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Stephanie Fridie

Research/Instructional Services Librarian

Liaison to the Health Sciences, Nursing, and Psychology Departments

Blackwell Library, Salisbury University

Salisbury, MD  21801    Office: BL 127

Phone: (410)543-6206  




Drexel University
Library Science
   M. Ed.
Lesley University
B. A.
Binghamton University


Research/Instructional Services Librarian, September 1979 to present.

Blackwell Library, Salisbury University, Salisbury, MD.

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Professional Associations            

            American Library Association (ALA)

  Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL)

               Maryland Library Association
               Medical Library Association

 Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the Medical Library Association

 Nursing & Allied Health Resources Section (of the Med. Library Assn.) (NAHRS)

 Reference & User Services Association (RUSA)

  South Central Regional Library Council (Ithaca, New York)

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Information Seeking Behavior and User Education in Academic Libraries:  Research, Theory, and Practice.  A Selected List of Information Sources.  Compiled by Stephanie Fridie, 1994. STACKS Z674.25.I54    ERIC Document #ED371766 or

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Faculty Scholarship Database

Database of Faculty Scholarship & SU Works

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Book Review Sources

See Health Sciences, Nursing, Psychology

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  • Information Search Process & Information Seeking

        Recommended Articles:

Evidence-based practice for the busy nurse practitioner: Part two: Searching for the best evidence to clinical inquiries.
Facchiano, Lynda; Snyder, Charlene Hoffman
Journal of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, 2012 Nov; 24 (11): 640-8. Page 643: “Library databases may be more reliable than web-based databases as library sources have been evaluated by librarians for bias, authority, and currency of information sources (Greenhalgh, 2010).”


Evidence-based practice for the busy nurse practitioner: Part one: Relevance to clinical practice and clinical inquiry process.
Facchiano, Lynda; Snyder, Charlene Hoffman
Journal of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, 2012 Oct; 24 (10): 579-86


Allen, E.J. & Weber, R.K. (2012). Graduate Student Searching Proficiencies in the Selection of Qualitative & Quantitative Journal References. The Journal of Academic Librarianship, 38(3): 130-134.

Bond, C. (2010). Surfing or still drowning? Student nurses' Internet skills. Nurse Education Today, 30(5): 485-488.

Ford, N. (2004). Modeling Cognitive Processes in Information Seeking: From Popper to Pask. Journal of the American Society for Information Science & Technology, 55(9): 769-782.

Kuhlthau, C.C., HeinstrÖm, J. & Todd, R.J. (2008). The 'information search process' revisited: is the model still useful? Information Research, 13(4) paper 355. [Available at]  Text    

Saunders, L. (2012). Faculty Perspectives on Information Literacy as a Student Learning Outcome. The Journal of Academic Librarianship, 38(4): 226-236.


           Training Resources:

            Evidence Based Practice - Research for Nursing  [Library of the Health Sciences-Chicago, University of Illinois at Chicago]           

        Google Search Education

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ACRL Standards & Guidelines - Psychology Information Literacy Standards. College & Research Libraries News 71(9): 488-492. June 2010.


Revised 6/22/2012

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