Library and Knowledge Services

Workshops and training

We offer information skills sessions that develop your understanding of clinical research, and how to find and critically appraise existing research.

These workshops can be tailored to individuals, clinical teams, or research groups:

  • Critical Appraisal: How to Read a Paper

  • Critical Appraisal: Understanding Statistics

  • Finding the Evidence: Effective Searching

  • Writing Systematic Reviews

  • Effective Use of Google.

For more information, please contact us.

e-Learning for Healthcare modules

e-Learning for Healthcare (e-LfH) is a Health Education England programme, designed to support patient care by providing e-learning to educate and train the health and social care workforce.

Among the wide range of other modules available, there are three designed to help with finding evidence, and applying and interpreting knowledge:

Literature searching

  • This programme of modules is designed to help healthcare workers (clinical and non-clinical) build confidence in searching published literature for articles and evidence relevant to their work, study, and research.

    Access the Literature Searching modules

Knowledge Mobilisation Framework

  • The NHS Knowledge Mobilisation Framework is designed to help individuals develop and use skills to mobilise knowledge effectively in their organisation, along with tools that help avoid pitfalls and replicate best practice.

    Access the Knowledge Mobilisation modules

Health Literacy

  • These modules are designed to help understand the role health literacy plays in making sure that everyone has enough knowledge, understanding, skills, and confidence to use health information, to be active partners in their care, and to navigate health and social care systems.

    Access the Health Literacy modules