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Orientation & Training

Take advantage of Library Staff Expertise

We offer individual and group library orientations and training sessions on how to use the library catalogue and various databases.  Please call 780.735.7300 or 780.735.2708 to book a session. 

Virtual Training Sessions

Want to learn how to search better? Looking for high-quality information resources beyond Google? Register now for one of these virtual training sessions put on by the AHS Knowledge Resource Service:

Search Skills I: Speedy Searching (30 min)
Search Skills II: Searching Fundamentals (50 min)
Finding Full Text (30 min)
DynaMed (30 min)
Nursing Reference Center (30 min) 

Tutorials, Guides and Help Sheets

Below are some online tools that will help you use the library resources posted on this site.
Note: Some of the tutorials below require Adobe Flash player.   

CINAHL Plus with Full Text

RxTx (formerly CPS)

Evidence Based Practice

Evidence Based Practice  (European Evidence Based Medicine Courses)

Evidence-Based Practice in the Health Sciences  (University of Illinois)


Ovid (Medline, Embase, PsycINFO, EBM Reviews)

Ovid databases: Medline, Embase, PsycINFO, HealthStar,
EBM Reviews (including Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials, Cochrane Methodology Register, ACP Journal Club, Database of Abstract of Reviews of Effects, Health Technology Assessment, NSH Economic Evaluation Database)

Ovid Online Training Resources  

Ovid Tutorials & Short Demos  

Finding Full Text Articles

TechStreet (CSA, AAMI & ASME standards)