Knowledge Services Briefings

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 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.

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Knowledge for Healthcare Briefing

29 November 2022

Contents

  • Your Library Online: free webinar for nurses and midwifes
  • Join our repositories community of practiceT
  • Adam Tocock is Search Professional of the Year 2022
  • Updating communications teams' contacts
  • New to the promotional resources workspace
  • NHS OpenAthens campaign: communication to trusts
  • New guide to practice-based learning for neurodivergent students

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22 November 2022

Contents

  • November managers' network slides
  • Bookings now open: 45 minutes with Kaye Bagshaw and Adam Tocock 
  • Third Iron on tour: read our blog post
  • Knowledge and library instruction manual: creating a knowledge asset

  • Gadget Show: call for suggestions

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8 November 2022

Contents

  • Register now for our new learning and development opportunities booking system ‘Accent’
  • Discontinuation of the CASH database 
  • Artificial intelligence for information professionals: HEE-funded workshop places
  • Could you be the next Topol Digital Fellow?
  • Gadget show: call for suggestions
  • New to the promotional resources workspace

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Resource Discovery Digest

15 November 2022

Contents

  • Next steps for the NHS Knowledge and Library Hub
  • BMJ Best Practice: Comorbidities Manager, book marking and more

  • Obtaining stats for local usage of national resources

  • Third Iron usage stats now more revealing

  • E-resource usage stats: 2023 webinar dates

  • EBSCO Admin and HLM refresher training in December
  • Oxford Academic platform training: recording now available

  • Stahl Online: pricing for NHS trusts

  • Wessex Classification Scheme gets a refresh

  • NIHR Evidence Review: antidepressants for children and teenagers

  • NHS Knowledge and Library Hub: known issues and enhancements

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17 October 2022

Contents

  • BMJ Best Practice Comorbidities Manager: promotional assets
  • Additional BMJ journal titles
  • HLISD: what’s new, what’s coming and is the entry for YOUR service up to date?
  • Using the NICE Framework for buying journals 

  • OUP update
  • NHS Repository Search (beta)
  • NHS Knowledge and Library Hub: known issues and enhancements
  • Regional LMS Projects: capturing the learning
  • NIHR Evidence Collection: digital health technology
  • E-Resources Usage Statistics Webinars

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20 September 2022

Contents

  • OUP Textbooks and Handbooks collection: update on access issues
  • RefWorks update
  • LibKey and BrowZine training sessions
  • LibKey Nomad: good news for Apple fans
  • The NHS Knowledge and Library Services webinar series
  • Sign up for the KLS Technology Update
  • Digital and Data: Being the Human Bridge Programme
  • What's new with KnowledgeShare?
  • Searching PsycInfo on ProQuest: new webinar
  • ProQuest: platform enhancements
  • EBSCO training resources
  • Here to help with your copyright queries
  • Knowledge and Library Hub: known issues and enhancements

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