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Current Newsletter

Volume 33, Number 4, December 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 December 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.

Regular Features
The running order of the Health Information and Libraries Journal.

There are three articles featured in this issue, the first is entitled "STEP by STEP: the Service Transformation E-Learning Project (STEP)", the second by Jon Brassey is entitled "The TRIP Database".  Alison Bethel and Becca Abbott from the University of Exeter Medical School author the final paper entitled "Go Blue! at the Taubman Health Sciences Library, University of Michigan".

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

Meeting Reports
Lots of interesting reports about the recent HLG Conference 2016 from various successful bursary winners. This is followed by a report by Maria Simoes, Assistant Librarian at Leeds Community Healthcare Trust about the CILIP Conference which took place in Brighton in July 2016.

Book Reviews
An introduction from Tom Roper, the new Book Reviews Editor followed by a review of "Being Evidence Based in Library and Information Practice", by D. Koufoglannakis and A Brettle.

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