Health Libraries Australia, the national health group of the Australian Library and Information Association
Hello, welcome to the April issue of HLA Alerts, kindly sponsored by OCLC.
In this issue, you’ll find invitations to attend the ANDS 10 Things Workshop in Brisbane and to apply for the HLA/MedicalDirector Digital Health Innovation Award plus your updated PD Events Calendar, info from our sponsor and of course some of the more relevant and interesting items published on health librarianship of particular relevance to our Australian experience.
Don’t forget to save the date and for those of us outside WA, start looking for cheap flights - the HLA PD Day(s) are to be in Perth this year 13-14 July – it’s always a well-attended and appreciated event so don’t miss out. Registrations are now open!
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HLA PD Days 2017 - REGISTRATIONS NOW OPEN
Never been to Perth? Well now is your chance!
Health Libraries Australia (HLA) are holding their Professional Development Days for 2017 at Curtin University, Perth, WA, on Thursday 13 July (presentations) and Friday 14 July (workshops) 2017.
Health librarians are called upon to employ a range of skills when participating in systematic (and other) review projects. Increasingly, our professional skills are stretched beyond traditional searching of the bibliographic databases. These Professional Development Days will focus on the theme of Reviews: Systematic and More.
On the Thursday we will hear from various librarians on topics relating to our theme Reviews: Systematic and More. There will also be a trade area to learn about the latest developments in the health library arena. This day will include morning tea and lunch.
On the Friday we will have a variety of different hands on workshops to choose from. Participants will be required to purchase their own meals and refreshments on the day. There are a number of eating places on campus.
When: Thursday 13 July (presentations) and Friday 14 July (workshops)
Where: Curtin University, Perth, WA
Program: Coming soon
Cost for both days:
ALIA Member: $130
ALIA Member – Student Rate: $100
Non-ALIA Student Rate: $115
Speaker Rate: $100
ANDS 10 Medical and Health Research Data Things Workshop (Brisbane)
Health Libraries Australia (HLA) in conjunction with The Australian National Data Service (ANDS) is pleased to bring you a hands on workshop designed to introduce librarians to the top 10 Medical and Health Research Data Things.
Facilitator: Kate Le May, Senior Research Data Specialist, ANDS (Australian National Data Service)
Date: 31 May 2017 Time: 9.30am - 4.00pm
Location: eZone 3, Duhig Tower (Building 2), University of Queensland, St Lucia Campus
Cost: $25 (ALIA members), $40 (non-members)
Catering: Meals and refreshments can be purchased by participants on the day at Merlo's Café adjacent to the venue. In addition there are a number of other eating places on campus.
What to Bring: PCs with Internet access will be provided for all participants. Participants may, if they wish, bring laptops or mobile devices if they have an Eduroam account.
Registration and further information Limited places – register quickly to avoid disappointment!
Not in Brisbane? Stay tuned for more information as we plan to run this event across multiple states in 2017.
In the Literature…
HLA News Autumn 2017 – Out soon
Convenor focus / Ann Ritchie
Hospital librarians in research / Suzanne Lewis
Using a health librarian / Debra Klages
HLA Library and Information Week promotional posters
Review of Searching Workshop / Blair Kelly
New Resource for Digital Health
Digital health research methods and tools: Suggestions and selected resources for researchers is a new HaBIC publication for University of Melbourne staff and students, produced by Kathleen Gray and Cecily Gilbert. Contact email@example.com if you are interested in taking part in a workshop based on these resources planned for term 4 2017.
Volume 37 (2) 2017
Volume 34 (1) March 2017
Volume 17, Issue 1, January-March 2017
Esri’s ArcGIS for Desktop Basic with Spatial Analysis: A Review for Medical Libraries / Robert Padgett Partee II & J. Michael Lindsay. Journal of Electronic Resources in Medical Libraries 14 (1) 2017, pages: 17-22.
- Successful Collaboration of Hospital Libraries and Schwartz Center Rounds / Evelyn Kobayashi, Kimberly S. Welty & Naomi T. Saks, Pages: 1-12
- Effects of a Change in Hospital Affiliation on an Academic Medical Center Library / Dixie A. Jones & Barbara Reilly, Pages: 13-21
- Dogs on Call in a Patient Library / Dana Ladd & Sandra Barker, Pages: 22-29
- Academic Health Sciences Center Library Bridges Gap to Non-Medical Life Long Learning Resources Through a Symbiotic Relationship with a Public Library System / Libby E. Ingram & Susan C. Steelman, Pages: 30-41
- Every Reader Her Book: Creation of a Therapeutic Library at a Women’s Residential Treatment Facility / Denise Shereff, Roxanna Palmer & Peter Cannon, Pages: 42-52
- Virtualizing a Solo Library / Jerry Carlson, Pages: 65-70
- iPads for Patients: Sharing Authoritative Health Care Resources / Diana Almader-Douglas, et al, Pages: 71-79.
When I use a word . . . Cherry picking and berry picking in systematic reviews - / Jeffrey Aronsonm BMJ Opinion - 17 March 2017.
The Wellcome Library Collaborative Mental Health Digitisation Project: Lessons learned to date / Emma Hancox, (et al). Journal of Digital Media Management V. 5 2017.
HLA Twitter Chat
Our second HLA Twitter Chat is to take place on the 26th April at 4pm EDT. The theme is “Things you wished you knew as a new medical librarian”. Hopefully we will get a mix of experienced medical librarians, nearly new and students joining in the discussion.
Towards a Competitive and Sustainable OA Market in Europe - A Study of the Open Access Market and Policy Environment (Source: OpenAIRE. February 2017.)
“Coders and Librarians Team up to Save Scientific Data.” (Source: ComputerWord, Mar 2017.)
Research into Practice
Pathways to research impact in primary healthcare: What do Australian primary healthcare researchers believe works best to facilitate the use of their research findings? / Richard L Reed, et al. Health Research Policy and Systems V. 15 page.17+.
Measuring research impact in Australia’s medical research institutes: a scoping literature review of the objectives for and an assessment of the capabilities of research impact assessment frameworks / Simon Deeming, et al. Health Research Policy and Systems 2017 V. 15, page 22+
Tools and Databases
National Elf Service
The National Elf Service is owned and managed by Minervation Ltd; an Oxford University spin-out company founded by information scientists Douglas Badenoch and André Tomlin, who share a vision for making evidence-based research more accessible and usable for busy health and social care professionals."
Institutional Repositories in PubMed: a new quick way to free full texts
New icons to click-through to free full texts are starting to appear in PubMed. They take you directly to the publication uploaded in an institutional repository…
Toolkits and Libraries for Deep Learning. / Erickson BJ; et al. Journal Of Digital Imaging Mar 2017; PMID: 28315069
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Have you initiated an innovative project which, through the use of digital technologies, contributes to improved health outcomes?
Are you planning to initiate an innovative project which, through the use of digital technologies, contributes to improved health outcomes?
You could win -
This award is funded by MedicalDirector with the assistance of ALIA Health Libraries Australia.
- $3000 to spend on your project or on continuing education supporting the project
- Travel to the Award Presentation
- One night’s accommodation
- Free registration to the HLA Professional Development day in Perth on the 13 – 14 July 2017.
Applications close 1st of May 2017. Further information or contact Jeanette Bunting.
If you are looking for conferences that you can link in with you travels, keep eye on the site “International Library Related Conferences” maintained by James Thull, Associate Professor, Specials Collections Librarian, Montana State University Library and Marian Dworaczek, Librarian Emeritus University of Saskatchewan Library.
events to support your professional development
||Library Association of Ireland/CILIP Joint Annual Conference (including Health Libraries SIG)
||Medical Library Association, 117th Annual Meeting and Exhibition: Dream, Dare, Do
||Cochrane Australia Learning Week
“New perspectives on systematic reviews and evidence production”
||ICML + EAHIL 2017 / European Association for Health Information and Libraries. Theme: “Diversity in Practice: integrating, inspiring and innovative”.
||CILIP: Including Health Libraries SIG
||HLA PD Day
Registrations now open!
||IFLA World Library and Information Conference (Including Health and Biosciences Libraries Section)
||14th HLinc Conference
||TBA - Oct
Q.1 What is your no 1 wish that you'd known earlier issue?
Q.2 Any surprising discoveries?
Q.3 Any advice to new medical librarians?
To watch the chat, search for #healthlibaust . You can participate at any time. Just create a tweet and make sure to end it with #healthlibaust . Using the hashtag in the tweet will make sure all the tweets are linked together.
Need tips on posting a tweet? See this FAQ from Twitter: https://support.twitter.com/articles/15367#
Date: 26th April
Time: EDT = 4pm
Chats will be archived on the HLA website.
HLA's commitment to our members is to provide strategic direction in the delivery of relevant, high quality, affordable professional development opportunities. Check the 'Courses mapped to competencies' on the HLA webpage to see what courses are available to fit your training and development needs.
Convenor: Ann Ritchie AALIA (CP) Health. (Vic).
Treasurer: Sharon Karasmanis (Vic), Secretary: Gemma Siemensma (Vic).
Committee: Diana Blackwood (WA), Natasha Bradley (Vic), Jeanette Bunting (WA), Dr Kathleen Gray (Vic), Sarah Hayman (SA), Dr Suzanne Lewis (NSW), Jane Orbell-Smith (Qld), Rob Penfold (Qld), Bronia Renison (Qld), Rolf Schafer (NSW), Angela Smith (NSW), and, Catherine Voutier (Vic).
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