Knowledge Services Briefings

Briefings for Knowledge and Library Services staff on the latest news and development opportunities

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There are currently two briefings published:

Knowledge for Healthcare Briefing

Published weekly each Tuesday except for the 3rd Tuesday of the month.

This briefing covers national and regional initiatives, CPD opportunities and network news.

It replaces the old Editorial, General Update and Development Opportunities briefings (see archives for previous editions). 

See the last three of these briefings.

Resource Discovery Digest

Published every 3rd Tuesday of the month.  This briefing covers national and local resource discovery initiatives.

If you wish to contribute, see the digest's editorial policy.

See the last three of these digests.

See the archive for editions of the monthly General Update and Development Opportunities and People News to December 2021.

Knowledge for Healthcare Briefing

30 August 2022

Contents

  • Reminder, UK information workforce survey 2022: help us to support you
  • KNOWvember22: take part, share your good KM practice
  • What do Integrated Care Systems (ICS) mean for healthcare? 
  • Bookings now open: 45 minutes with Siobhan Linsey and Jane Roberts 

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23 August 2022

Contents

  • UK information workforce survey 2022: help us to support you
  • NHS Genomics Healthcare Summit 2022: please share with colleagues
  • Library Assistants Network Day: Tuesday 11 October, 10.00pm to 3:30pm
  • SAVE THE DATE: 45 minutes with ...

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9 August 2022

Contents

  • New email lists with @knowledgeforhealthcare.nhs.uk domain name

  • Help us shape good recruitment practice
  • Two more volunteer mentors wanted
  • Your last chance to apply for a pilot Data Engineering module
  • Join CILIP HLG's 75th anniversary celebration
  • UK Information Workforce Survey 2022: share your views
  • Updated Evidence Standards Framework
  • Knowledge for Healthcare promotional resources
  • New to promotional resources workspace
  • Library Assistants Network Day: Tuesday 11 October, 10.00pm to 3:30pm
  • SAVE THE DATE: 45 minutes with ...

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Resource Discovery Digest

16 August 2022

Contents

  • Welcome to our new starters: Sarah Barry and Alan Fricker
  • Webinar for primary health care staff: the Benefits of BMJ Best Practice
  • OUP e-books: MARC records and KBART files updated
  • Resilience and wellbeing e-books
  • Regional e-book collections from Kortext: new editions 
  • Mark Allen e-journal collections: 2023 pricing
  • Royal Marsden Manual and Maudsley Prescribing Guidelines: updated guidance
  • OpenAthens: changes to password policy from 15 August
  • RefWorks: bibliography sort and numbering limit increased to 2,000 references
  • New to the promotional resources workspace
  • Workshop for KLS staff: Digital Assistants and Chatbots
  • Knowledge and Library Hub: known issues and enhancements

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19 July 2022

Contents

  • Medical Interviews, 4th edition: free copies
  • Do you use the Wessex Classification Scheme and Subject Headings?
  • LibKey Nomad: enhanced integrations
  • RefWorks
  • PsycInfo on ProQuest
  • BMJ Best Practice Comorbidities Manager
  • Knowledge and Library Hub: known issues and enhancements

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21 June 2022

Contents

  • Medical Interviews (editions 1 and 2): please withdraw
  • LibKey Nomad: are you up and running?
  • Regional library management systems: progress roundup
  • Oxford University Press: a new platform is on the way
  • RefWorks: known issues update
  • New from BMJ Best Practice: Case Reports
  • Hub usage hits more than 40,000 requests a month 
  • Royal Marsden Manual and Maudsley Prescribing Guidelines: improved discoverability
  • Royal Marsden Manual: impact and feedback?
  • Check out the NHS Clinical Tools and Measures Library
  • Promotional items: an update
  • Bringing literature search results to life: audio feedback for users of a virtual knowledge and library service
  • Knowledge and Library Hub: known issues and enhancements
  • Mobilizing Computable Knowledge Around the World: free, online conference

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