We have been really busy in the Library over the summer and would like to share some of our new resources and services with you.
Books, books and more books!
Do you love being the first person to read a new book? Check out our catalogue today search here for the latest books on your area of interest.
What’s New ?
The August edition of our current awareness bulletin “What’s New?” is now available. You can view our previous blog on this resource here and view the latest or previous issues here
New Wiley Journal Collection
Did you miss our blog post on this fantastic new collection of over 400 Medicine and Nursing journal titles, which you can access with your NHS Athens account? You can catch it again here and register for an Athens account here
Are you returning to study shortly? You may need to brush up on your study skills. You can make an appointment for a session with one of our librarians to learn literature searching skills (contact the library on extension 53909) or perhaps you would like to attend a Critical Appraisal course? Places are currently available – find a date and time to suit you on our Training and Support pages here
Further information to assist your learning will follow in future blogs, so please keep in touch!
Trust staff & students on placement at the Trust are now able to access over 400 additional online journal titles, as part of our new online journal collection!
Titles in our new Wiley online journal collection include; Journal of Advanced Nursing, BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology and British Journal of Dermatology to name a few. There are more titles to be discovered in our new promotional video (shown below), alternatively you’ll find a full list of our new Wiley titles here.
To access the new journal titles (and lots of other online resources) staff/students will need an NHS OpenAthens account. If you’re not yet registered, you can self-register for an NHS OpenAthens account here.
If you have any queries about the new collection or setting up an NHS OpenAthens account please get in touch with a member of The Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust Staff Library staff who will be happy to help 😀
If you’re following us on Facebook or Twitter you may have seen that we recently launched our new promotional video, which has been created to raise awareness of the wide range of services Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust Staff Library offers to Staff and Students on Placement within the Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust.
You can watch our promotional video below or via our YouTube channel 😃
Every day across the healthcare sector in England more than a million decisions are made that have a profound and lasting impact on people’s lives and which influence the quality of healthcare delivered and the cost of services.
#AMillionDecisions is a campaign being headed by CILIP and Health Education England which calls on government and health service providers to make use of the skills of librarians and knowledge specialists n meeting their obligations under The Health and Social Care Act 2012.
“Under the Health and Social Care Act 2012, there is a responsibility for health services to make best use of evidence obtained from research.”
As well as an extensive range of healthcare titles (view our full catalogue here) did you know that Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust Staff Library Service also offers,provides,facilitates and/or supports:
- 24/7 access to PC’s and quiet study space
- Access to online resources (including journals,eBooks & apps) via NHS OpenAthens
- Current awareness services (e.g. What’s New? and Non-Medical Prescribers Bulletin)
- Document supply services (journal articles)
- Inter-library lending
- Literature searches
- Healthcare database training
- Critical appraisal training (understanding research articles)
- Clinical & non-clinical professional development
and much more..
The team is committed to delivering the right evidence, at the right time, to support all staff working from “bedside to boardroom”. Contact us to find out how we can help to support you.
The Wiley Medical & Nursing Collection brings together over 400 premium healthcare journal titles, including Journal of Advanced Nursing,British Journal of Surgery and BJOG to name just a few. A complete list of the titles in the collection can be viewed here.
To access the online content staff will need an NHS Athens account. If you’re not yet registered for NHS Athens you can register here.
We have signed up to a trial until the end of May 2017, with a view to purchase. We are keen to obtain feedback on this content from our library users, so please get in touch with the team if you have any comments or suggestions.
If you have any queries please get in touch with a member of library staff (firstname.lastname@example.org / x53899) who will be happy to help!
Today (March 2nd) is the 20th World Book Day. A day when many children will attend school dressed as their favourite literary character, and the world focuses on the joy of the written word.
Reading has many life enhancing qualities, so much so that books can now be obtained “on prescription”. The Reading Agency gives more information here
Just a few benefits are:
If you don’t consider yourself to be a reader, and still need persuading…
visit Lifehack here
Don’t forget, the Staff Library at Pinderfields not only has resources to inform the care and advice you give to patients and staff, but also has a selection of self-help and mood boosting books to help you relax and enjoy your leisure time.