Aoife Lawton - Systems Librarian HSE Library Dr Steevens Hospital

About Aoife: Aoife is systems librarian based in Dr. Steevens Hospital HSE in Dublin. With over 17 years experience in the library and information sector, she is currently responsible for the provision of electronic library resources for HSE staff working in Dublin, Wicklow and Kildare and for the library management system (Symphony) for 5 libraries in the region. She manages Lenus theHSE’s Irish health repository. She is a member of the HSE Open Access Research Advisory group and has served as Chair and Vice-Chair of the Health Science Libraries Group. Her professional interests include: emerging technologies, open access, health information literacy, continuing professional development, consumer health and advocacy for librarians. Aoife holds an MLISfrom University College Dublin and a BA from Trinity College Dublin. She is an Associate of the Library Association of Ireland and holds professional membership to the Medical Library Association and CILIP. Previously she worked as a technical librarian for a major library systems supplier and as a product specialist in IBM technical support. 

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