The effective role played by Health Sciences library towards realizing Academic and research priorities of Problem-Based Learning (PBL)/Community-Based Education (CBE) at Walter Sisulu University (WSU) Faculty of Health Sciences (FHS): case study

2020-06-15T18:07:00Z (GMT) by Sidima Mnengi Elizabeth Mavume
This paper aims to present the effective role that is played by the Health Sciences Library towards realizing teaching, learning and research priorities of the Problem- Based Learning (PBL and Community-Based Education (CBE) at Walter Sisulu University (WSU), Nelson Mandela drive, Mthatha campus.This paper will outline how medical library operates in supporting this PBL/CBE curriculum, align its services to be relevant to the needs of the faculty, and how the librarians ensure that students and academic staff are empowered in information seeking skills for lifelong learning.
The paper will also highlight the way information user education and information literacy programme are provide to the faculty of health sciences. How the library supports undergraduate and postgraduate students learning that spreads across the whole Eastern Cape Province will be illustrated in the paper. WSU Health Sciences library, includes all the Health Resource Centres situated in hospitals make sure that library support PBL/CBE approach successfully.