Category Archives: Reflection

Manchester ramblings by Helen Kiely

On Tuesday morning I hot-footed up to the train station and hopped on the train to Manchester to attend the CILIP NW members day and AGM entitled ‘Exploring the World of Publishing.’ It was my first time attending a CILIP … Continue reading

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Wiley Library Advisory Board by Katie Nicholas

Each year Wiley hold a European Library Advisory Board. Librarians from all over Europe, from different library sectors (mainly Higher Education) attend. They invite four Early Career Professionals as an opportunity for CPD and this year I was lucky enough … Continue reading

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Critical Appraisal Day 2 by Katie Nicholas

The second day of Critical Appraisal focussed on understanding bias in research using Randomised Control Trials as an example. Unlike the first session, where a paper was selected and a tool used (e.g. CASP) to critically appraise it, this session … Continue reading

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Returning from the wilderness by Yvonne Stubbington

Having spent just over two years working outside the library profession, my first feelings on hearing I’d been successful in my interview for the post of Clinical/Outreach Librarian were of joy and excitement. Fortunately for me, my prospective manager was … Continue reading

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The benefits of LIHNN by Jo Whitcombe

As LIHNN members we have a pretty good understanding of what LIHNN brings to the region, but what about those around us who don’t necessarily work within the LKS sector but have management interests? How do we convince them that … Continue reading

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Critical Appraisal Day 1 by Katie Nicholas

Critical Appraisal Day 1 – Liverpool, Holiday Inn -7 hours This was the first of three sessions on Critical Appraisal. The aims of the first day were: To understand what we mean by ‘critical appraisal’ – concepts and definitions To identify … Continue reading

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What Outreach Means at Pennine Care by Lucy Anderson

Outreach means many different things to different services and people. At Pennine Care we use the term generally as a way of saying we are proactive in getting our services out to people, whether by email or in person. It … Continue reading

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