The HSLG committee would like to thank all who attended and presented at HSLG 2018. It was a great event and a perfect opportunity to share ideas and network with library colleagues. As promised we’ve uploaded the presentations for your perusal.
Leading change: the experience of the Health Service Executive. Aoife Lawton & Sinead Roche Moore, HSE.
Does The Health Librarian Have A Role To Play In The Development & Engagement With Graphic Medicine For End Users Health Literacy? Jane Burns, Irish Hospice Foundation & UCD.
The Death of Expertise Anne Madden. St. Vincent’s University Hospital.
A librarian is announced Mary Dunne and Mairea Nelson, Health Research Board.
From Medical Shelves to Volcanoes and Elves: how the shelves of a medical library were transformed into a school library. Jean McMahon, Tallaght Hospital.
Librarians Aloud’ a podcast record of changing librarian voices and values. Laura Rooney Ferris, HSE.
HSLG annual conference 2018: Change is gonna come: Living our core library values: Tuesday 20 February, Ashling Hotel, Dublin 8
Click on the link to view the draft programme and to register. As you will see, HSLG(LAI) members are being rewarded with a discounted rate.
We look forward to seeing you soon!
Best regards, HSLG Committee
The HSLG will hold our annual conference in the Ashling Hotel, Dublin
on Tuesday, 20 February 2018
We would like to invite you to submit an abstract for a presentation or poster on our theme – Change is gonna come: Living our core library values.
- Professional values
- Values in action
- Transformation and adapting to change
- Evidence based practice
Presentations will be 20 minutes, and lightning talks, 5-10 minutes. Posters A1 size.
Please include: Title, name of presenter(s), organization, and abstract of about 300 words
Send to email@example.com
Deadline for abstract submission is Friday, 12 January 2018
We will send out conference registration details shortly.
If you are looking for inspiration don’t forget Michelle Kraft’s keynote speech on change at last summer’s ICML + EAHIL conference. (If you missed it you can watch here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XkoCIvazQCs Michelle’s talk starts at about 35 minutes into the ceremony.)
See also the conference presentations listed and linked here: http://eahil2017.net/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/ICML-EAHIL-2017Presentations.pdf
We are delighted to offer a number of bursaries for HSLG members to attend continuing education courses or the full ICML/EAHIL conference, taking place 12-16 June in Dublin Castle.
You can view the draft programme at http://eahil2017.net/registration/ (if applying for a bursary don’t register on the site).
We expect a lot of interest and there are limited number of bursaries so apply soon.
The HSLG Committee
- Leadership & Values
- Education & Learning
- Consumer Health
- Research & Evidence-based Librarianship
After a fantastic conference in May, we thought we’d give you an extra chance for reflection by adding the presentations to the website. Check out your favourite presentations below.
Day 1, 12 May 2016
Keynote speech: Something Old, Something New: Health Librarian Capabilities for the Knowledge Economy and the Digital Age by Ann Wales
“Building value into a core skill.” by Anne Madden, St. Vincent’s University Hospital,
“Advancing our skillset: building the Rudai 23 e-learning course for information professionals” by Caroline Rowan, St Michael’s Hospital and Stephanie Ronan, Marine Institute
Making Our Skills Visible Through Research by Aoife Lawton, Health Service Executive
Advancing skills: from ‘lovely librarians’ to knowledge ninjas by Mary Dunne & Mairea Nelson, Health Research Board,
Learning from e-learning in other organisations by Joanne Callinan, Milford Care Centre,
Putting it into Practice: applying the skill set by Kate Kelly, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
Why and What to Measure? Understanding & Using Altmetrics to evaluate impact. by Jane Burns, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland & School of Information & Communication Studies, University College Dublin
The Skillset of a Health Science Library Assistant by Jesse Walters, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
Sharing our expertise: Lets HEAR about it! by Caroline Rowan, St. Michael’s Hospital, Dun Laoghaire
Development of Rotunda: Birth of a Nation 1916 Centenary Exhibition at the Rotunda by Anne M. O’Byrne, Rotunda Hospital
Day 2, 13 May 2016
Bibliometrics: Maximising & Assessing Research Impact by Fintan Bracken, University of Limerick