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Desription of Library and services

ABOUT THE LIBRARY

From August 1st 2017 Highland Health Sciences Library transferred to the University of the Highlands and Islands. It is the only major specialist health library north of Aberdeen, located in the Centre for Health Science which is on the Raigmore Hospital site on the south west side of Inverness.  It serves the academic and NHS communities and is also a reference resource for patients and carers.

SERVICES OFFERED

Maintenance of working collection - book selection and ordering - both paper and electronic

User education - assist students and staff of all grades in using the tools they have available to them

Information skills - amplification of user education - eg assisting higher level students/staff with literature reviews

Publication/research - research and co-author articles with academic staff

Information search services - provide a local search service for time hungry staff.  Also participate in the NHS Scotland service providing information to staff throughout NHS Scotland

Collaboration - work with other NHS bodies such as NHS Education Scotland, and other Universities to provide support for placement students and research staff.

Shop - The Library has a small shop consisting of stationary items and stamps for purchase.

Space - The Library has study spaces, and bookable discussion and quiet rooms.

 

OPENING HOURS

Day Open Staffing
Monday- Friday 8am-9pm 9am-5pm
Saturday 9am-5pm Unstaffed
Sunday 10am-5pm Unstaffed

CONTACT DETAILS

General:

Telephone: 01463-279800.

e-mail: hhsl@uhi.ac.uk

Ellen-Ann Novak Assistant:

Telephone: 01463-279838.

e-mail: ellen-ann.novak@uhi.ac.uk

Rob Polson Subject Librarian:

Telephone: 01463-279836.

e-mail: rob.polson@uhi.ac.uk

Chris O'Malley Subject Librarian:

Telephone: 01463-279837.

e-mail: chris.omalley@uhi.ac.uk

HOW TO FIND US

The Library is located in the Centre for Health Science in the grounds of Raigmore Hospital, Inverness. Raigmore is located in the South-Eastern outskirts of the town.

Highland Health Sciences Library
University of the Highlands and Islands
Centre for Health Science
Old Perth Road
Inverness, IV2 3JH
Telephone: 01463-279800.
e-mail: hhsl@uhi.ac.uk
web: http://libguides.uhi.ac.uk/hhsl

Visitor Car Parking

Visitors to the Library are advised that there is a parking charge of £1.00 per day (or part of a day). For all those without passes exit tokens are available from the Reception Desk at the front entrance to the Centre for Health Science.

BRANCH LIBRARY

New Craigs (Psychiatry and Learning Disabilities)

Contact Rob Polson at HHSL. 
Telephone: 01463-279836.
e-mail: rob.polson@uhi.ac.uk
Web: http://www.nhshighland.scot.nhs.uk/Services/Pages/NewCraigsPsychiatricHospital.aspx  

SUBJECT RESEARCH GUIDES

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A-Z OF ONLINE RESOURCES

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