Author Archives: Editor

Phew! We made it … by Helen Kiely and Lorna Dawson

Almost one year on, Helen and Lorna take a look at how the first years of their MLIS courses went.   What did you enjoy most? HK: I really enjoyed one assignment on looking at the future of libraries in … Continue reading

Posted in Reflection, Training and Development | Tagged , | 1 Comment

One course, some coffee and a chat – Katie Nicholas talking to Kathryn Graham

“Since graduating from my undergraduate degree in 2014, returning to university one day has been at the back of my mind. After leaving the University of Leeds almost exactly three years ago I have had a variety of jobs and … Continue reading

Posted in Reflection, Top Tips, Training and Development | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

LIHNN/HCLU Briefing June 2017

Knowledge for Healthcare: Business Critical – David Stewart LIHNN AGM 2017 LIHNN Group Updates The patient will see you now: a new era of empowered people living with health conditions – Simon R. Stones Patient and Public Information Workshop – Prioritising PPI ideas … Continue reading

Posted in Events, LIHNN/HCLU Briefing | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Postcards from LIHNN – Group Updates for Summer 2017

Posted in Events | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Evidence Summary and Synthesis: a Summary by Katie Nicholas

Evidence Summary and Synthesis: a Summary[1] I hope I’m right in saying that when asked to ‘do a search’ for someone our default is usually to ask a few questions of the enquirer (if they haven’t already run away to … Continue reading

Posted in Reflection | Tagged , , , , | 6 Comments

Scholarly summer reads by Helen Kiely and Lorna Dawson

If you’re thinking of doing the MLIS, Helen and Lorna give you a head start with their top texts to read for the course.   Lorna: Formulating the Evidence Based Practice Question: A Review of the Frameworks by Karen Sue … Continue reading

Posted in Resources and Tools, Training and Development | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Evidence synthesis – going beyond the reference list by John Gale

Doing literature searches for people can feel a little bit like working a sausage machine. We shovel search terms in one end, wait for HDAS to do its magic and then shovel the resulting list of references back to the … Continue reading

Posted in Reflection | Tagged , , | 4 Comments