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  • WE have a lot to be efficient at in the education sector
    Digitisation programmes not just of library material and e-print archives but now of data from research as the e-science programme takes off
    Collaborative ventures across the UK such as the RLN but also globally with the RLG cultural content initiatives
    New digital references services such as 24x7 follow the sun services
    Management of organisation’s intellectual assets such as research publications databases
    Working with HR departments on knowledge and information competencies in job evaluation and managing knowledge networks and communities of interest
    Information literacy teaching programmes that cover research and learning skills as well as information management and technology –
    Major roles to play in copyright, legal compliance, freedom of information and data protection
    Involvement with intranets, portals, managed learning environments
    Provision of assistive technology and help with users with learning difficulties such as the Open Rose Consortium
    Offering new services such as homework clubs, video-conferencing support, learning cafes, art galleries
    Managing converged services with IT, media, archives, records management, web services, etc
  • Haines2005

    1. 1. Future Proofing the Profession – The Report of the Health EAG: Response from the CILIP Implementation Group Margaret Haines, Past-President CILIP UMSLG Conference 7.7.05
    2. 2. Health EAG • Established 2002 by Cilip XB • Chaired by Judy Palmer, Oxford U. • Terms of Reference: “To identify and explore the key agenda and challenges that LIS faces within healthcare; to consider the relevance of the developments within LIS healthcare to the LIS profession more generally; and to advise CILIP on its role and activities within the health sector” • Two premises: – Future proofing the profession – Health as an exemplar
    3. 3. Main Findings • Trends towards: – Greater role in teaching – Need for advanced search skills – Need for outreach services – Greater role in managing knowledge – Impact of ICT on delivery • Many opportunities – new roles and skills • But evidence that many LIS professionals are still ill-prepared or reluctant
    4. 4. 10 Recommendations to CILIP 1. CILIP should engage in regular horizon scanning with partners 2. CILIP should give greater emphasis to CPD in health information sector with a greater variety of learning methods 3. CILIP should take the lead in developing a clear research strategy for the LIS sector 4. CILIP should develop a strategy to prepare and support emerging leaders
    5. 5. 10 Recommendations (continued) 5. CILIP should analyse emerging job roles and provide appropriate support 6. CILIP should provide structured and accredited CPD with specialist modules 7. CILIP should link the FOQ to NHS Knowledge & Skills Framework and explore network-based and e-learning 8. CILIP to explore how to support individuals more actively throughout careers
    6. 6. 10 Recommendations (continued) 9. CILIP should be more aggressive in advocacy and leadership within health domain 10. CILIP should use the Health Libraries Group as a pilot to investigate a new relationship between corporate CILIP and its SIGs
    7. 7. Implementation Group • Chaired by Margaret Haines • Policy work led by Guy Daines* • Other members: – Anne Brice* (National Library for Health) – Bruce Madge (UK CHIP) – Eric Davies (Policy Development Committee) – Amanda Duffy (Review of Groups WP) – Lyndsay Rees-Jones (Workforce Development) – Tom Roper (Health Libraries Group) – Margaret Watson (FOQ consultant)
    8. 8. Health IG Report • Consultation with original Health EAG and with CILIP staff, HLG, NLH, SCONUL HSG and others • Report includes: – Summary of recommendations along 5 themes: • Research, advocacy, CPD, leadership, devolution – Current relevant CILIP initiatives – Recommendations to Council for further action
    9. 9. Research • (Horizon scanning, research strategy) • Work in progress: – LIRG led research strategy approved by Council – Horizon scanning exercise last December – Access to LISA – Meetings with BAILER • Key Proposals to Council – Support research strategy – Invest in a research portal – Work with partners on future horizon scanning – LIRG and HLG to explore R&D training
    10. 10. Advocacy • (more aggressive advocacy in health) • Work in Progress: – Very little but HEAG very visible and SCONUL HSG has started work with NLH and DOH • Key Proposals to Council: – Co-opt HLG rep to PDC – Establish partnerships for advocacy – HLG to consider how to develop advocacy skills – HLG to synthesize the key policy drivers in health in order to advise on CILIP policy
    11. 11. CPD • (health modules, accreditation, e-learning, links to NHS frameworks, etc) • Work in progress: – New FOQ and CILIP coursesin tune with UK CHIP – CILIP exploring new learning modules in other sectors – new e-learning approaches available e.g. ICT learning modules – CILIP becoming full accreditation body including short courses – Database of training and development activities planned • Key Proposals to Council: – Work with MLA, UK CHIP and NHS Skills Frameworks – NLH and HLG to identify modules for accreditation – Undertake audit of lis training/cpd
    12. 12. Leadership • (support for emerging leaders, new careers) • Work in Progress: – FOQ and mentoring – Role models project led by Biddy Fisher • Key Proposals to Council: – Investigate with HLG a leadership strategy – Endorse leadership seminars at branches and groups – Set up working party to look at career interventions, e.g. mentoring, counselling, coaching, etc
    13. 13. Devolution • (use HLG as pilot) • Work in Progress: – HLG participated in Horizon scanning – HLG establishing policy panel – HLG already active in CPD – HLG working with CILIP HQ on advocacy, research, policy • Key Proposals to Council: – Many embedded in other sections
    14. 14. Progress to Date • Report accepted by XB September 2004 • Report endorsed by Council December 2004 • Implementation Group established February 2005 • Meetings and consultation in Spring 2005 • Implementation Group report to Council June 29, 2005 – endorsed • Now the hard work begins…!
    15. 15. For further information… • Margaret.Haines@kcl.ac.uk • Guy.Daines@cilip.org.uk • www.cilip.org.uk