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Morris Library Research Guides - Amber Loos

Health Sciences Librarian

Guides

Audiobooks
by Amber Loos - Last Updated Oct 15, 2012
Tags: audiobooks, collections
Basic Research Guide
by Amber Loos - Last Updated Aug 6, 2014
Citation Counts and Journal Rankings
by Amber Loos, Mary Taylor - Last Updated Oct 15, 2014
A guide to citation counts and journal ranking resources at Morris Library.
Clinical Decision Making
by Amber Loos - Last Updated Sep 6, 2012
A guide to library resources for clinical decision making in the dental sciences.
Tags: dental sciences, dh, dt
Copyright @ SIU
by Christina Heady, Amber Loos, Jian (Anna) Xiong - Last Updated Dec 2, 2014
Retaining rights and increasing the impact of research
Tags: citation, copyright, intellectual property, open access, patent, plagiarism, policies, special topics, teaching, writing
Evidence-Based Practice
by Amber Loos - Last Updated Sep 4, 2012
A tutorial on evidence-based practice.
Tags: evidence based healthcare, evidence based medicine, evidence based practice
Finding Health Information / HED 101: Foundations of Human Health
by Amber Loos - Last Updated Feb 10, 2014
A guide to finding health information.
Tags: consumer health, finding health information, health
Global Health Information
by Amber Loos - Last Updated Jul 8, 2013
Tags: global health, health, world health
H1N1 (Swine Flu) Information
by Amber Loos - Last Updated Mar 28, 2013
A guide to current information about the H1N1 outbreak.
Tags: health, swine flu
KIN 329: Interscholastic Athletics
by Amber Loos - Last Updated Feb 4, 2014
Tags: kin, kinesiology
KIN 540: Sport Promotions
by Amber Loos - Last Updated Feb 4, 2014
Tags: kin, kinesiology
Liaison Program
by Amber Loos - Last Updated Jul 24, 2014
Tags: services
Nursing Research Guide
by Amber Loos - Last Updated Aug 6, 2014
Tags: nursing
Physics Research Guide
by Jennifer Horton, Amber Loos, Mary Taylor - Last Updated Aug 6, 2014
Tags: phys, physics
Primary and Secondary Sources
by Amber Loos - Last Updated Sep 13, 2013
Tags: resources
Research Help and How to Guides
by Amber Loos - Last Updated Sep 12, 2012
Tags: help
Saluki First Year 2013-2014 - Water
by Beth Cox, Christina Heady, Amber Loos, Mary Taylor, Mark Watson, Jian (Anna) Xiong - Last Updated Jun 12, 2014
This library guide is designed to support SIU 2013-2014 first year students' projects about water.
Tags: environmental justice, ethics, pollution, sustainability, water, water pollution, water sustainability

Office Hours

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Wednesdays 4pm-7pm (at Info Desk)
 

Research Interests

Health information seeking behavior

Outreach to public health professionals

Emerging technologies for library instruction and outreach

Libraries and social responsibility

Information ethics

Health communication

Health literacy

Publications and Presentations

Articles

Burtis, A.T. (2009). Managing Indigenous Knowledge And Traditional Cultural Expressions: Is Technology The Solution? Information for Social Change, 29, 14-21.

Burtis, A.T., Hubbard, M.A., and Lotts, M.C. (2010). Foreign LIS Degrees in Contemporary Academic Libraries. New Library World.

Burtis, A.T. and Taylor, M.K. (2010). Mapping the Literature of Health Education: 2006-2008. Journal of the Medical Library Association.

Burtis, A. T. (2011). Policy Update: Health Literacy. Nursing & Allied Health Resources Section (NAHRS) Newsletter, 31(4), 3-5.

Burtis, A. T. (2011). New Zealand Ministry of Health: <http://www.health.govt.nz/>. Journal Of Consumer Health On The Internet, 15(4), 379-388.

Kies, B. and Burtis, A.T. (2012). Trends in Social Media Use in Health Education and Health Promotion. Health Education Monographs, 29(3).

Loos, A.T. (under review). Evaluation of Social Media Use at a Health Education Organization: A Case Study of Health Literacy Missouri. International Electronic Journal of Health Education.

Hubbard, M.A., and Loos, A.T. (submitted). The Library’s Role in Student Retention and Recruitment. Reference Services Review.

Posters and Presentations

Burtis, A. T. (2009). LibGuides Panel [Panel Presenter]. I-Share Forum on Social Technologies,Springfield, IL, April 2, 2009.

Burtis, A.T. (2009). LibGuides for Instruction [Co-presenter]. Southern Illinois Learning Resources Cooperative (SILRC) Training Retreat, Edwardsville, IL, November 6, 2009.

Burtis, A.T., Hubbard, M.A., and Lotts, M.C. (2009). Degrees of Change: Is There Room for the Foreign LIS Degree in Today's Academic Library? Poster session presented at the 2009 Annual Conference, Chicago, IL in July 2009. Available at http://opensiuc.lib.siu.edu/morris_confs/6/.

Burtis, A.T. (2010). US Public Policy on Health Literacy. Paper presented at the 2010 Midwest Chapter/Medical Library Association, Madison, WI in September 2010.

Burtis, A.T. (2010). Health Literacy: The Vital Role of Libraries. Presentation at the 2010 Information Literacy Summit, Carterville, IL in April 2010.

Burtis, A. T. (2010). Against the Odds [Forum Organizer and Presenter]. Southern Illinois University Carbondale Global Health Forum, Carbondale, IL, September 21, 2010.

Burtis, A. T. (2011). Creative Instruction at Morris Library [Panel Organizer and Moderator] Presentation. 2011 Information Literacy Summit, Carterville, IL, April 24, 2011.

Loos, A.T. (2012). Best Practices for Teaching Information Literacy Online. Paper presented at the 2012 Information Literacy Summit, Carterville, IL, April 30, 2012.

Kies, B. and Loos, A.T. (2012). Current Trends in the Use of Social Media for Health Education and Health Promotion. Poster session presented at the 9th Annual Research Town Meeting and Fair, SIUC, Carbondale, IL, April 17, 2012 (Placed 1st Place in Education Category).

Loos, A.T., and Hale, H. (2012). Social Media Use at a Health Literacy Organization. Poster session presented at the Russell Symposium, SIUC, Carbondale, IL, April 1, 2012.

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