Posts Tagged ‘Training’

New Library training programme

July 8, 2015

Click on the Training Calendar link to see the new range of training sessions we will be offering over the forthcoming months. This new programme has been created in light of the findings of our recent training needs analysis survey.

Courses include Critical Appraisal, Using Social Media, Google and Beyond – how to safely search the Internet, Searching Cochrane Library, Searching for Management Information, and Searching Pubmed.

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Critical Appraisal training

March 30, 2015

The Academy Library is running a Critical Appraisal session Wednesday 29th April 8:30am – 10:30am in Seminar Room 6, and Monday 11th May  8:30am -10:30am Seminar Room 8. All staff are welcome.

The session will provide an introduction to critical appraisal and how to make sense of systematic reviews. There will also be an opportunity to critically appraise a paper.

For more information or to book a place, contact Stephen Woods Tel: 291 5780.

 UPDATE: The April 29th session has been cancelled.

Forthcoming training courses from the Academy Library

September 11, 2014
The Academy Library is offering the following courses for October, November and December.

All UHSM staff and students are welcome.

Literature Searching Skills  – Bitesize drop-in (30 minutes)
Wednesday 8th October 2pm & 3pm Seminar Room 5
Friday 10th October 2pm & 3pm  Seminar Room 5
Friday 12th December 2pm & 3pm Committee Room

Accessing e-Resources  – Bitesize drop-in  (30 minutes)
Wednesday 5th November  2pm & 3pm Seminar Room 5
Monday 10th November 2pm &  3pm Seminar Room 5

Critical Appraisal – an introduction
Wednesday 12th November 10:00 – 12:00 Seminar Room 5
Tuesday 16th December 9:30 – 11:30  Seminar Room 6

Google & Beyond – Bitesize drop-in  (30 minutes)
Wednesday 26th November 2pm & 3pm Seminar Room 5

Using Social Media – Bitesize drop-in  (30 minutes)
Wedneday 2 pm & 3pm Seminar Room 5

All courses are on a drop-in bases and no advanced booking is necessary. Please contact the library on 5780 for more information.

Literature search training and services

July 21, 2013

One to one literature search training is provided by professionally qualified librarians and is available to all staff and students based at UHSM and MMHSCT.  Sessions usually last one hour and take place at the Library or in your place of work if required. Book a session from our webpage, or speak with a member of staff for more information.  We can also provide tailored training for groups.  Please contact us if you would like to discuss and arrange this.

We also provide a literature search service if you wish us to perform the search for you.  You can fill in a Literature Search Request Form online which is available from our homepage, or if you prefer you can fill in a print form at the Library.

Upcoming Training Courses

May 28, 2013

We have updated the Course Calendar on the website to include all the training we will be offering until September. Sessions include Critical Appraisal and Bitesize Session 3: Searching for health Information. Please click on the following link to see all the courses available:http://www.uhsmacademylibrary.org.uk/Course%20calendar/course%20calendar.asp

Upcoming training courses

April 12, 2013

We have updated the Course Calendar on the website to include all the training we will be offering until September. Sessions include Critical Appraisal, Literature Searching Skills and Google and Beyond. Please click on the following link to see all the courses available: http://www.uhsmacademylibrary.org.uk/Course%20calendar/course%20calendar.asp

Additional Critical Appraisal courses at Stepping Hill

April 12, 2013

Introduction to critical appraisal with statistics

Medical Education Centre, Pinewood House, Stepping Hill Hospital.

Dates/Times:

Wednesday 12th June 2:00pm – 4:00pm

Fri day 29th November 2013 9.30am – 11.30am

Introduction to critical appraisal without statistics

Dates/Times:                

Tues 1st October 2013 2.00pm – 3.30pm

Thurs 27th March 2014 9.30am – 11.00am

Contact the Academy Library for more information

Critical Appraisal training

September 25, 2012

The Academy Library is running a Critical Appraisal session 12th October at 1:30 – 3:30 in CSU 1, first floor ERC Building.  All staff are welcome.

The session will provide an introduction to critical appraisal and how to make sense of systematic reviews. There will also be an opportunity to critically appraise a paper.

For more information or to book a place, contact Olivia Schaff Tel: 291 5780.

Bitesize session 2 – Applying for Inter-Library Loans

September 24, 2012
BITESIZE IS BACK! 
Bitesize
Training Sessions for Personal Assistants, Secretaries, Admin and Clerical Staff
The UHSM
Academy Library is offering a series of four 30 to 40 minute library training sessions covering all aspects of using the library and searching for healthcare information. The completion of all three sessions can count towards personal and Professional development.
Session 2: “Applying for Inter-Library Loans” will be held at the library the 10th of October at 12pm and the 11th of October at 3pm.

Please ring us on x5778 or email us at academylibrary@manchester.ac.ukfor further information and to book onto a session.

Google and Beyond! – how to safely search the Internet

August 31, 2012

We will be running a “Google and Beyond! – how to safely search the Internet” training course on September 25th 12:30 – 2:00.  The course will demonstrate how to identify reliable websites and accredited sources, perform more successful web searches, use Google advance search tools, Google Scholar and Google alerts.  For more information or to book a place contact Olivia Schaff on 291 5780.

Literature Search Training Skills session

August 31, 2012

We will be running a Literature Search Training Skills session on September 21st 1:30 – 3:30.  All staff are welcome.

The session will demonstrate how to conduct a literature search using databases such as Medline, EMBASE and CINAHL. For more information or to book a place contact Olivia Schaff on 291 5780.

Critical appraisal training

August 29, 2012

We are running  Critical Appraisal sessions in September,  October and November. All staff are welcome.
5th September, CSU1
12th October, CSU1
7th November, CSU1

The session will provide an introduction to critical appraisal and how to make sense of systematic reviews. There will also be an opportunity to critically appraise a paper.

For more information or to book a place contact Olivia Schaff Tel: 291 5780.

Changes to the Healthcare Databases Advanced Search

May 8, 2012

NHS Evidence (National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence) will be implementing changes to the Healthcare databases. These changes are based on user feedback and the updated databases will go live on the 30th of May.  The library can provide one-to-one training sessions to help readers make more effective searches.  You can book a training session from website

Critical appraisal training

April 1, 2012

We are running two Critical Appraisal sessions in May. All staff are welcome.
10th May, CSU1
16th May, Seminar Room 3
Both sessions are at 1.30pm to 3.00pm.

The session will provide an introduction to critical appraisal and how to make sense of systematic reviews. There will also be an opportunity to critically appraise a paper.

To find out further information or to book a place, contact Stephen Woods Tel: 291 5780.

Literature searching training and services

December 1, 2011

One to one literature search training is provided by professionally qualified librarians and is available to all staff and students based at UHSM as well as MMHSCT staff.  Sessions usually last one hour and take place at the ERC Library or at your place of work if required.

You can book a one to one training session from our webpage, or speak with a member of staff for more information.

We also provide a Literature Search service if you wish for us to perform the search for you. You can fill out a literature search form online or in the library.


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