Supporting Research Commissioning
Carrie Sherlock
College of Optometrists
Anne Welsh & Jenny Wood
Eyes & Vision Specialist...
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Informal research
 Checkin...
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Research hubs
 Establishin...
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College Small Grants Scheme...
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Application process
Applica...
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Getting involved in the pro...
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Formalising the process
 R...
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Gaps in the knowledge
 Dat...
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Research synergy
Higher Edu...
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Assumptions
 Don’t assume ...
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Take homes
 Make sure that...
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  1. 1. Supporting Research Commissioning Carrie Sherlock College of Optometrists Anne Welsh & Jenny Wood Eyes & Vision Specialist Library
  2. 2. Photo: ‘Keeping an Eye on Time’ by badboy69, http://www.flickr.com/photos/badboy69/2333409688/ Informal research  Checking references in research proposals  For accuracy  For relevance  For comprehensiveness  Running literature searches  “Fishing expeditions”
  3. 3. Photo: ‘Keeping an Eye on Time’ by badboy69, http://www.flickr.com/photos/badboy69/2333409688/ 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. 4. Photo: ‘Keeping an Eye on Time’ by badboy69, http://www.flickr.com/photos/badboy69/2333409688/ College Small Grants Scheme  http://www.college- optometrists.org/index.aspx/pcms/site.education.Researchers.Applied_rese arch.Small_grants.Small_grants_home/
  5. 5. Photo: ‘Keeping an Eye on Time’ by badboy69, http://www.flickr.com/photos/badboy69/2333409688/ Application process Applicant approaches College Advised to consult librarian Submits application Proposal accepted Proposal rejected Consults
  6. 6. Photo: ‘Keeping an Eye on Time’ by badboy69, http://www.flickr.com/photos/badboy69/2333409688/ Getting involved in the process 1. Awareness of project 2. What else can I do, how else can I get involved? 3. Mini needs assessment of the user group 4. Identify principal investigators 5. Iterative and reiterative process 6. Constant review
  7. 7. Photo: ‘Keeping an Eye on Time’ by badboy69, http://www.flickr.com/photos/badboy69/2333409688/ 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. 8. Photo: ‘Keeping an Eye on Time’ by badboy69, http://www.flickr.com/photos/badboy69/2333409688/ 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?
  9. 9. Photo: ‘Keeping an Eye on Time’ by badboy69, http://www.flickr.com/photos/badboy69/2333409688/ Research synergy Higher Education NHS 3rd Sector
  10. 10. Photo: ‘Keeping an Eye on Time’ by badboy69, http://www.flickr.com/photos/badboy69/2333409688/ 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. 11. Photo: ‘Keeping an Eye on Time’ by badboy69, http://www.flickr.com/photos/badboy69/2333409688/ 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. 12. Photo: ‘Keeping an Eye on Time’ by badboy69, http://www.flickr.com/photos/badboy69/2333409688/ Contact details  Carrie Sherlock ~ library@college-optometrists.org  Anne Welsh / Jenny Wood ~ evsl@moorfields.nhs.uk

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