Changes in the provision of information brought about through the emergence of electronic information resources have created subsequent changes in the skills needed by information professionals. Information professionals are now expected to be aware of and capable of using emerging information communication technologies, as well as having essential… (More)
This article summarises the results of a study carried out at Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU). The aim of the project was to measure and compare the information skills of UK and international students pursuing an undergraduate course in business studies using two UK universities as case studies.
INTRODUCTION Histological diagnosis of malignant mesothelioma requires an invasive procedure such as CT-guided needle biopsy, thoracoscopy, video-assisted thorascopic surgery (VATs) or thoracotomy. These invasive procedures encourage tumour cell seeding at the intervention site and patients can develop tumour nodules within the chest wall. In an effort to… (More)
INTRODUCTION The majority of stage III patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) are unsuitable for concurrent chemoradiotherapy, the non-surgical gold standard of care. As the alternative treatment options of sequential chemoradiotherapy and radiotherapy alone are associated with high local failure rates, various intensification strategies have been… (More)
This paper draws on a research study undertaken and research report provided for the Museums Libraries and Archives Council UK. The aim of the study was to review selectively adult learning provision inside and outside public libraries in England, to identify key strengths in public library services for adult learners and to produce definitions of, and a… (More)
There are challenges for the new information professional. In recent years technological development and changes in the quantity of and access to information has influenced the nature of information work. Predictions for the future include the 'cybrarian'. Yet various studies demonstrate the continuing need for a physical place which plays a vital role in… (More)