Greg Sheaf
Assistant Librarian, Library

Biography

After completing a degree in Jurisprudence at Oxford and an Information Studies diploma at UCD, and serving an apprenticeship as a library assistant at St Vincent's University Hospital, Greg Sheaf joined the Library of Trinity College Dublin as an Assistant Librarian in 2005.

Since then he was appointed as Web Services Librarian, editor of the Library website.

Publications and Further Research Outputs

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Malone H, Susan Biggar, Shila Javadpour, Zai Edworthy, Greg Sheaf, Imelda Coyne, Protocol:Interventions for promoting participation in shared decision-making for children and adolescents with cystic fibrosis, Children's Research Symposium, School of Nursing & Midwifery, University of Dublin, Trinity College Dublin, 2nd May, 2018 Poster, 2018

Malone H, Zai Edworthy, Susan Biggar, Sheila Javadpour, Greg Sheaf, Imelda Coyne, Interventions for promoting participation in shared decision-making for children and adolescents with cystic fibrosis, Temple Street Children's University Hospital, Research, Clinical Audit and QI Day, Dublin, 22nd June, 2018 Poster, 2018

Malone H, Sheila Javadpour, Susan Biggar, Zai Edworthy, Greg Sheaf, Imelda Coyne, Review findings: Interventions for promoting participation in shared decision-making for children and adolescents with cystic fibrosis, 8th Annual OLCHC Research and Audit Conference, Our Lady's Children's Hospital, Crumlin, Dublin, Ireland, 25th May, 2018 Poster, 2018

Gilheaney Ó., Zgaga L., Harpur I., Sheaf G., Kiefer L., Béchet S., Walshe M., The Prevalence of Oropharyngeal Dysphagia in Adults Presenting with Temporomandibular Disorders Associated with Rheumatoid Arthritis: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis, Dysphagia, 32, (5), 2017, p587 - 600 Journal Article, 2017 DOI URL

Gilheaney O, Zgaga L, Harpur I, Sheaf G, Kiefer L, Bechet S, Walshe M, Prevalence of OD in Adults with TMD associated with RA: Examining the evidence, Dysphagia, ESSD Congress, Milan, Italy, 12-15 October 2016, 32, (1), 2017, pp178 Published Abstract, 2017

Malone H, Susan Biggar, Sheila Javadpour, Zai Edworthy, Greg Sheaf, Imelda Coyne, Protocol:Interventions for promoting shared decision-making for children and adolescents with cystic fibrosis, 12th Annual Cochrane Ireland Conference. Cochrane Challenges to Evidence based Healthcare, School of Nursing and Midwifery, National University of Ireland, Galway , 26th May , 2017 Poster, 2017

Malone H, Susan Biggar, Sheila Javadpour, Zai Edworthy, Greg Sheaf, Imelda Coyne, 'Interventions for promoting participation in shared decision-making for children and adolescents with cystic fibrosis.', Cochrane library.com, 2017, - Protocol or guideline, 2017 DOI

Timmins, F., Caldeira, S., Murphy, M., Pujol, N., Sheaf, G., Weathers, E. Whelan, J. and Flanagan, B. , An exploration of current approaches to and facilities for spiritual care provision in the Republic of Ireland (ROI), Journal of Pastoral Care and Counselling, 71, (2), 2017, p122-131 Journal Article, 2017 DOI

Timmins, F. Murphy, M., Pujol, N., Sheaf, G., Caldeira, S. Weathers, E., Whelan, J., and Flanagan, B , The Role of Healthcare Chaplains- a Literature Review, Journal of Healthcare Chaplaincy , 2017, p1-20 Journal Article, 2017 DOI

Gilheaney O, Harpur I, Sheaf G, Zgaga L, Walshe M, 'The Prevalence of oropharyngeal dysphagia in adults presenting with temporomandibular disorders and rheumatoid arthritis: Systematic review and meta analysis ', PROSPERO International Register of Systematic Reviews, NHS National Institute for Health Research , NHS National Institute for Health Research , 2016, - 1-6 Protocol or guideline, 2016 URL

Elliott, N., Begley, C., Sheaf, G., Higgins, A, Barriers and enablers to advanced practitioners' ability to enact their leadership role: A scoping review, International Journal of Nursing Studies, 60, 2016, p24 - 45 Journal Article, 2016 URL DOI

Timmins, F., Murphy, M., Begley, T., Neill, F. and Sheaf, G., A documentary analysis of the guidance provided by fundamental nursing textbooks- what does it tell us about spiritual care delivery and spiritual care competence for contemporary nursing practic, Fourth International Conference of the British Association for the Study of Spirituality Can spirituality transform our world? New frontiers in understanding and exploring contemporary spiritualties , Chancellors Hotel and Conference Centre, Manchester, UK., 23 May -26 May , 2016 Conference Paper, 2016

Timmins F, Murphy M, Pujol N, Sheaf G, Caldeira S, Weathers E, Whelan J & Flanagan B., Spiritual Care Resources in Health Care in Ireland (ROI) - An Exploration, First Global Human Caring Conference - China 2016, Shangri- La Hotel, Wuhan, China, 14-17 October, 2016, pp128 - 129 Published Abstract, 2016

Timmins, F. Murphy, M. Begley, T. Neill, F. and Sheaf, G, An exploration of the extent to which core nursing textbooks inform holistic spiritual care, Nursing Management , 25, (5), 2016, p31 - 37 Journal Article, 2016 URL

Timmins, F. Murphy, M., Pujol, N., Sheaf, G., Caldeira, S. Whelan, J., Weathers, E. and Flanagan, B, Implementing spiritual care at the end of life in the Republic of Ireland , European Journal of Palliative Care , 23, (1), 2016, p42 - 43 Journal Article, 2016

Timmins F, Murphy M, Pujol N, Sheaf G, Caldeira S, Weathers E, Whelan J & Flanagan B., Spiritual Care Resources in Health Care in Ireland (ROI) - An Exploration, 14-17th October, First Global Human Caring Conference - China 2016, Shangri- La Hotel, Wuhan, China, 2016 Conference Paper, 2016

Timmins F, Murphy M, Pujol N, Sheaf G, Caldeira S, Weathers E, Whelan J, An Exploration of Current Spiritual Care Resources in Healthcare in the Republic of Ireland (ROI), 35th Annual International Nursing & Midwifery Research and Education Conference, Maintaining Professional Competence: Continuing Professional Development and Patient Centred Outcomes, RCSI Faculty of Nursing & Midwifery Dublin, 2-3rd March, RCSI, 2016, pp74 - 74 Published Abstract, 2016

Timmins F., Murphy M., Neill F., Begley T. and Sheaf G., An exploration of the extent of inclusion of spirituality and spiritual care concepts in core nursing textbooks, Nurse Education Today, 35, (1), 2015, p277 - 282 Journal Article, 2015 TARA - Full Text DOI

Murphy, M., Begley, T., Timmins, F. Neill, F. and Sheaf, G., Spirituality and Spiritual Care - Missing Concepts from Core Undergraduate Children's Nursing Textbooks, Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery, 35th Annual Nursing and Midwifery Research Conference, Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Stephen's Green, Dublin, February 18th & 19th, 2015, pp106 - 106 Poster, 2015

Murphy, M., Begley, T., Neill, F., Timmins, F., and Sheaf, G. , Spiritual care competence for contemporary nursing practice: a quantitative exploration of the guidance provided by fundamental nursing textbooks., NET2015 26th International Networking for Healthcare Education Conference. , 8-10th September, 2015, pp18 - 19 Conference Paper, 2015

Murphy M., Begley T., Timmins F., Neill F. and Sheaf G., An exploration of the extent of inclusion of spirituality care concepts in children's nursing textbooks, 34th International Nursing and Midwifery Research and Education Conference. Advancing Nursing & Midwifery Practice: Linking National and International Perspectives, Dublin, 18-19 February, 2015, pp103 - 103 Meeting Abstract, 2015

Timmins F., Murphy M., Neill F., Begley T. and Sheaf G., Spiritual care competence for contemporary nursing practice: a quantitative exploration of the guidance provided by fundamental nursing textbooks, 1st International Spirituality in Healthcare Conference-Sowing the Seeds, Trinity College Dublin , 25th June 2015, 2015 Conference Paper, 2015

Timmins F., Neill F., Murphy M., Begley T. and Sheaf G., Spiritual care competence for contemporary nursing practice: a quantitative exploration of the guidance provided by fundamental nursing textbooks, Nurse Education in Practice, 15, (6), 2015, p485 - 491 Journal Article, 2015 TARA - Full Text DOI

Timmins F., Begley T., Murphy M., Neill F. and Sheaf G., An exploration of the extent of inclusion of spirituality and spiritual care concepts in fundamental nursing textbooks, RCSI 33rd Annual International Nursing & Midwifery Research & Education Conference, Dublin, 19-20 February, 2014, pp15 - 15 Poster, 2014

Timmins F., Begley T., Murphy M., Neill F. and Sheaf G., An exploration of the extent of inclusion of spirituality and spiritual care concepts in core undergraduate nursing textbooks, NET2014: 25th International Networking for Healthcare Education Conference, Churchill College, Cambridge, 2-4 September, 2014, pp29 - 30 Oral Presentation, 2014

Coyne I., O'Mathúna D.P., Gibson F., Shields L., and Sheaf G, Interventions for promoting participation in shared decision-making for children with cancer [review], Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, (6), 2013 Journal Article, 2013 DOI TARA - Full Text

Timmins F., Begley T., Murphy M., Neill F. and Sheaf G., An exploration of the extent of inclusion of spirituality and spiritual care concepts in core undergraduate nursing textbooks, NET2013: 24th International Networking for Healthcare Education Conference, Robinson College, Cambridge, 3-5 September, 2013, pp6 - 7 Poster, 2013

Coyne I., O'Mathúna D.P., Gibson F., Shields L., and Sheaf G, Review of interventions for promoting participation in shared decision-making for children with cancer, 9th Biennial European Conference of the Association for European Nursing Diagnoses, Interventions and Outcomes (ACENDIO), Dublin, 22-23 March, edited by Sheerin A., Sermeus W. and Ehrenberg A. , 2013, pp348 - 350 Published Abstract, 2013

Lalor J.G., Clarke M. and Sheaf G., An evaluation of the effectiveness of information literacy training for undergraduate midwives to improve their ability to access evidence for practice, Nurse Education in Practice, 12, (5), 2012, p269 - 272 Journal Article, 2012 DOI

Coyne I., O'Mathúna D.P., Gibson F., Shields L., and Sheaf G., Review of interventions for promoting participation in shared decision-making for children with cancer, Pediatric Blood & Cancer, 44th Congress of the International Society of Paediatric Oncology, London, 4-8 October, 59, (6), Wiley, 2012, pp1127 - 1127 Meeting Abstract, 2012

Coyne I., O'Mathúna D.P., Gibson F., Shields L., and Sheaf G., Interventions for promoting participation in shared decision-making for children with cancer [protocol], (2), 2011 Journal Article, 2011 TARA - Full Text

Non-Peer-Reviewed Publications

Estelle Gittins and Greg Sheaf, Telling Stories and Engaging the Public: Online Exhibitions at Trinity College Dublin, Academic and Special Libraries Conference, Dublin, 11 February 2016, 2016 Conference Paper, 2016 URL

Timmins, F. Murphy, M., Pujol, N., Sheaf, G., Caldeira, S. Weathers, E., Whelan, J., and Flanagan, B. , An Exploration of Current Spiritual Care Resources in Health Care in the Republic of Ireland (ROI) , Health Services Executive (HSE) Chaplaincy Council Meeting, F2 Centre, Ruben Plaza, Rialto, Dublin, 28th September , 2016, Health Services Executive (HSE) Chaplaincy Council Invited Talk, 2016

Sheaf G., So you've been told you are going to do a systematic review?, School of Nursing and Midwifery Winter Research School 2015, Dublin, 10-11 February, 2015 Oral Presentation, 2015 TARA - Full Text

Sheaf G., Book review: Rethinking information literacy: A practical framework for learning, Library Review, 63, (1-2), 2014, p163 - 164 Journal Article, 2014 TARA - Full Text

Sheaf G., Lalor J.G. and Clarke M., Trying to stop the kids using Google (and get a paper out of it too...), HSLG2013. Visible Evidence: the role of Health Science Libraries in Ireland, Dublin, 11-12 April, 2013 Oral Presentation, 2013 TARA - Full Text

Sheaf G., I want that one! Obtaining major textbooks electronically at Trinity College Library Dublin, LIR2011. E-Books: Caressing The Divine Details, Dublin, 25 March, 2011 Oral Presentation, 2011

De Vries J., Mayock P., Higgins A., Sherlock L., Doyle L., Andrews L. and Sheaf G., A review of the international literature on the role of outside facilitators in the delivery of school-based sex education, Dublin, Crisis Pregnancy Agency, December, 2009, p1 - 190 Report, 2009 DOI

Sheaf G., Getting Started - an overview of Trinity College Library's new interactive tutorial, CONUL Advisory Committee on Information Literacy Annual Information Literacy Seminar, Dublin, 31 May, 2007 Oral Presentation, 2007 TARA - Full Text