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HSLG AGM 2018 and Network evening with A&SL at RCSI Library

The HSLG 2018 AGM will take place on Wednesday 27 June 2018 in the Bouchier-Hayes Auditorium, RCSI, 26 York Street, Dublin 2 at 16.30.

HSLG members should register to attend here

The AGM is an important event for members and committee members, so please do attend. Additional information about the AGM will be sent out to the HSLG mailing list.

And do remember that registration for the HSLG and A&SL Networking event, beginning on Wed 27th June at 17.30 in RCSI, is separate and you must register here to attend that event.

We will join the library staff on a tour of the library in RCSI’s new education building at 26 York Street. Please note that there are two different time slots, so please register your preference. Tours will start promptly. Latecomers will be brought up to the lecture room.

We will then hear from Kate Kelly, Director of Library Services, RCSI Library, who will provide us with some insights into competencies and professional standards in librarianship.

Stay on for the wine reception!

Spaces are limited so don’t delay!  

 

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HSLG Conference 2018 – Presentations

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.

Lightening Presentations

 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.

 

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Register for HSLG annual conference 2018

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.

https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/hslg-annual-conference-2018-tickets-40899546645 

We look forward to seeing you soon!

Best regards, HSLG Committee

contacthslg@gmail.com

Courses · Events · Systematic Reviews

CPD event: Supporting quality in systematic reviews and other research by Dr Valerie Smith

The HSLG Committee are delighted to offer a one day workshop on ‘Supporting quality in systematic reviews and other research’
By Dr Valerie Smith, Assistant Professor, School of Nursing & Midwifery

Date: Friday 24 November 2017
Time: 09.30- 15.30
Venue: HRB Boardroom, Grattan House, 67-72 Lower Mount Street, Dublin 2

09.30 – Registration
10.00 – 12.30 (with 15 min coffee break)
12.30 –13.30 lunch
13.30 –15.30

Content will include:
• Hierarchy of evidence and systematic reviews: developments to date
• Overview of search methods (including Cochrane criteria)
• Appraising the methodological quality of research studies
• Reporting guidelines and checklists

This CPD event is €10 for HSLG members and €20 for others.

Register on Eventbrite

HSLG email: contacthslg@gmail.com

Courses · Events · Systematic Reviews

Systematic Reviews for Beginners

Date & Time: Fri 18 Aug 2017, 10am – 1pm

Location: systematic reviewHealth Sciences Library, UCD- Room D111

This is a half day hands on workshop targeted to MLIS students and recent graduates who want to obtain an overview of the subject of Systematic Reviews. The workshop is led by 3 experienced librarians in this area; Jane Burns, UCD/RCSI, Anne Madden, UCD/St. Vincent’s and Diarmuid Stokes, UCD Liaison Librarian. There are PCs available in the training room so no need to bring your own. The broad topics covered are:

1. Defining Systematic Reviews and what they are about (Jane Burns)

Types and how to decide what to use Tools and Resources (Instruments, etc. )Searching Tips

2. Resources- how and what to use (Diarmuid Stokes)

Databases EndNote (just an overview)

3. Practice Exercises (Anne Madden)

4. What’s in for you as a Librarian? Workshop Wrap up (Jane Burns)

Eventbrite link: https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/systematic-reviews-for-beginners-tickets-35561133307

 

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HSLG AGM & Networking Event

The HSLG Committee would like to invite all members of the HSLG to join us for our AGM on Wednesday, 14 June from 5 – 6pm.

This year, due to the kind offer of the ICML/EAHIL 2017 conference organisers, we are holding the AGM in the historic surroundings of Dublin Castle.

The meeting will be followed by a drinks reception at Trinity College Dining Hall, where we will join our colleagues from the conference. This is a great opporutinity to chat with fellow librarians and and share ideas and experiences.

To attend the AGM please register with Eventbrite here:

https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/hslg-annual-general-meeting-tickets-33395052501

[You don’t have to attend the conference to go to the AGM or reception but it’s shaping up to be a very interesting event. See more at http://eahil2017.net/]

We looking forward to seeing you there.

Kindest regards

The HSLG Committee

Michael, Louise F, Bennery, Louise B, Marie, Shauna, Maura, and Mary