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Current Newsletter

Volume 33, Number 3, September 2016

The newsletter contains pictures and images which may take a while to print out so readers may want to print the issue in black and white only or use a lower print quality setting.

Sections from the September 2016 Newsletter

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An introduction from either the Editor or Assistant Editor of the newsletter.

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

This issue's spotlight is a final update article by the HLG Conference Team  before the forthcoming CILIP Health Libraries Group Conference which takes place at Scarborough Spa on Tursday 15th to Friday 16th September 2016.

There are a lot of articles featured in this issue, the first by Chris Marshall, Julie Glanville and Rachael McCool from the York Health Economics Consortium, University of York entitled "The Systematic Review Toolbox: finding software to support the systematic review process", the second by Janet Clapton, Senior Information Specialist, Bazian / NIHR Dissemination Centre entitled "The NIHR Dissemination Centre.  Lynsey Hawker, Information Specialist from The King’s Fund is the author of the third article entitled "The creation of the NHS to the present day: how healthcare library and information services have evolved".  "Human Library – where reading is a conversation" is authored by Paula Elliott, Library Manager, Bolton NHS Foundation Trust and Mrs Clare Inkster, Consultant Ophthalmologist and Associate Dean, HEE NW.  The last two articles are entitled "A day in the life of a pharmaceutical librarian" authored by Helena Dean, Library and Information Specialist, Library and Information Centre, Roche Products Limited and "Knowledge for Healthcare Website" authored by Matt Holland, Communications Lead for the Knowledge for Healthcare Workforce Planning and Development Working Group.

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

Meeting Report
An interesting report by Rebecca Phillips, Clinical Outreach Librarian, Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust about the recent European Association for Health Information and Libraries (EAHIL) Conference 2016 which tok place in Seville, Spain in June 2016 features in this issue.

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 (Editor) and Rachel Gledhill (Assistant Editor)

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

If you have any comments or questions about the newsletter please email ehasler@rcog.org.uk and rachel.gledhill@phe.gov.uk