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Training Services

Come along to one of our scheduled library training workshops, held in our Darwin and Alice Springs libraries. Workshops can also be booked for small groups or individuals and delivered in the library, at your workplace or online via your computer and phone linkup. Training content and schedule can be customised to your needs.

The 2018 training schedule includes:

Back to Basics Guideline Writers  
Evidence-Based Practice Health Statistics  
Finding Images & Multimedia PubMed  
Finding Research for Postgraduate Study    

Back to Basics

Whether you’re a new staff member or just want to brush up on the basics, you’re invited to attend one of our upcoming workshops designed to help you get the most out of the library’s services and resources

In this workshop you will find out how to:

  • Join the library
  • Search for books, ejournals, ebooks and journal articles
  • Borrow or request books and journal articles
  • Find the right database or point-of-care tool for your needs
  • Find a Subject Guide or HelpGuide

Session times

  • [Darwin]  Friday 13th April 2018, 12-1pm  REGISTER NOW
  • [Darwin] Friday 10th August 2018 12-1pm
  • [Darwin] Friday 12th October 2018 12-1pm

Call 8922 8961 to register.

Where you see this icon, it means that the session is available for you to join in from your desktop wherever you are, using Microsoft Lync. To find out how to join the session via MS Lync, contact us on 8922 8961.

Evidence Based Practice

This workshop is in 2 parts designed enhance your research literature skills in evidence-based practice with a strong focus on asking structured clinical questions, finding the best research literature and critical appraisal.

Finding the Evidence

  • Formulating answerable questions using PICO
  • Developing effective search strategies
  • Understanding levels of evidence in the research literature
  • Search and find the best evidence in different resources

Session times

  • [Darwin] Friday 20th April 2018, 12-1 pm
  • [Darwin] Friday 5th October 2018, 12-1pm

Call 8922 8961 to register.

Want a one-to-one session? Book a Librarian

Finding Images and Videos

This session is aimed at trainers, educators and any other staff who need to find and use images and videos for work purposes.

We will show you how to:

  • Find free-to-use images & videos within electronic library resources
  • Find free-to-use images & videos on the internet
  • How to use images & videos without breaching copyright

Session times

Call 8922 8961 [Darwin] or 8951 7965 [Alice Springs] to register.

Want a one-to-one session? Book a Librarian

Finding Research for Postgraduate Study

This class focuses on the EBSCO research databases - Medline and CINAHL, to find research information for assignments

Hands-on workshop

  • Search strategies using your keywords to find the best research articles
  • Using filters/limits to refine a search
  • Saving, printing and exporting your references to EndNote
  • Setting up your own account and creating email alerts to keep up to date

Session times

  • [Darwin] Friday 24th August 2018, 12-1pm

Call 8922 8961 or 8951 7965 [Alice Springs] to register.

 Want a one-to-one session? Book a Librarian

Guideline Writers

This workshop is for health professionals involved in writing guidelines and that would like to know more about the PGC system, searching and appraising the literature.

Hands-on workshop

  • Using the PGC system for writing and editing your Guidelines
  • Templates and formatting
  • Clinical versus Administrative documents
  • Implementation of your Guideline
  • Getting help to find best research literature to use in your document
  • Referencing and filling in the Evidence Table

Session times

  • [Darwin] Thursday 10th May 2018, 12-1pm
  • [Darwin] Tuesday 19th June 2018, 12-1pm

Call 8922 8961 to register

Want a one-to-one session? Request support.

Health Statistics

An introductory workshop designed for health professionals who need help with finding health statistics for clinical work, research or study.

This class will cover:

  • Searching for health statistics in the ABS website
  • Navigating your search results - understanding the ABS tabbed product pages
  • Downloading ABS data cubes
  • Navigating the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) website
  • Subscribing to new releases

Session times

  • [Darwin] Friday 26th October 2018, 12-1pm 

Call 8922 8961 [Darwin] or 8951 7965 [Alice Springs] to register.

Where you see this icon, it means that the session is available for you to join in from your desktop wherever you are, using Microsoft Lync. To find out how to join the session via MS Lync, contact us on 8922 8961.

Point of Care Tools

Learn about our Point of Care Tools and how you can incorporate them into your mobile device. Bring your iPhone, iPad or Android device along

Resources available on mobile platforms include:

  • UpToDate
  • DynaMed Plus
  • MIMS
  • Micromedex
  • ClinicalKey and more

Session times:

  • [Darwin] Friday 31st August 2018 12-1pm

Call 8922 8961  to register.

PubMed

A workshop designed for health professionals who need help with finding information for clinical work, research or study.

Hands-on workshop

  • Search strategies using the MeSH headings and filters
  • Setting limits to refine your search and find the fulltext articles
  • Setting up your own account and email alerts

Session times

  • [Darwin] Friday 13th July 2018, 12 -1 pm 

Call 8922 8961 or 8951 7965 [Alice Springs] to register.

Where you see this icon, it means that the session is available for you to join in from your desktop wherever you are, using Microsoft Lync. To find out how to join the session via MS Lync, contact us on 8922 8961.

TRAINING OPTIONS

Can't make it to one of the scheduled training sessions?

We also offer individual or small group training in the library or your workplace. We can even provide training direct to your desktop using Microsoft Lync.

Request a personalised training session now.

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