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NEW

Finding the evidence

Finding top quality evidence is a priority for health care practitioners. This new 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. The session will cover:

  • The range of evidence based healthcare resources available including: NHS Evidence, Clinical Knowledge Summaries, the Cochrane Library and Dynamed Plus.
  • How to use the NHS databases effectively and identify the most appropriate database for your need
  • How to create and plan a search strategy using subject headings and keywords and how to combine searches and apply limits to focus your results
  • How to access full text articles where available or locate articles through the St George‚Äôs Journals page
  • How to save your searches and set up alerts

Recommended for: NHS staff



Fri 20th April 10.00-12.00

Wed 23rd May 10.00-12.00

Thu 14th June 13.00-15.00


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Getting Started with Twitter

This session is aimed at those new to, or considering using Twitter but want to know more first. We will give you an overview of how Twitter works, discuss why you might want to use it and offer a hands-on practical workshop to explore this growing social media platform. The session will particularly focus on how Twitter can be used in a professional context.

Recommended for: Anyone

Mon 16th April 11.00-12.30

Tue 19th June 10.00-11.30

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Supporting Students:

Finding information for your topic

Explore some of the library's tools for finding information
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Searching databases using OvidSP

Using the Ovid interface to search databases such as Medline and Embase
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Mon 9th April 11.00-12.30
Tue 8th May 14.00-15.30
Mon 11th June 11.00-12.30


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Searching databases using EbscoHost

Using the EbscoHost interface to search databases such as CINAHL.
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Tue 24th April 11.00-12.30
Thu 24th May 11.00-12.30
Wed 20th June 13.00-14.30


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Forest-Plot Supporting Researchers:

Citation Metrics - an overview

This session will provide an overview of the more traditional citation metrics, such as the journal impact factor and h-index, together with the more recent alternative metrics.
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Tue 12th June 12.00-13.00

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Searching databases using EbscoHost

Using the EbscoHost interface to search databases such as CINAHL.
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Tue 24th April 11.00-12.30
Thu 24th May 11.00-12.30
Wed 20th June 13.00-14.30

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Searching databases using OvidSP

Using the Ovid interface to search databases such as Medline and Embase
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Mon 9th April 11.00-12.30
Tue 8th May 14.00-15.30
Mon 11th June 11.00-12.30

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Keeping up to date

Covers various ways of keeping up to date including RSS feeds, email alerts and social media
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Mon 16th April 14.00-15.30

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RefWorks

Introduction to a web-based application for managing your references (University staff & students only)
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Sessions available on request.


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Reference Manager and EndNote

At the moment we cannot provide training courses for these two packages. However please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you need support for Reference Manager or EndNote.

An Introduction to Critical Appraisal

Basic skills for evaluating the quality of the papers you have found
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Sessions available on request.

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Systematic Reviews - Finding and managing the evidence

This new half-day course will focus on in-depth literature searching for systematic reviewers and how to manage your results.
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Thu 12th April 10.00-13.00
Tue 22nd May 13.00-16.00
Thu 21st June 10.00-13.00

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Supporting Academic and Support Staff:

Searching databases using Ovid

Using the Ovid interface to search databases such as Medline and Embase
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Mon 9th April 11.00-12.30
Tue 8th May 14.00-15.30
Mon 11th June 11.00-12.30

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Searching databases using EbscoHost

Using the EbscoHost interface to search databases such as CINAHL.
more info...

Tue 24th April 11.00-12.30
Thu 24th May 11.00-12.30
Wed 20th June 13.00-14.30

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Systematic Reviews - Finding and managing the evidence

This new half-day course will focus on in-depth literature searching for systematic reviewers and how to manage your results.
more info...

Thu 12th April 10.00-13.00
Tue 22nd May 13.00-16.00
Thu 21st June 10.00-13.00

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Overview of resources

A brief look at resources available for your research or your students

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Supporting NHS Staff:

*NEW* Finding the Evidence

Finding top quality evidence is a priority for health care practitioners
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Fri 20th April 10.00-12.00
Wed 23rd May 10.00-12.00
Thu 14th June 13.00-15.00

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Keeping up to date

Covers various ways of keeping up to date including RSS feeds, email alerts and social media
more info...

Mon 16th April 14.00-15.30

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An Introduction to Critical Appraisal

Basic skills for evaluating the quality of papers you have found
more info...

Sessions available on request.

Please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to book

Systematic Reviews - Finding and managing the evidence

This new half-day course will focus on in-depth literature searching for systematic reviewers and how to manage your results.
more info...

Thu 12th April 10.00-13.00
Tue 22nd May 13.00-16.00
Thu 21st June 10.00-13.00

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Introduction to St. George's Library and health information

Library induction for NHS staff

Wed 4th April 10.00-11.00
Wed 2nd May 10.00-11.00
Wed 6th June 10.00-11.00

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