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The following documents describe the role of libraries in molecular biology and bioinformatics, or other subjects of interest for the SIG.  Your suggestions are also welcome!

De Jager-Loftus DP, Midyette JD, Harvey B. A Community of Practice: Librarians in a Biomedical Research Network. Med Ref Serv Q. 2014;33(1):60-74.

Brazas MD, Ouellette BFF. Navigating the changing learning landscape: Perspective from Brief Bioinformatics. 2013 Advanced publication.

Cleveland AD, Holmes KL, Philbrick JL. “Genomics and Translational Medicine for Information Professionals”: an innovative course to educate the next generation of librarians. J Med Libr Assoc. 2012 Oct;100(4):303-5.

Brazas MD, Yim D, Yeung W, Ouellette BFF. A decade of web server updates at the bioinformatics links directory: 2003–2012. Nucleic Acids Res. 2012 July 1, 2012;40(W1):W3-W12.

Elliott KJ. Genomic Medicine Enters the Clinic: New Roles and Challenges for Hospital Librarians. Journal of Hospital Librarianship. 2012;12(4):372-7.

Bartlett JC, Ishimura Y, Kloda LA. Scientists’ preferences for bioinformatics tools: the selection of information retrieval systems.  Proceedings of the 4th Information Interaction in Context Symposium; Nijmegen, The Netherlands. 2362761: ACM; 2012. p. 224-33.

Tennant MR, Edwards M, Miyamoto MM. Redesigning a library-based genetics class research project through instructional theory and authentic experience. J Med Libr Assoc. 2012;100(2):90-7.

Sayers EW, Barrett T, Benson DA, Bolton E, Bryant SH, Canese K, et al. Database resources of the National Center for Biotechnology Information. Nucleic Acids Res. 2012;40(D1):D13-25.

Via A, De Las Rivas J, Attwood TK, Landsman D, Brazas MD, Leunissen JAM, et al. Ten Simple Rules for Developing a Short Bioinformatics Training Course. PLoS Comput Biol. 2011;7(10):e1002245.

Bartlett JC, Ishimura I, Kloda LA. Why choose this one? Factors in scientists’ selection of bioinformatics tools. Information Research. 2011;16(1).

Williams JM, Mangan ME, Perreault-Micale C, Lathe S, Sirohi N, Lathe WC. OpenHelix: bioinformatics education outside of a different box. Brief Bioinform. 2010;11(6):598-609.

Cleveland AD, Cleveland DB. Bioinformatics and Genomic Medicine. In: Health informatics for medical librarians. New York: Neal-Schuman Publishers; 2009. p. 231-48.

Bartlett JC, Hemminger BM, Kampov-Polevoi J, MacMullen WJ, editors. Evolving Curricula in LIS-focused Bioinformatics Programs. ASIS&T Annual Meeting; 2009; Vancouver, BC, Canada.

MacMillan D. Beyond the bibliographic: making the most of free scientific and technical information. IFLA Conference Proceedings; 2008; Québec, QC, Canada.

Whitmore SC, Grefsheim SF, Rankin JA. Informationist programme in support of biomedical research: a programme description and preliminary findings of an evaluation.  Health Info Libr J. 2008;25(2):135-41.

Bennett-McNew C, Ragon B. Inspiring Vanguards: The Woods Hole Experience. Med Ref Serv Q. 2008;27(1):105-10.

Wang L, Lipsey K, Murray C, Prendergast N, Schoening P. The Bioinformatics Program at Washington University’s Bernard Becker Medical Library: Making It Happen. Med Ref Serv Q. 2007;26(2):87-98.

Chen YB, Chattopadhyay A, Bergen P, Gadd C, Tannery N. The Online Bioinformatics Resources Collection at the University of Pittsburgh Health Sciences Library System–a one-stop gateway to online bioinformatics databases and software tools. Nucleic Acids Res. 2007;35(Database issue):D780-5.

Shachak A, Shuval K, Fine S. Barriers and enablers to the acceptance of bioinformatics tools: a qualitative study. J Med Libr Assoc. 2007;95(4):454-8.

Epstein BA. A management case study: challenges of initiating an information service in molecular biology and genetics. J Med Libr Assoc. 2006;94(3):245-7.

Geer RC, Rein DC. Building the role of medical libraries in bioinformatics. J Med Libr Assoc. 2006;94(3):284-5.

Geer RC. Broad issues to consider for library involvement in bioinformatics. J Med Libr Assoc. 2006;94(3):286-98.

Messersmith DJ, Benson DA, Geer RC. A Web-based assessment of bioinformatics end-user support services at US universities. J Med Libr Assoc. 2006;94(3):299-305.

Dauid LO, Alpi K, Canevari C, Corley PM, Devare M, Gaedeke N, et al. Vignettes: diverse library staff offering diverse bioinformatics services. J Med Libr Assoc. 2006;94(3):306.

Chattopadhyay A, Tannery NH, Silverman DAL, Bergen P, Epstein BA. Design and implementation of a library-based information service in molecular biology and genetics at the University of Pittsburgh. J Med Libr Assoc. 2006; 94(3): 307-313.

Rein DC. Developing library bioinformatics services in context: the Purdue University Libraries bioinformationist program. J Med Libr Assoc. 2006;94(3):314-20.

Minie M, Bowers S, Tarczy-Hornoch P, Roberts E, James RA, Rambo N, et al. The University of Washington Health Sciences Library BioCommons: an evolving Northwest biomedical research information support infrastructure. J Med Libr Assoc. 2006;94(3):321-9.

Lyon JA, Tennant MR, Messner KR, Osterbur DL. Carving a niche: establishing bioinformatics collaborations. J Med Libr Assoc. 2006;94(3):330-5.

Demaine J, Martin J, Wei L, De Bruijn B. LitMiner: Integration of library services within a bio-informatics application. Biomedical Digital Libraries. 2006;3(11).

Tennant MR. Bioinformatics librarian: Meeting the information needs of genetics and bioinformatics researchers. Reference Services Review. 2005;33(1):12-9.

MacMullen WJ, Denn SO. Information problems in molecular biology and bioinformatics. J Am Soc Inf Sci Technol. 2005;56(5):447-56.

Lyon J, Giuse NB, Williams A, Koonce T, Walden R. A model for training the new bioinformationist. J Med Libr Assoc. 2004;92(2):188-95.

Helms AJ, Bradford KD, Warren NJ, Schwartz DG. Bioinformatics opportunities for health sciences librarians and information professionals. J Med Libr Assoc. 2004;92(4):489-93.

Lyon J. Beyond the literature: bioinformatics training for medical librarians. Med Ref Serv Q. 2003;22(1):67-74.

Alpi K. Bioinformatics training by librarians and for librarians: Developing the skills needed to support molecular biology and clinical genetics information instruction. Issues in Science & Technology Librarianship. 2003;37(Spring 2003).

Yarfitz S, Ketchell DS. A library-based bioinformatics services program. Bull Med Libr Assoc. 2000;88(1):36-48.

Lynch C. Medical libraries, bioinformatics, and networked information: a coming convergence? Bull Med Libr Assoc. 1999;87(4):408-14.


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