Our November dates for learning how to search the Heathcare databases are:
Thursday 10 November 10.00-11.00
Friday 18 November 14.00-15.00
Monday 21 November 17.15-18.15
Tuesday 29 November 14.00-15.00
Register for a place on ESR or contact the Library on x8016 for advice.
By the end of the session participants will be able to:
- Plan their search stretegy
- Understand how to carry out both keyword and subject searches
-Combine search terms
-Apply limits to their search
-View, save and print their results
Access any available full text
Friday, 21 October 2011
Thursday, 20 October 2011
Our Critical Appraisal sessions are particularly aimed at nurses and midwives but anyone who is doing a course and likely to be reading journal articles may find the sessions useful.
Thursday 27 October
Wednesday 9 November
Quantitative critical appraisal runs from 10.00-11.00
Qualitative critical appraisal runs from 11.10-12.10
-same times for both dates
You can attend either session or both, or attend different sessions on different dates.
Booking is required - you can do so via ESR or phone x8016.
Our Quick Introduction sessions enable you to drop by the Cyber Room (Education Centre, first floor) for an informal 5 minute introduction to some of the resources available to you.
You don't need to book - just drop by anytime during the hour that the sessions run for.
is about accessing the full text for particular journal titles or if you have a reference and want the full article.
Wednesday 26 October 9.00-10.00
Monday 7 November 14.00-15.00
Wednesday 23 November 9.00-10.00
UpToDate / TRIP database / NHS Evidence is an introduction to three resources you might find useful in your professional practice.
Wednesday 16 November 9.00-10.00
Monday 28 November 10.00-11.00
Friday, 7 October 2011
Welcome to the New Books List for September 2011, another bumper edition.
This month sees the arrival of paper copies of the latest edition of the Royal Marsden Manual of clinical nursing procedures - the key procedures we follow within this Trust. We already have the ebook online, accessed from the Trust network home page (see under Trust Policies).
Lots of new editions again this month, along with new titles such as Downe's Essential midwifery practice : expertise leadership and collaborative working and Lomax's Examination of the newborn : an evidence-based guide.
As usual, NewhamCat has details of all our stock - click on the top NewhamCat button to search for items.
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Due to popular demand we have two dates for our Critical Appraisal training this month.
Wednesday 19 October
Quantitative appraisal 13.00-14.00
**Qualitative appraisal 14.10-15.10** sorry this session is FULL
Thursday 27 October
Quantitative appraisal 10.00-11.00
Qualitative appraisal 11.10-12.10
You may attend either a quantitative or qualitative session or both. Please be aware that you are asked to prepare for each session by reading a given paper - session aims are available here.
Enrol on ESR or contact the Library on x8016 for advice.
Monday, 3 October 2011
Quick Introductions enable you to drop by the Cyber Room anytime during the sessions for a demo of the resource(s) and to ask any questions you may have.
You don't need to book and will have learnt something that saves you time when you leave after after 5 or 10 minutes.
EJournals - getting to full text from a journal reference
Thursday 06 October 10.00-11.00
Monday 17 October 14.00-15.00
UpToDate / TRIP database / NHS Evidence - quick intros to three resources
Tuesday 11 October 14.00-15.00
Wednesday 26 October 09.00-10.00