Workshops on Systematic Reviews, Meta-Analyses, Qualitative Analyses, and Literature Reviews

Workshops on Systematic Reviews, Meta-Analyses, Qualitative Analyses, and Literature Reviews

The George & Fay Yee Centre for Healthcare Innovation (CHI) will be hosting a four-day workshop featuring experts from CHI’s Knowledge Synthesis platform. See the CHI website (https://www.cpd-umanitoba.com/event/) to register. Registration deadline is November 12, 2017. Introduction to Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analysis (November 20 – November 22, 2017) Cost: $300: Faculty, Staff, Professionals / $150: Students / Lunch … Continue reading

Preventing Aging Unequally – Crane Library Web Pick of the Week

Preventing Aging Unequally – Crane Library Web Pick of the Week

The report below examines how the two global mega-trends of population aging and rising inequalities have been developing and interacting, both within and across generations. Taking a life-course perspective, the report shows how inequalities in education, health, employment and earnings compound, resulting in large differences in lifetime earnings across different groups. It suggests a policy … Continue reading

Improvements to WRHA Library Services

Improvements to WRHA Library Services

The Winnipeg Regional Health Authority (WRHA) and the University of Manitoba Libraries (UML) recently announced (Oct 16) that they will be making changes to the agreement for library services.  These changes are necessary to reflect the changing information environment and the need for expanded electronic access to health information for more WRHA staff.  The WRHA … Continue reading

Getting Ready: For a New Generation of Active Seniors – Crane Library Web Pick of the Week

Getting Ready: For a New Generation of Active Seniors – Crane Library Web Pick of the Week

Demographic changes are now a challenge in Canada as well as in several other countries of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). In Canada, there are now more people aged 65 and over than children aged 14 and under. In the coming decades, this demographic reality will put greater pressure on the country’s … Continue reading

International Open Access Week

International Open Access Week

Open access (OA) is the free, online availability of research and scholarly outputs, including peer-reviewed articles, primarily in reference to publications without expectation of payment. With the new Tri-Agencies (CIHR, NSERC, SSHRC) policy to make agency-funded research publicly accessible within 12 months of publication, open access publishing plays an important role in a post-secondary context. … Continue reading

Canadian Library Workers Day

Canadian Library Workers Day

Along with October being Canadian Library Month, October 20 is Canadian Library Workers Day. Canadian Library Workers Day is a day for Canadians to recognize the valuable contributions made by all those who work in and for the public, academic, school, government, academic, corporate and private libraries that are integral to our communities (CFLA-FCAB, 2017).   For more information visit … Continue reading