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Training Services

Come along to one of our scheduled face-to-face library training workshops, held in our Darwin Library.  Training workshops can be tailored to suit specific needs and be booked for small groups and delivered in the library, at your workplace or online via your computer and phone linkup.

2019 Training Schedule

Click on the links below for session times, location and content covered in the workshops.

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. This workshop is hands on and places are limited.

In this workshop you will find out how to:

  • Navigate the library website
  • Become a library member 
  • Find a Subject Guide or Help Guide
  • What is a Literature Review
  • Borrow or request books and journal articles
  • Search for books, ejournals, ebooks and journal articles
  • Find the right database or point-of-care tool for your needs

Session times

  • Darwin Library: Friday 15th February 2019, 12pm-1pm REGISTER NOW
  • Katherine Library: Thursday 21st February 2019, 12pm-1pm  (delivered via video conference) REGISTER NOW
  • Alice Springs Library: Thursday 28th February March 2019, 12pm-1pm

Please email us with any queries or booking requests regarding training. 

This class will benefit staff who need to undertake a structured systematic search for background articles as part of a departmental research project or for writing a literature review for postgraduate study.

The focus of this session will be on:

  • Overview of the research lifecycle
  • Using PICO as a tool to identify search terms from your research question
  • Searching Medline
  • Using the thesaurus (MeSH) and limits/filters to refine a search
  • Saving your search to rerun later
  • Adapting your search for different databases
  • References and how to manage them

Session times

  • Darwin Library: Friday 24th May 2019, 10am-11am

Please email us with any queries or booking requests regarding training.

This workshop is designed to enhance your research skills with a strong focus on asking structured clinical questions, finding the best research databases to locate literature and critical appraisal. This workshop is hands on and place are limited.

Finding the Evidence

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

Session times

  • Darwin Library: Thursday 4th April 2019, 10am-11am

Please email us with any queries or booking requests regarding training.

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 Library: Friday 8th March 2019, 12pm-1pm
  • Via Remote Delivery: Wednesday 13th March 2019, 12pm-1pm  

Please email us with any queries or booking requests regarding training.

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

In this workshop you will find out how to:

  • 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 Library: Thursday 31st January 2019, 12pm-1pm
  • Katherine Library: Thursday 31st January 2019, 12pm-1pm  (delivered via video conference)
  • Remote Delivery: Friday 26th April 2019, 10am-11am (delivered via Skype for Business)

Please email us with any queries or booking requests regarding training.

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

  • Darwin Library: Thursday 20th June 2019, 12pm-1pm
  • Katherine Library: Thursday 20th June 2019, 12pm-1pm  (delivered via video conference)
  • Alice Springs Library: Wednesday 26th June 2019, 12pm-1pm (delivered via video conference)

Please email us with any queries or booking requests regarding training.

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

In this workshop you will find out how to:

  • Navigate the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) website
  • Subscribe to new releases
  • Search for health statistics in the ABS website
  • Navigate your search results - understanding the ABS tabbed product pages
  • Download ABS data cubes

Session times

  • Darwin Library: Friday 10th May 2019, 10am-11am

Please email us with any queries or booking requests regarding training. 

MyLearning

MyLearning is NT Health's training portal for face-to-face courses, online self-paced courses and education online.  Access the New Staff - Orientation Program Information. Featured courses include Introduction to Procurement and Social Media - Online Information Package.

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