MEDICINE - INFORMATION SKILLS SESSIONS
Literature search skills drop-in sessions
The medical libraries are currenty running drop-in Literature Search Skills sessions online on Wednesday afternoons between 2pm and 4pm.
These sessions are open to anyone wishing to improve their information skills including all Queen Mary staff and students in the healthcare professions.
The content of these sessions will be dictated by your needs but could include:
- guidance on searching databases
- finding high quality evidenc eon the web
- simplifying referencing using EndNote
There is no need to sign up for these sessions, just join the online session between 2pm and 4pm. If there are already people in the room, please keep yourself muted and post in the chat what we can help you with. We’ll be with you as soon as we can.
If Wednesday afternoons are not convenient for you it is of course still possible to request a one-to-one training session via MS Teams.
For further details or to arrange a one-to-one session please e-mail: library-SMD@qmul.ac.uk.
We are running some workshops aimed at students working on dissertations or other extended projects.
Effective database searching - Learn some tips and techniques to enable you to do an effective database search for your project.
Using EndNote Online to manage your references - Find out how to add your references to EndNote and create citations and bibliographies within Word documents.
We also have a range of online resources to help you get the most out of your literature searching:
- Tips and techniques for effective searching provides lots of information on searching effectively for information, as well as some guided search examples.
- Databases for Medicine and Dentistry has guides and demos of all the main databases
- Our EndNote page includes video demos on using both the desktop and online versions of the software