Tag Archives: Research

Let’s Talk R and D by Rosalind McNally

It is a real problem in the NHS for staff working through change to maintain good relationships with external stakeholders. Energy is drained by restructuring, which can be very unsettling.  I was really lucky to get a HCLU Bursary to … Continue reading

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Funding Opportunities for LIHNN Members

HCLU and the LIHNN Co-ordinating Committee are keen to support the principle of knowledge sharing and professional development across the LKS community. The Knowledge Sharing and Professional Development Fund has been set up to enable LIHNN members to participate in … Continue reading

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NHS Health Care Libraries Supporting Research by Matt Holland and Victoria Treadway

Research is firmly embedded in the NHS Mandate 2017 – 2018 (see Objective 8 “To support research, innovation and growth”). It probably didn’t need a directive to point out the importance of research to patients and patient care. Research is … Continue reading

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How to write the perfect and compelling research proposal by Fariba Bannerman

Research…is an ancient and ubiquitous activity. Curiosity about others and the worlds in which they live has always been displayed through conversation, asking questions, working together to see what happens after different kinds of actions are performed, talking or gossiping … Continue reading

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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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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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My course to the course…(see what I did there) by Katie Nicholas

I started the MA in Library and Information at MMU in September 2014 after working as Library Assistant at Manchester Mental Health and Social Care Trust for just over year. I had a place on a Masters in English and … Continue reading

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