May 25, 2022

The New Issue (6.2) of Evidence Based Library and Information Practice is Now Available Online

Evidence Based Library and Information Practice (Vol. 6. No. 2)

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Here are titles and links to the evidence summaries in this issue:

Evidence Summaries

Lack of Annual Reports Make it Difficult to Analyze Library Strategic Credibility Abstract PDF
Kirsty Thomson 34-35
Users of Virtual Reference Are More Satisfied with the Service They Receive than the Providers of that Service Think They Are Abstract PDF
Carol D. Howe 36-38
Perceptions from Library School Faculty on Meaningful Matters to Academic Librarians: Additional Degrees, Sabbaticals, Evaluation, and Governance Abstract PDF
Kristen Young 42-44
Residents and Medical Students Correctly Answer Clinical Questions More Often with Google and UpToDate than With PubMed or Ovid MEDLINE Abstract PDF
Theresa Arndt 39-41
Indigenous Traditional Medical Practitioners’ Lack of Formal Medical Education Impacts their Choices of Information Resources for the Treatment of Sickle Cell Anemia Abstract PDF
Maria Melssen 45-47
Undergraduate Science Students are Uncertain of How to Find Facts in E-books Compared to Print Books Abstract PDF
Christina E. Carter 48-50
PubMed is Slightly More Sensitive but More Time Intensive to Search than Ovid MEDLINE Abstract PDF
Cari Merkley 51-54
Translation of Hedges in Medical Databases to Other Platforms’ Syntax May Cause Significantly Different Search Results Abstract PDF
Heather Ganshorn 55-58
Investigation of Factors Affecting Information Literacy Student Learning Outcomes Fails to Undercover Significant Findings Abstract PDF
Jason Martin 59-60
The Library as a Preferred Place for Studying: Observation of Students’ Use of Physical Spaces Abstract PDF
Annie M. Hughes 61-63
Public Librarians with the Highest Retention Rate are More Likely to Choose their Entire Career Path in Public Libraries Abstract PDF
Nazi Torabi 64-68
Field Experiences Provide Value for Library Students, but More Research Is Needed into Their Administration Abstract PDF
Ann Medaille 69-71
Higher Education Librarians Are Comfortable and Confident With their Teaching Responsibilities and Pedagogical Knowledge Abstract PDF
Mê-Linh Lê 72-74
About Gary Price

Gary Price ( is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.