UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology


Library Skills

Queen Square Library offers free library skills support & training to UCL staff & students & UCLH staff, with a focus on UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology & the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery. You must be a registered library member to attend training. NHS users: please contact us to check if you are not sure whether or not you are registered. 

  • When are the training session happening and what is available? See below for details of courses on offer and view the training calendar for dates and times (and to book a place).
  • I don't have time for a training session, do you have any online guides? Yes we do! Visit LibrarySkills@UCL and our online guides page for a range of guides and videos.

The types of course we offer to staff and students of UCL and staff from UCLH are:

  • Bookable courses and brief demos - these run throughout the year and aim to help you to develop your skills and to take full advantage of the search tools on offer. See the training calendar for dates and times at all sites.
  • Induction sessions - please visit our virtual tour and contact us if you would like more information about the Queen Square Library or to ask about induction sessions for yourself or your team. You can also visit UCL Library Services' Getting Started site. 
  • One-to-one sessions: please complete the online form to book an appointment. Also view more details of our literature search service for clinical staff. 

The library also provides free online guides and advice about keeping yourself up to date (current awareness). We do not currently offer critical appraisal training (see some suggested tools for critical appraisal).

Other training available at UCL and UCLH: