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Indigenous Health Hub (CFLA-FCAB Indigenous Matters Committee)

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 22:51:58 GMT

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Aboriginal health

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 22:51:31 GMT

‎Introduction: ← Older revision Revision as of 22:51, 22 February 2018 (2 intermediate revisions by one user not shown)Line 4: Line 4:  To browse other articles on a range of HSL topics, see the '''[http://hlwiki.slais.ubc.ca/index.php?title=Special:AllPages&from=2007_Sabbatical_-_Dean_Giustini A-Z index]'''. To browse other articles on a range of HSL topics, see the '''[http://hlwiki.slais.ubc.ca/index.php?title=Special:AllPages&from=2007_Sabbatical_-_Dean_Giustini A-Z index]'''.  ==Last Update== ==Last Update== −*[[File:Updated.jpg]] 6 February 2018+*[[File:Updated.jpg]] 22 February 2018  ==Introduction== ==Introduction== −  [[File:Philpott.jpg|390px|thumb|right|
'''Dr. Jane Philpott, Canada's Minister of Indigenous Services'''
]]''See also'' '''[[Aboriginal health search filter]]''' | '''[[Finding health information for British Columbians]]''' [[File:Bc flag.png|26px]] | '''[[Indigenization]]''' |  '''[[Mapping the literature of Aboriginal health]]'''  +  [[File:Philpott.jpg|390px|thumb|right|
'''Dr. Jane Philpott, Canada's Minister of Indigenous Services'''
]]''See also'' '''[[Aboriginal health search filter]]''' | '''[[Finding health information for British Columbians]]''' [[File:Bc flag.png|26px]] | '''[[Indigenization]]''' |  '''[[Indigenous Health Hub (CFLA-FCAB Indigenous Matters Committee)]]'''       '''Aboriginal health''' is a term that refers to the overall health and well-being of Canada's Aboriginal and First Nations' peoples. Aboriginal peoples are disproportionately affected by several social and economic factors that have led to a lower overall health status than most Canadians. On average, compared to the general population, Aboriginal people live seven fewer years than the general population, experience higher infant mortality, and suffer from a range of common diseases such as diabetes and HIV/AIDs more than other groups. The attainment and promotion of Aboriginal health benchmarks are thought to be crucial in improving the health status of those living in Canada's Aboriginal and First Nations' communities.   '''Aboriginal health''' is a term that refers to the overall health and well-being of Canada's Aboriginal and First Nations' peoples. Aboriginal peoples are disproportionately affected by several social and economic factors that have led to a lower overall health status than most Canadians. On average, compared to the general population, Aboriginal people live seven fewer years than the general population, experience higher infant mortality, and suffer from a range of common diseases such as diabetes and HIV/AIDs more than other groups. The attainment and promotion of Aboriginal health benchmarks are thought to be crucial in improving the health status of those living in Canada's Aboriginal and First Nations' communities.   Line 69: Line 69:  * [http://cahr.uvic.ca/nearbc/elibrary/ Network Environments for Aboriginal Research BC. E-Library] * [http://cahr.uvic.ca/nearbc/elibrary/ Network Environments for Aboriginal Research BC. E-Library]  * '''[http://yie.educ.ubc.ca/ UBC's Year of Indigenous Education, September 2012 to August 2013]''' * '''[http://yie.educ.ubc.ca/ UBC's Year of Indigenous Education, September 2012 to August 2013]'''  +* UBC Centre for Excellence in Indigenous Health (CEIH) http://health.aboriginal.ubc.ca/  * Vancouver Coastal Aboriginal Health http://aboriginalhealth.vch.ca/ * Vancouver Coastal Aboriginal Health http://aboriginalhealth.vch.ca/  * '''[http://guides.library.ubc.ca/content.php?pid=490004&sid=4019358 Xwi7xwa Research Guides]''' * '''[http://guides.library.ubc.ca/content.php?pid=490004&sid=4019358 Xwi7xwa Research Guides]''' [...]



Margaret Sampson

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 16:36:00 GMT

← Older revision Revision as of 16:36, 20 February 2018 Line 3: Line 3:  To browse other articles on a range of HSL topics, see the '''[http://hlwiki.slais.ubc.ca/index.php?title=Special:AllPages&from=2007_Sabbatical_-_Dean_Giustini A-Z index]'''. To browse other articles on a range of HSL topics, see the '''[http://hlwiki.slais.ubc.ca/index.php?title=Special:AllPages&from=2007_Sabbatical_-_Dean_Giustini A-Z index]'''.  ==Last Update== ==Last Update== −*[[File:Updated.jpg]] 25 October 2016+*[[File:Updated.jpg]] 20 February 2018  ==Introduction== ==Introduction==  ''See also'' '''[[CHLA/ABSC (Canada)]]''' [[File:800px-Flag of Canada.svg.png|22px]] | '''[[Canadian health librarians — current, emerging & past]]''' | '''[[K. Ann McKibbon]]''' | '''[[What health librarians do]]''' ''See also'' '''[[CHLA/ABSC (Canada)]]''' [[File:800px-Flag of Canada.svg.png|22px]] | '''[[Canadian health librarians — current, emerging & past]]''' | '''[[K. Ann McKibbon]]''' | '''[[What health librarians do]]'''    −'''Margaret Sampson''', ''Canadian health librarian and information retrieval expert'', has an international profile in the area of expert searching and information retrieval. She works as the manager of library services at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO). She was formerly the senior information specialist and deputy director of the Chalmers Research Group in the United Kingdom. Sampson is one of the leaders in [[evidence-based librarianship]], and publishes and presents widely. She maintains an active profile as a researcher, and her work has brought several innovations to [[systematic review searching]] including structured [[peer review]], augmentation of subject searching through related article searching, and validation of electronic search strategies through post-hoc testing. Sampson has expertise in updating systematic reviews; for her doctoral work, she developed and tested surveillance search strategies. She continues to develop the efficiency of searches using various automated mechanisms. Her current clinical focus is pediatrics and complementary and alternative medicine.+'''Margaret Sampson''', ''Canadian health librarian and information retrieval expert'', has an international profile in the areas of expert searching and information retrieval. She currently works as the manager of library services at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO). She was formerly the senior information specialist and deputy director of the Chalmers Research Group in the United Kingdom. Sampson is one of the leaders in [[evidence-based librarianship]], and publishes and presents widely. She maintains an active profile as a researcher, and her work has brought several innovations to [[systematic review searching]] including structured [[peer review]], augmentation of subject searching through related article searching, and validation of electronic search strategies through post-hoc testing. Sampson has expertise in updating systematic reviews; for her doctoral work, she developed and tested surveillance search strategies. She continues to develop the efficiency of searches using various automated mechanisms. Her current clinical focus is pediatrics and complementary and alternative medicine.     Within the Cochrane Collaboration, Margaret participates in the Information Retrieval Methods Group and the CAM field, including maintaining its trial registry. She has published on best practices in evidence finding and on the quality of [[complementary and alternative medicine (CAM)]] systematic reviews and trials. She completed her PhD in the Department of Information Studies, University of Wales. Sampson was awarded the [http://www.chla-absc.ca/?q=en/node/174 Canadian Hospital Librarian of the Year] in 2010. Within the Cochrane Collaboration, Margaret participates in the Information Retrieval Methods Group and the CAM field, including [...]



Grey literature

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 17:46:27 GMT

‎Teach yourself new GL strategies: ← Older revision Revision as of 17:46, 17 February 2018 (3 intermediate revisions by one user not shown)Line 4: Line 4:  To browse other articles on a range of HSL topics, see the '''[http://hlwiki.slais.ubc.ca/index.php?title=Special:AllPages&from=2007_Sabbatical_-_Dean_Giustini A-Z index]'''. To browse other articles on a range of HSL topics, see the '''[http://hlwiki.slais.ubc.ca/index.php?title=Special:AllPages&from=2007_Sabbatical_-_Dean_Giustini A-Z index]'''.  ==Last Update== ==Last Update== −*[[File:Updated.jpg]] 10 February 2017+*[[File:Updated.jpg]] 17 February 2018     ==Introduction== ==Introduction==  ''See also'' '''[[Expert searching]]''' | '''[[Grey data ("hard to find" data)]]''' |  '''[[Grey information and data]]''' | '''[[Grey literature searching in medicine]]''' | '''[[Grey literature - part II]]''' | '''[[Snowballing]]''' ''See also'' '''[[Expert searching]]''' | '''[[Grey data ("hard to find" data)]]''' |  '''[[Grey information and data]]''' | '''[[Grey literature searching in medicine]]''' | '''[[Grey literature - part II]]''' | '''[[Snowballing]]'''  +  +  +:* According to '''[http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/jebm.12266/full Paez A (2017)'''], ''"...gray literature, or evidence not published in commercial publications, can make important contributions to a systematic review. Gray literature can include academic papers, including theses and dissertations, research and committee reports, government reports, conference papers, and ongoing research, among others. It may provide data not found within commercially published literature, providing an important forum for disseminating studies with null or negative results that might not otherwise be disseminated. Gray literature may thusly reduce publication bias, increase reviews’ comprehensiveness and timeliness, and foster a balanced picture of available evidence.''"     :* According to '''[http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/00048623.2015.1081712 Lawrence et al (2015)]''' ''"..The internet has profoundly changed how we produce, use and collect research and information for public policy and practice, with grey literature and data playing an increasingly important role. Reports, discussion papers, briefings and many other resources produced and published by organisations, without recourse to the commercial or scholarly publishing industry, are a key part of the evidence used for public policy and practice. Yet finding and accessing this material can be a time-consuming task made harder by poor production and management of resources and the lack of digital collecting services. Even knowing what is being collected and what collections exist is a difficult task. Based on research conducted as part of the Grey Literature Strategies ARC Linkage project, this article reports on the results of online surveys of users, producers and collectors of policy and research information with a particular focus on the results for collecting services...''". :* According to '''[http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/00048623.2015.1081712 Lawrence et al (2015)]''' ''"..The internet has profoundly changed how we produce, use and collect research and information for public policy and practice, with grey literature and data playing an increasingly important role. Reports, discussion papers, briefings and many other resources produced and published by organisations, without recourse to the commercial or scholarly publishing industry, are a key part of the evidence used for public policy and practice. Yet finding and accessing this material can be a time-consuming task made harder by poor production and management of resources and the lack of digital collecting services. Even knowing what is being collected and what collections exist is a difficult tas[...]



Grey literature searching in medicine

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 17:43:18 GMT

← Older revision Revision as of 17:43, 17 February 2018 Line 4: Line 4:  To browse other articles on a range of HSL topics, see the '''[http://hlwiki.slais.ubc.ca/index.php?title=Special:AllPages&from=2007_Sabbatical_-_Dean_Giustini A-Z index]'''. To browse other articles on a range of HSL topics, see the '''[http://hlwiki.slais.ubc.ca/index.php?title=Special:AllPages&from=2007_Sabbatical_-_Dean_Giustini A-Z index]'''.  ==Last Update== ==Last Update== −*[[File:Updated.jpg]] 12 September 2016+*[[File:Updated.jpg]] 17 February 2018  ==Introduction== ==Introduction==  ''See also'' '''[[CADTH]]''' | '''[[Expert searching]]''' | '''[[Grey data ("hard to find" data)]]''' | '''[[Grey literature]]''' | '''[[Grey literature - part II]]''' | '''[[Snowballing]]'''   ''See also'' '''[[CADTH]]''' | '''[[Expert searching]]''' | '''[[Grey data ("hard to find" data)]]''' | '''[[Grey literature]]''' | '''[[Grey literature - part II]]''' | '''[[Snowballing]]'''   Line 174: Line 174:  *[http://portal.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=607509 '''Pace '''AK. Black, white, and shades of gray (literature) on the web. ''Comp in Libr''. 2002;22(4):44-47.] *[http://portal.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=607509 '''Pace '''AK. Black, white, and shades of gray (literature) on the web. ''Comp in Libr''. 2002;22(4):44-47.]  :The author discusses 'gray' literature - what librarians used to call 'the vertical file' - on the web. Content that is not making its way into commercial databases should be enriched with descriptive tagging to increase subject access. Google as a search engine surpasses others in indexing web files and providing better access to electronic theses and dissertations (ETD) than library OPACs. :The author discusses 'gray' literature - what librarians used to call 'the vertical file' - on the web. Content that is not making its way into commercial databases should be enriched with descriptive tagging to increase subject access. Google as a search engine surpasses others in indexing web files and providing better access to electronic theses and dissertations (ETD) than library OPACs.  +  +  +*[http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/jebm.12266/full '''Paez A'''. Gray literature: An important resource in systematic reviews. Journal of evidence-based medicine. 2017 Aug 1;10(3):233-40.]  +:Systematic reviews aide the analysis and dissemination of evidence, using rigorous and transparent methods to generate empirically attained answers to focused research questions. Identifying all evidence relevant to the research questions is an essential component, and challenge, of systematic reviews. Gray literature, or evidence not published in commercial publications, can make important contributions to a systematic review. Gray literature can include academic papers, including theses and dissertations, research and committee reports, government reports, conference papers, and ongoing research, among others. It may provide data not found within commercially published literature, providing an important forum for disseminating studies with null or negative results that might not otherwise be disseminated. Gray literature may thusly reduce publication bias, increase reviews’ comprehensiveness and timeliness, and foster a balanced picture of available evidence.       [...]