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 training sessions.
- 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 for up to 6 people and are held in the library training room (unless otherwise stated). If you would like to arrange larger group sessions in your Queen Square department please contact us.
- Who can attend? UCL staff & students and UCLH staff.
- How do I book a place? Pop into the library, email us (firstname.lastname@example.org), 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.