New course for teachers, educators and facilitators!

The Library & Knowledge Service Learning Technologists are introducing a three part series looking at using technologies before, during and after a face-to-face teaching session. Thenew course course is suitable for anyone who teaches staff, trainees or students and aims to enhance teaching using learning technologies. Each session lasts only 90 minutes and is stand-alone but would be complemented by …

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Where has UpToDate gone?

Users of this website told us that the “Quick Links” section with its selected short list of the resources was confusing. The library provides access to a large range of online resources – not just the ones in the Quick links. We have therefore removed these links from the homepage and you can find ALL the online resources we provide …

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Looking for definitive medicines information?

We provide online access to key resources, giving you comprehensive and reliable information at your fingertips. Martindale: the Complete Drug Reference – evaluated information on drugs and medicines used throughout the world. It reflects the changing needs of those practising pharmacy and medicine and develops as the body of knowledge on existing drugs grows, new drugs emerge, new preparations are …

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Making a difference to patient care

We love hearing about how the service we provide to you contributes to patient care so were delighted to receive this email: “You may be interested to know I would like this paper to give to a patient who is convinced that by being deeply critical of himself he will improve his behaviour. I think this research shows the opposite …

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Our Top Tip: ‘Take a Test’

Are you taking a nursing or health care assistant qualification and are based at BSUH? The ‘Take a Test’ section of clinicalskills.net has a bank of test questions in areas like medicines management, wound care and catheterisation. Just go to clinicalskills.net and log in with your OpenAthens password to test your knowledge  

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Read the Wellcome book prize shortlist

On 24 April the winner of the 2017 Wellcome book prize will be announced. Our libraries at the Royal Sussex County and Princess Royal hospitals have copies of nearly all the books on the shortlist, and many of the long list too. Please find details below; links will take you to the online catalogue, SouthEastLibrarySearch.           …

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Not online? Not a problem!

Did you know we can get items for you from other libraries? We can get hold of almost anything in a flash. Request books or journal articles via our website. Our links with national health, academic and specialist libraries enable us to source a huge range of books, journal articles, research papers and primary research to suit your specific information …

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Supporting improvement projects

We have rich resources to support quality improvement work in our libraries. Here’s a selection Books Wilson F, Mabhala M A and Massey  A. Health improvement and well-being: strategies for action. Maidenhead: Open University Press; 2015       Ovretveit J. Evaluating improvement and implementation for health. Maidenhead: Open University Press; 2014       Gillam S and  Niroshan Siriwardenaa. …

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