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Library Knowledge Services (North)

Clinical Librarians and Trainers

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The purpose of the group is to share ideas and best practice to establish common standards and a co-ordinated approach to the delivery of clinical librarianship services and the provision of LKS skills training across the North West. 

Membership of the group and email list is open to all clinical librarians and LKS skills trainers employed in the North West, and any interested librarians whose role involves the delivery of clinical librarianship or training services. If you are interested in joining the group please contact the Chair.

The Chair of the group will be selected, by the group members, for a maximum 12 month term of office. If a co-chairing arrangement is agreed upon each chair will serve for a maximum of 2 years. Chairs are responsible for working together to organise booking of meeting venues, room bookings, drawing up the agenda and ordering catering.  The work of Chairs is facilitated and supported by HCLU Staff and LIHNN Library staff locally.

The group welcomes guest attendance from interested parties including students, candidates working towards Cilip qualifications and library knowledge staff working in other sectors. If you would like to attend a meeting please contact the Chair

Co-Chairs: Rebecca Roylance / John Gale

Secretary: Will be undertaken on a rotational basis.

Next Meeting

The next meeting will take place on Monday 9th Dec  - Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh, Room 3 Education Centre

between 10.00 - 15.00 (with drinks provided from 10). Lunch will be provided. 

Future meetings will take place on:

  • 9th Dec  - Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh, Room 3 Education Centre
  • tbc

Minutes and Papers

2019    

June 2019 Agenda

 

June 2019 Minutes

 

Working from Home Evidence Review

 

Presentation - Statistics for Health

 

March 2019 Minutes

 

Presentation - NHS Research and Development North West

 

Presentation - It Started With a List

 

Presentation - Ovid PV Search Builder

 
2018    
December 2018 Minutes  
Presentation - Finding Information in Management and Leadership  
Presentation - Supporting Health and Wellbeing at JET Library  
Presentation - The Darker Side of Social Media  
Presentation - Public Health Searching: Reflections and Practical Tips  
June 2018 Minutes  
Presentation - Twitter for Professional Development  
Presentation - Information Literacy and Research: Perfect Partners  
Presentation - LEAP online  
Presentation - From bright ideas to conference - presentation  
Presentation - From bright ideas to conference - notes  
March 2018 Minutes  
Presentation - Knowledge Management (KM)  
Presentation - Espresso Cafes: A KM Tool   
Espresso Café – Actionable Insights  
Presentation - Getting the Most Out of Conferences  
2017    
December 2017 Minutes  
Presentation - PATIENT INFORMATION: The Lie of the Land  
Presentation - Update: Service Transformation E-Learning Project  
Presentation - Diagnostic and screening tests  
September 2017 Minutes  
Presentation - Cochrane and technological developments  
Presentation - Social media and Cochrane UK: making evidence accessible and engaging  
Presentation - Facilitating online critical appraisal sessions for SLTs using Twitter  
Presentation - Systematic reviews - What to watch out for  
June 2017 Minutes  
Presentation - Critical appraisal of RCTs - Bad trials  
Presentation - Journal clubs facilitated by Wirral University Teaching Hospital  
Presentation - All Cat(alogue)s Are Grey - Looking at the sources for locating Grey Literature  
March 2017 Minutes  
Presentation - Supporting Priority Setting Partnerships - Steve Glover  
Presentation - Collaborating and sharing resources to support critical appraisal training across the LIHNN network  
Presentation - 2012 ASM - ‘How Evidence Changes Through The Years’ presented by Professor Mackway-Jones  
Presentation - Statistics in Medicine by John Addison  
2016    
December 2016 Minutes  
Presentation - PubMed: a familiarisation session on PubMed and useful features to aid searching - Steve Glover  
September 2016 Actions  
June 2016 Minutes  
Presentation - FISH workshop  
March 2016 Minutes  
Presentation - NICE presentation  
2015    
December 2015 Minutes  
Presentation - Systematic Review Service at the University of Manchester - Presentation  
Presentation - Systematic Review Service at the University of Manchester - Phase 1 - 12 Month Pilot Review  
Presentation - Systematic Review Service at the University of Manchester - Annual Report 2014-15
September 2015 Minutes
 
Presentation - Impact case study of instrument searches for NICE guidelines  
Presentation - Update on strengthening work with research departments at Preston  
Presentation - Wirral University Teaching Hospital Trust Library and Knowledge Service Literature searching protocol (July 2015, Version 4) - see Literature Searching and Evaluation Tools  
June 2015 Minutes  
March 2015 Minutes  
Presentation - Academic Research Nurse - Alison McLoughlin  
2014    
December 2014 Minutes  
Presentation - NICE resources for evidence based practice: Supporting the use of NICE resources to help clinicians  
September 2014 Minutes  
June 2014 Minutes  
February 2014 Minutes  
Presentation - NHS Research and Development North West - Dy Lynne Goodacre - Presentation  
2013    
December 2013 Minutes  
June 2013 Minutes  
Presentation - Elderly Care & The Knowledge & Evidence Service  
March 2013 Minutes  
Presentation - Evaluation of clinical librarian services in the North West - Executive summary  
Presentation - Evaluation of clinical librarian services in the North West  
Presentation - Report of a case in which information provision has influenced your work or study  
Presentation - Trip - Presentation  
Presentation - Finding evidence in management and leadership - Presentation  
2012    
Christmas Study Day (with Trainers Group)    
Presentation - Goodbye and Hello: Accessing NHS Libraries  
Presentation - The SPIDER Search Tool  
SPIDER - Handout  
Presentation - A Passage to India  
Presentation - Biting the Bullet: Costing Our Service  
September 2012 Minutes  
June 2012 Minutes  
February 2012 Minutes  
2011    
December 2011 Minutes  
September 2011 Minutes  
June 2011 Minutes  

Literature Searching and Evaluation Tools

Wirral University Teaching Hospital Trust Library and Knowledge Service Literature searching protocol (October 2015, Version 4.1)

 
Digest Tools    
Guidance  

Part 1: Literature search request form

 

Part 2: Literature search results (report)

 

Part 3: Literature search results (summary)

 

Part 4: Literature search evaluation form

 

Example of the questionnaire

 

Systematic Reviews

   

Systematic Review Project

 

Last updated 17/06/19