Health sciences librarian named Hospital Librarian of the Year

Health sciences librarian named Hospital Librarian of the Year

Angela Osterreicher, librarian at the J. W. Crane Memorial Library, received the Canadian Health Libraries Association/Association des bibliothèques de la santé du Canada (CHLA/ABSC) Hospital Librarian of the Year Award at the 2017 CHLA/ABSC annual conference in Edmonton, AB. Angela has been the librarian at the J. W. Crane Memorial library since 2006. During that … Continue reading

Engaging Patients in Patient Safety: a Canadian Guide – Crane Library Web Pick of the Week

Engaging Patients in Patient Safety: a Canadian Guide – Crane Library Web Pick of the Week

In the past decade, evidence has shown that when healthcare providers work closely with patients and their families in program and service design and delivery, the healthcare system becomes safer and patients have better experiences and health outcomes. Beginning in 2016, the Canadian Patient Safety Institute brought together patients, government and organizations responsible for improving … Continue reading

Study shows that reading for fun has many benefits for health sciences students

Study shows that reading for fun has many benefits for health sciences students

According to a study published in 2016 by a researcher at the University of Saskatchewan, there are many benefits of leisure reading (fiction and non-fiction) for health sciences students. One of the primary benefits cited by 72% of health sciences students reading for pleasure was that it helped them to have more empathy for others … Continue reading