Sections from the March 2015 Newsletter

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An introduction from the editor of the newsletter.

Group News
Round up of information about the Health Libraries and Information Journal, HLG, LfN and HLG Wales and international news.

A touching reflection by Gary Birkenhead on his role as HLG Chair as he embarks on joining the CILIP Board.

An article by Amanda Minns, Knowledge Service Manager, NHS Lanarkshire on the use of IPads on wards.  There is a second article on highlighting the forthcoming 10th Annual Conference for People Working in Patient and Health Information, held by the Patient Information Forum entitled “Putting theory into practice: how to empower patients through high-quality health information and support”.

Internet Sites of Interest
Websites on a chosen theme are explored and commented upon. This issue focuses on head injuries.

Meeting reports
No meeting reports  

Book Reviews
Reviews this issue are on "How to spot a dinosaur: or how to survive and thrive in the workplace" by Kay, S & Ennis, K. and "Information needs analysis: principles and practice in information organizations" by Dorner DG, Gorman GE & Calvert PJ.

Current Literature
Not enough time to read all of the journals?  This column hand picks the information you need to know.

Diary of Events
A list of events especially chosen for information professionals in the health sector.  This does not include CILIP training which can be found elsewhere on the website.

Newsletter editorial notes
Information about copy dates and contact details for the individual column editors.

The newsletter is edited by Elise Hasler.

Members will be notified of its appearance through the HLG-Members discussion list.

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