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Evidence-Based Practice for Health Sciences Librarians: An Introductory Workshop

About the Workshop


June 23-26, 2024
Charleston, SC

The EBP for HSL Workshop is organized by library faculty from MUSC Libraries, Indiana University’s Ruth Lilly Medical Library, New York University (NYU) Langone Health's Health Sciences Library, and Duke University Medical Center Library & Archives, and taught by librarians from around the country. 

Workshop participants will complete pre-work online and then attend an onsite 2.5 day intensive workshop to learn skills needed to teach and support evidence-based practice. 


This workshop is intended for health sciences librarians who want to learn evidence-based practice concepts in order to comfortably teach and support EBP at their institutions. Attendance will be limited to 30 participants to maximize individual learning.

Learning Objectives

After completing the workshop, participants should be able to:

  • Explain the importance and steps of evidence-based practice
  • Develop focused, answerable clinical questions
  • Identify appropriate background and foreground resources to find relevant evidence
  • Describe different types of study designs and their strengths and limitations
  • Critically appraise research studies
  • Identify the role of the librarian in teaching, practicing, and supporting evidence-based practice