Health Information & Libraries Journal

Cover image for Vol. 32 Issue 2

Edited By: Maria J Grant

Impact Factor: 0.932

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2013: 37/84 (Information Science & Library Science)

Online ISSN: 1471-1842

Virtual Issues

Virtual Issues from Health Information and Libraries Journal

Celebrating the role of health information,

Published: 12 Jul 2010

Edited By: Maria J Grant


This inaugural virtual issue of the Health Information and Libraries Journal (HILJ) celebrates the contribution of health information in informing health and social care library and information provision. It has been drawn together to reflect the 2010 biennial Health Libraries Group conference theme of Keeping Information Centre Stage Amid Changing Scenery and includes a series of eleven key papers published in the journal over the last two years.

Celebrating the role of health information
Maria J Grant

Developing research capacity in health librarians: a review of the evidence
Hannah Rossall, Chris Boyes, Kim Montacute, Patrick Doherty

Increasing the rural general practitioners' use of library and information services through publicity: a randomized controlled trial in Cornwall, UK
Katy Oak, Rod Gegg

The impact of library services in primary care trusts in NHS North West England: a large-scale retrospective quantitative study of online resource usage in relation to types of service
Katherine Bell, Steven William Glover, Colin Brodie, Anne Roberts, Colette Gleghorn

A rapid evidence-based service by librarians provided information to answer primary care clinical questions
Jessie McGowan, William Hogg, Tamara Rader, Doug Salzwedel, Danielle Worster, Elise Cogo, Margo Rowan

The role of the information specialist in supporting knowledge transfer: a public health information case study
A. Wilkinson, D. Papaioannou, C. Keen, A. Booth

The attitudes of health care staff to information technology: a comprehensive review of the research literature
Rod Ward, Christine Stevens, Philip Brentnall, Jason Briddon

The value and impact of information provided through library services for patient care: developing guidance for best practice
Alison Weightman, Christine Urquhart, Si0226n Spink, Rhian Thomas

The Royal College of Nursing's information needs survey of nurses and health professionals
Ros Bertulis, Jackie Cheeseborough

Health Science Librarianship's Legacy to Health Informatics
Jeannette Murphy

Better informed for better health and better care: an information literacy framework to support health care in Scotland
Eilean Craig

Research or evaluation? Does it matter?
Andrew Booth