Category Archives: Resources and Tools

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

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LIHNN Library Managers Meeting – 14 March

The LIHNN Library Managers Meeting took place in Warrington on the 14 March 2017. The morning session was a training session on how to make the best use of the Knowledge for Healthcare Talent Management Toolkit run by Debra Thornton … Continue reading

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A Guide to Using Social Media for Research Purposes (Version 2) by Matt Holland

This is an updated and revised version of A Guide to Using Social Media for Research Purposes by Matt Holland first published on this blog in March 2016. This guide takes you though the basics of building a research profile using social … Continue reading

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CILIP Professional Knowledge and Skills Base (PKSB) for Health

It’s useful sometimes to reflect on what you actually do at work each day.   What you do after you switch the computer on in the morning. How much activity is just the day today process of being at work? How … Continue reading

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A Guide to Using Social Media for Research Purposes by Matt Holland

This guide is aimed at Allied Health Professionals (AHPs). It takes you though the basics of building a research profile using social media, how to maximise your impact and the tools you can use to assess your impact. If you … Continue reading

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The digital delivery of health library services by Rebecca Stevenson and Andrew Carrick

Advances in digital technologies over recent years have allowed (and necessitated) health libraries to examine how services are delivered, and to explore new ways of meeting the needs of users. For the Library and Knowledge Service of Rotherham Foundation Trust … Continue reading

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NICE Evidence search: notes for advanced searchers by Fran Wilkie

We’ve had feedback from a number of library staff, asking how Evidence search works behind the scenes to produce the sets of results that you are presented with. We thought a set of notes for advanced searchers would give some … Continue reading

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