Our upcoming event is Guest Speaker Event (online) on August 8, 2023.
Exploring the impact of automated indexing on completeness of MeSH terms Presented by Alexandre Amar-Zifkin (coauthored with Virginie Paquet, Taline Ekmekjian and Tara Landry).
SAHLA Journal Club
Date: Tuesday, November 30, 2021
Article: Bradley-Ridout, G., & Epworth, A. (2020). Library technicians collaborating with librarians on knowledge syntheses: a survey of current perspectives. Journal of the Canadian Health Libraries Association/Journal de l’Association des bibliothèques de la santé du Canada, 41(3). You can find it here (via DOAJ)
SAHLA-NAHLA-SHLA Prairie Social
Date: Tuesday, August 24, 2021
Topic: This was a collaborative, trivia-based social event for members of the Southern Alberta Health Libraries Association, Northern Alberta Health Libraries Association and Saskatchewan Health Libraries Association.
SAHLA Journal Club
Date: Friday, March 26, 2021
Article: Fleerackers, A., Riedlinger, M., Moorhead, L., Ahmed, R., & Alperin, J. P. (2021). Communicating scientific uncertainty in an age of COVID-19: An investigation into the use of preprints by digital media outlets. Health Communication. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1080/10410236.2020.1864892
Summer 2020 SAHLA Lunch and Learn: “Journeys through a Grey World”
Date: Friday, June 26, 2020
Presenters: Marcus Vaska and Rachel Zhao (AHS librarians)
Topic: This online lunch and learn session included a few key facts on what is meant by grey literature, as well as personal experiences and anecdotes from Marcus’ past 12+ years of research and work in this field. Grey literature resources relating to COVID-19 were also briefly discussed by Rachel Zhao.
2020 NAHLA Online Project Exposition
Date: Thursday, April 16, 2020
Topics and Presenters:
- Assessing the Quality of Literature Search Methods and Reporting in Systematic Reviews: A Post-Publication Peer Review by Victoria Eke
- Data Discovery in a Canadian Context: An Analysis of CIHR-funded Research Data Sharing Practices by Heather Ganshorn
- Community Authorship on Inuit Health Research Publications by Connie Winther and Sandy Campbell
- COVID-19 Infodemic: Ad-Hoc Librarian Group to Support WHO Researcher by Janice Kung
Non-Insured Health Benefits (NIHB) Program for First Nations and Inuit: What Do Health and Information Professionals Need to Know?
Date: Thursday, March 12, 2020
Topic: The federal Non-Insured Health Benefits (NIHB) program provides First Nations and Inuit people with coverage for a limited range of medically necessary goods and services. This Leading Edge session will provide historical background on the NIHB, perspectives on the legal and treaty requirements for service provision, health literacy implications, and the role of NIHB Navigators in service delivery.