Information Skills Training Sessions Oct – Dec 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 liaison@sgul.ac.uk 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 liaison@sgul.ac.uk

*New* Using Twitter for Promotions
Mon 12th Dec 12.00 – 13:30
A follow up to our Getting Started with Twitter workshop, you will learn how to use Twitter for promotional purposes. Centred around a case study, you will find out about useful Twitter functions and relevant third party tools such as Vines, Hootsuite and Storify.

Evidence based healthcare resources
Tues 25th Oct 10.00 – 11.30
Tues 29th Nov 14.00 – 15.30
Mon 19th Dec 11.00 – 12.30

Searching databases using Ebscohost
Thurs 1st Dec 12.00 – 13.00

Searching databases using OvidSP
Tues 8th Nov 10.00 – 11.00
Weds 7th Dec 13.00 – 17.00

You can also email liaison@sgul.ac.uk to arrange the following session:

  • Searching NHS databases

Managing information and critical appraisal

Introduction to critical appraisal
Tues 8th Nov 15.00 – 16.30

Keeping up to date
Tues 15th Nov 12.00 – 13.30

Systematic Reviews – Finding and managing the evidence
Tues 18th Oct 10.00 – 13.00
Thurs 24th Nov 10.00 – 13.00
Weds 14th Dec 13.00 – 16.00

Getting started with Twitter
Thursday 17 Nov 12-1.30pm

You can also email liaison@sgul.ac.uk to arrange the following sessions:

  • Citation metrics – an overview
  • Refworks

Library inductions

Introduction to St. George’s Library and health information for NHS staff
Weds 19th Oct 11.00-12.00
Weds 16th Nov 11.00-12.00
Weds 14th Dec 11.00-12.00

 

Follow us on Twitter or Facebook to win fab prizes!

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Between now and 14th October, we are running a Social Media prize draw with wonderful prizes to give away!

Prize list:

  • 2x £25 Honest Burgers vouchers
  • 1 x Staedtler fineliner sets
  • 1 x £20 Amazon gift card
  • 1 x St George’s Teddy
  • 1 x  I love St George’s mug
  • 1 x Library Tote bag + goodies

To enter the draw: follow @sgullibrary on Twitter or like our SGUL Library Facebook page.  *Double your chances of winning by doing both.*

The Library uses Twitter and Facebook to give you the latest information about Library services, as well as drawing your attention to relevant news items and articles relevant to the medical and health field.

Terms and Conditions: Social Media prize draw

1. The competition will run from Tuesday 30 August 2016 until Friday 14 October 2016.

2. The prize draw is open to St George’s, University of London and Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education (Kingston University and St George’s, University of London partnership) students only.

3. Entry to the prize draw is restricted to one entry per student for liking the SGUL Library Facebook Page, and one entry per student for following @sgullibrary on Twitter.

4. Multiple entries will be disqualified.

5. Winners will be chosen at random from all valid entries once the competition has closed on Friday 14th October 2016.

6. Winners will be contacted via Facebook or Twitter. Please be sure to check your account.

7. The prize can only be collected in person from St George’s Library on production of a valid St George’s University ID card.

8. Prizes must be collected within two weeks of notification.

9. The Judges’ decision is final and no correspondence will be entered in to.

10. Photos of the prize winners will be taken to be used in publicity on Library social media channels.

11. One prize draw will take place, unless the prize(s) are not collected by the deadline, in which case uncollected prizes will be redrawn (once only).


Terms and Conditions: Spot the Bull

The following Terms and Conditions relate to the Spot the Bull competitions run during Freshers Fayre 2016.

  1. The competition will run 10am-2pm during the Postgraduate Freshers’ Fayre on Tuesday 30 Aug 2016 and the Undergraduate Freshers’ Fayre on  Monday 19 Sept 2016.
  2. The competition is open to St George’s, University of London and Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education (Kingston University and St George’s, University of London partnership) students only.
  3. Entry to the competition is restricted to one entry per student for providing their name and contact details on the Spot the Bull grid.
  4. Multiple entries will be disqualified.
  5. A winning location on the grid will have been selected at random in advance of each Fayre.
  6. Winners will be contacted on the day of the Fayre via the contact details they provide on the grid (if legible) or their SGUL email (if identifiable).
  7. The prize can only be collected in person from St George’s Library on production of a valid St George’s University ID card.
  8. Prizes must be collected within two weeks of notification.
  9. The Judges’ decision is final and no correspondence will be entered in to.
  10. Photos of the prize winners will be taken to be used in publicity on Library social media channels.

Follow us on Twitter or Facebook to win fab prizes!

Between now and 11th October, we are running a Social Media prize draw with lots of wonderful prizes to give away.

PImage of tote bag and other give away prizesrize list:

  • 2 x £30 Meza restaurant vouchers  *Due to unforeseen circumstances this prize has been withdrawn.* We are very sorry for any disappointment that this may cause, however, all the other fabulous prizes are still available:
  • 2 x £25 Honest Burgers vouchers
  • 2 x Staedtler fineliner sets supplied by K&K Stationers
  • 1 x £20 Amazon gift card
  • 1 x Library Tote bag + goodies
  • 2 x £20 Print Credits
  • Plus 20% discount card for K&K Stationers for all winners

How to enter:

To enter the draw: follow @sgullibrary on Twitter or like our SGUL Library Facebook page.  Double your chances of winning by doing both.

The Library uses Facebook and Twitter to give you the latest information about Library services, as well as drawing your attention to relevant news items and articles relevant to the medical and health field.

Terms and Conditions: Social Media prize draw

1. The competition will run from Tuesday 1 Sept 2015 until Sunday 11 Oct 2015.

2. The prize draw is open to St George’s, University of London and Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education (Kingston University and St George’s, University of London partnership) students only.

3. Entry to the prize draw is restricted to one entry per student for liking the SGUL Library Facebook Page, and one entry per student for following @sgullibrary on Twitter.

4. Multiple entries will be disqualified.

5. Winners will be chosen at random from all valid entries once the competition has closed on Sunday 11th Oct 2015.

6. Winners will be contacted via Facebook or Twitter. Please be sure to check your account.

7. The prize can only be collected in person from St George’s Library on production of a valid St George’s University ID card.

8. Prizes must be collected within two weeks of notification.

9. The Judges’ decision is final and no correspondence will be entered in to.

10. Photos of the prize winners will be taken to be used in publicity on Library social media channels.

11. One prize draw will take place, unless the prize(s) are not collected by the deadline, in which case uncollected prizes will be redrawn (once only).

New prizes for our competition! 2 x £25 vouchers from Honest Burgers

The lovely people at Honest Burgers have given us  two  £25 vouchers to give away for our prize draw*!

The nearest Honest Burgers can be found at 72 Tooting High street, and they have beef, chicken and vegetarian options on their menu

image of burger

 

To enter the draw

Follow @sgullibrary on Twitter or like our SGUL Library Facebook page.

Double your chances of winning by doing both.

Terms and Conditions here

*The draw is available to students with a valid  St George’s University ID Card.

Follow us on Twitter and Like us on Facebook to enter the Prize Draw

fresher's competition banner

The Library uses Facebook and Twitter to give you the latest Library news and promotions, join us to get the most up-to-date information about the Library services.  To give students a bit more of an incentive to follow us on Facebook and Twitter, we’re holding a competition.

*NEW PRIZE ADDED!    2 x £25  Honest Burger Vouchers*

To enter the draw: follow @sgullibrary on Twitter or like our SGUL Library Facebook page.  Double your chances of winning by doing both.

 

Terms and Conditions

1. One prize draw will take place.

2. Entry to the prize draw is restricted to one entry per student for liking the SGUL Library Facebook Page, and one entry per student for following @sgullibrary on Twitter.

3. Multiple entries will be disqualified.

4. The prize draw is open to St George’s, University of London students only.

5. The prize can only be collected in person from St George’s Library on production of a valid St George’s University ID card.

6. Winners will be chosen at random from all valid entries once the competition has closed on Monday 13th Oct 2014.

7. Winners will be contacted via Facebook or Twitter.

8. The Judges’ decision is final and no correspondence will be entered in to.

9. Winners will have their photos taken to be used in publicity on Library social media channels.

10. The competition will run from Tuesday 2 Sept 2014 until  Monday 13 Oct 2014.

31 March – 6 April: Tell us what you think

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We want YOU to tell us what you think about your library services. What are your experiences of your library? What do we do well and what could we improve?
From 31 March – 6 April, we’re putting up a feedback wall in the Library foyer. Write your comments on the post-it notes provided and stick them on!

image of post it note and pens

We’ll post our responses online on the Library Pinterest board, the link will be on our Library Homepage.

You can also use #thinklibrary to tweet us (@sgullibrary) your feedback throughout the week.

 

 

There will be free cupcakes on our launch date
Monday 31 March 12 – 1pm

 

cupcakes with library written on them

Pop Up Library session Wednesday 12 February 12-2pm

Pop Up Library

In support of National Libraries Day, St George’s Library is holding a Pop Up Library on Wednesday 12 February 12-2pm outside Ingredients Restaurant in Lanesborough Wing.

This is an excellent opportunity to chat to Library staff and find out more about the services the Library has on offer.   Why not pop along and see us?

If you’re on Twitter, send us a tweet with the hashtag #NLD14 to tell us what you love about libraries. Our Twitter account is @sgullibrary

National Libraries Day 2014