Education and training

Librarian links

BUBL Information Service
BUBL is an Internet-based information service for the UK higher education community. When it was first established in 1990 the name stood for BUlletin Board for Libraries.

CILIP: Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals
CILIP, the leading professional body for Librarians and Information Managers, has members throughout the UK and in more than 100 countries overseas. This website includes membership information, guidance on professional issues, a searchable database of Library and Information appointments online, Tables of Contents of recent Library and Information Updates with one or more full-text articles in each issue, course details etc.

CILIP Health Libraries Group
The Health Libraries Group is a forum for all CILIP members working with health and community care information. With over 2,000 members, it is the largest subject group in this field. It includes librarians and information workers in the NHS, voluntary organisations, public libraries, universities, colleges and industry.

City Community and Health Sciences libraries (City University)

LIBDEX The Library Index
Libdex is a worldwide directory of

  • library homepages
  • we-based OPACs
  • Friends of the Library pages
  • and library e-commerce affiliate links.

LibNEL Libraries Group - North East London area
This site aims to help NHS staff in North East London Health Community to access the healthcare information they need.

Librarians' Index to the Internet
The Librarians' Index to the Internet is a searchable, annotated subject directory of more than 7,600 Internet resources selected and evaluated by librarians for their usefulness to users of public libraries. It's meant to be used by both librarians and non-librarians as a reliable and efficient guide to described and evaluated Internet resources.

LondonLinks (London Health Libraries)

JISCmail National Academic Mailing List Service
A website facilitating discussion, collaboration and communication within the UK Academic Community and beyond.

Medical Library Association
This US association is dedicated to improving the quality and leadership of the health information professional in order to foster the art and science of health information services.

The National Library for Health

National Library of Medicine
The website of the world's largest medical library and creator of MEDLINE and PubMed. In addition to access to various databases there is also access to tutorials in their use etc., the NLM's catalogue LOCATORPlus, National Library of Medicine Classification, List of journals indexed in Index Medicus plus many other useful items.