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Best Practices: Using the Library as the Center of Deployment of tablet technology in a U.S. University Medical School. Bethany Ballinger MD FACEP Director of Medical Informatics University of Central Florida College of Medicine. Nadine Dexter MLS D-AHIP
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Best Practices:Using the Library as the Center of Deployment of tablet technology in a U.S. University Medical School Bethany Ballinger MD FACEP Director of Medical Informatics University of Central Florida College of Medicine Nadine Dexter MLS D-AHIP Director of Health Sciences Library
The Harriet F. Ginsburg Health Sciences Library A new state-of-the-art 12,300 square feet facility 8,000 square feet devoted to study space Small and medium group study areas Reading spaces 6 public computers a 40-seat computer training room an information commons as well as reference, and special exhibits areas
Vision is to provide an information resource collection that is 100% electronic and is available anywhere, anytime, on any device. 98% Electronic 61 databases over 374 electronic books 98% over 1302 current electronic journals 100% 2% print books We have NO older bound journal volumes
Access to e-Resources on a Mobile Device iPod Touch iPad
Technology Deployment Timeline Number of iPads Deployed M1 = First year Med Students M2 = Second Year Med Students
Funding • Allen Ginsburg Family Foundation • 2010 donated $60,000 for initial deployment • 2011 donated $70,000 for second wave • 2012 “One time funds” $70,000 from UCFCOM
Next……. • 2012 • Provided incoming class with 10 Interactive textbooks
“Interactive E-Textbooks: Millennial Medical Students’ Learning Preferences” In order to determine first year medical students’ learning preferences, this project evaluated the instructional efficiency and student’s perceptions toward three modalities of medical textbooks: interactive (“smart”) e-textbook, print, and online e-textbook. Mohammed K. Khalil, DVM,PhD, Nadine Dexter, MLS, D-AHIP, ShaluGillum, JD, MLS, Michael Garner, MLS, Deedra Walton, MLS, AHIP, Teresa Johnson, PhD
Librarians Extraordinaire…. Susan Naquin, Deedra Walton, Natasha Fortune, Melodie Gardner, Raney Collins, Mike Garner, Faith Schafer-Moody, Shalu Gillum, Nadine Dexter (front)
References and Thank you • www.learnlakenona.com • Allen Ginsburg Family Foundation • Nadine Dexter MLS D-AHIP Director Health Sciences Library • www.inkling.com • www.modality.com • Mohammed K. Khalil, DVM,PhD • And the whole health sciences library team…….
Thank you! Questions??