Min-Lin Fang, M.L.S.

Staff Profile

Title: 
Education and Information Consultant for Nursing and Social & Behavioral Sciences
Department: 
Education and Information Services

Contact Information

Phone: 
476-3397
Fax: 
476-4653
Address: 

Library and Center for Knowledge Management
University of California, San Francisco
530 Parnassus Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94143-0840

Liaison for: 
School of Nursing
Contact Me About: 

Database searching (e.g., PubMed, CINAHL, PsycINFO, SocAbstracts)
Evidence-based nursing/medicine
Evidence-based health policy
Evidence-based physical therapy
Evidence-based dietetics
EndNote
RefWorks
Grants and funding resources

Selected Papers & Publications: 

Articles

Owen, D.J., Fang, M.L. (2003). Information-seeking behavior in complementary and alternative medicine (CAM): An online survey of faculty at a health sciences campus. Journal of Medical Library Association. 91(3):311-21.

Fang, M.L. (1989). Journal rankings by citation analysis in health sciences librarianship. Bulletin of Medical Library Association. 77(2): 205-11.

Presentations

Fang, M.L., Coffman, J. "Library Support of Evidence-Based Practice in Health Policy" Poster presented at the 4th International Conference on Evidence-Based Library & Information Practice, Durham, NC, May 2006.

Fang, M.L., Coppernoll-Blach, P., Persily, G., Reavie, K., Owen, D., Witkowski, A. "Expert Searchers' Contributions to Evidence-Based Health Policy Making: UC Librarians Work on California Legislative Bills." Poster presented at the Western MLA Chapters Annual Conference, Seattle, WA, Oct 2006 and the MLA Annual Meeting,, Phoenix, Arizona, May 2006.

Owen, D., Fang, M.L. "The Emergence of Integrative Medicine on the Health Sciences Campus: Challenges and Opportunities for Librarians." Paper presented at the MLA Annual Meeting, San Antonio, Texas, May 16, 2005.

Reavie, K.T., Sawaya, G.F., Owen, D.J., Persily, G., Fang, M.E., Fenton, C., Shojania K.G. "Finding the Best Evidence When You're on a Tight Schedule: Teaching Medical Students to Quickly Locate Published Systematic Reviews and Randomized Controlled Trials." Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Western Group for Educational Affairs of the American Association of Medical Colleges, Asilomar, California, April 27, 2004.

Fang, M.E., Tahir, P. "Providing Access to Data Sets for Public Health Professionals: Service Development, Outreach, and Use Patterns." Paper presented at the NCNMLG & MLGSCA Joint Meeting, Sacramento, California, January 29, 2004.

Reavie, K.T., Sawaya, G.F., Owen, D.J., Persily, G., Fang, M.E., Fenton, C., Shojania K.G. "Finding the Best Evidence When You're on a Tight Schedule: Teaching Medical Students to Quickly Locate Published Systematic Reviews and Randomized Controlled Trials." Poster presented at the MLA Annual Meeting, San Diego, California, May 4, 2003.

Blackwell, J., Fang, M.E., Kleinberg, L., Kochi, J. "A Virtual Library Showcase: Blending Technology, Functionality, and Human Touch." Poster presented at the MLA Annual Meeting, San Diego, California, May 2003.

Tahir, P., Fang, M.E. "The Complex Information Environment: Remote Access Issues and Solutions." Paper presented at the MLA Annual Meeting, San Diego, California, May 6, 2003.

Tahir, P., Fang, M.E., Cowen, J. "Providing Access to Data Sets for Public Health Professionals: Service Development, Outreach, and Use Pattern." Paper presented at the MLA Annual Meeting, San Diego, California, May 4, 2003.

Reavie, K.T., Sawaya, G.F., Owen, D.J., Persily, G., Fang, M.E., Fenton, C., Shojania K.G. "Finding the Best Evidence When You're on a Tight Schedule: Teaching Medical Students to Quickly Locate Published Systematic Reviews and Randomized Controlled Trials." Paper presented at the annual UCSF Medical Education Day, April 14, 2003.

Tahir, P., Fang, M.E. "The Complex Information Environment: Remote Access Issues and Solutions." Paper presented at the MLA Annual Meeting, San Diego, California, May 20, 2003.

Fang, M.E., Tahir, P., Wilson, J., Cowan, J. "Marketing a New Library Service: External and Internal Focus." Paper presented at MLA Annual Meeting in Dallas, Texas, May 2002.

Tahir, P., Fang, M.E. Wilson, J., Cowan, J. "Responding to the Needs of Researchers with Health Sciences Data Sets Resources." Paper presented at MLA Annual Meeting in Orlando, Florida, May 2001.

Owen, D.J., Fang, M.E., Persily, G., Chandler, R. "Building a Virtual Reference Service for Integrative Medicine Education." Paper presented at 2000 International Congress on Medical Librarianship in London, July 2000.

Owen, D.J., Fang, M.E., Persily, G., Chandler, R. "The Best of Both Worlds: Building a Virtual Reference Service for Integrative Medicine." Paper presented at MLA Annual Meeting in Vancouver, Canada, May 2000.