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Learning Opportunities

Learning Opportunities with Hospital Library Services

The Library Training and Education Program offers regular, in-person, training sessions to all staff in the Central Zone of NSHA, and online training via Lync to Western, Eastern, and Northern Zone employees.

Monthly in-person sessions are offered in both Halifax and Dartmouth from September to June. Special topic sessions are offered at various times throughout the year. See the Upcoming Events calendar above for a complete list of upcoming class times. 

To schedule custom and group sessions, please complete the following form:

Consult the library's training brochure for topics and options:

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Upcoming Events

Computer Skills Drop-in, Halifax

Each month library staff hold a question and answer session in a computer lab setting. You can register for one of two one hour time slots. If no preference is indicated, you will be assigned the first availabl...
Date:
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Time:
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Location:
Dickson Building, VG Site (QEII), Room 5133, Central
Categories:
Library Services

The Foundations of Savvy Searching

Have you ever wondered how some people can find information so quickly? Savvy searchers know how to ask answerable questions and how to select the best resource(s) according to need. This interactive session in...
Date:
Tuesday, April 4, 2017
Time:
10:30am - 11:30am
Location:
Online via Lync, All Zones
Categories:
Library Services
Register! - 5 seats left

Grey Literature & Google

You may have seen grey literature mentioned in publications or been asked to include grey literature results in your research, project, policies, etc. What exactly is grey literature and how do you incorporate ...
Date:
Monday, April 10, 2017
Time:
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Location:
Dickson Building, VG Site (QEII), Room 5133, Central
Categories:
Library Services
Register! - 4 seats left

Computer Skills Drop-in, Halifax

Each month library staff hold a question and answer session in a computer lab setting. You can register for one of two one hour time slots. If no preference is indicated, you will be assigned the first availabl...
Date:
Tuesday, April 11, 2017
Time:
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Location:
Dickson Building, VG Site (QEII), Room 5133, Central
Categories:
Library Services
Register! - 2 seats left

Computer Skills Drop-in, Dartmouth

Each month library staff hold a question and answer session in a computer lab setting. You can register for one of two one hour time slots. If no preference is indicated, you will be assigned the first availabl...
Date:
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Time:
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Location:
Hugh Bell Building, Nova Scotia Hospital Library, Computer Lab, Central
Categories:
Library Services
Register! - 2 seats left

Patient Information Resources

Patients and the public rely on the Internet for health information. Learn about authoritative, trusted online resources you can recommend to patients. Find patient pamphlets produced at Nova Scotia Health Auth...
Date:
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Time:
10:30am - 11:30am
Location:
Online via Lync, All Zones
Categories:
Library Services

Learning Opportunities by Category

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Book a Research Appointment

Meet one-on-one with one of our expert librarians and get help with your research.