Category Archives: Training and Development

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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Big Day Out Up North on the 10 March 2017

This event was open to all members of the Northern Healthcare networks. Held at the National Railway Museum in York it aimed to give LKS staff time away from the day job to share experiences of using social media, running training sessions, promoting … Continue reading

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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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Group work – experiences and advice by Helen Kiely and Lorna Dawson

When you sign up for the MLIS, whatever university you’re taking it with, get set to engage in group work. Be warned, you may be used to working as part of a team in work, but doing it on the … 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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First term may be over for Helen and Lorna, but they’ve decided to do a little assignment of their own.

We present to you, for your pleasure: “Term 1 to the tune of O Little Town of Bethlehem” and “The Twelve Days of Uni”. Essays should be more like this!   Lyrics: “Term 1 to the tune of O Little … 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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