© 1997

Health Information Management: What Strategies?

Proceedings of the 5th European Conference of Medical and Health Libraries, Coimbra, Portugal, September 18–21, 1996

  • Suzanne Bakker

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XXV
  2. Strategic Planning

  3. Networking & Cooperation

  4. Quality Management & Economics

    1. Christine J. Urquhart, John B. Hepworth
      Pages 61-63
    2. Anne-Marie Cawasjee, Maureen Forrest
      Pages 64-65
    3. C. J. Armstrong
      Pages 66-68

About this book


Health Information Management: What Strategies? contains the Proceedings of the Fifth European Conference on Medical and Health Libraries and gives a full account of the state-of-the-art of European medical librarianship. This book is the fifth in a well-received series of proceedings of the European conferences and together the volumes form a valuable source for medical librarians in Europe. The quality of papers reflects the growth of the European Association for Health Information and Libraries (EAHIL) towards maturity and the ongoing professional development of its members. The field of medical and health information has no geographical borders, therefore medical librarianship needs to be an international and multinational cooperation.
The book reflects the important developments ongoing in medical informatics and medical information management. These subjects are touched upon as they have a close connection to medical librarianship. The future of medical libraries will be dominated by strong alliances with computer departments and health and hospital management departments. Many contributions deal with the strategies medical librarians can or will develop in order to incorporate the many tools of modern information technology into library policy and practice.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Suzanne Bakker
    • 1
  1. 1.Central Medical LibraryUniversity of AmsterdamAmsterdamThe Netherlands

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Health Information Management: What Strategies?
  • Book Subtitle Proceedings of the 5th European Conference of Medical and Health Libraries, Coimbra, Portugal, September 18–21, 1996
  • Editors Suzanne Bakker
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 1997
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-0-7923-4546-6
  • Softcover ISBN 978-90-481-4848-6
  • eBook ISBN 978-94-015-8786-0
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages XXVI, 336
  • Number of Illustrations 0 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Health Informatics
    Library Science
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