2007 Open Forum

e-Learning in Health and Medicine

Woburn House, Tavistock Square, London, Monday 14 May 2007

The UHMLG Open Forum is an annual event that brings together health care librarians and information professionals from the NHS, Higher Education and related sectors to discuss topics of mutual interest and to share experiences and examples of effective collaboration and best practice.

This year's open forum has been planned jointly by UMSLG and UHSL, the University Health Sciences Librarians Group.

(Links to presentations will be added as they become available).


Links are provided to presentations that have been made available by speakers at the meeting.

e-Learning Initiatives in the NHS
Sally Hernando (Head of Knowledge Management and e-Learning, NHS South West)

The NLH and e-Learning
Angie Clarke (Head of Service, NLH)

Focusing on the Student Perspective: How are Students Really Using Technologies for Learning?
Grainne Conole (Professor of e-Learning, Institute of Educational Technology, The Open University)

RLOs are Good for Health
Heather Wharrad (Associate Professor and Reader in Education and Health Informatics, University of Nottingham)
Useful links: Some RLOs from the University of Nottingham

The JISC National e-Books Observatory Project
Liam Earney (Collections Team Manager, JISC Collections)
Useful link: JISC e-Books Observatory Project

Medicine at your Fingertips: The PDA Project at Brighton & Sussex Medical School and the PDA Resources Available
Mark Packer (ICT Manager) and Jil Fairclough (Medical School Librarian, Brighton & Sussex Medical School)

e-Health and Web 2.0: Looking to the Future with Sociable Technologies and Social Software
Maged N. Kamel Boulos (e-Health and Health Informatics Group, University of Plymouth)
Useful links: Health Cybermap

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