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Medicine, Dentistry and Healthcare Sciences for Healthcare Library: Training and support

Subject guide for HSC Medicine, Dentistry and Healthcare Sciences staff who are members of the Healthcare Library of Northern Ireland

Training and support

Richard Fallis, Specialist Librarian for Medicine, Dentistry and Healthcare Sciences, offers various forms of training and support to HSC staff working in these areas, on-line via Teams or Zoom and in-person as required. 

One-to-one/small group tutorials

Usually lasting up to 1 hour, tutorials may be scheduled to cover topics such as library basics and database searching. To schedule a tutorial, please email Richard Fallis.

Large group sessions

If you would like to schedule a large group library training session for your colleagues, please email Richard Fallis.

Online database training sessions

Richard Fallis runs regular database training sessions that HSC staff are welcome to attend. Dates of upcoming training sessions will be listed below along with registration links. These training sessions are currently delivered online via MS Teams and are recorded for accessibility purposes. To register for any of the sessions below, please email:

HSC Medicine, Dentistry and Healthcare Sciences: Searching MEDLINE

This online session covers:

  • Planning a literature search
  • Accessing MEDLINE via the Healthcare Library website 
  • Running subject heading and keyword searches

Upcoming dates (content repeats across sessions):

Wednesday 20th March 2024 12:00 - 13:00

Wednesday 17th April 2024 12:00 - 13:00

Wednesday 15th May 2024 12:00 - 13:00

Additional sessions to be announced