Information Skills Training- free workshops

September 1, 2008 at 10:52 am Leave a comment

Why not renew your health-care information skills in this Autumn? Free workshops are available from St. George’s Library over the coming months.

Brief course details, a schedule and booking information is below. Or see our Information Skills Training Webpage at http://digbig.com/4wfsn
for more information.

And remember- if none of these sessions match your timetable, contact Karen John-Pierre (020 8725 5441 ext 5441) to arrange a 1-2-1 or group/departmental session to suit you.
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Ejournals and Ebooks for NHS Staff
Navigate the range of NHS electronic content, including BMJ Journals, JAMA and Archive titles and CINAHL Full Text journals and e-books
When: Tuesday 2nd September 2.30pm-4pm; Thursday 16th October 10.30am-12pm; Monday 10th November 2.30pm-4pm; Friday 12th December 2.30-4pm

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Evidence Based Health-care Resources for NHS Staff
Focuses on Evidence Based Medicine Reviews and the Cochrane Library, Clinical Evidence, Trip and other resources leading you to appraised or filtered research evidence
When: Tuesday 21st October 10.30am-12pm; Tuesday 9th December 2.30-4pm
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Finding Quality Information
A half-day session on primary database searching, finding systematic reviews and critical appraisal
When: Tuesday 18th November 10am-1pm
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Health Information on the Internet for NHS staff
Learn how to get the best of the net for healthcare information. Focuses on National Library for Health,evaluating websites found through Google and keeping up to date. New for 2008
When: Wednesday 17th September 10am-12pm; Thursday 20th November 2pm-4pm
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Healthcare Databases for Beginners
Get the basics of Medline, Cinahl or Embase and other databases via NLH Search 2.0 in this one-hour session
When: Every Wednesday 4.00-5.00pm
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NHS Healthcare Databases in 120 Minutes
Aimed at staff needing to develope comprehensive search skills this 2-hour session gives you hints and tips for searching the healthcare literature via NLH Search 2.0.
When: Thursday 18th September 2pm-4pm; Wednesday 22nd October 10am-12pm; Friday 21st November 2pm-4pm; Tuesday 16th December 10am-12pm;
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PubMed
Comprehensive training on this popular free version of Medline from the National Library of Medicine
When: Monday 8th September 2pm-4pm; Wednesday 12th November 10am-12pm
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Keeping Up to Date
Do you find it hard to keep up to date with research in your area? This course shows you how
When:Thursday 13th November 12pm-1pm
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Reference Checking
Deal with those pesky incomplete references- this course shows you how in 60 minutes
When:Wednesday 5th November 12pm-1pm
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Reference Manager
Learn how to quickly keep track of your bibliographic records and create bibliographies in an instant

When: Friday 19th September 3pm-4.30pm; Thursday 27th November 11am-12.30pm; Tuesday 16th December 3pm-4.30pm
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Researcher’s Toolbox
Half-day session concentrating on the skills required to undertake comprehensive searching of the literature for research or audit
When: Thursday 4th December 10am-1pm
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To book email: liblearn@sgul.ac.uk or call our booking hotline on 020 8725 5642 (internal ext 5642)

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