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Health Sciences Library Group

May 31st, 2005 | Posted by hslg in Uncategorized - (0 Comments)

The Health Sciences Libraries Group is committed to empowering all our members to excellence in the field of information management, and by doing so, advancing health for all. The Health Sciences Lib Read more

The 2nd issue of HEAR (Health Evidence & Awareness Report) is on the topic of Bowel (or colorectal) Cancer to coincide with Bowel Cancer month – April 2015. Please feel free to distribute this publication as widely as possible. Feedback for the 1st issue was very positive and encouraging so we would like to keep … Read more

HINT Volume 13 Issue 1, Spring 2015

March 16th, 2015 | Posted by Diarmuid Stokes in HINT Newsletter | News - (Comments Off)

The first HINT of 2015 starts with a call for presentations for the annual HSLG conference in May. There are also reports from the A&SL/HSLG networking evening, the A&SL Annual Conference, Twitter training in University College Dublin and Systematic Review Training in National University of Ireland Galway. We also have a Day in the life from Isabelle … Read more

The first issue of “HEAR” is now available to download from this link: HEAR Ed 1 Ovarian Cancer  (Ovarian Cancer Month: March 2015.)   The editor for this issue was Aoife Lawton. Thanks to Aoife and all concerned.

HSLG Annual Conference call for presentations and posters

January 28th, 2015 | Posted by Caroline Rowan in Uncategorized - (Comments Off)

The 2015 HSLG Annual Conference will be held on 14 & 15 May 2015 at the Sheraton Athlone Hotel. The theme of this conference will be “Evolution or Extinction”. We would like to invite interested people to submit presentations on this theme for the conference. Presentations may be either 30, 15 or 5 minutes in … Read more

HINT Volume 12 Issue 2, Winter 2014

December 19th, 2014 | Posted by Marie Carrigan in HINT Newsletter | News - (Comments Off)

In this issue we have useful tech tips,  info on upcoming conferences and much more… HINT-Winter 14 final

Access to websites for health science librarians

November 12th, 2014 | Posted by aoifel in Resources - (Comments Off)

   HSLG Advocacy Statement on Web Access for Health Science Librarians in Ireland is available HSLGWebAccessAdvocacyStatement   A master list of websites which should be made openly accessible to health science librarians working in Ireland are contained in the document below: Copy of MasterListWebsites2014

1-day Newsletter writing course

October 23rd, 2014 | Posted by amadden in CPD | Upcoming Courses - (Comments Off)

Newsletter Writing Seminar   Thurs 27 November, 2014 From 10am – 4.30pm   Irish Writers Centre, Parnell Square, Dublin 1 A&SL & HSLG members pay a subsidised fee of €35 fee The committees of the Academic & Special Libraries (A&SL) and the Health Sciences Libraries Group (HSLG) are delighted to offer our members the opportunity … Read more

Online collaborative research

September 18th, 2014 | Posted by amadden in collaboration | Research | Resources - (Comments Off)

Still in its infancy, the site: http://libpartners.wordpress.com/ is designed to bring together individuals in different organisations and/or in different countries for the purpose of collaborating on a project of interest to them.  There are clear benefits in doing this – for example, extended and varied pool of knowledge/resources and experiences;  shared workload etc – and the … Read more

Teaching Evidence Based Practice

September 18th, 2014 | Posted by amadden in Research | Resources | Tips and Hints - (Comments Off)

The “Evidence based practice: a practice manual” by Leen, Brendan; Bell, Mirian; McQuillan, Patricia is invaluable when preparing training for staff or students, or as a refresher course for ourselves.  Access or download it from: http://www.lenus.ie/hse/handle/10147/317326   The Institute of Health Economics’ “Health Technology Assessment on the Net International: 2013″  have pulled together an excellent and very … Read more

International Clinical Trials Day on May 20th

May 22nd, 2014 | Posted by mdoheny in Uncategorized - (Comments Off)

Today (May 20th)  is International Clinical Trials Day. Watch the new campaign video. And change something. bit.ly/1kkt686 Results from around half of all clinical trials have never been published. Information on what was found in these trials could be lost forever to doctors and researchers, leading to bad treatment decisions, missed opportunities for good medicine, and trials being … Read more