International Conference of Animal Health Information Specialists

9 June 2015
Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies
University of Edinburgh, Easter Bush Campus
Edinburgh, Scotland

The ICAHIS planning committee has organised a satellite conference on Tuesday 9 June 2015.

Programme

08:00 Bus departs Appleton Tower on Crichton Street – please arrive by 07:50
08:15 Bus departs Pollock Halls near reception building – please arrive by 08:05
09:00 Bus expected to arrive at the Easter Bush Campus

Registration opens

Teas/coffee and Danish pastries on arrival

09:30 Welcome

  • Tim King, Deputy Head of the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies will welcome delegates to the School.
  • ICAHIS representatives will open the meeting
10:00 Invited speaker

10:45 Comfort break
11:00 Session A: Evidence Based Veterinary Medicine/Practice

Group Discussion/Sharing Ideas Related to Presentation Topics:

  • Role of librarians in EBVM
  • Skills needed for EBVM
  • Success with an EBVM program
  • Assessment/evaluation of evidence, validation of scientific assessment, etc.
12:00 Tour of the Veterinary School
13:00 Lunch
14:00 Session B: Information Services and Information Seeking Behaviour

Group Discussion/Sharing Ideas Related to Presentation Topics

  • Experiences with information seeking by veterinarians
  • Is there a difference in veterinary clinicians and academics when seeking information?
  • How could we embed these ideas into the curiculum of academic librarians?
15:30 Break, with teas/coffee and biscuits
15:45 Session C: Research Support

Group Discussion/Sharing Ideas Related to Presentation Topics

  • Experience with systematic review services
  • Experience/ideas about tracking research output
  • Successes/challenges with research support
16:45 Summing up and Finish
17:00 Bus departs for Edinburgh
18:30 ICAHIS Dinner (Howies Restaurant, Waterloo Place, Edinburgh)
http://www.howies.uk.com/waterloo-place-edinburgh/

 

Fiona Brown
Trenton Boyd
Esther Carrigan
Michael Eklund
Raisa Iivonen

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