Course Information

Descriptive Information

Title: Finding & Appraising the Evidence

Category: Finding and Appraising the Evidence

Description: This course follows the pathway from identifying a research question, through finding information from databases such as Medline and the Cochrane Library, locating and assessing the value of specific articles. This course is open to staff who wish to devote a full day to information skills training, but is aimed particularly at doctors, and as such has been approved by the Federation of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the United Kingdom for CPD credits.

Course Outline: outlinefinding.pdf

Time / Date Information

Start Date: 24/01/2019

Duration: 09:00 - 16:30

Book by Date (Deadline): 17/01/2019

Location Information

Venue: Library & Evidence Research Centre, LGI

Venue Attachment: Library&Evidence Research Centre LGI with Google Map_Directions.pdf

Staff Information

Tutor: Joel Kerry

Additional Tutor: Paul Twiddy

Additional Information


    Directions to the training venue are provided above.


    If you need to cancel a booking, please let us know as soon as possible. We reserve the right to charge £25 if you do not attend without letting us know. Please note that we sometimes have to cancel courses if there are insufficient delegates. 


    You must obtain an NHS OpenAthens username and password before attending this course. If you do not have an NHS OpenAthens username and password, please click on:, then complete and submit the online form. Once you have submitted your application form, you will receive an email explaining how to activate your account.


    You can read the attached training manual for this course beforehand or modify it for your personal access needs.  


    If you cannot attend this training session please inform a member of staff by calling 0113 39 20140 or by emailing


    Attachment: Databases wrapper June 2017.pdf,guidedatabases.pdf

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