Continuing Education Courses

Continuing Education Courses (CEC) at EAHIL 2018 hosted by Cardiff University

9th – 10th July 2018

CU_logoDRAFT CEC Programme now available!

CEC Course Descriptions available here

Please note CEC: 3 is sponsored by EAHIL board. This CEC is free and eligible for members of EAHIL


CECs will take place in the following venues:
Main Building
Hadyn Ellis Building
Optometry and Vision Sciences Building
Registration will be available for CEC leaders and participants in the Hadyn Ellis Building as follows:
– Monday 9 July, 08:00 – 16:30
– Tuesday 10 July, 08:00 – 14:00

About CEC topics

The CEC topics selected for EAHIL 2018 are directly informed by a survey of delegates at the 15th EAHIL Conference. Responses were also received from an online questionnaire sent to healthcare information professionals.

Results from these responses showed the top 10 training needs of medical and healthcare librarians:

    1. Information retrieval techniques
    2. Internet searching techniques
    3. Critical appraisal skills
    4. Use of reference management software
    5. Copyright and licensing issues
    6. Current awareness/keeping up-to-date
    7. Use of social media
    8. Knowledge of emerging technologies
    9. Marketing skills
    10. Innovative teaching skills