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If you were near the library Wednesday May 16th, you may have noticed a film crew on the bridge and in the library. This isn’t so unusual as our space is often used as a backdrop. This time we were the main attraction! The library is making a series of short videos featuring the resources and services available to SMH staff.
While our new location has definitely raised our profile and increased awareness of our physical presence we also wanted to highlight our virtual presence. Yes we have a gorgeous space that’s a great place to study, but that’s only a tiny part of the picture. About 10% of what we do is visible to the rest of the hospital. Whether it’s covering the information desk or the hardcopy items we have on display: it’s just the tip of the iceberg. 90% of our time is spent in our office procuring, organizing and searching the electronic items that make up 90% of our holdings.
So we are working on a few things to increase awareness of how we can help you carve a path through the complex world of published research. Next up: some behind the scenes pics from the video session. Stay tuned…