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Andrew Booth

  • BA MSc Dip Lib MCLIP PhD
  • Reader in Evidence Based Information Practice
  • School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR)
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evidence based library & information practice health informatics qualitative evidence synthesis systematic reviews

About

Reader in Evidence Based Information Practice at the School of Health and Related Research, University of Sheffield. Andrew Booth has worked in the field of health information for over 25 years. Having previously worked in a variety of health library and information units in the NHS, the Medical Research Council and the King´s Fund, he moved to the University of Sheffield in 1994. Andrew set up the Information Resources (IR) Section and has subsequently been involved as a researcher, lecturer and trainer in all aspects of evidence based practice. Andrew has been a systematic review methodologist since 1995 and teaches on the Masters in Public Health and MSc in Health Informatics (with the Department of Information Studies). Andrew and his IR team hosted the first ever conference in Evidence Based Library and Information Practice in 2001 and since then he has been a leading international figure within this paradigm. He is on the Editorial Boards of Health Information & Libraries Journal, Evidence Based Library & Information Practice, Journal of Electronic Resources in Medical Libraries and the International Journal of Multiple Research Approaches. He is a Co-Convenor of the Cochrane Collaboration´s Qualitative Research Methods Group.

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'Talking the talk or walking the walk?' A bibliometric review of the literature on public involvement in health research published between 1995 and 2009.

  • Boote J
  • Wong R
  • Booth A
Health expectations an international journal of public participation in health care and health policy (2012)
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Managing Knowledge in Health Services

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Pentoxifylline for intermittent claudication

  • Salhiyyah K
  • Senanayake E
  • Abdel-Hadi M
  • Booth A
  • Michaels J
Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (2012)
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Testing the Consolidated Framework for Implementation Research on health care innovations from South Yorkshire.

  • Ilott I
  • Gerrish K
  • Booth A
  • Field B
Journal of evaluation in clinical practice (2012)
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Clear-cut?: facilitating health librarians to use information research in practice

  • Booth A
  • Brice A
Health Information and Libraries Journal (2003)
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Professional experience

Reader in Evidence Based Information Practice

School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR)

October 2007 - Present

Education history

College of Librarianship, Wales

Diploma in Librarianship

October 1982 - July 1983 (9 months)

University of Reading Food Production and Quality Research Division

BA

October 1979 - June 1982 (3 years)