Welcome to the UHB Library Training Hub
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About our Training
Timetabled sessions via Microsoft Teams:
The following courses are run as online only via Microsoft Teams. See our Training Dates page for upcoming sessions.
Searching Healthcare Databases (2 hours)
Whether you are a beginner or need a refresher, this workshop will teach you all you need to know about the world of literature searching.
This session covers:
- How to plan your search using the PICO format.
- The names of different healthcare databases and what they cover.
- Boolean Operators and Subject Headings
- A live demonstration of a search using the HDAS website.
Critical Appraisal (3 hours)
This workshop introduces key concepts of critical appraisal including the hierarchy of evidence, bias and p-values.
During the session, you will learn how to appraise a systematic review and a cohort study using support from the CASP checklists.
COMING SOON: eLearning Critical Appraisal course via Moodle
OpenAthens eResources – Demonstrations (30 minutes)
We hold regular timetabled demonstrations on how to use our online resources including:
- BMJ Best Practice
- eBook Central
- OVID (access to MEDLINE and EMBASE)
- EBSCOHost (access to MEDLINE and CINAHL)
Not able to attend one of our timetabled sessions? Speak to your site library about 1-1 and department training.