Tag Archives: Training

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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Returning from the wilderness by Yvonne Stubbington

Having spent just over two years working outside the library profession, my first feelings on hearing I’d been successful in my interview for the post of Clinical/Outreach Librarian were of joy and excitement. Fortunately for me, my prospective manager was … Continue reading

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Let’s just do it: (part 3 of 3) social media training by Lucy Anderson

So the day of the sessions arrived and everyone turned up (which is unusual). The majority were clinical staff. For some reason I was expecting more of a mixture of clinical and support staff. It was the same for the … 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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FreE–Learning: Developing an information skills e-learning package without a budget by Alex Williams

“Online learning has unique advantages, overcoming barriers of introversion and physical distance, creating new ways to communicate and shaping identity…” (Nursing Times, 2010). Effective justification for spending time away from clinical environments and duties is a barrier for staff to … Continue reading

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Let’s just do it (part 2 of 3): social media training session, the details by Lucy Anderson

Read part 1 at https://lihnnclinicallibs.wordpress.com/2015/05/27/lets-just-do-it-part-1-of-3-planning-a-social-media-training-session-by-lucy-anderson/ So, with a fully booked session we really needed to plan content. We ambitiously thought we could give a good overview of 3 social media tools in that time (2 hours) and designed content based … Continue reading

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Let’s just do it (part 1 of 3): planning a Social Media training session by Lucy Anderson

The Knowledge Service Team at Pennine Care has been thinking (all librarians think a lot)* about delivering social media training for a while now. The majority of the team are regular users of social media (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Instagram) … 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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Information literacy/information skills teaching will eat your library service, if you are not careful by Matt Holland

Does your focus on information literacy teaching effect your service delivery to the detriment users? Here are some possibly heretical thoughts to keep in mind when trying to deliver big library information skills teaching through a small (health) library and … Continue reading

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Evaluating Training and Measuring Impact: The Kirkpatrick Model by Lucy Anderson

At the last LIHNN (Libraries in Health North West Network) Trainers’ meeting we discussed evaluating training and measuring impact. Clinical Librarians are almost always involved in delivering training and we most definitely want to measure impact. I offered to collate … Continue reading

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