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COVID-19 (Coronavirus info)

Information and guidance for public, NHSGGC staff, and community-based services.  Hospital visiting restrictions now in place.


The Library provides a range of information skills training and support. To request training please visit Examples of training sessions provided are:

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.

Introduction to Webropol

An overview of Webropol software, which can be used for online surveys, questionnaires and events management.  The session is tailored to your requirements.

Introduction to CKP (Clinical Knowledge Publisher)

An overview of CKP, which can be used to organise and display clinical pathway diagrams and guidelines.  The session is tailored to your requirements.

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.

Last Updated: 18 February 2021