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Medical Library Research Skills Training Programme 2018-2019

Programme of events provided by Cambridge University Libraries
(Tue 17 Jul 2018 - Thu 26 Sep 2019)

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Tue 17 Jul 2018 – Fri 14 Sep 2018

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Tuesday 17 July 2018

10:00
Medicine: The "Big Four" Databases For Your Literature Search Finished 10:00 - 12:00 Clinical School, Medical Library, Library Training Room

One session - four medicine and life science databases - widest coverage for your literature search. PubMed is great, but it doesn't cover all the journals relevant to life sciences and medicine. Embase, Web of Science and Scopus can also be relevant and each covers unique material. Come to this hands-on session to learn how to get the best from each of these "4 tops".

Thursday 26 July 2018

14:00
Medicine: Systematic Literature Reviews - A 'How To' Guide Finished 14:00 - 16:00 Clinical School, Medical Library, Library Training Room

Before undertaking any piece of primary research it’s important to be aware of as much of the existing literature as possible. A systematic literature review can also be a research end in itself. And it’s not something to be taken lightly. But how can you be sure you’re being as rigorous as necessary? How can you manage the references you find, document the process, and also know when to stop searching?

Wednesday 1 August 2018

10:00
Medicine: Critical Appraisal - RCT Drug Trials new Finished 10:00 - 11:30 Clinical School, Medical Library, Library Training Room

This course 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.

Tuesday 7 August 2018

10:00
Medicine: Systematic Literature Reviews - A 'How To' Guide (for University and NHS) Finished 10:00 - 12:00 Clinical School, Medical Library, Library Training Room

Before undertaking any piece of primary research it’s important to be aware of as much of the existing literature as possible. A systematic literature review can also be a research end in itself. And it’s not something to be taken lightly. But how can you be sure you’re being as rigorous as necessary? How can you manage the references you find, document the process, and also know when to stop searching?

Wednesday 8 August 2018

10:00
Medicine: Getting the best results - improving your database searching (for NHS staff only) new Finished 10:00 - 12:00 Clinical School, Medical Library, Library Training Room

A course specifically for NHS staff. Attendees will learn how to search databases accessible with an Athens login (such as Medline, Embase, and Cinahl) effectively and efficiently, to learn how to save searches and references, and to create and maintain a bibliography.

All attendees are required to have an NHS Athens login.

Thursday 9 August 2018

10:00
Medicine: Critical Appraisal - RCT Drug Trials (for University and NHS) new Finished 10:00 - 11:30 Clinical School, Medical Library, Library Training Room

This course 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.

Monday 13 August 2018

14:00
Medicine: The "Big Four" Databases For Your Literature Search (for University of Cambridge students and researchers only) Finished 14:00 - 16:00 Clinical School, Medical Library, Library Training Room

One session - four medicine and life science databases - widest coverage for your literature search. PubMed is great, but it doesn't cover all the journals relevant to life sciences and medicine. Embase, Web of Science and Scopus can also be relevant and each covers unique material. Come to this hands-on session to learn how to get the best from each of these "4 tops".

Wednesday 15 August 2018

10:00
Medicine: Managing Your Bibliography (for University and NHS) Finished 10:00 - 12:00 Clinical School, Medical Library, Library Training Room

How to take the bile out of your bibliography, and ensure that it's not the most time-consuming part of your work. A variety of tools will be showcased: EndNote, EndNoteWeb, Zotero, Mendeley.

Friday 17 August 2018

12:00
Medicine: Writing for Publication (for University and NHS) Finished 12:00 - 13:00 Clinical School, Medical Library, Library Training Room

A course designed to take you step-by-step through academic writing and publication, with tips and resources to make writing up as simple as possible. The course will demystify the peer-review process, and help you to improve the precision and clarity of your academic writing.

Thursday 23 August 2018

10:00
Medicine: Critical Appraisal - Systematic Reviews (for University and NHS) Finished 10:00 - 11:30 Clinical School, Medical Library, Library Training Room

This course will help you understand how to critically appraise a systematic review, assessing its reliability, trustworthiness, and applicability.

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.

Thursday 6 September 2018

11:00
Medicine: The "Big Four" Databases For Your Literature Search (for University of Cambridge students and researchers only) Finished 11:00 - 13:00 Clinical School, Medical Library, Library Training Room

One session - four medicine and life science databases - widest coverage for your literature search. PubMed is great, but it doesn't cover all the journals relevant to life sciences and medicine. Embase, Web of Science and Scopus can also be relevant and each covers unique material. Come to this hands-on session to learn how to get the best from each of these "4 tops".

Friday 7 September 2018

10:00
Medicine: Getting the best results - improving your database searching (for NHS staff only) new Finished 10:00 - 12:00 Clinical School, Medical Library, Library Training Room

A course specifically for NHS staff. Attendees will learn how to search databases available via Athens logins (such as Medline, Embase and Cinahl) effectively and efficiently, to learn how to save searches and references, and to create and maintain a bibliography.

All attendees are required to have an NHS Athens login.

Wednesday 12 September 2018

10:00
Medicine: Critical Appraisal - RCT Drug Trials new Finished 10:00 - 11:30 Clinical School, Medical Library, Library Training Room

This course 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.

Thursday 13 September 2018

10:00
Medicine: Library in Your Pocket (for new Year 4 University of Cambridge clinical students only) Finished 10:00 - 10:30 Clinical School, Medical Library, Library Training Room

There is a vast array of healthcare and medical apps for smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices. Come along for a half-hour hands-on session to learn how to get the best out of them, and how they will support your studies as a clinical student and work as a medical professional.

Please bring your own mobile device to use during the session.

10:45
Medicine: Library in Your Pocket (for new Year 4 University of Cambridge clinical students only) Finished 10:45 - 11:15 Clinical School, Medical Library, Library Training Room

There is a vast array of healthcare and medical apps for smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices. Come along for a half-hour hands-on session to learn how to get the best out of them, and how they will support your studies as a clinical student and work as a medical professional.

Please bring your own mobile device to use during the session.

11:30
Medicine: Library in Your Pocket (for new Year 4 University of Cambridge clinical students only) Finished 11:30 - 12:00 Clinical School, Medical Library, Library Training Room

There is a vast array of healthcare and medical apps for smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices. Come along for a half-hour hands-on session to learn how to get the best out of them, and how they will support your studies as a clinical student and work as a medical professional.

Please bring your own mobile device to use during the session.

12:15
Medicine: Library in Your Pocket (for new Year 4 University of Cambridge clinical students only) Finished 12:15 - 12:45 Clinical School, Medical Library, Library Training Room

There is a vast array of healthcare and medical apps for smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices. Come along for a half-hour hands-on session to learn how to get the best out of them, and how they will support your studies as a clinical student and work as a medical professional.

Please bring your own mobile device to use during the session.

14:00
Medicine: Library in Your Pocket (for new Year 4 University of Cambridge clinical students only) Finished 14:00 - 14:30 Clinical School, Medical Library, Library Training Room

There is a vast array of healthcare and medical apps for smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices. Come along for a half-hour hands-on session to learn how to get the best out of them, and how they will support your studies as a clinical student and work as a medical professional.

Please bring your own mobile device to use during the session.

14:45
Medicine: Library in Your Pocket (for new Year 4 University of Cambridge clinical students only) Finished 14:45 - 15:15 Clinical School, Medical Library, Library Training Room

There is a vast array of healthcare and medical apps for smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices. Come along for a half-hour hands-on session to learn how to get the best out of them, and how they will support your studies as a clinical student and work as a medical professional.

Please bring your own mobile device to use during the session.

15:30
Medicine: Library in Your Pocket (for new Year 4 University of Cambridge clinical students only) Finished 15:30 - 16:00 Clinical School, Medical Library, Library Training Room

There is a vast array of healthcare and medical apps for smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices. Come along for a half-hour hands-on session to learn how to get the best out of them, and how they will support your studies as a clinical student and work as a medical professional.

Please bring your own mobile device to use during the session.

16:15
Medicine: Library in Your Pocket (for new Year 4 University of Cambridge clinical students only) Finished 16:15 - 16:45 Clinical School, Medical Library, Library Training Room

There is a vast array of healthcare and medical apps for smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices. Come along for a half-hour hands-on session to learn how to get the best out of them, and how they will support your studies as a clinical student and work as a medical professional.

Please bring your own mobile device to use during the session.

Friday 14 September 2018

10:00
Medicine: Library in Your Pocket (for new Year 4 University of Cambridge clinical students only) Finished 10:00 - 10:30 Clinical School, Medical Library, Library Training Room

There is a vast array of healthcare and medical apps for smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices. Come along for a half-hour hands-on session to learn how to get the best out of them, and how they will support your studies as a clinical student and work as a medical professional.

Please bring your own mobile device to use during the session.

10:45
Medicine: Library in Your Pocket (for new Year 4 University of Cambridge clinical students only) Finished 10:45 - 11:15 Clinical School, Medical Library, Library Training Room

There is a vast array of healthcare and medical apps for smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices. Come along for a half-hour hands-on session to learn how to get the best out of them, and how they will support your studies as a clinical student and work as a medical professional.

Please bring your own mobile device to use during the session.

11:30
Medicine: Library in Your Pocket (for new Year 4 University of Cambridge clinical students only) Finished 11:30 - 12:00 Clinical School, Medical Library, Library Training Room

There is a vast array of healthcare and medical apps for smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices. Come along for a half-hour hands-on session to learn how to get the best out of them, and how they will support your studies as a clinical student and work as a medical professional.

Please bring your own mobile device to use during the session.

14:00
Medicine: Managing Your Bibliography (for University and NHS) Finished 14:00 - 16:00 Clinical School, Medical Library, Library Training Room

How to take the bile out of your bibliography, and ensure that it's not the most time-consuming part of your work. A variety of tools will be showcased: EndNote, EndNoteWeb, Zotero, Mendeley.

Medicine: Library in Your Pocket (for new Year 4 University of Cambridge clinical students only) Finished 14:00 - 14:30 Clinical School, Medical Library, Library Training Room

There is a vast array of healthcare and medical apps for smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices. Come along for a half-hour hands-on session to learn how to get the best out of them, and how they will support your studies as a clinical student and work as a medical professional.

Please bring your own mobile device to use during the session.

14:45
Medicine: Library in Your Pocket (for new Year 4 University of Cambridge clinical students only) Finished 14:45 - 15:15 Clinical School, Medical Library, Library Training Room

There is a vast array of healthcare and medical apps for smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices. Come along for a half-hour hands-on session to learn how to get the best out of them, and how they will support your studies as a clinical student and work as a medical professional.

Please bring your own mobile device to use during the session.

15:30
Medicine: Library in Your Pocket (for new Year 4 University of Cambridge clinical students only) Finished 15:30 - 16:00 Clinical School, Medical Library, Library Training Room

There is a vast array of healthcare and medical apps for smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices. Come along for a half-hour hands-on session to learn how to get the best out of them, and how they will support your studies as a clinical student and work as a medical professional.

Please bring your own mobile device to use during the session.