Category Archives: Resources and Tools

How good is your Twitter account? by Matt Holland

How is your Library Twitter account performing? How do you know if it’s doing well?   Questions that have bothered me for a while.  More now that I am putting an extra effort into upping the (re)Tweet.  I also notice that … Continue reading

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LIHNN Library Managers Meeting – 12 September 2017

12 September 2017 LIHNN Library Managers Meeting 10.00 – 15.30 Barton Grange Hotel, 746 – 768 Garstang Road, Barton, PR3 5AA Sponsored by SAGE Publishing Programme Knowledge for Healthcare, Evaluation Framework & HCLU Update – David Stewart See also Evaluation Framework – measuring … Continue reading

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What’s in your signature? by Matt Holland

The library signature has been gathering pixel dust for a while now.   A refresh is overdue and as it happens it’s near the top of the Summer Holiday to do list.   To boot, lots of graphics laden emails have been … Continue reading

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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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