UHB Podcasts

Welcome to the UHB Library Podcasts page!

Here you will find podcasts covering a variety of library resources and services.

A new episode will be released on the third Wednesday of each month (some episodes may be published earlier if connected to an event).

We want to hear your comments! If you have any questions or feedback on the topics covered in our podcasts please contact your site library.

Visit our intranet page: http://uhbhome/library-podcast.htm or contact qelibrary@uhb.nhs.uk if you require transcripts of any of our episodes.

PLEASE NOTE: If there are any problems with loading the podcast, we suggest using Google Chrome or Firefox.

Episode 9: Health Information Week – published Wednesday 1st July (recorded via Webex)

In July’s episode, Jenny, Semanti and Caroline discuss plans for this year’s Health Information Week (6th-12th July).

We also look back on previous years and plans for the future.

Stay up-to-date on HIW on our website: Health Information Week page or contact your site library for more information.

QE staff can also view our intranet page.

Social Media: Twitter and Instagram.

Episode 8: Literature Searching and Document Supply – published Wednesday 17th June

Join Beth, Gareth and Jenny for a discussion about all things literature searching!

Available at all sites, we provide details on using our literature searching service plus further support on searching through document supply and training.

PLEASE NOTE: This episode was recorded virtually during lockdown.

QE staff (literature searching and document supply): BASEDoc

HGS staff: Literature Search form and Article Request form

Episode 7: DynaMed – published Wednesday 20th May

In May’s episode we take a look at DynaMed, a clinical decision tool from EBSCO, and go through what features it has to help answer your clinical questions. DynaMed also has a free app you can download on Apple and Android devices.

PLEASE NOTE: This episode was recorded from home during lockdown.

We offer training on DynaMed – contact your site library to arrange a session for you or your department or visit our Moodle page for our training videos.

Register here for your OpenAthens account: https://openathens.nice.org.uk/

Episode 6: BMJ Best Practice and Case Reports – published 8th April 2020

In this month’s episode we talk to BMJ Trainer Ali about BMJ Best Practice and Case Reports, both of which can be accessed with a UHB Open Athens account.

Want to publish in BMJ Case Reports? Ask library staff for the fellowship code.

We offer training on how to use BMJ Best Practice. Contact your site library or visit our Moodle page for our training videos.

Episode 5: Audiobook Service for Patients – published 18th March 2020

To help with patient wellbeing, we have set-up an Audiobook Service staff can borrow on behalf of patients.

In March’s episode, we provide more information about this service, kindly supported by QEHB Charity, and give a review of the book ‘Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine’ (also available to staff as a print book in our Wellbeing Zone).

Forms for QE are available from: http://uhbeducation/Education/audiobook-service.htm  This service will be available at all UHB sites soon.

Episode 4: Living Library Event – published 19th February 2020

For February’s episode, we chat to the Heartlands Library Team about their highly successful Living Library Event!

This event is the first of its kind for the libraries – keep an eye out for more coming soon.

Episode 3: The Communications Game – published 15th January 2020

Join us for January’s episode of the UHB Library Podcast where we discuss our collection of Educational Board Games and two members of our team will go head-to-head to see who is the better communicator!

As of 2020 The Communications Game is one of six Education Board Games we have available to borrow with a BASE Library Card and are ideal for team meetings and training. Please speak to a member of the team if you would like more information or to borrow a game.

Episode 2: CINAHL/MEDLINE databases – Published 18th December 2019

For December’s episode, we interview Richard Crookes from EBSCO about CINAHL and MEDLINE databases.

Both these databases can be accessed by all UHB Staff and Students via an OpenAthens account. Don’t have an account? Register here: https://openathens.nice.org.uk/

Want help with literature searching? The library is here for you! We provide training on literature searching, both group and one-to-one, and also offer literature searching and document supply services. Contact your site library for more details or visit our Moodle page for our training videos.

Episode 1: QE Staff Wellbeing Zone – published 20th November 2019.

Your hosts Jenny and Semanti discuss the creation of the Wellbeing Zone at QE Library, what Trust staff and students can enjoy in the zone and review one of the DVDs available to borrow.

DID YOU KNOW: Good Hope and Solihull will be opening Wellbeing Zones in 2020!