Some of these services are currently suspended. Call 0161 922 6662 for more information.

Group and one-to-one training

We offer a range of group and one-to-one training sessions including:

  • Discover E-books
  • Keeping up to date with current evidence
  • Using your Athens password
  • Literature searching
  • Library resources for your specialty
  • Using PubMed
  • Critical appraisal
  • Systematics reviews on the Cochrane Library
  • Microsoft Office basics

We are happy to provide bespoke training and we can provide training at your place of work if that is more convenient - please contact us if you have further requirements.

For more information contact the Library Helpdesk on x 6662 or email

Online literature searching training

e-Learning for Healthcare offer free training on:
Introduction to Searching.

  • Where Do I Start Searching? 
  • How Do I Start to Develop a Search Strategy?
  • Too many results? How to narrow your search.
  • Too few results? How to broaden your search.
  • Searching with subject headings
  • How to search the Healthcare Databases (HDAS)