-on training in rural health facilities that do not have computer labs of their own. Aside from some minor inconveniences, the introduction and operation of the portable lab has gone smoothly. The lab has been well received by SHIRP patrons and continues to be an essential part of SHIRP outreach.
CitationMedical Reference Services Quarterly, 29 (1), pp 1-9
Canada, digital libraries, library instruction, rural health care providers