Current Newsletter

Volume 34, Number 3, September 2017

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Sections from the September 2017 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.

Spotlight Features
The spotlight feature for this issue is an article from the York Health Economics Consortium on their SuRe Info tool, which provides a brilliant open access source of current research evidence for major issues in information retrieval. It is relevant to the work that many of us working in the health sector undertake regularly.

This articles in this issue focus on knowledge management during crises, implementing new library management systems, library strategy, partnership working and outreach.

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

Meeting Reports 
There are two meeting reports in this issue, one from the EAHIL Conference and another from a CILIP workshop centred on demonstrating impact – another essential part of all our work!

Book Review
A review of "Developing librarian competencies for the digital age" features in this issue.

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 Joel Kerry (Editor) and Rachel Gledhill (Assistant Editor).

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

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