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New eBooks

The Library has recently purchased 13 new eBooks from the ‘Crash Course‘ series:

Visit http://ectlks.weebly.com/dawsonera.html to access all the eBooks from the DawsonEra collection or search our complete eBooks collection.

All the eBooks can be accessed with an NHS Athens username and password.

For more information please get in touch!

ecn-tr.stafflibrary@nhs.net

01625 661362

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New books

NewBooksThe Library & Knowledge Service purchased a large number of new books last month ~ view a selection of the new titles here.

All members of East Cheshire NHS Trust staff, students on placement and volunteers are able to borrow books from the Library.

Contact the Library for more information: ecn-tr.stafflibrary@nhs.net / 01625 66 1362.

 

New books

NewBooks

The Library & Knowledge Service purchased a large number of new books last month ~ view a selection of the new titles here.

All members of East Cheshire NHS Trust staff, students on placement and volunteers are able to borrow books from the Library.

Contact the Library for more information: ecn-tr.stafflibrary@nhs.net / 01625 66 1362.

 

New books in stock

The Library & Knowledge Service purchased a large number of new books last month ~ view a selection of the new titles here. All members of East Cheshire NHS Trust staff, students on placement and volunteers are able to borrow books from the Library. Contact the Library for more information: ecn-tr.stafflibrary@nhs.net / 01625 66 1362.NewBooks

New books available

The Library & Knowledge Service purchased a large number of new books last month ~ view a selection of the new titles here. All members of East Cheshire NHS Trust staff, students on placement and volunteers are able to borrow books from the Library. Contact the Library for more information: ecn-tr.stafflibrary@nhs.net / 01625 66 1362.

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Library refurb – closure notice

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The Library and Knowledge Service is due to be refurbished between the 17th and 24th of February inclusive. The Service will be closed between these dates, and no items will be due back during the weeks beginning 15th February and 22nd February.

Note that you can borrow extra items during this time, which will help the move as it means fewer items of stock will need to be stored and moved.

If you have any questions please feel free to contact Lynda Cotterill, Library Services Manager on 01625 663923 or lynda.cotterill@nhs.net.

Planned library closure in January

liblogo2015The Library and Knowledge Service will be closing for around 5 days during January for a refit. Dates will be confirmed closer to the time.

Please check the Staff Matters newsletter or contact the Library and Knowledge Service on 01625 661362 for more information.

Note: extra items can be borrowed prior to the closure.

Library book sale – books are now free to a good home!

liblogo2015The Library and Knowledge Service has been selling its old book stock for 20p each previously, to make room for newer and more up to date stock. During the Christmas period, these books will be available for free to anyone interested!

The books are on bays next to the fiction collection – please ask a member of library staff if you’re unsure, or have any questions.

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Did you know you have online access to the Oxford Textbook of Medicine, Oxford Handbooks and Specialist Handbooks?

Oxford handbooks

We have access to titles in all the clinical specialties such as obstetrics, gynaecology, pediatrics, pain management, oncology, palliative care, surgery, critical care and many more!

You can log in to your OpenAthens account to access the Oxford titles available listed in your resources section.

You can also find the list of  titles available by going to the Oxford Medicine website and then logging in with your OpenAthens account.

Library and Knowledge Service unstaffed for Bank Holiday

liblogo2015Please note that the Library and Knowledge Service will not be staffed over this Bank Holiday weekend. You are still welcome to use the books, computers, self-service machine and other resources Saturday to Monday, using your staff badge to swipe into the building out of hours, but there will be no members of staff available for enquiries.

We will be available once again from 8.30am on Tuesday 1st September. We hope you have a good Bank Holiday!

Welcome to new inductees – including international nurses

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Click here for survey

We’d like to welcome 25 new people to East Cheshire who attended Corporate Induction yesterday, many of whom registered with the library. This included 5 new international nurses.

The Library and Knowledge Service is free and available to all of you to use: you can borrow books, use computers, ask for help with finding information for work, do e-learning, ask for training, or just come up and talk to us over a cup of coffee! If you haven’t already registered with us, you can do so any time you’re free!

Library and Knowledge Service annual survey now open!

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Click here for survey

The annual survey for the Library and Knowledge Service is now open – if you want to take part follow this link and complete as much as you can. It should take no more than ten minutes, and would help to provide us with information that we can use to improve library services.

Remember, we can only do this through your help: your feedback guides our service!

The survey is open until 5pm on the 24th of July.

Kindle is now available to borrow from the Library and Knowledge Service!

The Library and Knowledge Service has invested in a Kindle which is available for all library members to borrow. It can contain fiction books and medical textbooks, as well as PDF documents.

Why not drop into the library to find out more about how it works?

Self-service is officially open!

Bronwyn Self Service 1The Library and Knowledge Service is pleased to announce that the self-service kiosk is now available. A short ceremony was held where the first book was officially borrowed using the machine. Why not join us in the library where you can learn how to use the kiosk and borrow some books at the same time?

 

Six Book Challenge ending soon

six book logoThe Six Book Challenge is ending on the 29th of June – make sure you’ve read your six before that date. Hand your completed forms in at the Library and Knowledge Service for the chance to win a £10 book token!

New nursing books available from the Library and Knowledge Service!

There is a new selection of books for nurses now available. Subjects include:

Research:

3 books

Interprofessional working:

interprofessional working

Leadership:

practical leadership

And others! Why not visit the library and borrow one? We also have a wide range of books in other specialities and subject areas.

Self-service terminal: an update

liblogo2015The self-service terminal has now been installed in the Library and Knowledge Service, but further configuration is needed before it can be used. Staff appreciate your continued patience while we sort out minor issues.

Self-service soon to be available in the Library and Knowledge service!

Macclesfield’s Library and Knowledge Service has taken delivery of a new self-service machine. Once it is installed in about two weeks, library users will be able to use it to borrow, return and renew books, pay fines and check their accounts.

Why not contact the library for more information? Email ecn-tr.stafflibrary@nhs.net or phone 01625 661362, or drop in to see the machine for yourself!

Library book sale

The Staff Library is currently pruning its shelves to make space for new titles across all specialities. We have a large number of books in good condition that we are offering for sale to all staff. Each book costs 20 pence per title on a first-come first-served basis.

DSCF0853The sale is taking place Monday-Friday from 9.00 a.m. to 4.30p.m. until all the old stock has been sold. Money raised from the sale of books will be spent on new stock.

 

You are welcome to come and browse and buy – if you come over to see us at lunchtime, please feel free to browse and bring your lunch with you, we offer free tea and coffee all day to library users. Please contact any member of the Library team if you would like further information on extensions 3923; 1705; 1547; or 3398. We look forward to seeing you in the Staff Library, 2nd floor, New Alderley House.

Popular loans last week

  • Caring and Communicating – the interpersonal relationship in nursing
  • Mentoring, preceptorship and clinical supervision
  • Managing change
  • Interpersonal skills for nurses and health professionals
  • Llewellyn-Jones fundamentals of obstetrics and gynaecology
  • The research process in nursing

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Latest Top Six books

Thinking of borrowing a book and need some inspiration?  Last week’s most popular loans were:

  • Making sense of the ECG
  • The pocket guide to critical appraisal – don’t forget our website section on ‘Understanding Evidence
  • Promoting health – a practical guide
  • Foundations of psychology
  • Essential Orthopaedics and Trauma
  • Transforming nursing through reflective practice

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LOVELY NEW BOOKS: Look out for new ‘wellbeing’ stock which has just arrived and will be available soon.

Top 5 loans

Have you read any of these?  Last week the top 5 most popular books on loan were:

  • Making sense of the ECG
  • Assessment, Supervision and support in clinical practice
  • Clinical supervision in learning and mentorship in nursing
  • Achieving evidence based practice: a handbook for practitioners
  • Palliative care – the nurses role

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This week’s Top 6

DSCF0643[1]Looking at the books taken out on loan this week from the library, the top 6 are:

  • Effective interaction with patients
  • Reading Research – how to make research more approachable
  • Assessment supervision and support in clinical practice
  • Managing change in organisations
  • Macleod’s clinical examination

Don’t forget you can ring and reserve or email us to hold any book for you until you can collect.

Click to view the full collection online

 

Top 6 books this month

Here are the Top 6 books on loan during August from the Staff Library

  • Llewellyn-Jones Fundamentals of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • Drugs and Pharmacology for Nurses
  • Physiology for Nursing Practice
  • The ECG Made Easy
  • Ross and Wilson: Anatomy and Physiology in Health
  • Illustrated Textbook of Paediatrics

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Don’t forget – we have a fiction collection too!

Library Services in MDGH

Library staff will be in the Staff Restaurant on THURSDAY  1 May from 12.30 – 1:30pm.  If you have any queries about Athens, searching for evidence or just want to know how to go about joining, then please don’t be shy!

 


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