Monthly Archives: September 2015

10 things we should probably be telling our research students about by Matt Holland

What knowledge or skills should Librarians be encouraging researchers to acquire? The following notes are offered as suggestions based on past experience in higher education and current experience of supporting NHS colleagues.   There are going to be omissions from this … Continue reading

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Library Launch Memory Box Scheme by Victoria Treadway

Last week the Library and Knowledge Service visited West Kirby Library to launch the Reminisce project, which aims to improve dementia care across Wirral. The Library team treated guests to 50s fancy dress and live music from yesteryear as local … Continue reading

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Coming soon – the MOOC to end all MOOCs by Lisa McLaren

Next week sees the launch of the LIHNN Introduction to Literature Searching MOOC, created by Michelle Maden. For anyone who is new to this type of format, a MOOC is a Massive Open Online Course, which is free to all … Continue reading

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FreE–Learning: Developing an information skills e-learning package without a budget by Alex Williams

“Online learning has unique advantages, overcoming barriers of introversion and physical distance, creating new ways to communicate and shaping identity…” (Nursing Times, 2010). Effective justification for spending time away from clinical environments and duties is a barrier for staff to … Continue reading

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Revalidation; or, an information professional’s CPD is never done… by Emily Hopkins

It seems talk of revalidation on the LIHNN Clinical Librarians blog is a bit like buses! You may have been lucky enough to attend one of the practical revalidation sessions and have already revalidated, and if not Matt Holland’s excellent … Continue reading

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Growing our own: Developing Advanced Nurse Practitioners at Wirral by Linda Taylor

The Library and Knowledge Service (LKS) has been supporting Trainee Advanced Nurse Practitioners (TANPs) for the last couple of years, to develop their evidence based practice and research skills, and to support their academic studies to master’s degree and beyond. … Continue reading

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Revalidation, a work in progress … by Matt Holland

Probably an article about Revalidation on the LIHNN Clinical Librarianship blog was inevitable.   If you have been waiting, here it is.  It may not be the one you’re are expecting.  It’s part information, part reflection. The science bit.  Colleagues who … Continue reading

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