Supporting Research Commissioning

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Presentation to University Health and Medical Libraries Group Spring Forum 2009.

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  • 1. Supporting Research Commissioning Carrie Sherlock College of Optometrists Anne Welsh & Jenny Wood Eyes & Vision Specialist Library
  • 2. Informal research
    • Checking references in research proposals
      • For accuracy
      • For relevance
      • For comprehensiveness
    • Running literature searches
    • “ Fishing expeditions”
  • 3. Research hubs
    • Establishing a role for the library
      • From the ground up
      • Relating to internal and external colleagues
      • Managing reputation
    • Managing time
      • Commitment not over commitment
    • Rapport with researchers
  • 4. College Small Grants Scheme
    • http://www.college-optometrists.org/index.aspx/pcms/site.education.Researchers.Applied_research.Small_grants.Small_grants_home/
  • 5. Application process Applicant approaches College Advised to consult librarian Submits application Proposal accepted Proposal rejected Consults
  • 6. Getting involved in the process
    • Awareness of project
    • What else can I do, how else can I get involved?
    • Mini needs assessment of the user group
    • Identify principal investigators
    • Iterative and reiterative process
    • Constant review
  • 7. Formalising the process
    • Review of the iPRO programme (2 year)
    • Mandatory to consult librarian over literature searching?
    • Training sessions
      • Currently run by a practising optometrist
      • Understanding evidence based literature, statistics etc
      • Move to co-presenting
      • Expanding topics
  • 8. Gaps in the knowledge
    • Database of Uncertainties about the
    • Effects of Treatments
    • http://www.library.nhs.uk/Eyes/ViewResource.aspx?resID=297003&tabID=290
    • Systematic review project -
    • identifying & assessing
    • systematic reviews since 1997
    • http://www.library.nhs.uk/eyes/page.aspx?pagename=SR
  • 9. Research synergy Higher Education NHS 3 rd Sector
  • 10. Assumptions
    • Don’t assume researchers know their needs
    • Don’t assume they know you exist
    • Don’t assume they know what a librarian does
    • Don’t assume that you or they know the gaps in the knowledge
    • Don’t assume that you know the results of a research project in advance
    • Don’t assume that your skills are not relevant
  • 11. Take homes
    • Make sure that you have the resources to cope with the project
    • Don’t let your enthusiasm carry you away
    • Remember that your reputation is at stake
    • Networking and communications skills – building rapport
    • Proactive not reactive
    • Attitudinal shift
  • 12. Contact details
      • Carrie Sherlock ~ [email_address]
      • Anne Welsh / Jenny Wood ~ [email_address]