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Library Instruction

Do you want to hone your search techniques?
Are you lacking confidence in your knowledge of APA style?
Feel confused about subject headings and keywords?
We can help!

Librarians are available to provide personalized instruction on a variety of topics and through multiple delivery modes. Instruction is available to all Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) faculty, staff, learners, and research assistants.

Instruction formats

  • Individual
  • Small group (examples: TOS & CBL groups, NOSM units, research assistants)
  • Large group (examples: LEGs, WGS, conferences, meetings)

Delivery methods

  • In-person
  • WebEx
  • Pre-recorded webinar
  • Brief video tutorial
  • Subject guide

Topics for library instruction include (but are not limited to):

  • Using point of care tools
  • Finding appropriate library resources
  • Using e-reserves
  • Citing your sources (APA and Vancouver style)
  • Database searching
  • Formulating questions, PICO, and other EBM concepts
  • Using social media for networking, learning, and staying current
  • Whatever your information need is!

Helpful links

Video Tutorials
Subject Guides
Liaison Librarians
Book a Librarian