Information and editing skills

Past projects as a free lancer 

In various roles Angie has proof-read and edited a variety documents and publicity material. Not only has this included leaflets, newsletters, press releases and brochures, but since being involved with web design for over a decade, this also includes information being updated to web pages and social media.

Examples of compilation, proof-reading and copy-editing projects Angie has worked on are:

Information searching and retrieval skills

These are provided at three levels:

  • General information searching and retrieval for individuals and organizations.
  • Specialized information searching and retrieval for health researchers, staff and students.
  • Bespoke training for individuals/groups seeking to assess/appraise the quality of online information.

Examples of recent projects include:

  • Part of a project team working on a Benchmarking Statement for Prosthetic and Orthotics Services in Lebanon (2021)
  • Part of a team working on the OneHand Project funded by the European Commission (2021)
  • Part of a research team working on National Study on mobility devices in Viet Nam – Project briefing note – National study on mobility devices in Vietnam (2018/2019)
  • Membership Officer of the International Confederation of Amputee Associations – IC2A to 2021.
  • Part-time coordinator of a community information centre signposting members of the public and organizations to high quality and reliable information resources (to 2019)
  • Searching for research and grants in topic areas to inform evidence based practice.
  • Assistance with the operation of an electronic helpdesk focusing on a variety of online medical resources and cataloguing e-resources.
  • Short term contracts assisting with literature searching requests at an NHS library
  • Designing and leading a series of grant-funded workshops for older people aimed at increasing their understanding of the quality of online information.