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A Day in the Life of Honorary Research Fellow Dr Graham Walton

In July 2016, I decided to stop working full time as Assistant Director in the Loughborough University Library and move to a different work style. It seemed time for a change after working full-time continuously in higher education for 35+ years. I had been at the University for around 10 years where I had also […]

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The Role of an Editor

I found it an interesting experience when Taylor & Francis asked me for a blog posting about the role of an editor. Even though I have been editing academic journals (Health Information and Libraries Journal (1998 – 2004) and New Review of Academic Librarianship (2004 to date) for a while I had never reflected on […]

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CIM Honorary Research Fellow interviewed by Brazilian newspaper

Dr Graham Walton, Head of Planning and Research in the Library, had the honour of being interviewed by ‘O Globo’ when he was in Rio de Janeiro this August. ‘O Globo has over 1 million readers and is the major Brazilian national newspaper. Areas covered in the interview were the increase in digital information, the impact on […]

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Information overload in hospital doctors and pharmacists

I have recently completed a short study exploring the causes, impact and solutions to information overload in hospital doctors and pharmacists. This was completed with input from Dr Janet Harrison from CIM. I presented the study as my invited Key Note Address at the 19th Congress of the European Association of Hospital Pharmacists in Barcelona on the 28th March […]