Author Archive | Karen

Health Information Week 2020

  High-quality health information can have a huge impact upon our ability to stay healthy, manage illnesses effectively, and achieve a better quality of life. We all need information that we can trust, particularly in this time of coronavirus.     Trusted sources One of the easiest ways to get reliable health information is to […]

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Downtime for ebooks – 27/06/2020

The hosting database for our ebook collection is being updated tomorrow evening – Saturday, 27th June 2020 – between 5pm and 8pm. Full service should resume after this. You can login to our e-book collection via OpenAthens – https://www.library.bsmhft.nhs.uk/e-books/

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Asylum Magazine – new subscription

The trust library service has taken a new subscription to ‘Asylum Magazine‘ – a print copy will be available to read in both Barberry and Uffculme Libraries but due to current circumstances,  we are offering ILL access to articles.  The latest issue and freely accessible archives are available here:  https://asylummagazine.org/ – if you require an […]

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Mental Health Awareness Week 2020

  In the run-up to Mental Health Awareness Week, we in the library team reflected on the ways in which we have been expressing kindness to ourselves and others. We have organised our ideas by the five ways to wellbeing, and you can download the PDF here   We are hoping to collect the ideas […]

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Celebrate World Book Night on 23 April 2020

World Book Night celebrates the pleasure and benefits of reading. It is promoted each year by the Reading Agency, a national charity with a clear message, that it doesn’t matter what you read, as long as you read!   #ReadingHour https://worldbooknight.org/get-involved During the Covid pandemic it is more important than ever to engage in activities […]

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Updated access to BSMHFT Library Services (25 March 2020)

Due to all library staff now working remotely from home, Uffculme Library remains closed with Barberry Library  open for 24hr access to hot-desking, copying and remote book loans. We are continuing to offer remote services such as enquiries, ebook loans, article requests, access to online resources and a literature search service.  However, these may be at […]

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Temporary changes to BSMHFT Library Services from Monday, 16 March 2020

From Monday, 16th March 2020, Uffculme Library will be temporarily closed and we will instead be providing Library and Knowledge Services to the fullest extent possible from Barberry Library only. Alternative hot-desk facilities are available at Juniper and Barberry sites. We will continue to offer remote services such as enquiries, e-book loans, article requests, access […]

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Keeping up to date with Browzine

The library service is trialling a new resource to help make accessing our e-journal collection easier BrowZine Keep up to date with your favourite journals, or download articles from our subscribed titles Visit: https://browzine.com/libraries/1797/subjects to begin searching. You can browse online or download the app. The trial is active until 31 March 2019 – please […]

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Mind Reading – a two day conference at University of Birmingham, 18th – 19th June 2018

For details of an upcoming conference at University of Birmingham, with a keynote address by Professor Femi Oyebode on ‘Madness at the Theatre: Plays and Inner Life’ please follow the links below. The conference will “….seek to explore productive interactions between narrative and mental health both historically and in the present day. Bringing together psychologists, psychiatrists, philosophers, […]

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