• Emergency Waiver of Policies

      Office of Legal Affairs; Georgia Health Sciences University (2006-05)
      The purpose of this policy is to authorize the waiver or suspension of institutional policies during disasters and other emergencies.
    • Emily Hammond Wilson Walker, Class of 1927, Medical College of Georgia

      Walker, Emily Hammond Wilson; Hicks, Claire; Carlisle, Lynda Lee; Medical College of Georgia (Historical Collections & Archives, Robert B. Greenblatt, M.D. Library, Augusta University, 1984-10)
      This is a transcription of an audio-recorded interview of Dr. Emily Hammond Walker Wilson conducted by Lynda Lee Carlisle and Claire Hicks as an independent study project during their fourth year as medical students at MCG in 1984.
    • Employment & Termination of Foreign Nationals Policy

      Human Resources Division; Georgia Health Sciences University (2002-12)
      To define the official policy, procedure and responsible parties for employment and termination of foreign nationals (non U.S. Citizens) at GHSU.
    • Employment Beyond Retirement Policy

      Human Resources Division; Georgia Health Sciences University (2009-03)
      Individuals retired from Georgia Health Sciences University or another institution within the University System of Georgia and receiving or eligible to receive benefits from the Teachers Retirement System of Georgia (TRSGA), the Employees Retirement System of Georgia (ERS), or the Optional Retirement Plan (ORP) may only be re-employed by Georgia Health Sciences University under certain conditions and only after having received the prior approval of the President of Georgia Health Sciences University or designee, and TRS or ERS, if applicable
    • Employment of Extra Duty Personnel (From Other Departments) Policy

      Human Resources Division; Georgia Health Sciences University (2005-11)
      To establish policy and procedures for temporary part-time employment of GHSU employees (exempt and non-exempt) in a department or division other than their home department or division. NOTE: The following policy does NOT apply to MCGHI leased employees who are governed by applicable MCGHI policies and procedures
    • Employment of Relatives (Nepotism) Policy

      Human Resources Division; Georgia Health Sciences University (1990-11)
      To set forth the official policy of Georgia Health Sciences University pertaining to the employment of relatives (Nepotism). This policy is extracted from the official Policy Manual of the University System of Georgia and must be observed in all cases.
    • Employment Procedures

      Human Resources Division; Georgia Health Sciences University (2009-10-05)
      Georgia Health Sciences University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. All decisions to recruit, employ, and promote individuals are made without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, religion, disability, sexual orientation, or age. Georgia Health Sciences University takes affirmative action to recruit, employ and advance minorities, females, disabled veterans and veterans of the Vietnam era. Reasonable accommodations will be made for otherwise qualified veterans and disabled persons.
    • Enamelware Funnel

      Augusta University (Historical Collections & Archives, Robert B. Greenblatt, M.D. Library, Augusta University, 2019-04-26)
    • Encased Bone Sections

      Medical College of Georgia (Historical Collections & Archives, Robert B. Greenblatt, M.D. Library, Augusta University, 2019-02-26)
    • Engaging Pre-College Students in Health Sciences Research

      Logue, Natalie; Stuart, Ansley; Robert B. Greenblatt, M.D. Library (Augusta University, 2018-11-19)
      Objective: This presentation will show how to engage, assess, and educate pre-college students in a pipeline program in-person and online.Methods: The pipeline program targets juniors and seniors from local high schools who are interested in pursuing a health sciences career. This summer long program provides credit and non-credit instruction courses modelled after medical education programs to simulate what the students will experience in higher education. Part of the non-credit instruction is an information literacy course that is taught by two librarians from the health sciences library. This course focuses on introductory information search skills, health sciences specific databases, and indexing. Many of the students begin the course without previous health literacy skills but are expected to write and present on a health disparities topic by the end of the nine-week program. The Information Literacy course is presented to both in-person and online groups and were initially taught simultaneously for convenience and consistency. The two groups were split in Summer of 2017 due to ongoing technical difficulties, student engagement concerns, and poor student comprehension. Results: By focusing on the in-person and online groups separately, the librarians were able to better utilize group discussion and online tools to increase student participation. The immediate result of separating the class components was a reduction in wasted class time for the in-person instruction waiting for online students to login and respond. Additionally, tools such as online discussion boards and surveys, were better utilized to engage distance students. Conclusions: Separating the class component saw an increase in the student engagement over the course of the summer and allowed for better assessment of student comprehension through pre and post testing. Additional conclusions from the Summer 2018 will be included.
    • Environmental Health and Safety Policy

      Environmental Health and Safety Division; Georgia Health Sciences University (2007-03)
      1.1 Georgia Health Sciences University is strongly committed to protecting the environment and human health in all of its operations. To fulfill this commitment, Georgia Health Sciences University (GHSU) recognizes that pro-active efforts must be taken to ensure that sound environmental, health and safety planning is integrated into every level of institutional decision making. 1.2 Effective environmental, health and safety performance is important to GHSU in its relationships with students, faculty, staff, regulatory agencies and the general public. To assist managers at GHSU in meeting their environmental and safety responsibilities, the following policy is established.
    • Equipment: Medical and Laboratory

      Augusta University, 2011
      These photographs from the 1950s to the 1960s depict various medical and laboratory equipment used to treat patients and/or teach medical, nursing, and allied health science students in Augusta University’s teaching hospital formerly known as the Eugene Talmadge Memorial Hospital. Credit shall be given as follows: Historical Collections & Archives, Robert B. Greenblatt, M.D. Library, Augusta University
    • Ernst Leitz Wetzlar Monoculoar Microscope, No. 322698, with Carrying Case

      Augusta University Libraries
      Ernst Leitz Wetzlar monoculoar microscope. The tube is engraved: Ernst Leitz Wetzlar No. 322698. Also on the microscope tube is a Property of State of Georgia label: Dept. BRMD; Record No. 496. The base has MCG property label E3144. Microscope is in good condition. Is kept in orginal case with eyepieces and a histology slide box, RG20.120b. In addition to holding the Ernst Leitz Wetzlar monoculoar microscope, there are eyepieces and a histology slide box inside the case. Case has 322698 printed on edge near latch lock and handwritten on side of case; and an old State of Georgia property label: Dept. BRMD, Record No. 497. Lid of case is in poor condition and broken.
    • Esophageal Probang

      Augusta University (Historical Collections & Archives, Robert B. Greenblatt, M.D. Library, Augusta University, 2019-03-29)
    • Establishment of a New Non-Academic Position Policy

      Human Resources Division; Georgia Health Sciences University (2006-09)
      To set forth a procedure to establish a new non-academic position. NOTE: The following policy does NOT apply to MCGHI leased employees who are governed by applicable MCGHI policies and procedures.
    • Ethics Policy

      Office of Compliance and Enterprise Risk Management; Georgia Health Sciences University (2011-10)
      Georgia Health Sciences University is committed to the highest standards of ethics and integrity. Ethical conduct and compliance is a personal responsibility, and every workforce member will be held accountable for his or her conduct. All Georgia Health Sciences University officers, faculty, employees, staff, temporaries, and volunteers are expected to conduct themselves in accordance with the following Code of Ethics.
    • Evaluating an Embedded Program: Increasing Awareness, Expanding Services, and Fulfilling Patron Needs

      Ballance, Darra; Blake, Lindsay; University Libraries (2016-05)
      Introduction: Setting: Augusta University (AU), a comprehensive four-year university Nine colleges, an academic health center and over 8000 students. Campuses include the Health Sciences Campus, Undergraduate campus and Partnership Campus at the University of Georgia Three libraries (Greenblatt, Reese and the Partnership medical school) serve students, faculty and hospital staff. In 2012, Library administration, in collaboration with AU librarians, investigated a service model of librarian integration in their customers’ settings called embedded librarianship. Best practices suggested establishing office space for librarians among their designated customer groups. Once “embedded,” the librarian would become a part of customers’ daily activities and provide information support on-demand and in context. While there are descriptions of many facets of embedded librarian service, there is no comprehensive tool evaluating the activities of embedded librarians that can answer the question: how do patrons perceive the value of embedded librarian services? The embedded librarians at Augusta University sought to measure the awareness and perception of the new service model among clinicians, faculty, and students with a survey instrument. A validated instrument will assist in the proper implementation, maintenance, and evolution of an effective embedded service model.  Methods: Web-based survey, Likert scale and open-ended questions; Distributed by email in April 2015 using Qualtrics; All Augusta University students, full-time faculty, clinicians, and residents in areas where embedded librarians are assigned; Four colleges, two hospital departments, and one institute. Responses were solicited for four weeks; weekly reminder emails were sent, and the librarians personally encouraged participation from their embedded areas. The survey began by defining “embedded librarian.” Respondents who were unfamiliar with the program and unable to identify a librarian from the group were directed out of the survey.  The remaining respondents self-identified as a student, resident, clinician, or faculty member and then were routed to questions specific to their role. Students’ questions related to classwork and use of library resources; faculty questions related to teaching and research; and clinician/resident questions related to patient care and clinical training. Because most faculty also fulfill clinical roles, respondents who identified as faculty or clinician had the opportunity to answer both sets of questions. Results: The survey response rate was 10% with 381 completed forms from 4,408 survey recipients. Fifty-nine percent (59%) of respondents knew that an embedded program existed in their college or institute. 55% had worked with one or more librarians – in this question participants were asked to choose librarians by their picture and name. Of the 45% remaining, we asked why they had not had an opportunity to work with an embedded librarian. Responses indicated 1) Not aware or not known 2) Not doing research yet requiring that level of assistance, 3) have not needed one. The majority of faculty strongly agreed that embedded librarians saved them time and were an integral part of their group.  Analysis of locally collected data reveled that a high number of reference transactions occur in person which corresponds with survey results. Additional review of the data reflected an increasing trend toward librarian collaborations on grants, publications, and presentations. Conclusions: The survey suggests that perception - or how our patrons understand our role and value - may be the area needing the most improvement. To gauge perception of the program, the term “embedded librarian” was first clearly defined, then respondents were asked if they were aware that their college or department had an embedded librarian and finally to identify their embedded librarian from a photograph. It is important to note that all recipients of the survey belonged to a college or department with an embedded librarian. Of 381 responses, only 58% indicated that they were aware that their college or department had an embedded librarian, but nearly 74% were able to correctly identify their embedded librarian by photograph. This suggested that the embedded librarians were familiar faces within those colleges but there is a need to provide more education on embedded roles and services.
    • Evaluating Best Practices for Video Tutorials: A Case Study

      Weeks, Thomas; Davis, Jennifer Putnam; University Libraries (Taylor and Francis, 2017)
      This paper will explore one library’s experience creating best practices for the creation of video tutorials. First, a literature review establishes the best practices other creators have used. Then, the authors apply these best practices to the creation of their first video tutorial. Finally, they evaluate the usefulness of each practice in context. This study is helpful for all those starting to make video tutorials or reinvigorate their tutorial creation. This is an electronic version of an article published in the Journal of Library & Information Services in Distance Learning. The final version of record is available online at: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/1533290X.2016.1232048.
    • Exempt Classified Employee Monthly Record of Leave and Other Absences Policy

      Controller’s Division / Payroll; Georgia Health Sciences University (2005-09)
      To provide procedures and instruction for the monthly reporting and submission of the Exempt Classified Employee Monthly Record of Leave and Other Absences form.
    • Expanding a Clinical Librarian Program

      Blake, Lindsay; Robert B. Greenblatt, M.D. Library (2014)
      Presentation from the 2014 Medical Library Association Southern Chapter Annual Meeting.