MLA-FOCUS: August 4, 2016

Congratulations to Winning Research Papers and Posters from Mosaic ’16!

The MLA Research Section is pleased to announce the winners for best research papers and posters at Mosaic ’16. Thank you to the 44 judges who volunteered their expertise to help select these deserving awardees. To learn more about the selection process, visit the Research Section website.

The Research Section is also proud to announce the winner of the Best JMLA Research Paper Award for 2014-2015.

Paper Winners

First Place

“Improving Access to Reports of Randomized Controlled Trails in Embase: Innovative Methods Enhance the Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (CENTRAL)”

  • Julie M. Glanville, Associate Director, York Health Economics Consortium Ltd., York, United Kingdom
  • Gordon Dooley, Director, Metaxis Ltd., Curbridge, United Kingdom
  • Anna Noel-Storr, Trials Search Coordinator, Cochrane Dementia and Cognitive Improvement Group, Oxford, United Kingdom
  • Ruth Foxlee, Information Specialist, Cochrane Editorial Unit, London, United Kingdom

Second Place

“Morning Report Mosaic: Information Resources Used to Answer Clinical Questions from Morning Report”

  • Julia M. Esparza, AHIP, Head, User Education and Outreach Services / Associate Professor, Health Services Library, Shreveport, Louisiana
  • David C. Duggar, AHIP, Head, Library Liaison Program, LSU Health Shreveport, Health Sciences Library, Shreveport, Louisiana
  • Taylor Gatson, Research Apprentice, Department of Internal Medicine, Shreveport, Louisiana
  • Deepthi Gangireddy, House Officer Program Year 3, Department of Internal Medicine, Shreveport, Louisiana
  • Megan Hughes, House Officer Program Year 2, Department of Internal Medicine, Shreveport, Louisiana
  • Gunjan Kahlon, Chief, Internal Medicine Section, Department of Internal Medicine, Shreveport, Louisiana

Honorable Mention

“Supporting Knowledge Synthesis Methods Training: Review of the Evidence for Online Systematic Review Instruction”

  • Robin M. N. Parker, Evidence Synthesis and Information Services Librarian, WK Kellogg Health Sciences Library, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Sarah M. Visintini, Evidence Synthesis Coordinator, Maritimes SPOR Support Unit and Nova Scotia Site of Cochrane Canada, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Leah M. N. Boulos, MLIS Candidate and Student Intern, WK Kellogg Health Sciences Library, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Krista Ritchie, Assistant Professor, Educational Psychology, Faculty of Education, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Jill A. Hayden, Associate Professor, Dept. of Community Health & Epidemiology, Dalhousie University. Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

Poster Winners

First Place

“How Is Gray Literature Used in Horizon Scanning Reports on Medical Devices?”

  • Kelly Farrah, AHIP, Research Information Specialist, CADTH
  • Monika Mierzwinski-Urban, Information Specialist, Information Services

Second Place

“Engaging Diverse Communities in Cancer Conversations Through Creation of Structure and Metadata within Twitter”

  • Patricia F. Anderson, Emerging Technologies Informationist, Taubman Library, University of Michigan
  • Matthew S. Katz, Doctor, Lowell General Hospital

Honorable Mention

“Piecing Together the Mosaic of Rural Clinician Information Practices over a Twenty Year Period”

  • Rich Wallace, AHIP, Assistant Director, Quillen College of Medicine Library
  • Nakia Woodward, Senior Clinical Librarian, Quillen College of Medicine Library

Best Hospital Paper/Poster Winner

“Has the Distribution and Role of Clinical Librarians in the United Kingdom Changed in the Last Ten Years?”

  • Sarah Sutton, Clinical Librarian, University Hospitals of Leicester

Best JMLA Research Paper (2014-2015)

“Searching ClinicalTrials.gov and the International Clinical Trials Registry Platform to inform systematic reviews: What are the optimal search approaches?” J Med Libr Assoc. 2014 Jul;102(3)”117-83. doi: 10.3163/1536-5050.102.3.007.

Julie M. Glanville, MSc, Associate Director; Steven Duffy, PgDip, Senior Information Consultant; Rachael McCool, BSc, Research Consultant; Danielle Varley, MSc, Research Assistant, York Health Economics Consortium, University of York, United Kingdom