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Learning Opportunities with Library Services

Library Services provides all staff, physicians and researchers with education and supports to effectively discover and use health information. Through our education sessions, we keep you aware of new and relevant resources and teach you efficient and practical information skills that meet your evolving needs.

Library Services offers education sessions to staff throughout the province. Sessions are offered both in person and online from September to June (see calendar).

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

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Upcoming Events

Hants Community Hospital - Library Services Orientation & Drop-in

We're hitting the road and visiting staff at Hants Community Hospital! A general orientation to Library Services will kick off the visit starting at 11:30am in conference room 1A. Between 12:30-2:30p...
Date:
Thursday, September 28, 2017
Time:
11:00am - 2:30pm
Location:
Central
Categories:
Library Services Event
Register! - 15 seats left

Musquodoboit Valley Memorial Hospital - Library Services Orientation & Drop-in

We're hitting the road and visiting staff at Musquodoboit Valley Memorial Hospital! A general orientation to Library Services will kick off the visit starting at 12pm in the education room. Between 1...
Date:
Friday, September 29, 2017
Time:
12:00pm - 3:00pm
Location:
Central
Categories:
Library Services Event
Register! - 15 seats left

Find it Fast with Library Services

Get oriented with the supports and resources available to you through Library Services in this interactive session. This session: Highlights key features of the Library Services website Identifies se...
Date:
Tuesday, October 3, 2017
Time:
11:00am - 11:30am
Location:
Meeting Room A, Halifax Infirmary, Central
Categories:
Library Services Course
Register! - 2 seats left

Searching Skills for the Health Care Provider I: Point-of-Care Tools

Busy health care providers need to find relevant information quickly to support patient care. Point-of-care tools offer an evidence-based starting point to quickly get the information you need. This session:...
Date:
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Time:
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Location:
Online via Lync/Skype, All Zones
Categories:
Library Services Webinar
Register! - 4 seats left

Searching Skills for the Health Care Provider II: Find Intervention Articles Quickly

Point-of-care tools can be effective in the moment, but don’t always provide the answers you need. When you can’t find relevant clinical answers in point-of-care tools, a strategic search for studie...
Date:
Thursday, October 19, 2017
Time:
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Location:
Online via Lync/Skype, All Zones
Categories:
Library Services Webinar
Register! - 4 seats left

Find it Fast with Library Services

Get oriented with the supports and resources available to you through Library Services in this interactive session. This session: Highlights key features of the Library Services website Identifies se...
Date:
Tuesday, November 7, 2017
Time:
11:00am - 11:30am
Location:
Online via Lync/Skype, All Zones
Categories:
Library Services Webinar
Register!

Evaluating Sources of Information

We encounter information on a daily basis whether we are reading exercise recommendations a friend shared on Facebook or evaluating a journal article to use in practice, to update a policy, etc. How do we know...
Date:
Thursday, November 16, 2017
Time:
10:30am - 11:30am
Location:
Meeting Room A, Halifax Infirmary, Central
Categories:
Course Library Services
Register! - 4 seats left

Grey Literature 101

What is grey literature and how do you incorporate it into your work? Stop feeling overwhelmed by the Internet and let the library help you with defining and managing your grey literature needs! This sessi...
Date:
Tuesday, November 28, 2017
Time:
10:30am - 11:30am
Location:
Online via Lync/Skype, All Zones
Categories:
Library Services Webinar
Register! - 2 seats left

Find it Fast with Library Services

Get oriented with the supports and resources available to you through Library Services in this interactive session. This session: Highlights key features of the Library Services website Identifies se...
Date:
Tuesday, December 5, 2017
Time:
11:00am - 11:30am
Location:
Meeting Room A, Halifax Infirmary, Central
Categories:
Library Services Course
Register! - 4 seats left

Savvy Searching with PubMed

Searching PubMed can feel like a daunting task at times. How do you make sure you’re not missing relevant articles when there is so much information? Having a strategic process to carry out your search an...
Date:
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
Time:
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Location:
Dickson Building, VG Site (QEII), Room 5133, Central
Categories:
Library Services Course
Register! - 10 seats left

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