Carme Hernández Rabanal

Carme Hernández Rabanal
University of Barcelona | UB · Departamento de Biblioteconomía y Documentación

PhD in Information and Documentation in the Knowledge Society

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Additional affiliations
September 2014 - present
Generalitat de Catalunya
Position
  • Professor
September 2011 - September 2017
University of Barcelona
Position
  • PhD in Information and Documentation in the Knowledge Society
September 2004 - August 2006
Université Lumiere Lyon 2
Position
  • Lecturer in Linguistics
Education
September 2012 - June 2013
University of Geneva
Field of study
  • Patient-Oriented Clinical Research
September 2011 - September 2017
University of Barcelona
Field of study
  • Information and Documentation in the Knowledge Society
February 2007 - January 2009
Universitat Oberta de Catalunya
Field of study
  • Information Science

Publications

Publications (6)
Presentation
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Within the framework of a wider research project on quality of health-related information on the Internet, we have analyzed the information-seeking behavior of adolescents when looking for information on this subject. The goals are to identify which resources they use when looking for health information, to understand whether they consider the publ...
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Objective: To explore whether training on strategies to identify and assess health-related information online has a positive impact on students' perception of their own eHealth literacy. Methods: The validated eHealth Literacy Scale (eHEALS) was administered to a sample of upper secondary school students, aged 15-18. One week later, they attende...
Conference Paper
It is often said that Internet users are not information literate at the level they are expected to be. Internet is right now the most used means to search and find information on any field of knowledge, and has become ’the’ primary source of information for both health professionals and patients. It is essential for medical students to master info...
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Objectives: The aim of this article is to present the state of the art in the quality of health information on the Internet; to identify who the leading actors are and which the situations of the new information and communication scenario where technologies, users and information converge are; as well as pointing out the ways which contribute to th...
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Objetivos: exponer el estado de la cuestión en materia de calidad de la información sobre salud en Internet; identificar quiénes son los actores y cuáles las situaciones del nuevo escenario informativo y comunicativo donde confluyen nuevas tecnologías, información y usuarios; y apuntar las vías que contribuyen a mejorar la calidad de la información...
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Objectius: exposar l'estat de la qüestió en matèria de qualitat de la informació sobre salut a Internet; identificar qui són els actors i quines les situacions del nou escenari informatiu i comunicatiu on conflueixen noves tecnologies, informació i usuaris; i apuntar les vies que contribueixen a millorar tant la qualitat de la informació medicosani...

Projects

Projects (2)
Project
To identify opportunities for collaboration between the public library and health services. To demonstrate the value of public libraries as a resource for quality health information