Archive for the ‘Course’ Category

Critical Appraisal Course

November 28, 2007

Web 2.0 Basic and Advanced Sessions at CILIP with Phil Bradley

May 4, 2007

Gained knowledge for training sessions due to be run on Web 2.0. Professional Development/CPD

Critical Appraisal Skills for Healthcare Librarians

November 28, 2006

Course on how to undertake a critical appraisal, including how to understand and judge statistics and other charts and diagrams commonly used in healthcare articles.

Finding Pharmaceutical Information – UKeiG workshop

July 7, 2006

This course was an excellent day providing a large amount of information about clinical trials, drug development and the role of information within the pharmaceutical industry and was followed by discussion of a large number of free resources. (more…)

Introduction to MARC 21

June 27, 2006

Excellent 2 day course on the particulars of cataloguing using MARC 21.

Action Points:
Feed back into work practices where possible with current library catalogue system, particularly with regard to the way notes are organised.

FOI training with Records Manager

May 16, 2006

In-house session on Freedom of Information processes and procedures including what can be considered an FOI request and the process for handling it.

BMA Library’s Online Searching Course

November 22, 2005

Workshop on using MEDLINE via the OVID interface.

The Universal Decimal Classification (UDC) and how to use it

November 9, 2005

Further in-depth course on UDC giving more details on the more complex areas of UDC.

Introduction to Universal Decimal Classification (UDC)

May 11, 2005

Course providing introduction to UDC, covering the basic schedule and how to use the tables for language, country, form, time etc.

Action Points: To purchase new edition of UDC schedule when available and mark local variations which  became apparent during the course.