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

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There are currently three briefings published:

General Update

Published monthly around the 1st, this briefing covers national and regional initiatives as well as network news.

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Development Opportunities and People News

Published monthly around the 15th, this briefing covers CPD opportunities.

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Resource Discovery Digest

Published every other month around 21st, this briefing covers national and local resource discovery initiatives.

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Editorials

Published 3 times a year: January; May; September, on specific topics.

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Occasionally special editions may be published. If you have any comments or suggestions for items you would like to see included, contact [email protected]

General Update

2 August 2021

Contents:

  • Health and Care Bill
  • Workforce Planning and Development Survey
  • Call for impact case study review volunteers
  • BMJ BP and Oxford Handbooks: two invaluable resources for new healthcare professionals

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1 July 2021

Contents:

  • NHS Knowledge and Library Services Week
  • New website for NHS Knowledge and Library Services staff now LIVE
  • Moving away from HDAS
  • Evidence Searching Transition
  • New NICE guideline on shared decision making
  • Buy books, journals and databases
  • New Postgraduate Certificate in Clinical Data Science
  • New Impact Case Study submission process
  • Now live – HILJClub – Vol 37 issue 2. 

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1 June 2021

Contents:

  • Expert searching using the provider interfaces
  • Delivery of expert searcher training to knowledge and library staff
  • Join us to celebrate! NHS knowledge and library services awareness week
  • Uplifting resources for the NHS from the NHS
  • The impact of AI, machine learning, automation and robotics on the information profession
  • PHE knowledge and evidence specialists supporting the Covid-19 response
  • Knowledge to practice: libraries are becoming more important

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Development Opportunities and People News

15 July 2021

Contents:

  • Quality and Improvement Outcomes Framework - Communications with Chief Executives
  • Knowledge for Healthcare Webinar Recordings
  • Moving away from HDAS
  • #UKmedlibs Chat
  • ICLC Lite 11th November - Save the date

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15 June 2021

Contents:

  • Knowledge for Healthcare Webinar slides
  • Knowledge for Healthcare CPD Programme 2020 -21
  • #UKmedlib chat – Tuesday 15 June at 1230
  • Hold the date: National Library Assistant Virtual Network Day
  • CILIP Changing Lives Webinar 21 July
  • Monthly National Updates

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19 May 2021

Contents:

  • National Discovery Service “Show and tell” – Extra Date
  • New CILIP Professional Knowledge Skills Base
  • Knowledge and Library Services Learning and Development Bursaries
  • OUP Core Textbooks and Handbooks
  • Monthly National Updates
  • The Impact of AI, Machine Learning, Automation and Robotics on the the Information Profession
  • Two Years on from Topol: Preparing Ourselves for the Digital Future 

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Resource Discovery Digest

23 July 2021

Contents:

  • Welcome
  • LibKey​​​​​​​ is coming: are you ready?
  • Making the most of OpenAthens data
  • OUP E-Books
  • Saving time maintaining library contact details – the HLISD API 
  • Keeping up with emerging technologies
  • KnowledgeShare: more than just current awareness
  • An NHS Trust first: single sign-on to OpenAthens via ADFS Integration

Editorials

25 June 2021

Contents:

  • NHS staff preview of new CILIP Professional Knowledge and Skills Base (PKSB)
  • Knowing your Knowledge Mobilisation from your Knowledge Management
  • Progress since the Topol Review
  • Expert search early adopter pilots

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