Queen Square Library offers free information skills support & training to UCL staff & students & UCLH staff, with a focus on UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology & National Hospital for Neurology.
Guides (for help with using search tools).
Information skills training is also offered by other UCL libraries, sessions are listed on the UCL Library Services training page.
Your questions answered:
- What courses are available? we offer a range of bookable and pop-in training sessions. We also offer one-to-one support for literature searching (please see our literature search page for details).
- When is the next course? View our course calendar. Please note that courses may be cancelled at short notice if not enough bookings are received.
- Where are courses held? Our courses are held in the Queen Square Library training room, 1st Floor, 23 Queen Square, unless otherwise stated. The training room holds up to 6 people; if you would like to arrange larger group sessions to be held in your Queen Square department please contact us.
- Who can attend? Any member of UCL or UCLH staff & UCL students - you must be registered as a library member to attend. Please contact us to check if you are not sure whether or not you are registered.
- How do I book a place? Ask at the library desk, email us (email@example.com), call us on: x84144 or 020 3448 4709.
- Are the courses free? Once your booking has been confirmed, the course is free.
What other types of training are available at UCL & UCLH?
Other sources of training, on topics other than library & information skills, are available for both NHS staff and for UCL staff & students, including:
- courses for NHS staff on the UCLH intranet site (NB: accessible only from NHS PCs)
- courses for NHS staff from eLearning for Healthcare - including Building the Foundations (introductory modules to help you to assess your current level of skill, ensure that you are searching for information in the right place and develop a simple search strategy) and Developing the Skills (to help you use a range of searching techniques to find relevant articles quickly and easily; to narrow and broaden your search).
- Digital skills training from UCL ISD for UCL staff & students.
- UCL Library Services' Skills in Seconds series and Getting Started guide.