Trials Search Co-Ordinator - Information Specialist, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences
Liz joined the Centre for Evidence Based Dermatology as Trials Search Co-ordinator to the Cochrane Skin Group in September 2010. The Trials Search Co-ordinator (TSC) is part of the Cochrane Skin Group Editorial Base, assisting review authors through the process of preparing and updating Cochrane systematic reviews for publication within the Cochrane Library. The TSC works closely with review authors to identify studies to include in reviews, and also maintains the Skin Group's register of clinical trials.
Liz became a chartered librarian in 1999 and has worked in health libraries since 2001. She has a Masters degree in Information Studies and a Postgraduate Certificate in Public Services Management. Liz works with Cochrane authors to design highly-sensitive search strategies, and identify relevant studies for their reviews. She is also responsible for building and maintaining the Skin Group's Specialised Register of skin related clinical trials.
FUTAMURA, M, THOMAS, K S, GRINDLAY, D J C, DONEY, E J, TORLEY, D and WILLIAMS, H C, 2013. Mapping systematic reviews on atopic eczema—an essential resource for dermatology professionals and researchers PLoS ONE. 8(3), e58484 EL-GOHARY M, BURGESS H, DONEY L, JOHNSON E, STUART B, MOORE M and HEARN P, 2012. Topical antifungal treatments for tinea cruris and tinea corporis (Protocol) Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. Art. No.: CD009992
DONEY LIZ, 2006. Evaluating the impact of a project promoting library and information services to primary care in Nottingham, UK Health information and libraries journal. 23(1), 64-68
DONEY, LIZ, BARLOW, HELEN and WEST, JOE, 2005. Use of libraries and electronic information resources by primary care staff: outcomes from a survey. Health information and libraries journal. 22(3), 182-8