The University of Sheffield
Information Resources

Welcome to Information Resources at ScHARR

Welcome to the Information Resources Group (IRG) at the School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR) at the University of Sheffield.

Since 1994 the Information Resources Group has established itself as a key national player in providing information support to health technology assessment and health services research. This has been complemented by a regional role in delivering information skills training to NHS staff and health librarians c/o the Information Service @ ScHARR Library.

Information Resources activities fall within the following selected areas: Scenes from the library

* Support to health and social services research, including systematic reviews

* Education in systematic reviews methods and health informatics

* Library and Enquiry services

* E-learning and Continuing Professional Development

* Creation and evaluation of electronic information resources

* Training in information skills for health and information professionals

* Evidence Based Information Practice and Health Information Project Evaluations

* Development of information syntheses and summaries in health and social care

To find out more about the teaching and research activities within IRG, please click on the links in the left-hand menu.