Staffed hours over Christmas

liblogo2015The Library and Knowledge Service will be open over Christmas on the following days:

Monday 21st December – Thursday 24th December 8.30am -5.00pm

Tuesday 29th December – Thursday 31st December 8.30am – 5.00pm

We will then be open in 2016 with normal staffed hours from Monday 4th January.

Please note access to the library is still available at evenings, weekends and Bank Holidays with an East Cheshire Trust ID badge, by swiping into the New Alderley Building and into the Library on the second floor.

Issues with Athens: self-registration and transferring accounts between trusts

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Please be aware that there are currently issues with OpenAthens – staff members transferring to East Cheshire from another Trust will be temporarily unable to transfer their accounts, and self-registration for staff members without an account is currently unavailable.

Should you wish to create an account, please contact either Steve Collman (steve.collman@nhs.net), Amanda Gardner (amanda.gardner3@nhs.net) or Anne Webb (anne.webb12@nhs.net) – we will be happy to create an account for eligible staff members.

Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience these may cause.

Informa Healthcare Journal collection now available via Athens!

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The Library and Knowledge Service have gained access to a number of Informa Healthcare journals and full text articles which are now available via Athens. These include titles such as Women’s Reproductive Health, Immunological Investigations: A Journal of Molecular and Cellular Immunology, Aging & Mental Health Journal and Dermato-Endocrinology Journal to name a few. To access just log into Athens and then click on Taylor & Francis Online in the list of resources. Access will also work via directly visiting the Taylor and Francis website.

Library website now contains a knowledge management portal

liblogo2015The Library and Knowledge service website is continually updated with information. There is now a dedicated knowledge management page containing information about what knowledge management is, the types of knowledge, information videos, links to further resources and news feeds. Have a look, and find out what you could learn about knowledge management and how we can help you!

Mentoring now available from the Library and Knowledge Service

AmandaAmanda Gardner, our E-resources Librarian, is now able to provide mentoring for people, giving support for learning and development wherever you are in your career. These come in the form of 1-1 guidance and provide the mentee with help around professional development and career goals.

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Click here to register as a mentee and search for a mentor. This is available to everyone in the trust.liblogo2015