UNLV Health Sciences Library’s Initial Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic: How a Versatile Environment, Online Technologies, and Liaison Expertise Prepared Library Faculty in Supporting Its User Communities
Medical Reference Services Quarterly
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In this case study, the University of Nevada, Las Vegas Health Sciences Library describes how a flexible and technology-focused service model, liaison relationships, and individual expertise all contributed towards rapid mobilization of online instruction, virtual library services, and new resources to keep pace with the sudden needs of their user communities in the School of Medicine, School of Dental Medicine and local Las Vegas community prior to and during stay-at-home mandates related to the COVID-19 global pandemic of 2020.
3D printing; Case study; Collections management; Consumer health resources; Coronavirus; COVID 19; Health sciences library; Liaison librarians; Online instruction; Pandemic; Personal protective equipment
Environmental Public Health | Health Sciences and Medical Librarianship | Library and Information Science | Medicine and Health Sciences | Public Health Education and Promotion | Social and Behavioral Sciences
Houk, K. M.,
Nugent, R. L.,
UNLV Health Sciences Library’s Initial Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic: How a Versatile Environment, Online Technologies, and Liaison Expertise Prepared Library Faculty in Supporting Its User Communities.
Medical Reference Services Quarterly, 39(4),