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									 Etocs - Electronic Table of Contents Service                              Staff

A current awareness service that sends email           Learning and Technology Manager
alerts from your chosen journals straight to           Dean Evans:                                   UHL NHS Libraries
your desktop as soon as new content goes on
line. Hyperlinked table of contents from latest        Deputy Librarians
issues to full text articles that are available        Stuart Glover:
using a NHS Athens password.                           Tanya McLaven:
NHS Athens passwords are available from:
                                                       Online Resources and Training Librarian             Library information                   Andrew Dove:
                                                                                                           Online resources
Sign up for etocs by contacting the library.
All you need is an email address.                      Clinical Librarians                                 Training
                                                       Pip Divall:
               New books list                          Louise Hull:         Clinical Librarians
                                                       Sarah Sutton:                    Keeping up-to-date
Keep up to date with all new stock added to the
UHL libraries.
                                                       Library Assistants
By Email                                               Julie Dawson, Jane Gibbons, Imrana Kidy,
Just give us your email address and each time          Sue Marshall, Caroline Ojari, Helen Rogers
a new books list is produced we will send it
straight to your inbox.
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                                                    The TRIP Database is a leading clinical search                     New publications
NICE is an independent organisation                 tool for Evidence-Based Practice identifying
responsible for providing national guidance on      high quality literature from a wide range of        Every two months a report is produced on ‘recent
promoting good health and preventing and            sources. A useful tool in answering the             publications by Leicester healthcare staff’. The
treating ill health.                                questions that health professionals have.           report is on display in the libraries. Many articles are
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NICE guidance includes:                             My TRIP is the area of the TRIP Database            the library’s interlibrary loan service. Let us know of
Public Health                                       which allows users to register and receive          any articles you would like to have included in the
                                                    regular clinical updates from the site.             display. There is also a link to pubmed updates on
Guidance on the promotion of good health and                                                            our website.
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Health technologies                                                                                     frequently updated information. Many medical
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Guidance on the use of new and existing                                                                 latest information. Look for the links on your favourite
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the NHS.                                            Libraries offer collections of the best available
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Clinical practice
                                                    Links to the latest guidelines, systematic          Blogs provide current information and allow readers
Guidance on the appropriate treatment and care      reviews and research in your area of interest.      to leave comments in an interactive format. Blogs can
of people with specific diseases and conditions     Incorporating                                       be found on the library’s website:
within the NHS.                                     news and
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NICE newsletters and email alerts                   events guides,                                      Click on Services -
You can sign up to receive regular updates from     e-bulletins                                         Keeping up to date
the site.                                           and national
                                                                                                        Blogs will provide
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