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LibrarySkills@UCL for NHS staff

A guide to information literacy and library skills for NHS staff from Trusts supported by UCL Library Services, to inform clinical practice, study and research.

Library skills for NHS staff

This guide provides training materials and guidance for NHS staff at NHS Trusts supported by UCL Library Services, to support the development of information literacy and library skills to inform clinical practice, study and research.

Evidence-based practice and research require skills to:

  • identify an information need and know which resources to use to identify evidence;
  • search for evidence to support that need,;
  • evaluate evidence to ensure it is reliable, valid and relevant.
  • acknowledge the sources of the evidence and keep a record of evidence used;
  • communicate the results of research and apply them in clinical practice.

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