Tag Archives: Literature Searching

Being acknowledged in research by Eva Thackeray

A while back, at one of the LIHNN Clinical Librarians group meetings, we discussed the question of how we could/should ensure that our contributions to research are acknowledged. By ‘our contributions’ we were mainly thinking of literature searches, and by … Continue reading

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Presenting searches by Michael Reid

Examples of search templates for disseminating results. Clinical Literature Search Template for Disseminating Results Management Literature Search Template – Disseminating Results Michael Reid  Clinical/Management Librarian Library, Education Centre Blackpool Victoria Hospital Whinney Heys Road Blackpool, FY3 8NR Tel: 01253 953338 … Continue reading

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Developing a local literature searching protocol for library staff by Annabel Leinster

Back in 2009/2010 our then Clinical Librarian, Victoria Treadway, attended a series of Finding Information to Support Healthcare (FISH) workshops via the LIHNN Clinical Librarians Group. The workshops were so useful that we decided to facilitate similar literature searching workshops … Continue reading

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Coming soon – the MOOC to end all MOOCs by Lisa McLaren

Next week sees the launch of the LIHNN Introduction to Literature Searching MOOC, created by Michelle Maden. For anyone who is new to this type of format, a MOOC is a Massive Open Online Course, which is free to all … Continue reading

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Top Tips for Setting up Resources for New SLAs by Rosalind McNally

The Health Information & Resources Library at Manchester Mental Health and Social Care Trust has recently established a Service Level Agreement with Blackburn with Darwen Public Health Department. I have found myself in a role where part of it is … Continue reading

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Case Study – Developing a New Approach to Presenting Your Literature Search Results by Sue Jennings

Situation: When I started at WHH as the new clinical librarian I had little experience of working in the acute sector. I was keen to learn a new subject area and thought it would be an ideal opportunity to analyse … Continue reading

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Research Summary: Effects of librarian-provided services in healthcare settings: a systematic review by Matt Holland

This systematic review takes a broad view of the effects of library services provided in a healthcare setting.  The question addressed is  “What are the effects of Librarian-provided services in healthcare settings on outcomes relevant to patients, healthcare providers or … Continue reading

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