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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, 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, January 18, 2017
Time:
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Location:
Hugh Bell Building, Nova Scotia Hospital Library, Computer Lab, Central
Categories:
Library Services

Stay Current with Alerts & Social Media

Set up searches and journal alerts. Explore popular social media options per your discipline. Recommended for: Staff who consult certain online resources regularly and want to streamline access to important ...
Date:
Thursday, January 19, 2017
Time:
10:30am - 11:30am
Location:
Online via Lync, All Zones
Categories:
Library Services
Register! - 5 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, January 24, 2017
Time:
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Location:
Dickson Building, VG Site (QEII), Room 5133, Central
Categories:
Library Services
Register! - 2 seats left

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:
Wednesday, February 1, 2017
Time:
10:30am - 11:30am
Location:
Dickson Building, VG Site (QEII), Room 5133, Central
Categories:
Library Services
Register! - 4 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:
Tuesday, February 7, 2017
Time:
10:30am - 11:30am
Location:
Online via Lync, All Zones
Categories:
Library Services
Register! - 3 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, February 21, 2017
Time:
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Location:
Dickson Building, VG Site (QEII), Room 5133, Central
Categories:
Library Services

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, February 22, 2017
Time:
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Location:
Hugh Bell Building, Nova Scotia Hospital Library, Computer Lab, Central
Categories:
Library Services

Find it Fast with Library Services

This session focuses on navigation of core library tools and resources including the catalogue, journals and eBooks. Learn how to access journal and e-books through the library with ease. You'll gain hands-...
Date:
Tuesday, March 7, 2017
Time:
10:30am - 11:30am
Location:
Dickson Building, VG Site (QEII), Room 5133, Central
Categories:
Library Services

PubMed Essentials

Are you interested in learning more about PubMed? This session will introduce you to the essential aspects necessary to navigate and locate full-text articles in PubMed. You will be guided through a basic searc...
Date:
Thursday, March 16, 2017
Time:
10:30am - 11:30am
Location:
Online via Lync, All Zones
Categories:
Library Services

Library & Searching Skills for Administrative Assistants

Are you often asked to locate a long list of articles? We can teach you to make the most of your time collecting full-text articles. Learn how to quickly find a full-text article through the library. In this se...
Date:
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Time:
10:30am - 11:30am
Location:
Online via Lync, All Zones
Categories:
Library Services

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