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Call for speakers: HSLG conference – November 2021

The HSLG are planning an in-person* conference on Thursday 25 November 2021 in the Ashling Hotel, Dublin.

The theme of the conference is ‘Open to change’

Now that you have saved the date, we would like you to take an active part by giving a presentation of 10 or 20 minutes.

We have so much to learn from each other, and this is the perfect opportunity to share.

Please send a short description of your presentation to contacthslg@gmail.com by Friday 3 September 2021.

* Please note: if the event cannot be held in-person, we will have a virtual conference.

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Research integrity seminar 2020 – presentations

The HSLG committee would like to thank all who attended and presented at HSLG 2020. It was a great opportunity to share ideas and network with library colleagues. Here are some of the presentations.

Dr Maura Hiney and Dr Patricia Clarke, Health Research Board National Forum on Research Integrity and the National Open Research Forum

Michelle Dalton — Appearances can be deceiving – how to avoid “predatory” publishers

Patricia Patton — Using Mentimeter, an audience response system, to enhance feedback and engagement in information skills training

Emma Quinn — Imposter Syndrome

Prof Declan Devane, Evidence Synthesis Ireland Evidence for informed health choices

Prof Declan Devane, Evidence Synthesis Ireland the role of Evidence Synthesis Ireland

 

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Registration for HSLG seminar 2020

Registration is open for HSLG Seminar – You can’t handle the truth: research integrity and truth in libraries

The HSLG Committee are delighted to announce an exciting line-up of speakers for our seminar, taking place on 13 February 2020 in the Ashling Hotel, Dublin, 9.45am to 4pm.

You can register now at this link: https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/hslg-research-integrity-seminar-2020-tickets-85970924349

Invited speakers include:
Maura Hiney and Patricia Clarke who will speak about National Forum on Research Integrity and the National Open Research Forum.

Professor Declan Devane, Director of Evidence Synthesis Ireland, who will speak about Evidence for informed health choices and the role of ESI.

We also have presentations by fellow librarians: Michelle Dalton will tell us how to avoid “predatory” publishers; Tricia Patton gives us her experience of using the interactive presentation software Mentimeter; and Emma Quinn will speak about ‘Imposter syndrome’.

We have a special reduced cost of €25 for HSLG / LAI members. As we would like to enable as many as possible to attend, HSLG members may apply for the Bernard Barrett Bursary to cover the registration fee, and those outside Dublin may also apply for travel expenses. https://hslg.ie/about/hslg-bursary/
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Call for speakers HSLG Seminar 2020

The HSLG are hosting a seminar on February 13 2020, in the Ashling Hotel, Dublin.

 The theme of the Seminar is:

You can’t handle the truth: research integrity and truth in libraries

If you have anything to say about the librarians’ role relating to relevant themes including (but not limited to):

·        Research integrity

·        Promoting evidence

·        Fake news

·        Credibility

·        Imposter syndrome

·        Critical thinking

Presentations can be 10 or 20 minutes.

Please send us a short description of your presentation to contacthslg@gmail.com by Friday 6th December .

Speakers who are members of the LAI will be entered into a draw to win a bursary to IFLA 2020

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View presentations from HSLG 2019

The HSLG committee would like to thank all who attended and presented at HSLG 2019. It was a great opportunity to share ideas and network with library colleagues.  Here are some of the presentations.

Paper presentations

Lightning presentations

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HSLG 2019 Conference: Call for papers

Theme: The future is now: realising our library vision

The future is now

REGISTER HERE !

Thursday 28 February 2019, Ashling Hotel, Dublin.

We are inviting submissions on the main theme and the following sub headings:

  • Changing needs of library stakeholders (users, organisations, librarians)
  • Enabling scholarly publishing
  • Training & Education for library users
  • Data Management
  • Technology & AI
  • Health literacy

You are invited to submit:

  • Presentation: (20 mins) Presenters receive a free conference registration
  • Lightening talk (5 mins)
  • Posters (A1 or A0) on aspects of the theme

Send submissions to: contactHSLG@gmail.com

Deadline for submissions: Friday 11 January 2019

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HSLG Conference 2018 – Presentations

The HSLG committee would like to thank all who attended and presented at HSLG 2018. It was a great event and a perfect opportunity to share ideas and network with library colleagues.  As promised we’ve uploaded the presentations for your perusal.

Leading change: the experience of the Health Service Executive.  Aoife Lawton & Sinead Roche Moore, HSE.

Does The Health Librarian Have A Role To Play In The Development & Engagement With Graphic Medicine For End Users Health Literacy?   Jane Burns, Irish Hospice Foundation & UCD.

 The Death of Expertise Anne Madden. St. Vincent’s University Hospital.

Lightening Presentations

 A librarian is announced Mary Dunne and Mairea Nelson, Health Research Board.

From Medical Shelves to Volcanoes and Elves: how the shelves of a medical library were transformed into a school library. Jean McMahon, Tallaght Hospital.

Librarians Aloud’ a podcast record of changing librarian voices and values.                 Laura Rooney Ferris, HSE.