Monthly Archives: August 2016

Open Access and the African Journal Partnership Project

Neil Pakenham -Walsh of HIFA has written : ” For some time now I have been applauding on HIFA the fact that so many medical journals published in Africa are now available open access. This really is a remarkable shift … Continue reading

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Open Repository

As of 28th July 2016 Open Repository has been acquired from BioMed Central / Springer-Nature by Atmire NV, a leading open access repository specialist headquartered in Belgium and the USA. Nigel Palmer                 … Continue reading

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Undertaking an Information Needs Assessment- a Guide

This guide was produced by the UK Health Forum, Research and Information Services Team with support from Public Health England. Public Health practitioners require data on the information channels used by the population, which can be difficult to find. Knowledge … Continue reading

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Guide to Training Resources

This guide to training resources in health care, social work, medicine  and related fields on the internet ( free or low cost ) is produced annually by the American International Health Alliance and compiled by Irina Ibraghimova, Library and Information … Continue reading

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BMA Information Fund 2016: Now Accepting Applications

The BMA ( British Medical Association ) Information Fund 2016 is now open for applications until 5pm on Thursday 8 September 2016 ( UK time ) or until the cap of 100 applications has been reached. The Information Fund provides … Continue reading

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OPT-IN : Overseas Partnering and Training Initiative

This charity was founded in 2000 and works from the Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust to deliver training with partner hospitals in low income countries which will ” result  in the sustained development in the health care services within these … Continue reading

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Diversity in Practice-Congress 12-16 June, 2017

The International Congress of Medical Librarianship and the European Association for Health Information and Libraries Workshop will be held in Dublin next year. The call for papers is now open: Diversity in Practice: integrating, inspiring and innovative. Sub themes are … Continue reading

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