Information Skills Training Sessions July – September 2015

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

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.
Tuesday 22 September 12-1pm

Searching databases using Ebscohost
Tuesday 28 July 12-1pm
Tuesday 25 August 1-2pm

Searching databases using OvidSP
Thursday 16 July 1-2pm
Tuesday 18 August 12-1pm

Introduction to critical appraisal
Thursday 6 August 3-4.30pm
Thursday 10 September 3-4.30pm

Keeping up to date
Wednesday 15 July 10.30am-12pm
Thursday 10 September 3-4.30pm

Citation metrics – an overview
Thursday 23 July 12-1pm

Systematic Reviews – Finding and managing the evidence
Wednesday 27 August 10am-1pm

Evidence based healthcare resources
Thursday 30 July 10.30am-12pm
Thursday 17 September 3-4.30pm

Searching NHS databases
Tuesday 14 July 2-3.30pm
Tuesday 28 July 10am-11.30pm
Friday 14 August 11am-12.30pm
Wednesday 9 September 11.30am-1pm
Friday 25 September 2-30pm

Introduction to St. George’s Library and health information for NHS staff
Wednesday 29 July 10am
Wednesday 26 August 10am
Wednesday 23 September 10am