Learning Opportunities

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.

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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...  More
Date:
Tuesday, October 22, 2019
Time:
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Location:
Online through Skype, All Zones
Categories:
  Library Services     Online  
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Library Services Open House

October is Canadian Library Month NSHA Library Services is celebrating Library Month by holding an Open House at various sites across the province on Wednesday, October 23. Please see below for specific loca...  More
Date:
Wednesday, October 23, 2019
Time:
9:00am - 4:00pm
Location:
Various, All Zones
Categories:
  Event     Library Services  

The “Who” and “When” of Integrated Knowledge Translation: Tailoring Your Message to a Real-world Audience

This session is part of Information in Action: Getting Buy-in for Your Knowledge Project brought to you by NSHA Library Services, the Maritime SPOR Support Unit (MSSU), and Dalhousie Libraries. Research find...  More
Date:
Wednesday, October 23, 2019
Time:
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location:
Online, All Zones
Categories:
  Info in Action     Library Services     Online  
Register! - 6 seats left

Creating Effective Research Questions

In health care, we often ask complicated questions that have a number of components and variable terminology. The way you describe your information need will impact the relevancy of the information you find. Ta...  More
Date:
Thursday, October 24, 2019
Time:
11:00am - 12:00pm
Location:
Online through Skype, All Zones
Categories:
  Library Services     Online  
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Research Designs and Bias: Part 1

This session is part of Information in Action: Building Research Capacity brought to you by NSHA Research & Innovation. This is the first of a two-part session on Research Designs delivered by Dr. Amy Gr...  More
Date:
Wednesday, October 30, 2019
Time:
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location:
All Zones
Categories:
  In-person     Info in Action     Lunch & Learn     Research & Innovation  
Register! - 9 seats left

Find it Fast with Library Services

Get oriented with the supports and resources available to you through Library Services in this virtual tour. This session: Highlights key features of the Library Services website Demonstrates searchi...  More
Date:
Tuesday, November 5, 2019
Time:
12:00pm - 12:40pm
Location:
Online through Skype, All Zones
Categories:
  Library Services     Online  
Register! - 6 seats left

Research Designs and Bias: Part 2

This session is part of Information in Action: Building Research Capacity brought to you by NSHA Research & Innovation. Part 2 of Dr. Amy Grant’s Research Designs session will delve into further de...  More
Date:
Wednesday, November 6, 2019
Time:
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location:
All Zones
Categories:
  In-person     Info in Action     Online     Research & Innovation  
Register! - 15 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:...  More
Date:
Thursday, November 7, 2019
Time:
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location:
Online through Skype, All Zones
Categories:
  Library Services     Online  
Register! - 3 seats left

Value & Impact: Making Your Research Count

This session is part of Information in Action: Getting Buy-in for Your Knowledge Project brought to you by NSHA Library Services, the Maritime SPOR SUPPORT Unit (MSSU), and Dalhousie Libraries. As fun as res...  More
Date:
Wednesday, November 13, 2019
Time:
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location:
Online, All Zones
Categories:
  Info in Action     Library Services     Online  
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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...  More
Date:
Thursday, November 14, 2019
Time:
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location:
Online through Skype, All Zones
Categories:
  Library Services     Online  
Register! - 4 seats left

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

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