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Information Skills Training

Finding the Evidence: Searching NHS healthcare databases  - Beginners workshop

Look out for new dates to be announced for courses in late 2015

Or register your interest here and we will contact you when new dates are released

Course Details
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


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.

Frank Curtis Library
Hellesdon Hospital
Drayton Road
Norwich NR6 5BE

Contact details:
Tel: 01603 421236