Christiane E. Voisin, M.S.L.S., is a librarian with the Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. She has worked on the Health Services Research-in-Progress (HSRProj) database in collaboration with AcademyHealth and the NLM for the past 15 years to select, format and maintain project records for this resource. During 2009 she assumed the role of Principal Investigator for the HSRProj Professional and Database Support contract at UNC. Ms. Voisin serves as Associate Director for Information Services at the Sheps Center, and currently acts as the lead librarian for the RTI-UNC Evidence-based Practice Center (EPC).  She has also performed consulting work on systematic review projects for contracts with RTI International funded by the FDA; Hayes, Inc.; the Thurston Arthritis Research Center at UNC Chapel Hill with funding from the Arthritis Foundation; and the State of Maryland.

Authored by Christiane Voisin, M.S.L.S.

Professional Development

Back to School: Enhance your Research with HSR Methods, Tools, and Resources from the National Library of Medicine

This seminar provides an overview of resources and use cases provided by the National Library of Medicine’s National Information Center on Health Services Research (NICHSR) to support the HSR community. Developed with students and faculty in mind, the session helps students understand the field of Health Services research (HSR) and introduces resources to support coursework and independent research projects, with step-by-step instructions.
Free
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Faculty can learn more about resources that can be integrated into lectures and support assignments. Specific NICHSR resources and topics covered include searching for HSR in PubMed, Health Services Research Information Central (HSRIC), Health Services Research Projects in Progress (HSRProj), and Health Services and Sciences Research Resources (HSRR). These are a few of many resources for health services researchers, librarians, information scientists, students, and professors provided by the NLM’s NICHSR.

Librarians are able to receive continuing education (CE) credit for viewing this seminar. To obtain this credit, please complete the continuing education evaluation formand return it to HSRProj staff

If you have specific questions about the resources presented in this seminar, please contact HSRProj staff

Overview

Learning Objectives

After watching this seminar, you will be able to:

  • Understand how the National Library of Medicine Supports Health Services Research;
  • Conduct a structured search for HSR in PubMed;
  • Understand ways to use HSRR and HSRIC, what they contain, and how they can inform your research; and
  • Learn about the scope and contents of HSRProj, and ways to use HSRProj to inform your research.

    Glossary

      • HSRProj – Health Services Research Projects in Progress
      • HSRR – Health Services and Sciences Research Resources
      • HSRIC – Health Services Research Information Central
      • HTA – Health Technology Assessment
      • NICHSR – National Information Center on Health Services Research and Health Care Technology

      Seminar

      Please complete an evaluation of this seminar once you have finished viewing the presentation. 

      Additional Materials

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      This webinar is brought to you by AcademyHealth through the HSRProj program. HSRProj is a joint effort of AcademyHealth and the Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, funded by the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, U.S. De