Free hands-on webinar sessions are available for staff at GSTT and KCH to help you improve your skills in finding and understanding evidence. Please note these are in a webinar format. Staff from SLAM should contact their Library and Knowledge Services to check the status of equivalent training. King's College Hospital Staff also have access to training sessions via the PRUH team (search Information Skills on Kwiki for details).
GSTT and KCH staff can:
Finding Evidence (KHP Learning Hub)
Are you trying to develop a search strategy? Struggling to access the full text of a journal article? Looking for reviews, guidelines or summaries of evidence? Searching for information but getting lots of irrelevant results or nothing at all?
This course will help you find the evidence you need to inform patient care or service development, update guidelines or policies, support assignments or professional development and inform research.
To access the course:
1) Login to the Learning Hub with your Trust network login - click the relevant organisation logo
|2) Search for Finding Evidence (or browse the Professional Development Section)|
The course includes the modules below from the NHS e-LfH Literature Searching Programme.
The Learning Hub also hosts a growing collection of other resources including podcasts and guidance on How to read a paper.
Literature Searching Programme (e-LfH)
The modules are short (each taking no more than 20 minutes to complete) and may be ‘dipped into’ for reference, or completed to obtain a certificate.
e-Learning for Healthcare (e-LfH) hosts extensive elearning resources tailored for NHS staff - many require OpenAthens to login.
Sign-up sessions running in the next few months are highlighted below. For webinar details and to book a place, click on the session you are interested in and follow the onscreen prompts. All workshops are currently online using MS Teams. If you have any problems with your booking please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
If you want to develop your overall research skills we recommend exploring our KLaSS e-learning, our bookable workshops, or our support for Systematic Reviewers. If you need help with a specific task or skill, our 1-1s offer you a space to talk it through with a librarian. Book by clicking the button below.
What if I can't find an appointment? NHS staff employed by King's College Hospital or Guys and St Thomas' Trust can use this form to request one of our Senior Librarians to get in touch and arrange a 1-1 appointment at a convenient time between 9:30-17:30, Monday-Friday.
This pair of narrated slide set supports our Critical Appraisal of Qualitative Methods course. You can use it to refresh your understanding or if you are unable to attend a session.
The first video offers an introduction. Use the skip button to access the second video that covers Qualitative Methods.
Narrated slide sets in support of our Critical Appraisal of Quantitative Methods course. You can use it to refresh your understanding or if you are unable to attend a session.
The first video offers an introduction. Use the skip button to access the second video that covers Quantitative Methods.