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New Time Out Books

This month saw a good number of new donated Time Out Books.  They are mostly romance but with one or two general interest and crime and thriller thrown in. Interestingly among the romance and family saga novels is one written by Victor Pemberton called Flying with the Angels.  Victor is an author and playwright and […]

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Incurably curious? We have the perfect reading shortlist for you.

Why not borrow one of the books shortlisted for this year’s Wellcome Book Prize? The library has purchased 5 of the books shortlisted for this prestigious award celebrating new books about medicine, illness and health. The titles on this year’s shortlist range from the development of vaccines to the grisly world of Victorian surgery, palliative medicine, families dealing […]

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New year, new skills?

January is an ideal time to reassess your “soft” skills and develop new ways of working. Plenty of inspiration is available at the library with a collection of books available to borrow from publishers Kogan Page, who specialise in business, management and professional development. There’s something for students and staff working at all levels. Topics […]

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New and improved BMJ Best Practice

This trusted clinical decision making tool has been upgraded following user feedback meaning it’s now even easier to find the information you need. The​ ​new​ ​BMJ​ ​Best​ ​Practice​ ​includes:  Differential diagnosis tables and treatment algorithms More than 250 integrated medical calculators Videos covering the most common clinical procedures Patient discussions and nearly 400 patient leaflets Access […]

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Elearning for literature searching

Health Education England have developed some elearning modules for literature searching. They are are now available from https://www.e-lfh.org.uk/programmes/literature-searching/ Module 1 Introduction to searching  http://portal.e-lfh.org.uk/Component/Details/479951 Module 2 Where do I start searching? http://portal.e-lfh.org.uk/Component/Details/479954 Module 3 How do I start to develop a search strategy? http://portal.e-lfh.org.uk/Component/Details/479963 The next three modules on ‘Developing the Skills’ will be launched later this year […]

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Latest Clinical books

Here is a selection of our latest clinical books: Quiet – Susan Cain For far too long, those who are naturally quiet, serious or sensitive have been overlooked. The loudest have taken over – even if they have nothing to say. It’s time for everyone to listen. It’s time to harness the power of introverts. […]

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New Time Out Books for October

This month we have a few new Time Out books.  Below are a few of them and their synopsis.  If you want to peruse our catalogue for more please go to tiny.cc/gehlibrary Catching The Sun – Tony Parsons The Finn family leave broken Britain in search of a better life.  Their destination is Hat Nai […]

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William Harvey Library Annual Report 2017

The William Harvey Library has just published its 2017 Annual Report (GEH computers only), which has been well received by the Workforce & Development Sub Committee. Some highlights: The William Harvey Library is a successful service, having achieved a Library Quality Assurance Framework score of 96.67%. In our user survey we achieved a net promoter […]

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New member of staff

Hello I’m Rayanne Byatt, the new librarian at the William Harvey Library, George Eliot NHS Trust, Nuneaton. My background is in public libraries and the heritage sector but a visit to the Clinical Sciences Building at University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire prompted me to make a change in my career and develop experience in an […]

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Changes in the library team

At the end of March, we said goodbye to Hammer Bamhare as he came to the end of his contract. Hammer has spent the last 18 months with us as a part-time clinical librarian. He worked with a number of different groups of staff; Paediatric Grand Round, Obs. and Gyn. journal club, CPEG and Audit. His […]

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