Conference · Events

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

Events

Irish Copyright Seminar

Irish Copyright Seminar

On Friday 14th December Joe Donnelly of the Judges Library will give a talk on Irish copyright legislation including topics such as how Irish copyright may impact/inform Irish Health Librarians in areas such as Interlibrary loans and database licences etc.

The seminar will take place in the Ashling Hotel, Parkgate Street, Dublin 8, from 2.00 pm – 4:30 pm (including registration and tea/ mince pies) this will include an opportunity for Q&A

The cost will be €10 for HSLG members and €25 + booking fee otherwise.

Seminar documents

The following documents were supplied by Joe Donnelly at the seminar and may be re-used with permission of the author. 

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HSLG AGM 2018 and Network evening with A&SL at RCSI Library

The HSLG 2018 AGM will take place on Wednesday 27 June 2018 in the Bouchier-Hayes Auditorium, RCSI, 26 York Street, Dublin 2 at 16.30.

HSLG members should register to attend here

The AGM is an important event for members and committee members, so please do attend. Additional information about the AGM will be sent out to the HSLG mailing list.

And do remember that registration for the HSLG and A&SL Networking event, beginning on Wed 27th June at 17.30 in RCSI, is separate and you must register here to attend that event.

We will join the library staff on a tour of the library in RCSI’s new education building at 26 York Street. Please note that there are two different time slots, so please register your preference. Tours will start promptly. Latecomers will be brought up to the lecture room.

We will then hear from Kate Kelly, Director of Library Services, RCSI Library, who will provide us with some insights into competencies and professional standards in librarianship.

Stay on for the wine reception!

Spaces are limited so don’t delay!  

 

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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.

 

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Register for HSLG annual conference 2018

HSLG annual conference 2018: Change is gonna come: Living our core library values: Tuesday 20 February, Ashling Hotel, Dublin 8

Click on the link to view the draft programme and to register. As you will see, HSLG(LAI) members are being rewarded with a discounted rate.

https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/hslg-annual-conference-2018-tickets-40899546645 

We look forward to seeing you soon!

Best regards, HSLG Committee

contacthslg@gmail.com

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Call for abstracts for the HSLG annual conference – 20th February 2018

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The HSLG will hold our annual conference in the Ashling Hotel, Dublin
on Tuesday, 20 February 2018

We would like to invite you to submit an abstract for a presentation or poster on our theme – Change is gonna come: Living our core library values.

Sub-themes:

  • Professional values
  • Values in action
  • Identity
  • Transformation and adapting to change
  • Evidence based practice

Presentations will be 20 minutes, and lightning talks, 5-10 minutes.  Posters A1 size.

Please include: Title, name of presenter(s), organization, and abstract of about 300 words

Send to contacthslg@gmail.com

Deadline for abstract submission is Friday, 12 January 2018

We will send out conference registration details shortly.

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If you are looking for inspiration don’t forget Michelle Kraft’s keynote speech on change at last summer’s ICML + EAHIL conference. (If you missed it you can watch here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XkoCIvazQCs  Michelle’s talk starts at about 35 minutes into the ceremony.)

See also the conference presentations listed and linked here: http://eahil2017.net/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/ICML-EAHIL-2017Presentations.pdf

 

Courses · Events · Systematic Reviews

CPD event: Supporting quality in systematic reviews and other research by Dr Valerie Smith

The HSLG Committee are delighted to offer a one day workshop on ‘Supporting quality in systematic reviews and other research’
By Dr Valerie Smith, Assistant Professor, School of Nursing & Midwifery

Date: Friday 24 November 2017
Time: 09.30- 15.30
Venue: HRB Boardroom, Grattan House, 67-72 Lower Mount Street, Dublin 2

09.30 – Registration
10.00 – 12.30 (with 15 min coffee break)
12.30 –13.30 lunch
13.30 –15.30

Content will include:
• Hierarchy of evidence and systematic reviews: developments to date
• Overview of search methods (including Cochrane criteria)
• Appraising the methodological quality of research studies
• Reporting guidelines and checklists

This CPD event is €10 for HSLG members and €20 for others.

Register on Eventbrite

HSLG email: contacthslg@gmail.com