Tag Archives: Communication

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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Experiences, Essays and Enthusiasm: The story so far by Helen Kiely and Lorna Dawson

After their first month of studying Lorna Dawson and Helen Kiely got together to swap experiences of their MA programmes so far… LD:  On the induction day I sat in a small cosy lecture room, with twenty something other new … 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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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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Can I have one of those? Getting your own social media … by Matt Holland

Are you are having trouble getting an official approval for your social media activities?   Then this is for you.   It’s mostly about Twitter but it could be extended to other social media. #1 You can trust me Whoever you … Continue reading

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A Conference Survival Guide by Emily Hurt

I was lucky enough to attend the EAHIL + ICAHIS + ICLC 2015 workshop in June in Edinburgh, as a result of a bursary I applied for from the CILIP Health Libraries Group. The conference was entitled, “Research-Minded: understanding, supporting, … Continue reading

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Who sold you this then? Ten strategy writing tips for small libraries by Matt Holland

We are all strategists now. How do we write a strategy that goes beyond box ticking? Here are ten ideas taken from the experience of writing strategy for a small health library. Before you proceed, you need to read the … Continue reading

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Case Study: Don’t underestimate the power of the one-to-one! by Victoria Treadway

Being a new-in-post library manager, one of the things I wanted to consider in our team was communication. Having been away from the workplace for 10 months on maternity leave, I felt out of touch with the team dynamic and … Continue reading

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Personal experiences and highlights from NHS R&D North West Let’s Talk About Research Conference , 24th & 25th September, 2014, Bolton. #LTRCONF14 by Rosalind McNally

NHS R&D North West Let’s Talk About Research Conference This year, inspired by colleagues in the CL group, and with one eye on service redesign, I wanted to attend a non-Library conference. I requested funding to attend this event, and build … Continue reading

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Top Tips for running a Virtual Library Knowledge Information Service: Part 2 by Matt Holland

This is the second in a series of 4 postings by Matt Holland, Librarian for the NW Ambulance Service NHS Trust, outlining his top tips for running a Virtual Library Service.   Your users communication with you is your key … Continue reading

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