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					 “Putting Irish health
 research on the map”

       Aoife Lawton
Lenus Repository Manager
   aoife.lawton@hse.ie
                   Outline
•   Background
•   Project timeline
•   Content workflow
•   Content & Functionality
•   Milestones one year on
•   Future
Project Timeline
                      Vision
The aim of Lenus is to become the primary online
  resource for information relating to the Irish
  health services. Our commitment is to preserve,
  maintain and make freely available for research
  purposes, policy & research from authors and
  health agencies on the island of Ireland to the
  global community.
Lenus’ vision is to support Open Access research
  in Irish health by developing a single access
  point and repository for Irish health literature and
  research.
Workflow
The contributors so far…
“direct benefit to people’s
health, build Ireland’s
reputation for research
and drive economic
benefits”
Supporting research
• Maintains quality archive
• ROI
• Complements the health research
  landscape
• Showcases Irish health research to the
  world
• Fulltext for free
        Recent Survey said..
“Based on your experience to date, please
list your key FREE relevant web resources?”


1. PubMed
2. The Cochrane Library
3. Intute
4. Lenus
5. Trip Database
Putting Irish Research On The Map
       Top 10 downloads Feb 2010
RECORD TITLE                                                                                         NO. OF
                                                                                                     DOWNLOADS

Guidelines for infection control in nursing/residential homes [HSE South Eastern Area]               270

Mental health assessment tools 2008 [HSE Dublin Mid-Leinster]                                        214

Directory of services 2004 / [East Coast Area Health Board]                                          294
Reformatory and industrial schools system report 1970 [chaired by District Justice Eileen            373
Kennedy]
Trust in care: policy for health service employers on upholding the dignity and welfare of           161
patient / clients and the procedure for managing allegations of abuse against staff
members [HSE]
Guidance to nurses and midwives on medication management / [An Bord Altranais]                       220
The years ahead: a policy for the elderly: report of the Working Party on Services for the Elderly   254
/ [chaired by Joseph Robins]

Report of the evaluation of standards in St. Mary's Hospital Phoenix Park                            188
An introduction to the HSE 2005 [HSE]                                                                232
Health status of the population of Ireland [HSE]                                                     98
Milestones year 1
•   Successful migration of content
•   OAI compliant – indexed in Google
•   Listed in OpenDoar, Roar
•   Part of WorldWideScience Alliance
•   Available on HSE website
•   Content harvested by Researchscope
•   Focus group involvement
•   Average of 6937 visits a month, 05:25 min time
    on site

				
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