Sections from the September 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, HLG Nursing and HLG Wales and international news.

This month's spotlight looks ahead to next year's HLG Conference 2016.

Three articles feature this month, the first by Ruth Carlyle (Policy Lead for the Health Libraries Group) is a briefing for Health Librarians and Knowledge Service Managers about the new mandatory Accessible Information Standard.  The second is about a new current awareness service for dermatology and the third and final article features further information about Health Education England’s Knowledge for Healthcare.

Internet Sites of Interest
Websites on a chosen theme are explored and commented upon. This issue focuses on useful sites for dementia.

Meeting reports
A number feature including an addendum about the UHMLG Spring Forum, 6 March 2015, the MLA Annual meeting which was held in Texas in May 2015,  two perspectives by Jacqui Taylor, Weekend Services Librarian, Leeds Beckett University and Angela Drayton, Assistant Librarian, Yeovil District Hospital NHS Foundation Trust about the recent CILIP Conference which was held in Liverpool and the East of England Health Libraries Conference which was held in June 2015. Also included are the reports of each of the Health Libraries Group bursary winners who attended the European Association for Health Information and Libraries (EAHIL) conference.

Book Reviews
Two reviews this issue "Managing Your Brand" by Julie M. Still and "Being a Solo Librarian in Healthcare" by Elizabeth Burns.

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.

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