Library Education                                              

Library Masterclasses now available via videoconferencing.

The NSLHD Libraries aim to facilitate the embedding of research, education, training and innovation in the delivery of high quality health care.

Attend a Library Master Class andt receive CPD points or contact your hospital library to arrange an individual class, or an in-service in your department.

Classes cover searching the medical, nursing and allied health literature, Return to Study and EndNote bibliographic software. NSLHD also supports systematic reviews.  

This guide Best Practice for literature searching is an overview of NSLHD resources. It has useful tools, tips and worked literature searches in the major databases.

Learn to search the literature

Learn to search effectively and efficiently for current, authoritative health literature to answer your clinical question. 

Library Master Class: Searching the Nursing & Allied Health Literature (handout from class)
Library Master Class: Searching the Medical Literature (handout from class)

It is recommended that you book in for a 'Referencing using EndNote' Master Class following these classes.


Learn to reference using Endnote

EndNote is citation management software available to NSLHD staff to install.

Library Master Class : Referencing using Endnote (handout from class)

It is recommended that you learn to search the literature prior to this course.

Participants who bring their own laptop must ensure that EndNote is already installed in advance and must be able to provide a method of connecting to the internet.


Returning to study?

Attend a Library Master Class to learn about the resources available to help you with your studies, and gain confidence in using and accessing resources.

Library Master Class : Return to study


Starting your first research project?

Contact your hospital library to discuss your research project. The first step is often searching the literature.

NSLHD Library books on conducting research

Evidence-Based Practice NSLHD resources

Undertaking a systematic review?

Librarian support for NSLHD staff undertaking a systematic review

Library & Research Master Class : Undertaking a systematic review

NSLHD Library books on systematic reviews

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