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

There are currently two briefings published.

Knowledge for Healthcare Briefing

Published fortnightly on Tuesdays.

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

See the last three of the briefings.

Resource Discovery Digest

Published fortnightly on Tuesdays.  This briefing covers national and local resource discovery initiatives.

See the last three of the digests.

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Knowledge for Healthcare Briefing

Tuesday 11 June 2024

Contents

Knowledge for Healthcare Learning Academy Opportunities - All workshops are online:

  • Tackling queries at the enquiry desk: using the Knowledge Hub and other key resources to support your users, 20 August 2024, 10am to 11:30am

News:

  • Your help with a Masters’ dissertation
  • The new edition of The National Searching Guidance is out now
  • Making a positive impact: ensuring that impact is recognised and celebrated #AMillionDecisions

  • Northern Lights - new content

  • Any library staff leavers / new staters in your service?

 

Tuesday 28 May 2024

Contents

  • How to use Trip and ChatGPT, 10 June 2024, 11am to 12pm
  • Themes announced for Health Information Week 2025
  • Library Assistant's tireless work to update clinical policies and guidelines is recognised with Making a Difference Award
  • NHS Knowledge and Library Services Health Literacy Community of Practice Meeting, 11 June 2024,10am to 12pm

  • New Reading Well for dementia list

  • Northern Lights - read news from the North

 

14 May 2024

Contents

Knowledge for Healthcare Learning Academy Opportunities - All workshops are online:

  • Knowledge Mobilisation Community of Practice, 6 June 2024, 10am to 11am 

News:

  • Copyright First Responders enabling access
  • Health Information Week themes for January 2025
  • Information and Knowledge Specialist Liz Recognized for Essential Support in Research and Development at Midlands Trust
  • Tell us about your experience of booking training via NHS England's online course management system (Accent Course Manager)
  • NHS Knowledge and Library Services Researchers Community of Practice
  • Northern Lights - new content

 

 

Resource Discovery Digest

21 May 2024

Contents

  • PRINTDocs is coming
  • LibKey Nomad enhanced with ebooks from Full Text Finder / HLM

  • Knowledge and Library Hub Community of Practice event – Help in the Hub, 29 May 2024, 2pm

  • Future plans for Request This on the Hub

  • NHS Knowledge and Library Hub: known issues and enhancements

 

7 May 2024

Contents

  • NICE Guidance database coming soon to the Hub
  • Net Promoter Score pop up returns on the Hub

  • EBSCO Find My Organisation enhanced with aliases

  • Hub Community of Practice event on Help in the Hub

  • Copyright First Responders enabling access

  • Wessex Classification Scheme update

  • e-Resources Usage Statistics Webinars 2024-25

  • Principles and Practice of MARC Cataloguing: the basics Webinars, 12 June 2024 and 1 July 2024

  • Database Training Opportunities

  • New Stay and Play sessions on Deduklick and using generative AI in evidence search synthesis

  • NHS Knowledge and Library Hub: known issues and enhancements

 

23 Apil 2024

Contents

  • Hub Community of Practice virtual event on selecting databases for discovery, 26 April 2024, 9am to 10am
  • LibKey Nomad roll out in multi-organisational settings
  • Updated introductory slides on the Knowledge and Library Hub
  • Virtual RefWorks Refresher Training, 24 and 25 April 2024, 2pm to 3pm
  • Use of generative AI in reporting and upskilling

  • Recent content from NIHR Evidence

  • NHS Knowledge and Library Hub: known issues and enhancements

 

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