Information Skills Training Sessions Jan – Mar 2016

The Library offers a range of free training sessions to meet your needs, from how to use databases to find the resources you need, preparing you for a systematic review, to helping you create a professional social media presence.

Dates are below, see our information skills training 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

Finding the evidence: databases and search skills

Searching databases using Ebscohost
Tuesday 9 Feb 12-1pm
Friday 26 Feb 12-1pm
Friday 11 Mar 12-1pm

Searching databases using OvidSP
Thursday 14 Jan 1-2pm
Thursday 18 Feb 1-2pm
Thursday 17 Mar 1-2pm

Evidence based healthcare resources
Tuesday 23 Feb  3-4.30pm
Wednesday 16 Mar 3-4.30pm

Searching NHS databases
Tuesday 19 Jan 11am-12pm
Thursday 11 Feb 10-11am
Thursday 17 Mar 10-1am

Managing information and critical appraisal

Introduction to critical appraisal
Tuesday 9 Feb 3-4.30pm
Wednesday 23 Mar 3-4.30pm

Keeping up to date
Wednesday 27 Jan 11am-12.30pm
Tuesday 22 Mar  1-2.30pm

Citation metrics – an overview
Thursday 11 Feb 12-1pm

Systematic Reviews – Finding and managing the evidence
Wednesday 20 Jan 1pm-4.30pm
Thursday 10 Mar 10am-1pm

Friday 22 Jan 12-1pm
Monday 22 Feb 1-2pm
Wednesday 23 Mar 12-1pm

*New *  Twitter for Beginners
Wednesday 17 Feb 12-1.30pm
Monday 14 Mar 12-1.30pm

Library inductions

Introduction to St. George’s Library and health information for NHS staff
Wednesday 20 Jan 10am
Wednesday 24 Feb 10am
Wednesday 16 Mar 10am