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  • Discovery, Electronic resources, LibKey Nomad, Resource Discovery

    ThirdIron on tour

    Tips and progress with enabling smooth access to journal articles

    Published on 09 November 2022

    By Alan Fricker

  • Mobilising evidence and knowledge

    #KNOWvember22 - Sharing Knowledge breaking down the barriers

    Each year, as the leaves fall from the trees, we provide space and time to think about the important work knowledge and library specialists do to mobilise evidence and knowledge. We reiterate the need for evidence from research to be used to underpin all healthcare decision making. We also highlight the need to use learning from good practice and encourage ‘know-how’ and organisational knowledge to be shared and used, to inform improved care outcomes. This year the theme for #KNOWvmber22 is Sharing Knowledge – Breaking Down the Barriers and our focus is on how knowledge and library specialists contribute to sharing knowledge.

    Published on 01 November 2022

    By Alison Day & Nicki Forgham-Healey

  • Library management systems, Resource Discovery

    Regional LMS implementation and expansion projects: capturing the learning

    About the learning so far from the regional LMS projects

    Published on 13 October 2022

    By Helene Gorring

  • Health literacy, Marketing and campaigns

    Reflections on a week of health information activity in partnership for Health Information Week 2022 in North Devon

    Royal Devon University Healthcare Knowledge and Library Northern services worked in partnership with a variety of organisations including the public library in Barnstaple, Recovery Devon, Learn Devon, Vista wellbeing, Diabetes UK, One Small Step, and One Barnstaple network to provide a week of health information related activity as part of Health Information Week.

    Published on 22 September 2022

    By Amy Bell-Worfell

  • Workforce

    Talking about Recruitment

    This blog post focuses on recent discussions around recruitment.

    Published on 02 August 2022

    By Alison Day