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Current Newsletter

Volume 33, Number 2, June 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 June 2016 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 issue's spotlight is a piece by the HLG Conference Team about the record breaking number of delegate registrations received for CILIP Health Libraries Group Conference 2016.

Two articles feature in this issue, the first by Beverley Walsh, Librarian, West Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust entitled "Filling the skills gap: introducing library staff to medical terminology" .  The second is by  Rebecca Phillips, Clinical Outreach Librarian, Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust entitled "Health Technology Assessment (University of Sheffield via FutureLearn.com)".

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

Meeting Report
An interesting report by Suzannah Bridge, Information Officer, School of Health and Related Research, University of Sheffield about the recent HASlibcamp (hosted by City University London) Saturday 23 April 2016 features in this issue.

Book Reviews
Two book reviews are in this issue,  the first one is written by Katie Barnard, University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust about "The invisible librarian: a librarian’s guide to increasing visibility and impact" by A Lawton.  The second review is written by Eli Harriss,  Bodleian Health Care Libraries about "The no-nonsense guide to archives and recordkeeping" by M Crockett.

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