May #ukmedlibs, 8pm, Tuesday 17 May: now we are one

#ukmedlibs chats are nearly a year old! Our first chat took place on 19 May 2015. Since then we have had a chat a month, 261 participants and heading for 2 million impressions.  So it’s a good time to take stock, and plan for the next year and beyond. Next Tuesday’s chat, therefore, will be looking at what you like about the chats, what we could do better, and what you would like to do in the future. Join us at 8pm on Tuesday 17 May, using the #ukmedlibs hashtag.

To remind you what we’ve covered, here’s a chronological list of the chats so far.

  • Health Education England Library and Knowledge Service Development Framework,
  • The future of healthcare libraries
  • Twitter journal club on Rethlefsen M et al Librarian co-authors correlated with higher quality reported search strategies in general internal medicine systematic reviews.
    J Clin Epidemiol. 2015 Jun;68(6):617-26. doi: 10.1016/j.jclinepi.2014.11.025
  • Partnerships between health and public libraries
  • Conferences
  • Librarians as teachers
  • Clinical and executive champions for NHS library and knowledge services
  • Festive frivolity and seasonal silliness
  • Critical appraisal on Twitter
  • Apps
  • Impact of clinical librarian services
  • Current awareness services



One thought on “May #ukmedlibs, 8pm, Tuesday 17 May: now we are one”

  1. Something that’ll lure out the lurkers (not claiming to have ideas on this!).

    How about engagement with hospital trust boards/management levels and advocacy?

    Management issues in general too.


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