Publications in Prehospital emergency care

During thursday and friday the PreHospen conference takes place here at the University of Borås. It is the seventh conference in order, and everyone who work in some way with, or are affected by, prehospital emergency medical care are welcome. Here at the university is PreHospen (Center for Prehospital Research), a well-known center for research and development of prehospital emergency care and it’s also one of the leading research centers in this subject in the country.

ambulansbilder12The library have many publications written by researchers at the PreHospen center but also most of the presenters at the conference are represented in the collection. The publications are mainly electronic, but some of the publications in question are available in print. Here you can find links to some of the presenters at the session “The dispatch centre’s impossible task” (both print and electronic) that we have in the library via our search tool Summon:  Anna Carin Wahlberg, Karl Hedman, Helena Nord-LjungquistKatarina Bohm, Araz Rawshani.

Whether you are a resident at the University of Borås, or if you are an external participant in the conference: Welcome to browse our databases and learn more about the subject in different types of publications in the field. In the Library Lounge you also find journals like Samverkan 112 (Collaboration 112) and Vårdfokus (Focus in health) with the latter including articles about various trauma teams in the latest issue (both journals are in Swedish). Please feel free to ask questions about additional literature on the subject at the information points in the library. Only students and staff at the University of Borås can access the material we subscribe to in full text, but we have a few walk-in-use computers at the entrance floor that can be used for a while to browse and read.

DSC_1634Text: Lena Holmberg
Picture: Anna Sigge & Lena Holmberg

E-media at LLR

LLR got its first electornic journal for 15 years ago.

In 1988 LLR joins Bibsam’s national agreement where three databases were included:  Academic Search Elite från Ebsco, 1085 journals from different subject areas, IDEAL which had 175 titles from Academic Press and MUSE with 45 titles in hu med 45 titlar in humanities from John Hopkins University Press.

Today LLR subscribes to over 35 000 electronic journals. We have also activeted about 15 000 electronic journals from open sources. Through us the students and staff of University of Borås has access to over 146 000 electronic books.

For comparison you should know that we have about 300 print journals and about 100 000 print books on our shelves.
LLR has become a digital library!
Pieta Eklund
Karin Ekström