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Training, Introduction and Orientation programme 2016-17

Programme of events provided by Cambridge University Libraries
(Thu 30 Jun 2016 - Fri 20 Oct 2017)

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Thu 30 Jun 2016 – Thu 13 Oct 2016

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June 2016

Thu 30
Medicine: Critical Appraisal - RCT Drug Trials new Finished 13:00 - 14:30 Clinical School, Medical Library, Library Training Room

Critical appraisal is the process of carefully and systematically examining research to judge its trustworthiness, and its value and relevance in a particular context.' Amanda Burls, What is Critical Appraisal?, Feb 2009

'An Introduction to Critical Appraisal' will help you understand how to critically appraise a Randomised Controlled Trial (RCT). Using the CASP Checklist the course covers samples and sample size, randomisation, bias, statistics, significance (P Values and Confidence Intervals) and relevance.

We ask that you read a paper that will be provided before you attend the session, in order for us to make the best use of the time together.

July 2016

Wed 27
Library lowdown: A brief introduction to the University Library new Finished 14:30 - 15:00 Cambridge University Library, North Reading Room *DO NOT USE*

A thirty minute introduction to the UL, aimed at those using our facilities and collections over the summer vacation period. An experienced member of staff will meet you in the Entrance Hall then lead you on a twenty minute tour of the UL,taking in the Locker Room, Open Bookstacks, Reading Room and West Room. Ten minutes are reserved after the tour for a question and answer session.

August 2016

Wed 3
Library lowdown: A brief introduction to the University Library new Finished 14:30 - 15:00 Cambridge University Library, North Reading Room *DO NOT USE*

A thirty minute introduction to the UL, aimed at those using our facilities and collections over the summer vacation period. An experienced member of staff will meet you in the Entrance Hall then lead you on a twenty minute tour of the UL,taking in the Locker Room, Open Bookstacks, Reading Room and West Room. Ten minutes are reserved after the tour for a question and answer session.

Wed 10
Library lowdown: A brief introduction to the University Library new Finished 14:30 - 15:00 Cambridge University Library, North Reading Room *DO NOT USE*

A thirty minute introduction to the UL, aimed at those using our facilities and collections over the summer vacation period. An experienced member of staff will meet you in the Entrance Hall then lead you on a twenty minute tour of the UL,taking in the Locker Room, Open Bookstacks, Reading Room and West Room. Ten minutes are reserved after the tour for a question and answer session.

Wed 17
Library lowdown: A brief introduction to the University Library new Finished 14:30 - 15:00 Cambridge University Library, North Reading Room *DO NOT USE*

A thirty minute introduction to the UL, aimed at those using our facilities and collections over the summer vacation period. An experienced member of staff will meet you in the Entrance Hall then lead you on a twenty minute tour of the UL,taking in the Locker Room, Open Bookstacks, Reading Room and West Room. Ten minutes are reserved after the tour for a question and answer session.

Wed 24
Library lowdown: A brief introduction to the University Library new Finished 14:30 - 15:00 Cambridge University Library, North Reading Room *DO NOT USE*

A thirty minute introduction to the UL, aimed at those using our facilities and collections over the summer vacation period. An experienced member of staff will meet you in the Entrance Hall then lead you on a twenty minute tour of the UL,taking in the Locker Room, Open Bookstacks, Reading Room and West Room. Ten minutes are reserved after the tour for a question and answer session.

Wed 31
Library lowdown: A brief introduction to the University Library new Finished 14:30 - 15:00 Cambridge University Library, North Reading Room *DO NOT USE*

A thirty minute introduction to the UL, aimed at those using our facilities and collections over the summer vacation period. An experienced member of staff will meet you in the Entrance Hall then lead you on a twenty minute tour of the UL,taking in the Locker Room, Open Bookstacks, Reading Room and West Room. Ten minutes are reserved after the tour for a question and answer session.

September 2016

Wed 7
Library lowdown: A brief introduction to the University Library new Finished 14:30 - 15:00 Cambridge University Library, North Reading Room *DO NOT USE*

A thirty minute introduction to the UL, aimed at those using our facilities and collections over the summer vacation period. An experienced member of staff will meet you in the Entrance Hall then lead you on a twenty minute tour of the UL,taking in the Locker Room, Open Bookstacks, Reading Room and West Room. Ten minutes are reserved after the tour for a question and answer session.

Fri 9
Medicine: Critical Appraisal - RCT Drug Trials new Finished 10:00 - 11:30 Addenbrooke’s, Rosie Seminar Room 5

Critical appraisal is the process of carefully and systematically examining research to judge its trustworthiness, and its value and relevance in a particular context.' Amanda Burls, What is Critical Appraisal?, Feb 2009

'An Introduction to Critical Appraisal' will help you understand how to critically appraise a Randomised Controlled Trial (RCT). Using the CASP Checklist the course covers samples and sample size, randomisation, bias, statistics, significance (P Values and Confidence Intervals) and relevance.

We ask that you read a paper that will be provided before you attend the session, in order for us to make the best use of the time together.

Wed 14
Library lowdown: A brief introduction to the University Library new Finished 14:30 - 15:00 Cambridge University Library, North Reading Room *DO NOT USE*

A thirty minute introduction to the UL, aimed at those using our facilities and collections over the summer vacation period. An experienced member of staff will meet you in the Entrance Hall then lead you on a twenty minute tour of the UL,taking in the Locker Room, Open Bookstacks, Reading Room and West Room. Ten minutes are reserved after the tour for a question and answer session.

Fri 16
Medicine: Critical Appraisal - Physiotherapy Interventions new Finished 10:00 - 11:30 Addenbrooke’s, Rosie Seminar Room 5

Critical appraisal is the process of carefully and systematically examining research to judge its trustworthiness, and its value and relevance in a particular context.' Amanda Burls, What is Critical Appraisal?, Feb 2009

'An Introduction to Critical Appraisal' will help you understand how to critically appraise a Randomised Controlled Trial (RCT). Using the CASP Checklist the course covers samples and sample size, randomisation, bias, statistics, significance (P Values and Confidence Intervals) and relevance.

We ask that you read a paper that will be provided before you attend the session, in order for us to make the best use of the time together.

Wed 21
Library lowdown: A brief introduction to the University Library new Finished 14:30 - 15:00 Cambridge University Library, North Reading Room *DO NOT USE*

A thirty minute introduction to the UL, aimed at those using our facilities and collections over the summer vacation period. An experienced member of staff will meet you in the Entrance Hall then lead you on a twenty minute tour of the UL,taking in the Locker Room, Open Bookstacks, Reading Room and West Room. Ten minutes are reserved after the tour for a question and answer session.

Wed 28
Library lowdown: A brief introduction to the University Library new Finished 14:30 - 15:00 Cambridge University Library, North Reading Room *DO NOT USE*

A thirty minute introduction to the UL, aimed at those using our facilities and collections over the summer vacation period. An experienced member of staff will meet you in the Entrance Hall then lead you on a twenty minute tour of the UL,taking in the Locker Room, Open Bookstacks, Reading Room and West Room. Ten minutes are reserved after the tour for a question and answer session.

October 2016

Fri 7
Orientation Tour Finished 10:30 - 11:15 University Library

The UL is unique: a national, legal deposit library with an amazing collection of around 8 million items - over two million of which you can browse on our open shelves. If that sounds a bit daunting, why not come on a brief orientation tour to help you find your way around? We’ll even tell you what we keep in the famous Library tower ...

Please note this tour does not cover the University's electronic and digital resources: to find out more about using these, please see the classes in the Information Skills strand of the programme.

Music: Graduate tours at the UL Music Department, including a visit behind the scenes new Finished 11:00 - 12:00 Cambridge University Library, Anderson Room

A tour of the University Library Music Department, including a visit of our closed access materials behind the scenes. We will also give you lots of practical tips on getting the most out of the University Library Music Collections.

Orientation Tour Finished 12:00 - 12:45 University Library

The UL is unique: a national, legal deposit library with an amazing collection of around 8 million items - over two million of which you can browse on our open shelves. If that sounds a bit daunting, why not come on a brief orientation tour to help you find your way around? We’ll even tell you what we keep in the famous Library tower ...

Please note this tour does not cover the University's electronic and digital resources: to find out more about using these, please see the classes in the Information Skills strand of the programme.

Orientation Tour Finished 14:00 - 14:45 University Library

The UL is unique: a national, legal deposit library with an amazing collection of around 8 million items - over two million of which you can browse on our open shelves. If that sounds a bit daunting, why not come on a brief orientation tour to help you find your way around? We’ll even tell you what we keep in the famous Library tower ...

Please note this tour does not cover the University's electronic and digital resources: to find out more about using these, please see the classes in the Information Skills strand of the programme.

Music: Graduate tours at the UL Music Department, including a visit behind the scenes new Finished 14:00 - 15:00 Cambridge University Library, Anderson Room

A tour of the University Library Music Department, including a visit of our closed access materials behind the scenes. We will also give you lots of practical tips on getting the most out of the University Library Music Collections.

Mon 10
Orientation Tour Finished 10:30 - 11:15 University Library

The UL is unique: a national, legal deposit library with an amazing collection of around 8 million items - over two million of which you can browse on our open shelves. If that sounds a bit daunting, why not come on a brief orientation tour to help you find your way around? We’ll even tell you what we keep in the famous Library tower ...

Please note this tour does not cover the University's electronic and digital resources: to find out more about using these, please see the classes in the Information Skills strand of the programme.

Music: Graduate tours at the UL Music Department, including a visit behind the scenes new Finished 11:00 - 12:00 Cambridge University Library, Anderson Room

A tour of the University Library Music Department, including a visit of our closed access materials behind the scenes. We will also give you lots of practical tips on getting the most out of the University Library Music Collections.

Music: Graduate tours at the UL Music Department, including a visit behind the scenes new Finished 14:00 - 15:00 Cambridge University Library, Anderson Room

A tour of the University Library Music Department, including a visit of our closed access materials behind the scenes. We will also give you lots of practical tips on getting the most out of the University Library Music Collections.

Tue 11
English Faculty: UL Tour Finished 15:00 - 16:00 University Library

An Orientation tour of the University Library for English Faculty students, led by members of the English Faculty Library staff.

To book your place, please go to the English Faculty Library's booking system and click on the tour you wish to attend.

Orientation Tour Finished 16:00 - 16:45 University Library

The UL is unique: a national, legal deposit library with an amazing collection of around 8 million items - over two million of which you can browse on our open shelves. If that sounds a bit daunting, why not come on a brief orientation tour to help you find your way around? We’ll even tell you what we keep in the famous Library tower ...

Please note this tour does not cover the University's electronic and digital resources: to find out more about using these, please see the classes in the Information Skills strand of the programme.

Wed 12
Orientation Tour Finished 10:30 - 11:15 University Library

The UL is unique: a national, legal deposit library with an amazing collection of around 8 million items - over two million of which you can browse on our open shelves. If that sounds a bit daunting, why not come on a brief orientation tour to help you find your way around? We’ll even tell you what we keep in the famous Library tower ...

Please note this tour does not cover the University's electronic and digital resources: to find out more about using these, please see the classes in the Information Skills strand of the programme.

Thu 13
Orientation Tour Finished 12:00 - 12:45 University Library

The UL is unique: a national, legal deposit library with an amazing collection of around 8 million items - over two million of which you can browse on our open shelves. If that sounds a bit daunting, why not come on a brief orientation tour to help you find your way around? We’ll even tell you what we keep in the famous Library tower ...

Please note this tour does not cover the University's electronic and digital resources: to find out more about using these, please see the classes in the Information Skills strand of the programme.

English Faculty: UL Tour Finished 15:00 - 16:00 University Library

An Orientation tour of the University Library for English Faculty students, led by members of the English Faculty Library staff.

To book your place, please go to the English Faculty Library's booking system and click on the tour you wish to attend.