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Accreditation for health care libraries in the United Kingdom

Fowler, C.A. (1998) Accreditation for health care libraries in the United Kingdom Health Libraries Review, 15, (4), pp. 297-299. (doi:10.1046/j.1365-2532.1998.15402952.x).

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Library accreditation processes examine the qualitative and quantitative outputs of library services. Through the use of a structured framework and process, an assessment can be derived of service performance and 'fitness or purpose'. The process of UK health care library accreditation is an evolving process that can be mapped back to the 1970s and has been informed by contributions from US, Canadian and Australian health care library accreditation practice.

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Published date: 1998
Keywords: Library accreditation Health care libraries


Local EPrints ID: 79748
ISSN: 0265-6647
PURE UUID: 3c1ea236-ff3f-4868-b5e9-1479d36d464e

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Date deposited: 26 Mar 2010
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 23:16

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Author: C.A. Fowler

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