Free online training in using Health Business Elite database

September 14, 2012 at 9:00 am Leave a comment

As part of the contract with the NHS, EBSCO Publishing is offering free online training sessions to NHS England users through the HDAS interface on NHS Evidence.  These sessions are open to anyone within NHS England.


Health Business™ Elite contains full-text content for nearly 600 journals such as H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks, Harvard Business Review, Health Facilities Management, Health Management Technology, Healthcare Financial Management, Marketing Health Services, Materials Management in Health Care, Modern Healthcare, and more.


This database provides comprehensive journal content detailing all aspects of health care administration and other non-clinical aspects of health care institution management. Topics covered include hospital management, hospital administration, marketing, human resources, computer technology, facilities management and insurance.


Session outline


By the end of the session you will know more about the scope of Health Business Elite, when to use Health Business Elite and will have seen how to:


  • Access Health Business Elite™
  • Perform keyword searches
  • Use specific field codes to focus a search
  • Use truncation to search for words with multiple endings
  • Combine search terms
  • Apply limits to refine searches
  • Manage your results including number of articles to display and sort


This training will last up to 1 hour.  There will be opportunity to ask questions throughout and at the end of the session.  Your trainer for these sessions will be Richard Crookes [] previously a healthcare librarian in NHS England, now a Training Specialist for EBSCO in the UK and Ireland.


Session Dates and Booking information


You will need a PC with internet access to take part in the session and either a telephone or headphones to listen to the audio.  The available sessions are listed below.  Please click on the date of your choice and you will be directed to a self registration page.

Thursday 11th October 10.30am

Thursday 8th November 2.00pm

You will be registered automatically.  If you haven’t received your confirmation after 2 hours please check your junk / spam email folder.  If you have any questions please get in touch with Richard at the email address above.


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