Tag Archives: health

Al-Tibb: healing traditions in Islamic medical manuscripts

(22 February 2018)  Medicine in Islam carries a history of enquiry, innovation and change. Through and through, the search for knowledge occupies an esteemed place in the Islamic worldview. Al-Tibb: Healing Traditions in Islamic Medical Manuscripts attempts to make manifest this journey of discovery and accomplishments. A selection of manuscripts, along with accompanying objects, seeks […]


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The concept of research impact pervades contemporary academic discourse – but what does it actually mean?

(9 January 2018) Research impact is often talked about, but how clear is it what this term really means? Kristel Alla, Wayne Hall, Harvey Whiteford, Brian Head and Carla Meurk find that academic literature discusses research impact but often without properly defining it, with academic discourses mostly drawing on bureaucratic definitions originating from the UK. The […]


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BMJ announces new partnership to support primary healthcare in China

(16 December 2016) BMJ, one of the world’s leading healthcare knowledge providers, has partnered with Guangdong Family Doctor Association to make their fully translated Chinese edition of BMJ Best Practice available to over two million primary healthcare professionals across China. Last week, the UK’s Health Secretary, Jeremy Hunt, attended the signing ceremony at the UK-China […]


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cilip selects Top 6 library and information stories from September 2016

(27 September 2016) cilip has collected  some of the interesting, contentious and important library and information stories that were discussed around the world this September. They include  data and the role of librarians; and copyright and hyperlinks. Click here to see all six with comments and links.


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Elsevier launches Health Library to accelerate patient education, engagement and outcomes via direct access to trusted content

(20 July 2015) Elsevier has launched a consumer-focused Health Library designed to engage patients by facilitating access to accurate, timely, easy-to-understand content on thousands of healthcare topics and issues. The digital library, developed by the Patient Engagement group in Elsevier Clinical Solutions, helps hospitals and healthcare institutions inform and engage patients, strengthening these organizations’ credibility […]


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Academic law and health library statistics 2011-2012 from ARL

If you are interested in statistics about libraries look no further than ARL which has recently published statistics about academic law and health libraries. Read the announcements here: http://www.arl.org/index.shtml The ARL Statistics Collection provides online access to the annual publications ARL Statistics, ARL Academic Health Sciences Library Statistics, and ARL Academic Law Library Statistics that […]


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Wolters Kluwer adds Thieme specialty journal content to OvidSP

New York, NY (26 March 2013) – Wolters Kluwer Health and Thieme have announced an expansion of their licensing partnership to offer 10 new journals, for a total of 26 titles, available on the OvidSP medical research platform. “We’re pleased to continue our strong partnership with Thieme adding important specialty surgery and other clinical journals […]


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