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Information Skills Training


Finding the Evidence: Searching NHS healthcare databases
Beginners workshop


 Date 

 Time 

 Location 

 Thursday 14 May 2015  1.30 pm  –  4.00 pm  St Clements Hospital, Ipswich
 Friday 15 May 2015  10.30 am – 1:00pm  Frank Curtis Library, Hellesdon Hospital
 Tuesday 19 May 2015  10.30 am – 1:00pm  Frank Curtis Library, Hellesdon Hospital
 Wednesday 20 May 2015     1.30 pm  –  4.00 pm      St Clements Hospital, Ipswich
 Thursday 28 May 2015  10.30 am – 1:00pm  Frank Curtis Library, Hellesdon Hospital    
 Friday 12 June 2015  1:30pm - 4:00pm  Frank Curtis Library, Hellesdon Hospital
 Monday 15 June 2015   1:30pm - 4:00pm  Frank Curtis Library, Hellesdon Hospital
 Thursday 18 June 2015  1:30pm - 4:00pm  Frank Curtis Library, Hellesdon Hospital
 Tuesday 23 June 2015  10.30 am – 1:00pm  Frank Curtis Library, Hellesdon Hospital
 Tuesday 30 June 2015  10.30 am – 1:00pm  Frank Curtis Library, Hellesdon Hospital
 Tuesday 7 July 2015  10.30 am – 1:00pm  Frank Curtis Library, Hellesdon Hospital
 Wednesday 15 July 2015  10.30 am – 1:00pm  Frank Curtis Library, Hellesdon Hospital
 Thursday 16 July 2015  1:30pm - 4:00pm  Frank Curtis Library, Hellesdon Hospital

Learn how to find journal articles and other evidence to support your studies, work or CPD. This introductory course focuses on searching healthcare databases such as Medline, PsycINFO and CINAHL.

Aimed at:             All NHS staff who wish to gain skills in searching healthcare databases
Duration:             2-2.5 hours
Pre-requisites:     Participants must register for an NHS Athens account

Outcomes:
             

By the end of the session participants will be able to:

·         Select the most appropriate database for your search
·         Formulate a search strategy
·         Conduct searches using keywords and phrases
·         Combine searches using Boolean operators i.e. AND/OR/NOT
·         Limit results
·         View abstracts
·         Access full-text articles
·         Print, save or email your results
·         Save and retrieve a search strategy
·         Create an alert 

To book a place, please email the library or ring 01603 421236

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The main library based at Hellesdon Hospital is staffed from 9-5 Monday to Friday.

Address:
Frank Curtis Library
Hellesdon Hospital
Drayton Road
Norwich NR6 5BE

Contact details:
Tel: 01603 421236
E-mail: library@nsft.nhs.uk

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