Wednesday, May 22, 2013

New from Health Information and Quality Authority

Guiding Principles for National Health and Social Care Data Collections

This document provides those involved in national data collections with advice on the best way to collect and use healthcare generated data. It incorporates national and international evidence and promotes a practice that is up to date, effective and works towards greater consistency.


Tuesday, May 21, 2013

How to get published - videos from a journal publisher

A series of videos from Taylor and Francis publishers aimed at postgraduate students and academics new to the complex world of getting published in international peer-reviewed journals.

•  How to get published
•  How to get your research read
•  How to referee
•  How to submit your article
•  How to publish your Ph.D.
•  How to promote your article
•  How to optimize citations to your article



Saturday, May 11, 2013

Cochrane Collaboration joins the AllTrials campaign


"The Cochrane Collaboration has become a lead partner in the AllTrials initiative, a campaign to ensure that all clinical trials are registered and results published........

....Around half of all the clinical trials that have been conducted have not yet been published and trials with positive results are twice as likely to be published as others."

Read the rest of the current Cochrane Library editorial.

Find out more about the AllTrials initiative

Friday, May 10, 2013

The College has recently taken out a subscription to the JUSTIS database.  JUSTIS is an online legal library containing full-text case law and legislation.

  • Irish legislation: acts and statutory instruments
  • EU Human Rights legislation

Case Law:
  • Irish case law
  • England & Wales judgements
  • EU Human Rights case law
Results can be emailed, downloaded or printed.

Find JUSTIS on the Library's database webpage

Any queries, contact Grainne McCabe