It may be the summer holidays but that does not mean we are going to stop offering a variety of library skills training sessions for you! We have a range of sessions suitable no matter your level of expertise – whether you are a student, academic, or NHS staff we have something for you. However, if you require something a bit more in-depth or you have any burning questions, just email us: firstname.lastname@example.org.
For a full up-to-date list of our training sessions, and to register, visit our SGUL Library LibCal. The links below will also direct you to the booking form in addition to providing full details on the session.
Training sessions for NHS staff
Introduction to UpToDate (with Wolters Kluwer Health)
UpToDate’s aim is to support healthcare professionals to make evidence-based clinical decisions at the point of care. Available to all St George’s Trust staff, UpToDate’s coverage includes 9,300 graded evidence-based recommendations and 6,500 drug entries. Come along to this 30-minute session to get you started with UpToDate and find about its main features.
Wednesday 17 August 2022, 13:00-13:30 (online)
Wednesday 21 September 2022, 13:00-13:30 (online)
Training sessions for all NHS users
Finding the Evidence
Finding top-quality evidence is a priority for health care practitioners. This session will introduce the high-quality resources available to you, as well as provide training in how to use them effectively to support evidence-based clinical practice or decision-making.
Wednesday 10 August 2022, 12:00-13:30 (online)
Monday 22 August 2022, 11:30-13:00 (in-person)
Thursday 1 September 2022, 13:30-15:00 (online)
Tuesday 13 September 2022, 12:30-14:00 (online)
NHS Library Induction
Library induction for NHS staff, introducing you to the range of services and resources on offer to those working for St George’s Hospital, Queen Mary’s Hospital and other community-based sites.
Tuesday 16 August 2022, 12:30-13:00 (in-person)
Friday 9 September 2022, 11:30-12:00 (online)
Training sessions for everyone
Systematic Reviews: finding and managing the evidence
This in-person course, based onsite in the Library Training Room, will focus on in-depth literature searching for systematic reviewers and how to manage your results. It will provide you with an overview of the systematic review process, the know-how of creating effective search strategies, systematic searching of the literature, managing your results and documenting the search process.
Wednesday 17 August 2022, 10:00-12:00 (in-person)
Tuesday 20 September 2022, 11:00-13:00 (online)