Keith Nockels


Academic Librarian (College of Life Sciences)

Schools: Allied Health Professions, Leicester Medical School

Departments: Taught postgraduate students and teachers in: Cardiovascular Sciences, Genetics and Genome Biology (including Leicester Cancer Research Centre), Health Sciences (including Diabetes), Molecular and Cell Biology, Respiratory Sciences.

Building: Room 1.111, Fielding Johnson Building South Wing

Telephone: +44 (0)116 252 3101

Mental Health First Aid Champion.

Keith provides help finding information in medicine and allied health.   He can advise on searching Medline, Cinahl and other health databases, and on using RefWorks or EndNote to manage references.  If you are undertaking a systematic review he can help you develop a search strategy.  He can help teaching staff compile reading lists in readinglists@leicester.

He is a member of a LLIS group looking at diversifying library resources and of the LLIS EDI group.

Here is his generic critical appraisal checklist for use with journal articles (Creative Commons licence)

And his guide to finding serious case reviews (University login required).

Professional interests

Keith is a member of the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals, revalidating Chartership in April 2015, and a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.  He edits the Health Libraries Group Newsletter's "Internet Sites of Interest" column, and is a peer reviewer for the Health Information and Libraries Journal.

Selected Publications


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