Naila Dracup

Naila Dracup

Profile

Naila is an Information Specialist in the Academic Unit of Health Economics (AUHE).

Naila joined the Academic Unit of Health Economics (AUHE) as an Information Specialist in June 2016. She is involved in the development and delivery of specialist information services to support research outputs within the AUHE, the Leeds Institute of Health Services (LIHS), School of Medicine and West Yorkshire NHS trusts.

Qualifications

  • MSc Information Studies, Leeds Metropolitan University
  • BA Sociology, University of Leeds

Current and previous roles

  • June 2016 to present, Information Specialist, Academic Unit of Health Economics (AUHE)

Prior to June 2016

  • Information Specialist, Information Resources Group, School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR), University of Sheffield
  • Information Specialist, Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE), London
  • Information Specialist, Bazian ltd (the Economist Intelligence Unit), London
  • Information Specialist, NICE Evidence - cancer, Oxford

Teaching responsibilities

Postgraduate Finding and managing the evidence for your systematic review – PGDip Health Research\n Literature Searching and Reference Management skills. Dissertation module. MSc Health Economics.Reference Management. Dissertation module MSc Health Informatics, D Clin Psychology, MSc International Health, MPH Health Management, Planning & Policy, MPH Public Health (International), MSC International Hospital Management\n Finding and managing evidence for reviews. Systematic Reviews of Research module. MSc Health ResearchFinding Economic Evaluations. Health Economics module. MSc Health Research.

Undergraduate Introduction to Library catalogue and Endnote. MBCHB yr 1CPD and staff training LIHS Mini Masterclasses – LIHS staff and PhD studentsLICTR CPD sessions, advanced Endnote, advanced literature search techniques (LIHS & LICTR staff)

Professional activities

  • Chartered member of the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP) \n Member of EAHIL (European Association for Health Information and Libraries)
  • Associate of the Higher Education Academy
  • Member of SuRe Info (Summarized Research in Information Retrieval for HTA) project team

Current Research Interests

  • Searching methodologies for obtaining qualitative research
  • Systematic literature searching
  • Review methods

Research interests

My research interests are information retrieval methods, the role of the Information Specilaist within research teams and the effective retrieval of qualitative research.

Qualifications

  • MSc Information Studies
  • BA Sociology

Professional memberships

  • Chartered member of CILIP
  • EAHIL

Student education

Postgraduate

  • Finding and managing the evidence for your systematic review – PGDip Health Research
  • Literature Searching and Reference Management skills. Dissertation module.  MSc Health Economics
  • Reference Management. Dissertation module MSc Health Informatics, D Clin Psychology, MSc International Health, MPH Health Management, Planning & Policy, MPH Public Health (International), MSC International Hospital Management
  • Finding and managing evidence for reviews. Systematic Reviews of Research module. MSc Health Research
  • Finding Economic Evaluations. Health Economics module. MSc Health Research


Undergraduate

  • Introduction to Library catalogue and Endnote. MBCHB yr 1

CPD and staff training

  • LIHS Mini Masterclasses – LIHS staff and PhD students
  • LICTR CPD sessions, advanced Endnote, advanced literature search techniques (LIHS & LICTR staff)

Research groups and institutes

  • Leeds Institute of Health Sciences
  • Academic Unit of Health Economics
  • Health economics