Press Releases

New Book: “How to Give Your Users the LIS Services They Want” by Sheila Pantry OBE and Peter Griffiths

7 August 2009

In these turbulent times, with the challenges of a constantly changing job market, shifting information-seeking behaviour and a vast array of new resources continually being produced, library and information services need to constantly keep one step, or more, ahead of their users. More…

Recession tightening the budget? Missing OSH-ROM? Why not take OSH UPDATE? Don’t make decisions without quality OSH information

31 July 2009

OSH UPDATE – arguably one of the best collections of full text and bibliographic health and safety information, is continuously updated as new data is published. More…

OSH-ROM… Your time is running out. Why not take OSH UPDATE? Don’t make decisions without quality OSH information

21 October 2008

You may have had access to OSH-ROM for many years and will now know that it is ceasing publication. OSH-ROM was created by Sheila Pantry OBE who subsequently in 2004 produced OSH UPDATE. More…

FIREINF adds more databases… the world’s premier collection of fire information that is focused and affordable

19 August 2008

ANOTHER database containing references to relevant articles from worldwide journals, reports etc been added to FIREINF. This is in addition to the recently added two databases from the US National Institute for Safety and Health – NIOSHTIC and NIOSHTIC-2. Both NIOSHTIC and NIOSHTIC-2 databases contain a wealth of fire and fire related as well as a broad range of occupational safety and health information. More…

FIREINF goes from strength to strength

14 July 2008

Two databases from the US National Institute for Safety and Health – NIOSHTIC and NIOSHTIC-2 are being added to FIREINF that is arguably the world’s premier collection of related validated, authoritative information on the subject aims to help all those seeking such information. Both NIOSHTIC and NIOSHTIC-2 databases contain a wealth of fire and fire related as well as a broad range of occupational safety and health information. More…

Do you need fire related information? You may be interested in having a look at the FIREINF service

1 May 2008

As you may be aware the Fire Service College Library has recently withdrawn its external services. If you wish to continue to have quick access to validated, authoritative and constantly updated fire and fire related information you may be interested in having a look at FIREINF service. More…

CCOHS database added to OSH UPDATE

4 April 2008

The latest database to be added to OSH UPDATE indexes the Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Questions and Answers of the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS), and links to the full text documents. More…

Are your fire risk assessments in place? Interested in keeping up-to-date with fire and fire emergency and preparedness information from worldwide sources?

12 November 2007

Then FireINF, arguably the world’s premier collection of related validated, authoritative information is the source for you – because it aims to help all those seeking such information. Emphasis is on all aspects of fire, emergency and preparedness management principles, fire risk assessment, practices and research. More…

New Book: “Managing Stress and Conflict in Libraries” by Sheila Pantry OBE BA FCLIP

19th June 2007

Stress and conflict in the workplace undermine performance and can make people mentally and physically ill, and research indicates that ever-increasing numbers of people are experiencing excessive pressure of this kind – including aggression and abuse – in our rapidly changing world of work. More…

Today is ‘Stress Down Day’: Managing stress and conflict in libraries

1st February 2007

Stress Down Day is the run by the Samaritans and aims to raise awareness of stress in the workplace and to encourage people to look after their mental health. More…

Interested in keeping up-to-date with fire and fire emergency and preparedness information from worldwide sources?

2 November 2006

Then Fire, Emergency and Preparedness Worldwide, arguably the world’s premier collection of related validated, authoritative information is the source for you – because it aims to help all those seeking such information. Emphasis is on all aspects of fire, emergency and preparedness management principles, fire risk assessment, practices and research. More…

OSH UPDATE service is adding another 200,000 records to help keep you current in health and safe information

18 September 2006

OSH UPDATE – arguably the most informative collection of health and safety information at the lowest cost in the world is expanding with another 200,000 records from the US National Institute for Occupational Safety Health NIOSHTIC database. More…