Library Education

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Literature Searching

Review and Interpret Health Research


Predatory Journals

Grow Short Courses 

Medical and health research short courses are an opportunity to explore issues surrounding management of research data, specifically for people working with medical, clinical and health data. This program was developed by the SWH library and from the 10 medical and health research data things program, extensive ANDS resources and material related to research data management and reuse.

These are self directed learning modules, it is suggested that learning begins with Research Data Management. Please feel free to contact the library if you need any assistance with this topic or to book in a one-on-one or group training session

Health Research - Identifiers Topics: Describing metadata, controlled vocabularies, identifiers for people, identifiers for data, data citation.

Health Research - Research data management Topics: Getting started with research, issues in research data management, data sharing and discovery, open, shared and closed data, exploring respositories, 

Health Research - Sharing sensitive data Topics: De-identification of data, consent for data sharing, public attitudes to data sharing


Learning to use RefWorks for reference management. RefWorks is a way to collect, manage and organise research papers and documents. You can read annotate, organise, and cite your research as well as collaborate with friends and colleagues by sharing collections. This is a self directed learning module. Please feel free to contact the library if you need any assistance with this topic or to book in a one-on-one or group training session. 

Research Dissemination

Dissemination is how we communicate our findings. This course is offered in three parts and can be completed as driven by your learning needs. 

Part 1 will look at 

  • What is research dissemination - Reporting and Sharing your research
  • How to produce reader-friendly writing
  • Introduction to Plain English 

Part 2 will look at 

  • How to write a great abstract
  • Writing for publication
  • Writing to make an impact (journal impact factors)

Part 3 will look at

  • How to design posters for maximum impact
  • How to design a great multimedia conference presentation
  • How to communicate your research to decision makers

Youtube How-To Guides:

Accessing "Don't Rush to Crush"

Clinicians Health Channel remote access registration

Google Scholar searching for SWH library resources

PubMed searching for SWH library resources

SWH EDS Youtube video

Other Guides:

EndNote: How to book

Citing Medicine: The NLM Style Guide for Authors, Editors, and Publishers

Citing Medicine provides assistance to authors in compiling lists of references for their publications, to editors in revising such lists, to publishers in setting reference standards for their authors and editors, and to librarians and others in formatting bibliographic citations.

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