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This brief video will familiarise you with services and resources available on the HNE Health Libraries website. Learn to access CIAP, utilise library databases and more.
Presented by Carolyn Van Leeuwarden, Instruction and Liaison Librarian, HNE Health Libraries. Recorded October 2023
Searching the literature
Learn how to develop your question, undertake scoping for your topic, find relevant and full text resources, refine your search, evaluate resources and cite your sources.
Presented by Carolyn Van Leeuwarden, Instruction and Liaison Librarian, HNE Health Libraries. Recorded October 2023.
Services and resources to support guideline writing
Clinical practice guidelines are recommendations for clinicians about the care of patients with specific conditions. They should be based upon the best available research evidence and practice experience. Learn how to gather the evidence in this brief tutorial
Presented by Carolyn Van Leeuwarden, Instruction and Liaison Librarian, HNE Health Libraries. Recorded February 2022.
A collection of posts to help you use and understand Trip. Includes getting the best results, understanding Evidence Pyramids and sources covered by Trip
Get started on organising your references using EndNote Online. This free tool will allow you to organise, format and share references with colleagues and collaborators.
Presented by Carolyn Van Leeuwarden, Instruction and Liaison Librarian, HNE Health Libraries. Recorded 6 July 2021
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Ovid Online Training
Whether you're a first-time or an experienced user, Ovid's training and help options can make using Ovid products smooth and efficient. Ovid offers novice, intermediate, and advanced workshops to help you and your organization get the most out of your Ovid experience.
Access Ovid tutorials and short guides here
PubMed is a free resource that provides access to MEDLINE, the National Library of Medicine database of citations and abstracts in the fields of medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, health care systems, and preclinical sciences.
Access the National Library of Medicine's Learning resources database where you can learn to build a search strategy using MeSH and PubMed search, then utilise tools to manage results and save records and search strategies.
Using PubMed in Evidence-Based Practice
When conducting research, evidence-based practice is a method for framing clinical questions that will help yield optimal search results. This course will show you how to use evidence-based practice when searching clinical questions using PubMed®.
UpToDate provides in-depth, evidence-based clinical content and analysis in over 22 clinical specialties, delivered in easy-to-search and easy-to-read formats.
Learn about the many features of UpToDate including how to
and accumulate CME/CE/CDP credits.
Access and registration
If you wish to access UpToDate from a NSW Health computer, you must first go to the CIAP site and from there, click the link to UpToDate. If you are not on a NSW Health Computer, you must first log into CIAP.
Learn to register for your own account, accrue CME points, link mobile devices to UpToDate Anywhere, utilise UpToDate’s drug database. Discover how to check for drug interactions, where to find patient information, how to utilise more than 140 clinical calculators and how to find and download images from UpToDate Anywhere.
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This page was last updated on 29 February 2024