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The Library provides a range of information skills training and support. To request training please visit or click on one of the training sessions listed.

Introduction to literature searching
Tailored to your requirements. Introduction to literature searching for relevant articles. Includes forming and planning a search, basic search techniques and locating full text. Uses databases such as Medline, Embase, CINAHL or PsycInfo.

Advanced literature searching
Tailored to your requirements. For people with previous experience of literature searching.

Finding the fulltext
Accessing full text journal articles via the Knowledge Network, and what to do if the information you want is not available online.

Managing your search results
An introduction to using Refworks to organise your search results, create a bibliography and create citations in a document.

Finding evidence quickly
An overview of services which help you to access key resources to support clinical decisions at point of care, using tools such as Dynamed and TRIP Database.

Keeping up to date
Suggestions on how to keep up to date with the latest news, research and publications in your area of interest.

Introduction to the NHS Scotland Knowledge Network
Using the Knowledge Network to identify and access relevant information.

Introduction to critical appraisal
Tailored to your requirements. An introduction to how to critically appraise journal articles or guidelines. Also available as a group training session.

To find out more about copyright and the training available please contact library staff via [email protected] or visit a site library.

Core Skills
Core Skills training gives NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde staff the chance to brush up on core writing, reading, number and computing skills used every day. For more information please contact library staff via [email protected] or visit a site library.

Personalised knowledge skills session
If none of the other choices in this list are quite what you're looking for, choose this option for a face to face meeting with a librarian to discuss your particular information needs.

Tailored group session for your staff or event
If you are looking for a customised group session for your department select this option.