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

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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2 August 2022

Contents

  • KLS postgraduate study community of practice
  • OUP migration: please update WAYFless links
  • Call for impact case study reviewers
  • #HILJClub: latest article is open for comment

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26 July 2022

Contents

  • Call for mentors
  • New promotional resources added to FutureNHS workspace
  • Postgraduate bursaries for library assistants and paraprofessionals update
  • Northern Lights Editorial Issue 13

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12 July 2022

Contents

  • OUP e-books move to new platform
  • KNOWvember22 planning underway
  • More time to design: don’t miss your chance to join in the HLG 75th Anniversary celebrations
  • Remind me what’s included in the HEE-funded national content collection?

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Resource Discovery Digest

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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17 May 2022

Contents

  • LibKey Nomad: is your Trust missing out? Approaches to try
  • Hub Ask-A-Librarian emails: are yours reaching you? Please check
  • What do users need from e-books in the NHS? Short survey to circulate please
  • Knowledge for Healthcare Resource Discovery priorities 2022-23
  • National Grey Literature Collection: call for reference group members
  • Reminder: single spreadsheet of library network holdings for inter-library document supply
  • Health and care data: the best places to look
  • Easy access to research for all: NIHR Evidence
  • Introducing our new Service Support Advisors: Jade Brunt and Ella Hale
  • Promotional banners: another chance if you missed out

  • Knowledge and Library Hub: known issues and enhancements
  • Events and training: Resource Discovery Master Classes 

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