[Mla-cds] FW: Opportunity Available: Medical Librarians to Serve as Selectors of Doody's Core Titles 2008
Elizabeth R Lorbeer
lorbeer at uab.edu
Wed Mar 19 09:44:55 CDT 2008
FYI- Liz Lorbeer
From: Southern Chapter Medical Library Association
[mailto:SOCHAP-L at BAMA.UA.EDU] On Behalf Of Stephenson, Priscilla L.
Sent: Tuesday, March 18, 2008 5:04 PM
To: SOCHAP-L at BAMA.UA.EDU
Subject: Opportunity Available: Medical Librarians to Serve as Selectors
of Doody's Core Titles 2008
With apologies for duplicate mailings.
Doody Enterprises is seeking qualified collection development
specialists OR subject specialists from the medical library community to
serve as final selectors for Doody's Core Titles 2008, the 5th edition
of this collection development tool. These individuals will work
collaboratively with the publisher's editorial staff and with up to two
other librarians to make core title selections in their specialty areas.
The work will take place between March 21 and April 28, 2008. Selectors
have a little over two weeks to select titles and two weeks to score the
Specifics of the work flow are as follows:
1) Librarian selectors will be working in their specialties with an
initial list of core titles selected by content specialists in each
specialty. 2) Librarian selectors will be able to add titles to the list
provided by the content specialist and then will be asked to score five
characteristics of each core title on a 3-point scale. Finally, each
librarian will select what they would consider the "Essential Purchase"
titles for a small library.
3) The entire selection and scoring process is done online in a
user-friendly system designed by Doody Enterprises staff exclusively for
the purpose of getting expert input from library selectors in a
4) Librarian selectors will be acknowledged as members of the Editorial
Board of Doody's Core Titles.
Doody's Core Titles 2008, featuring core title selections in 121 basic,
clinical, nursing and allied health specialties, will be published on
May 14, 2008.
If you are interested in participating as a librarian selector, please
contact Anne Hennessy, Editor-in-Chief at Doody Enterprises
(anne at doody.com) with the following information:
Name, degrees, and full address and contact information
List of specialties for which you are qualified to select core titles.
(note new suite and phone)
Doody Enterprises, Inc
500 N. Michigan Av. Suite 800
Chicago, IL 60611
anne at doody.com
Chief, Library Service
Jackson, MS VAMC
601-364-1273; FAX - 1316
priscilla.stephenson at va.gov <mailto:priscilla.stephenson at va.gov>
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