Tag Archives: Twitter

How good is your Twitter account? by Matt Holland

How is your Library Twitter account performing? How do you know if it’s doing well?   Questions that have bothered me for a while.  More now that I am putting an extra effort into upping the (re)Tweet.  I also notice that … Continue reading

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The digital delivery of health library services by Rebecca Stevenson and Andrew Carrick

Advances in digital technologies over recent years have allowed (and necessitated) health libraries to examine how services are delivered, and to explore new ways of meeting the needs of users. For the Library and Knowledge Service of Rotherham Foundation Trust … 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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Yammer, Yammer, Yammer, Yammer, Yammer … by Matt Holland

This is a reflection on Yammer, an enterprise social media system. It’s a kind of Facebook for corporations and organisations. Yammer works using your work eMail address. Register with Yammer using your eMail and you are in a space with … Continue reading

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10 things we should probably be telling our research students about by Matt Holland

What knowledge or skills should Librarians be encouraging researchers to acquire? The following notes are offered as suggestions based on past experience in higher education and current experience of supporting NHS colleagues.   There are going to be omissions from this … 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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Ten things to think about when Retweeting (RT) by Matt Holland

Ten things. Really?  Yes.  Now that I am almost convinced of the value of the Library Twitter account I can see there is more to it.  So here are my thoughts on Retweeting. #1 Feed me … Trying to feed … Continue reading

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