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Keeping up to date

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We help staff stay up to date with the latest developments in paediatric healthcare across a wide range of specialist areas:

Current Awareness Services

We offer a variety of specialist services to help staff stay up to date with the latest developments.

One of our current awareness services is our Netvibes site where we collect together the current table of contents from a variety of journals on 44 different subjects. Click on the + below to expand the full list and see the links.

Our Book a Librarian service gives the opportunity for an individual or a departmental group to discuss their current awareness needs and how best to manage staying up-to-date. Please request a session via the form below or contact us. We will respond to your request within two working days.

Book a librarian


  • Please choose a date, day/s and enter a time/s to suit you: (we will contact you to confirm or offer an alternative)
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Monthly Articles of Interest (MAI)

Sign up to receive a spreadsheet each month of article titles sorted by subject and linked to the Pubmed record of the article or journal website. (Includes over 3000 articles/reports on COVID) Any article in the spreadsheet may be requested free of charge (Sheffield Children’s staff only). 

To sign up for this service, join the library and select ‘yes please’ for the latest evidence. 

Sheffield Children’s Repository

On a regular basis we add to our library catalogue articles published by Sheffield Children’s employees. These records link to the Pubmed record of the article. Any article which you cannot access yourself may be requested free of charge (Sheffield Children’s staff only).

Illingworth Library bulletin

Every Monday the Library team email the bulletin to all staff. This contains updates about the latest reports, guidance and articles published, library blog posts, training events and other useful information.

New book alerts

The library also runs a monthly email alerting system to inform you about new items in stock which match your subject interests. Please contact the library for details.

Social media

You can contact us and also receive information we think may be useful to you in any of the following ways. Visit our social media page for further details.

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