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A Study of the Information Seeking Behaviors of Integrative Medicine Professionals

by Burns, Allison M

Abstract (Summary)
As the practice of integrative medicine becomes more common, it is important for library science professionals to understand the research needs of integrative medicine professionals in order to best provide resources and services to this population. This paper surveys integrative medicine professionals affiliated with the four North Carolina academic programs and centers for integrative medicine. The results of this study indicate that this population may need more targeted library services due to the difficulty in finding information in this field.
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Advisor:Claudia Gollop

School:University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

School Location:USA - North Carolina

Source Type:Master's Thesis

Keywords:integrative medicine alternative information resources medical libraries services reference collection development

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Date of Publication:04/27/2007

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