Libraries Week 9 – 14 October

9-14 October is Libraries Week: the annual showcase of all the creative, innovative and diverse activities that UK libraries have to offer.

We’ll be tweeting events that are runningLibraries week 2017 in other libraries throughout the week but why not take some time to explore our Brighton and Sussex NHS Library and Knowledge Service?


*Did you know:

581 in-depth reports on the latest evidence for patient care and service improvement were carried out by our librarians to inform health professionals

2,343 clinicians and managers have signed up to our targeted email updates on new evidence and key developments

3,800 clinicians and managers receive our KnowledgeShare Alert Bulletins on health management and governance

271 information skills teaching sessions were delivered to staff, trainees and students by our library teams, covering finding quality health information, using EndNote, critically appraising the literature, reflective writing and using Twitter professionally.

3,151 journal articles were obtained for our members on request by our Document Delivery team

23,225 books were loaned or renewed

15,862 ebooks were accessed

81,410 health promotion leaflets were distributed to local schools, GP practices, charities and hospital wards

1,224 journal titles were purchased covering a diverse range of specialties

Contact us or drop into one of our libraries to see for yourself.

*Taken from Brighton and Sussex NHS Library and Knowledge Service Annual Report 2016-2017