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Western Isles Campus (Ospadal nan Eilean Siar) Library: Home

ABOUT THE LIBRARY

From August 1st 2017, the University part of the Western Isles Library will join the University of the Highlands and Islands.  The Western Isles Hospital Library is run by NHS Western Isles and is the main specialist health library for the Western Isles.  It serves the academic and NHS communities and is also a reference resource for patients and carers.

 

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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.

OPENING HOURS

Day

Open Staffed
Monday- Friday 24 hours 8.30am - 4.30pm
Saturday 24 hours Unstaffed
Sunday 24 hours Unstaffed

 Access outwith staffed hours is by keypad.

CONTACT DETAILS

Lindsay Bradley Knowledge Services Manager:

Telephone: 01851 708236

e-mail: lindsay.bradley@nhs.net