Searching & Training

You can register for OpenAthens here. If possible, register with your work email address and from an NHS computer to confirm your eligibility and gain quick access to the resources

Do you need help to find evidence-based information to support your clinical practice?

These short modules are designed to build confidence in searching published literature for articles and evidence relevant to work, study and research. Dip into for reference or complete each in about 20 minutes to gain a certificate. The seven modules are suitable for novice searchers or those wishing to refresh their knowledge.

Building the foundations

Developing the skills

Applying the skills

We can provide one-to-one or group help in developing effective skills to

Search the Healthcare Databases, NICE Evidence and ClinicalKey or perform a systematic literature search to find high quality evidence

Would you like some assistance in clearing the mists around critical appraisal?

We offer one-to-one and group training in our Library or your workplace. Improve your critical appraisal skills to ensure that your results are reliable, relevant and valid. Complete the request form and return it to us, pop into the Library or use the appointment request form below to book an appointment.

Evidence Training Request


Appointment Request

To contact us, use the form below.
We will get back to you as soon as possible with options regarding availability.

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Training guides

Cochrane Library
NICE Evidence