Author Archives: Russell Burke

About Russell Burke

Russell Burke, Assistant Librarian, Library & Archives Service, LSHTM. I began my career working in academic libraries in 1998 and from 2010 I have taught information literacy and literature searching to students, researchers and academic staff, from basic search skills to developing detailed search strategies for Systematic Reviews. I joined LSHTM in December 2016. I am a CILIP accredited professional Librarian (MA Information Services Management) and an Associated Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

Effective Literature Searching: ‘refresher’ summary training sessions for MSc students – booking now available.

These take place on: Tuesday 11th May 09:00 to 11:00Thursday 13th May 15:30 to 17:30Friday 15th May 12:00 to 14:00 Tuesday 22nd June 09:00 to 11:00Wednesday 23rd June 15:30 to 17:30Thursday 24th June 12:00 to 14:00 All the above session … Continue reading

Library Inductions for new students: welcome to our Library services

Library Inductions for new students. Welcome to all our new students! We look forward to supporting you in your studies this year. There is a lot of information for new arrivals to take in during Welcome week. When you have … Continue reading

Library Support for Researchers – InfoSkills and Literature Searching: the basics to systematic review searches.

Dear Research Degree Students (RDS) & Research Staff, ONLINE LIBRARY SERVICES: the Library & Archives Service continues to provide all online library services & access to our online collections as normal. Plus, we have enhanced and added to our online … Continue reading

MSc Student Support – InfoSkills and Literature Searching: the basics to systematic review level searches.

Dear Students, ONLINE LIBRARY SERVICES: the Library & Archives Service continues to provide all online library services & access to our online collections as normal. Plus, we have enhanced and added to our online support in areas such as:  Literature … Continue reading

InfoSkills: Literature Searching – Lunchtime Sessions

1 hour InfoSkills Lunchtime sessions – book now! From May 14th to May 31st on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays & Fridays (more sessions to be announced for June and July). Book a place on any session at http://bit.do/infoskills The ‘Constructing a … Continue reading

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Peer-review of systematic review search strategies: a new service from your Library and Archives Service

Introducing a new service for researchers, staff and MSc students working on MSc Projects Peer-review of systematic review search strategies You can now have your systematic review search strategy peer-reviewed by a Librarian. The peer-review is based on the Peer-Review … Continue reading