Getting the information you need; the role of Open Access in supporting health and wellbeing on the island of Ireland

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Getting the information you need; the role of Open Access in supporting health and wellbeing on the island of Ireland

Time: October 22, 2013 from 1:30pm to 4pm
Country: St. Patrick’s University Hospital, Dublin
City/Town: Dublin
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Event Type: open, access, seminar
Organized By: Health Service Executive Regional Library & Institute of Public Health in Ireland
Latest Activity: Oct 23, 2013

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Event Description

Getting the information you need; the role of Open Access in health and wellbeing

Co-hosted by the Institute of Public Health (IPH) and the Regional Library Dr. Steevens Hospital, HSE

Who is this seminar for?

People working in the health sector who would benefit from Open Access initiatives include: health professionals, public health doctors, managers, policy makers, researchers, and information workers from organisations such as the Health Service Executive; Department of Health; Voluntary health sector, Irish health agencies, academic health sector.

Programme

  • 13.30 – 14.00 Registration (tea/coffee)

Open Access and its benefits

  • 14.00 – 14.05 Welcome and introduction - Michael Byrne, Principal Psychology Manager, Health Service Executive
  • 14.05 – 14.20 Measuring your impact using Altmetrics: What is OA and what are its benefits? - Paul Murphy, Librarian, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
  • 14.20 – 14.35 Researching patient outcomes - the ECT perspective - Erik Kolshus, St. Patrick’s University Hospital / Trinity College Dublin
  • 14.35 – 14.50 Hospital In-Patient Enquiry Scheme (HIPE) Data - a source for OA research (tbc) – Aisling Mulligan, Economic & Social Research Institute
  • 14.50 – 15.00 Comfort Break

Three key Open Access Initiatives

  • 15.00-15.15 National Open Access Policy and the future - Patricia Clarke, Senior Policy Analyst, Health Research Board
  • 15.15 – 15.30 Lenus and Open Access Policy in the HSE - Aoife Lawton, Systems Librarian, Health Service Executive
  • 15.30 – 15.45 The Health Well and Open Access Policy for public health – Kevin Balanda, Associate Director, Institute of Public Health in Ireland
  • 15.45- 16.00 Summing up and close – Dr. Michael Byrne

Please register your interest in attending this event by Wednesday, 9 October 2013 by emailing the address below

Louise Bradley (louise.bradley@publichealth.ie)
The Institute of Public Health in Ireland

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