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Evidence based library and information practice

Grant, MJ 2011, 'Evidence based library and information practice' , Health Information & Libraries Journal, 28 (2) , pp. 91-92.

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Abstract

Whilst many of us engage in supporting clinicians in identifying, appraising and using evidence, how many of us adopt the same approach to our own work? A recent survey by the UK LIS Research Coalition indicated that 60% of respondents use research reports as a source of information whilst a similar proportion of health library respondents use professional events such as conferences as a source of information. This summer sees the 6th International Evidence Based Library and Information Practice (EBLIP6) being held at the University of Salford, UK between 27th-30th June which will go some way to satisfying this latter information need whilst the Health Information and Libraries Journal can help satisfy the need for research reports. Whatever you’re doing this summer, let’s make it evidence based.

Item Type: Article
Themes: Health and Wellbeing
Schools: Colleges and Schools > College of Health & Social Care > School of Nursing, Midwifery, Social Work & Social Sciences > Centre for Nursing, Midwifery & Social Work Research
Journal or Publication Title: Health Information & Libraries Journal
Publisher: Blackwell Publishing
Refereed: No
ISSN: 1471-1834
Depositing User: MJ Grant
Date Deposited: 10 Oct 2011 16:21
Last Modified: 20 Aug 2013 18:12
URI: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/18129

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