2017 Development Needs Analysis

The Development Needs Analysis (DNA) /Training Needs Analysis (TNA) survey ran from late December 2016 until early February 2017.  The results of the survey are available here

The survey received 758 respondents. The demographic responses generally matched previous needs analysis data and wider library and information professional demographics so we believe the responses are a fair representation of the Health LKS workforce.

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Top Ten Development Areas (By Banding Groups & Overall)                                                                                
Overall Band 3-4 Band 5-6 Band 7+
Demonstrating Value and Impact Healthcare Database searching/ HDAS Demonstrating Value and Impact Demonstrating Value and Impact
Healthcare Database searching/ HDAS Literature searching/ Information retrieval Critical Appraisal Knowledge management
Knowledge management Marketing & promoting services Synthesizing and summarising evidence Strategic planning
Marketing & promoting services Classification & Cataloguing  (including taxonomies & ontologies) Marketing & promoting services Costing and pricing library services
Emerging technologies ICT Skills Knowledge management Business & financial management
Critical Appraisal Current Awareness Emerging technologies Emerging technologies
Literature searching/ Information retrieval Social media and collaborative tools Systematic Reviews: Supporting users to undertake Metrics, evaluation and measurement
Synthesizing and summarising evidence Copyright, intellectual property and licensing Health information for patients and carers Health information for patients and carers
Health information for patients and carers Health information for patients and carers Social media and collaborative tools Leadership skills
Social media and collaborative tools Emerging technologies Leadership skills Synthesizing and summarising evidence

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