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HSLG Conference, Athlone: 9-10 Feb 2012

January 5th, 2012 | Posted by aoifel in Conference | Conferences | Events | News

The HSLG Conference took place 9th – 10th of February 2012 at the Sheraton Hotel in Athlone, County West Meath.


Day 1 Thursday 9th February 2012


09.00—09.50 Registration & Coffee, Exhibition (Siege Suite)

09.50—10.00 Welcome Address (Burke Suite)

10.00—11.15  SHELLI Report of the status of health librarianship and libraries in Ireland.

Dr Janet Harrison and Claire Creaser, Loughborough University

11.15—11.45 Coffee and Conference Exhibition  (Siege Suite)

11.45—13.00 SHELLI Workshop

13.00—14.00 Lunch

14.00—15.00 Systematic Literature searching at NICE. (Jenny Kendrick & Sarah Glover)

15.00—15.10 Using TeachMeet for Professional Development and Networking

Anne Madden, St Vincents University Hospital

15.10—15.30 Coffee and Conference Exhibition  (Siege Suite)

15.30—15.40 Lightening presentations

The library visits hseland – an exploratory journey into e- learning

Michelle Dalton, HSE Mid-West Library Services, University of Limerick

The challenges of e-resource provision in a HSE regional setting in 2012

Nicola Fay, HSE Library Services, HSE Midlands

15.40—16.10 Sponsor presentations— LM Info

16.10—16.40 Sponsor Presentations— Elsevier

19.30 Reception (Siege Suite)

20.00-22.00 Conference Dinner in La Provence Restaurant, Sheraton Hotel

Day 2 Friday 10th February 2012


09.30—10.30 HSLG Annual General Meeting (Burke Suite)

10.30—11.00 Sponsor presentations  Springer

11.00—11.30 Sponsor Presentations EBSCO

11.30—11.40 Lightening presentations x 2

A Midlands ‘PAL’ initiative

Michael Doheny, Athlone Institute of Technology

‘Reporting Back to Base’ -The AMNCH Library Wellbeing Collection.

Jean McMahon AMNCH Tallaght

A “Novel” idea for Library Ireland Week.

Niamh O’Sullivan, Irish Blood Transfusion Service

11.40—12.00 Coffee and Conference Exhibition (Siege Suite)

12.00—12.30 Developing the role of an Embedded Librarian

Louise Farragher, Health Research Board

12.30 Close of Conference and Lunch


Committed Sponsors for the 2012 conference include:



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