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The hospital library as a "magnet force" for a research and evidence-based nursing culture: A case study of two magnet hospitals in one health system



The hospital library as a "magnet force" for a research and evidence-based nursing culture: A case study of two magnet hospitals in one health system



Medical Reference Services Quarterly 26(3): 47-54



When Baptist Hospital of Miami, then South Miami Hospital, became Magnet award-winning hospitals, their libraries' challenges increased. Could their librarians ease the transition of research and evidence-based practice into the "real world" of nursing? Did library services have a role in the ongoing Magnet re-credentialing process? This case study defines hospital library magnet force strategies that work ed in the quest for this prestigious award for nursing excellence at two hospitals at Baptist Health South Florida.

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DOI: 10.1300/j115v26n03_03


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