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Training Services

Come along to one of our scheduled face-to-face library training workshops, held in our Darwin Library.  In 2019 we will be introducing scheduled training via video conferencing to small groups of staff located in regional areas. 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 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
  • Alice Springs Library: Monday 11th March 2019, 12pm-1pm (delivered via video conference)
  • Katherine Library: Wednesday 13th March 2019, 12pm-1pm  (delivered via video conference)

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)
  • Alice Springs Library: Wednesday 13th March 2019, 10am-11am (delivered via video conference)

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

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. This workshop is hands-on.

In theis workshop you  will find out how to:

  • 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 Library: February 2019, 1pm-2pm
  • Darwin Library: March 2019, 1pm-2pm
  • Katherine Library: February 2019, 1pm-2pm  (delivered via video conference)
  • Alice Springs Library: March 2019, 1pm-2pm (delivered via video conference)

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.

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