Faculty Publication: Hoberecht, Miller-Cribbs

November 18, 2011

Hoberecht, T., & Miller-Cribbs, J. (2011). Some health literacy aspects of a photovoice project. [Article]. Journal of Consumer Health on the Internet, 15(4), 389-395. doi: 10.1080/15398285.2011.623590

The Tulsa Photovoice project, arising from a week-long immersive experience for students at the University of Oklahoma School of Community Medicine in Tulsa, Oklahoma, introduced medical students and others to a community-based, participatory research project. The project yielded nearly 500 photographs that documented community and relevant health issues and other survey and interview data. A preliminary examination of the data from the project reveals some aspects relating to the research participants’ health literacy and provides important insights into the communication skills of the health providers involved. [ABSTRACT FROM PUBLISHER]

Link to journal record in Schusterman Library catalog

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Today’s links: 2010-10-28: Adult literacy & more

October 28, 2010


Today’s links: 2010-10-13: Free online archive of biomedical books & videos

October 13, 2010

  • Digital Collections is the National Library of Medicine’s free online archive of biomedical books and videos. All the content in Digital Collections is in the public domain and freely available worldwide. Digital Collections provides unique access to NLM’s rich, historical resources.
  • Health Literacy has been defined as “the degree to which individuals have the capacity to obtain, process, and understand basic health information and services needed to make appropriate health decisions” (Healthy People 2010). Yet, millions of Americans have difficulty with reading and understanding basic health information, such as interpreting over-the-counter drug labels and reading a chart to determine a child’s immunization schedule.

Library Announces Award Recipients

September 14, 2010

April Schweikhard, Ruth Neal, Karen Harmon

SCR Award Winners


April Schweikhard, Graduate Assistant, and Ruth Neal and Karen Harmon, Library Techs IIIs, have received library student awards from the South Central Region (SCR) of the National Library of Medicine and the South Central Chapter (SCC) of the Medical Library Association.
Ruth is SCC’s winner of the Mayo Drake Student Scholarship. The award enables a library science student chosen from Arkansas, Louisianan, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas to attend the SCC Annual Meeting in Austin, TX October 16 – 20. Karen and April will attend the same conference having received 2010 Student Outreach Awards. They were selected from applicants in the same 5 state region. This award allows them to attend and participate in SCR’s outreach activities at the SCC Annual Meeting.

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    Faculty Publication: Hoberecht

    August 31, 2010

    Hoberecht, T., & Brown, E. (2010). Coil on wheels: A library professional development roadshow. Medical Reference Services Quarterly, 29(3), 286-293.

    Link to the article in library catalog and possible  full-text.

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    4 Reasons Why the Library Should Affect Your College Choice

    June 18, 2010

    http://www.usnews.com/education/best-colleges/articles/2010/06/17/4-reasons-why-the-library-affects-your-college-choice.html

    If you talk to a college admissions officer or a high school guidance counselor about things to do when you visit a college campus, one of the first things they say is to visit the libraries on campus. Bring a book or some schoolwork, sit down, and soak up the environment.

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    Can you see yourself there for four years?

    — from US News &  World Report

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    Thank you, OU-Tulsa!

    April 30, 2010

    The staff and faculty of the OU-Tulsa Library are honored to have received the Presidential Award for Departmental Excellence today.  The secret of our success, however, is that it is truly a pleasure to serve the faculty, staff, and students at OU-Tulsa!