Category Archives: academic libraries

Report on EAHIL 2017

Each year, the European Association for Health Information and Libraries (EAHIL) holds a conference, where librarians, educators, healthcare workers and researchers come from all over the world for talks, workshops, and posters on all aspects of medical librarianship. This year … Continue reading

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Moore March Munches

Over the past two weeks, Georgina Cronin of the Moore Library has been running a series of lunchtime sessions aimed at researchers. Dubbed ‘March Munches’, these have covered everything from data sharing to social media and online presence. This was … Continue reading

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Cambridge Libraries Conference 2017

Yesterday, I spent the day over at the Engineering Faculty enjoying the excellent keynote speeches, panel presentations, and lightning talks, as well as meeting up with colleagues from within Cambridge libraries and from further afield, at the annual Cambridge Libraries … Continue reading

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Helping Researchers Publish workshop

Today I attended a fascinating session on publication resources, tools and platforms, organised by the Scholarly Communication team of the University of Cambridge. The session was a combination of presentations and small-group ‘speed dating’, in which attendees could ask questions … Continue reading

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Co-authored publication

I’ve been working on a systematic review with several academic colleagues at the Institute for Public Health. I helped them develop the search strategy, and then spent a lot of time running the search in various databases and exporting the … Continue reading

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Bibliometrics training

I recently attended a session on bibliometrics, led by Yvonne Nobis of the Betty & Gordon Moore Library at the University of Cambridge. Bibliometrics is the statistical analysis of written publications. Although it was developed for use in a library … Continue reading

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Research Ambassador project: some reflections

This week’s Camtasia training marked the final stage of my participation in the University of Cambridge’s ‘Research Ambassador’ pilot project. The project, run by the Office of Scholarly Communication, was intended to bring together library staff from across the University … Continue reading

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