The CIUSSS library offers training on the following topics:

Databases - literature searching

Various biomedical databases: including CINAHL, Medline (via PubMed & Ovid), EMBASE, PsycINFO, Google Scholar. Introduction to the database, searching the database, managing search results & more. Please feel free to ask for instruction on searching a database not listed here.

Managing citations using EndNote
  • Endnote for users who have access (for example through McGill)
Evidence-Based Medicine - answering clinical questions 
  • Introduction to evidence-based medicine 
  • Answering clinical questions.
  • Formulating your question using PICO
  • Searching the EBM resources.
  • Answering research questions
  • Formulating your question
  • Literature search (MeSH terms, Boolean operators, search strategy etc.)
Patient Education
  • Finding information to share with patients
  • Creating effective patient education materials

Register for an Individual Workshop or Request a Group Workshop

Please contact the librarians by email at

In your email, please indicate the training subject and your availability.

Past Workshops and Presentations

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