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Training Workshops

To sign up for individual instruction, or to request a workshop tailored to the needs of your department, please fill out the registration form and a librarian will contact you.

 Register here for one-on-one or tailored instruction

For help with online registration contact  Kendra Johnston, 514 340 8222 extension 22453.

The CIUSSS libraries offer 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 or Zotero
  • Endnote for users who have access (for example through McGill)
  • Zotero
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.
  • Lit search (MeSH terms, Boolean operators, search strategy etc.)
Current awareness

Use  Web 2.0 tools like RSS to keep up to date:

  • Introduction to RSS technology: what is it & how can it help keep you up to date. 
  • Find RSS and subscribe to RSS feeds
    o Search alerts
    o TOC alerts
    o News 
    o Blogs
  • Feed aggregators (use these to manage your RSS subscriptions):
  • Create a RSS feed
  • Introduction to Open Access.
  • Finding information to share with patients.
  • Creating effective patient education materials.

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