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Keeping Up To Date LibGuide


Keeping up to date is essential for evidence-based and safe patient care.
It is usually a requirement for continuing professional accreditation.
It can also be interesting, helping to keep you engaged and curious in your chosen field. 
Keeping up to date may also prompt you to undertake your own research and make your own contribution.

It can be done in various ways to suit you and the time available:

  • You can set up alerts so you can read the latest issues of key journals as they are published
  • You can set up database alerts on articles on a specific topic or author
  • Review publications such as UpToDate and Research Reviews will summarise information for you
  • Newsfeeds such as the ones from the Conversation can bring topical current information to you
  • The CLIN Libraries publish lists of new books and other resources added to the collection
  • The Subject guides produced by the Libraries are also sources of current information
  • You can attend (and maybe even present at) relevant conferences and meetings

Remember if you need help with any of this you can contact your Library