Information Skills Training Sessions April – June

Come along to one of our free sessions to brush up on your information finding or evaluating skills, or book onto one of our newer sessions to find out more about how to use citation metrics to your advantage, or  the online tools that are useful to researchers.

Dates are below, see our information skills workshop page for full details. Please contact to book.

Personalized training
If you cannot make any of the times, we are happy to arrange sessions for either individual or larger groups depending on your needs. To organize a bespoke session please email us at

*New course* Online tools and tips for the digital researcher
This session will provide an overview of online tools, including social media, to collaborate, share information and raise your research profile.
Wednesday 24 June 12-1pm

Searching databases using Ebscohost
Tuesday 21 April 12-1pm
Thursday 14 May 12-1pm
Thursday 4 June 12-1pm

Searching databases using OvidSP
Monday 27 April 1-2.30pm
Tuesday 12 May 2-3pm
Wednesday 17 June 4-5pm

Refworks (this tool is available to SGUL staff and students)
Thursday 23 April 12-1pm
Tuesday 19 May 12-1pm
Friday 26 June 12-1pm

Introduction to critical appraisal
Thursday 30 April 1-2.30pm
Thursday 25 June 10.30am-12pm

Keeping up to date
Wednesday 6 May 3.30-5pm

Citation metrics – an overview
Friday 22 May 12-1pm

Systematic Reviews – Finding and managing the evidence
Wednesday 17 June 10am-1pm

 Evidence based healthcare resources
Friday 24 April 1-2.30pm
Thursday 21 May 3-4.30pm
Thursday 18 June 10.30am-12pm

Searching NHS databases
Tuesday 28 April 10-11.30am
Wednesday 13 May 10-11.30am
Friday 29 May 2-3.30pm
Tuesday 16 June 10-11.30am
Tuesday 30 June 10-11.30am

Introduction to St. George’s Library and health information for NHS staff
Wednesday 29 April 10am
Wednesday  20 May 10am
Wednesday 24 June 10am