Temporary Closure Sunday 20th July to Cochrane Building

Posted on July 15, 2014 by Mariann Hilliar

The Cochrane Building and Health Library will be closed for major water supply work to be carried out. We have been informed that this work will take place between approx 8am and 4pm. Sorry for any inconvenience caused. Alternative study space is available at the Julian Hodge Building, Cathays Park.  


Meet the Staff- Jenny

Posted on July 2, 2014 by Mariann Hilliar

What is your name and job title? Jenny Lange – I’m a placement student from the University of Applied Sciences in Cologne. Why are you doing a work placement? It is part of my University course to do a practical semester – we only get to choose where we go! How long have you been Read moreabout Meet the Staff- Jenny


SysNet Conference 2014

Posted on June 16, 2014 by Delyth Morris

This years SysNet Conference took place on 4th June 2014, enticing systematic reviewers and those working in the systematic reviewing field from around the country to attend. As a former Information Specialist at NICE I attended with keen interest. This year saw many interesting speakers and poster exhibitions. Jon Bassey tackled the subject of rapid Read moreabout SysNet Conference 2014


Henry Stewart Talks – Latest Editions

Posted on June 9, 2014 by Lindsay Roberts

You may be aware that the Library subscribes to a collection of biomedical and life sciences presentations called the Henry Stewart Talks, if not these can be accessed by searching the library catalogue (librarysearch.cardiff.ac.uk) and searching for Henry Stewart Talks if you want see all the talks available or they can be searched by individual Read moreabout Henry Stewart Talks – Latest Editions




Cardiff University Systematic Review Network –Lecture Mark Petticrew “Systematic Reviews: Dispelling Myths and Developing Methodologies”

Posted on May 14, 2014 by Mariann Hilliar

Cardiff University Systematic Review Network Conference 2014 After the success of the SysNet Annual Lecture 2013 we are pleased to announce the 2014 Systematic Review Network conference. The conference will be introduced by Dr Ruth Hussey, Chief Medical Officer and take place on the 4th June at Heath Park Campus, Cardiff University. The keynote lecture Read moreabout Cardiff University Systematic Review Network –Lecture Mark Petticrew “Systematic Reviews: Dispelling Myths and Developing Methodologies”


Trial Access to Bates Visual Guide to Physical Examination

Posted on May 9, 2014 by Mariann Hilliar

We currently have a trial until the beginning of June of Bates Visual Guide to Physical Examination http://batesvisualguide.com This is based on the book – Bates’ Guide to Physical Examination and History Taking and is videos of physical examinations. Click here for off campus access Please send any feedback to healthlibrary@cardiff.ac.uk


Trial Subscription Available to Amirsys Anatomy, Imaging, Pathology And Social Policy and Practice

Posted on May 8, 2014 by Mariann Hilliar

We currently have trials until June of the following products from Ovid: Amirsys Anatomy Reference Center – Anatomy references for physicians, clinicians, and students. Amirsys Imaging Reference Center – Imaging references for a wide range of medical specialties and health professionals. Amirsys Pathology Reference Center – Diagnostic pathology references (For more information http://www.amirsysrc.com/) These can Read moreabout Trial Subscription Available to Amirsys Anatomy, Imaging, Pathology And Social Policy and Practice


Charity Hair Shave- MDW Its time for a haircut!- FUNdraiser for Cancer Research

Posted on May 6, 2014 by Mariann Hilliar

This is Michael. He doesn’t like haircuts. On Saturday (10th May) he will going very slightly out of his way to battle his dislike of haircuts (it’s 32 months since the last). The shorn locks will be donated to the Little Princess Trust to make wigs for children who’ve lost their hair through cancer treatment. Read moreabout Charity Hair Shave- MDW Its time for a haircut!- FUNdraiser for Cancer Research