Current Awareness and Professional Literature

Libraries for Nursing Bulletin Vol 30(3-4)

Allied Health Professionals

McCluskey, A. et al (2010) ‘OT Seeker helps library and allied health professionals to find quality evidence efficiently’ Health Information and Libraries Journal. 27 (2): pp. 106-113.


Crookes, P. A. et al (2010) ‘The development of a ranking tool for referred journals in which nursing and midwifery researchers publish their work’ Nurse Education Today. 30 (5): pp. 383-427.

Clinical Librarianship

Seely, H. M. et al (2010) ‘Developing the role of a health information professional in a clinical research setting’ Evidence Based Library and Information Practice. 5(2) [Available online: 7415/6963 last accessed 19th October 2010]

Spoor, P. & Neilly, L. (2010) ‘Preparing for practice: a higher education perspective. Commentary on… A clinical librarian pilot project in psychiatry.’ The Psychiatrist 34: 68-70

Collection management

Morgan, P. S. (2010) ‘The impact of the acquisition of electronic medical texts on the usage of equivalent print books in an academic medical library’ Evidence Based Library and Information Practice 5(3) [Available online: 8040 last accessed 19th October 2010]

Robb, B. G. & Hicks, E. R. (2010) ‘Print vs e-Journals: one hospital library’s quest for the final solution. Journal of Electronic Resources in Medical Libraries. 7 (1): pp. 70-78.


Inspire’s newsletter for June 2010 was dedicated to health information. [Available online:, last accessed 19th October 2010]

Information Literacy

Bond, C.S. (2010) ‘Surfing or still drowning? Student nurses’ internet skills’ Nurse Education Today. 30 (5): pp. 485-488.

Gravett, K. (2010) ‘Using online video to promote database searching skills: the creation of a virtual tutorial for Health and Social Care students’ Journal of Information Literacy 4(1): pp.

66-71 [Available online: last accessed 28th June 2010]

Hegarty, N. & Carbery, A. (2010) ‘Piloting a dedicated information literacy programme for nursing students at Waterford Institute of Technology libraries. Library Review. 59 (8): pp. 606-614.

Hight. M (2010) ‘Unlearn what you have learned: digital disorganization and information literacy instruction.’ Communications in Information Literacy. 4 (1) [Available online: last accessed 19th October 2010]

Web 2.0 technology

Landau, R. (2010) ‘Solo librarian and outreach to hospital staff using web 2.0 technologies’ Medical Reference Services Quarterly. 29(1): pp. 75-84.

Schroeder, H. (2010) ‘Creating library tutorials for nursing students’ Medical reference Services Quarterly. 29 (2): pp. 109-120.

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