Monthly Archives: March 2015

The Current Awareness experiment by Matt Holland

My attempts to create a useful Current Awareness Service have had challenges. Some might even say, failures. The following five characteristics of a Good Current Awareness Service are based on learning from my experience and feedback from users. Here we … Continue reading

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Guest post from Tricia Rey – Library Services Manager – Queen Victoria Hospital

I am the manager of a small, specialist health library. We have 12 Operating Theatres but under 60 inpatient beds. There are probably about 1000 staff in total (fewer if you go by Whole Time Equivalent). The library has a … Continue reading

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Surveys and other abuses … by Matt Holland

Do surveys ever tell you anything? Perhaps we could do a survey and not find out. This is a blast against the “Library Survey”. What’s the problem? Well there are many. Here are the first twenty. Sorry, I have edited … Continue reading

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