Thursday, 27 March 2014

Small collection of education ebooks for GOSH staff

GOSH staff have now have access to a small collection of education ebooks via ebrary:
  • ABC of Learning and Teaching in Medicine (2nd Edition)  
  • Coaching Skills : A Handbook 
  • Understanding Medical Education : Evidence, Theory and Practice  
  • Effective Interprofessional Education : Development, Delivery, and Evaluation
  • Clinical Supervision In The Medical Profession : Structured Reflective Practice
  • Career Counselling
  • Improving Workplace Learning
  • Routledge Handbook of Clinical Supervision : Fundamental International Themes

These are available via an NHS Athens password. This collection also forms part of the Faculty Development Virtual Collection:

Friday, 21 March 2014

How to buy Endnote at a discounted price with the Educational Licence for UCL

  • Go to www.AdeptScience.co.uk
  • Click on Academic Discount - Adept4Education Login
  • Find and select - University College London
  • Enter your UCL username and password 
You can either download the software straight away for £60 or buy the disk to install at £62.50

Thursday, 20 March 2014

How to buy Endnote at a discounted price with the Educational Licence for GOSH staff

  • Go to www.AdeptScience.co.uk
  • Click on Academic Discount - Adept4Education Login
  • Find and select Great Ormond Street Hospital 
  • Enter your NHS Athens password 
You can either download the software straight away for £60 or buy the disk to install at £62.50

Monday, 17 March 2014

Guidance for GOSH consultants: honorary contracts and UCL passwords

Any queries about Honorary Contracts should be addressed to ICH HR:

020 7905 2630 

If you already have an honorary contract you should contact the ICH Information Systems Unit to a UCL username and password;

020 7905 2624

You will also need to collect a UCL ID card (you need this to use the library and for access to UCL premises). This can be collected from:

UCL Security Systems
Andrew Huxley Building
http://www.ucl.ac.uk/estates/security/systems/identity-cards/



Thursday, 13 March 2014

An alternative guide to the new NHS in England

An easy to understand alternative guide to the new NHS in England by The King's fund:
www.kingsfund.org.uk/altguidenhs.  
This captures the complexity  of the new health system but it is presented in a simple and informative way. 



Thursday, 27 February 2014

Sally Hernando Awards for Innovation in NHS Library & Knowledge Services

We are very pleased to announce that  during the recent judging of the Sally Hernando Awards for Innovation in NHS Library and Knowledge Services 2013-14, two of our LQAF submissions were commended for good/best practice. Our successful submissions, entered by Grazia Manzotti, were:

(1) our self-guided smartphone tour of the library and
(2) making Endnote software available to all GOSH staff

The judging panel comprises a number of SHA Library Leads and Library Service Managers, and competition for these awards is very high. Further details of all the submissions can be seen here.

Our Certificates of Commendation are on display in the Library.

Last year we also won a commendation for good/best practice, details of which can be seen here.

Thursday, 16 January 2014

WiFi available to Great Ormond Street Library members

WiFi is now available to Great Ormond Street members of the ICH Library. The log in is via UCL Guest  available from the Library Enquiry Desk.  For more information on UCL Guest please see the following webpage: http://www.ucl.ac.uk/isd/common/wireless/uclguest.  GOSH staff need to register with the Library before being issued with log in.