Friday, May 23, 2008


The latest (25(2) June 2008) edition of Health Information and Libraries Journal has just been made available at:

It contains several interesting papers (but I might be biased as I was the lead author on one of them!

Editorial - Information, immunization and the information professional Kate McIntosh

Original articles

The attitudes of health care staff to information technology: a comprehensive review of the research literature Rod Ward, Christine Stevens, Philip Brentnall, Jason Briddon

Online anatomy and physiology: piloting the use of an anatomy and physiology e-book-VLE hybrid in pre-registration and post-qualifying nursing programmes at the University of Salford Michael Raynor, Helen Iggulden

Job hunting in the UK using the Internet: finding your next information professional role in the health care sector and the skills employers require Karen Davies

The Journal of Ayub Medical College: a 10-year bibliometric study Midrar Ullah, Idrees Farooq Butt, Muhammad Haroon

Scottish toolkit for knowledge management Lynn Caldwell, Sandra Davies, Fiona Stewart, Annette Thain, Ann Wales

Informationist programme in support of biomedical research: a programme description and preliminary findings of an evaluation Susan C. Whitmore, Suzanne F. Grefsheim, Jocelyn A. Rankin

Regular features

Korean medical libraries and professional associations: changing services and roles Jeong-Wook Seo, Jeong Hee Park, Heajin Ki, Jin Young Park, Mi-Jeong Park, Hye-Yang Kim

Promoting reflective information literacy practice through Facilitating Information Literacy Education (FILE) Susie Andretta

Implementing EBLIP: if it works in Edmonton will it work in Newcastle?
Andrew Booth

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Saturday, December 09, 2006

Health Information & Libraries J, Vol 23, Issue s1: Table of Contents

Blackwell Synergy: Health Information & Libraries J, Vol 23, Issue s1: Table of Contents

The latest edition of Blackwell's Health Information and Libraries Journal has just been made available and includes some interesting papers including:

Opportunities and Change: the Future Roles of the Health Library and Information Professionals Editorial
Janet Harrison, Pam Prior

The context of change: information professionals and the information professions in an information society
John Feather

What do clinicians want from us? An evaluation of Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust clinical librarian service and its implications for developing future working patterns
Amanda Brookman, Alan Lovell, Flis Henwood, Judy Lehmann

Achieving change through mutual development: supported online learning and the evolving roles of health and information professionals
Rachel Bury, Lindsey Martin, Sue Roberts

Opportunity for change in the future roles for the health library and information professional: meeting the challenges in NHS Scotland
Gerry Maclean

Health check for Latvia: opportunities for information professionals in a new democracy
Inese A. Smith, Velta Poznaka

Development of a Knowledge and Library Service in newly configured specialist mental health teaching trust-the first year
Margery Sidell

Workplace-based information skills outreach training to primary care staff
Stephen Ayre

Stepping out: the changing role of e-resources librarians
Anna O'Neill, Siobahn Whitby

Listening to our clinical colleagues: how are they finding their evidence to support Trust clinical governance?
Mary Publicover, Gwen Giles, Barbara Bolton, Clare Shemilt, Christine Urquhart

Signposting best evidence: a role for information professionals
Mala Mann, Lesley Sander, Alison Weightman

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