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PAH Library and Knowledge Centre: Training Sessions

Endnote X9 Basics

  • Installing and setting-up Endnote
  • Creating and saving a new Endnote library
  • Creating and importing your citations/references
  • Identifying duplicate citations in your Endnote library
  • Attaching or importing full-text PDFs for note taking
  • Create in-text references and bibliography in your Word document

Endnote will automatically create and format your bibliography. Helpful for reports, research papers, case studies and more. Suitable for nursing, medical and allied health staff.

Live-Online Sessions for staff:

Pre-recorded Training Session (17 mins)


Endnote X9 Advanced

  • Combining and merging Endnote libraries
  • Using 'find and replace' function for metadata clean-up
  • Using 'change/move/copy fields' function for metadata clean-up
  • Advanced note-taking with custom fields and smart groups
  • Importing or creating endnote styles
  • Travelling libraries for review and collaboration

Expand your knowledge of Endnote with features for managing files, managing citations and collaborating on documents.

Live-Online Sessions for staff:

Pre-recorded Training Session (25 mins)


Word Intermediate: Formatting your articles and reports

  • Creating text styles
  • Changing page orientation
  • Adding page numbers, header/footers and watermarks
  • Adding table of contents
  • Captioning images/figures/tables
  • Adding reviewer notes

Format your articles and documents faster for publication, and increase your MS Word skills to an intermediate level..

Live-Online Sessions for staff:


Literature Searching with CKN

  • CKN overview
  • CKN basic search & saving your results
  • CKN advanced searching – Booleans, wildcards, expanders
  • Refining search terms & keywords
  • Other systems to search for information

Build your research skills and find information for your literature review, work project or research submission. Suitable for nursing, medical and allied health staff.

Live-Online Sessions for staff:

Pre-Recorded Training Session (20 mins)




Systematic Review Essentials 

Are you new to SRs or looking for a refresher? This training provides an overview of the entire process, with templates, tips & tricks to make your SR easier and faster.

Part I Planning and methodology

  • Overview of SRMA
  • Define & concept map question
  • Design, test and improve a search strategy
  • Write/register protocols

Live-Online Sessions for staff:

Pre-Recorded Training - Part I

Part II Searching and screening

  • Translate search strategies
  • Export & screen search results
  • Hand-searching & errata 

Live-Online Sessions for staff:

Pre-Recorded Training - Part II

Part III Reviewing and analysing

  • Review & critical appraisal 
  • Meta-analysis
  • Editing and publishing

Live-Online Sessions for staff:

Pre-Recorded Training - Part III

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Please contact the Library for the supporting PAH SRMA Guide.




Copyright Basics: Publishing and sharing your work

  • Basics of copyright licencing and infringements
  • Differences between copyright usage for work, education, or commerce
  • Seeking copyright consent
  • Providing copyright consent
  • Examples of copyright in action

Avoid common copyright pitfalls when developing your work projects, presentations and publishing articles.

Live-Online Sessions for staff:


Statistics & Bioinformatics

Statistics & Bioinformatics

QCIF Bioinformatics - One-on-one advice related to bioinformatics, biostatistics and biodata:

  •     Advice on experimental design
  •     Recommendation and coaching on analysis methods
  •     Analysis of data
  •     Interpretation of results
  •     Choice and use of software
  •     Access to bioinformatics resources and compute infrastructure
  •     Recommendations on Data Management Plans
  •     Content and pilot analysis for grants
  •     Publication revision & help with reviewer comments

Clinical researchers and students from Metro South Hospital and Health Service can book appointments with a statistician for advice and support regarding experimental design, analysis, publications, grant proposals, and data capture and management. resident biostatisticians are available by appointment every weekday for an online meeting via Teams/Zoom and can meet physically on request at: Level 4, Clinical Research Facility R Wing, Main Hospital Building (#1) Ground Level Entry Only: Next to Executive Building (#15) Princess Alexandra Hospital, Q4102




Ethics Review Manager

Ethics Review Manager (ERM)

Researchers, applicants, sponsors and CROs, undertaking research can join an ERM training sessions in person or via dial-in. Sessions are available on an ongoing basis and cover:

  • How to log-in
  • How to make an ethics submission
  • How to make a governance application
  • How to make an amendment
  • Help and Training timetable

To book check the EMR training schedule located under the 'Ethics and Governance Tab, on the Centres of Health Research page, and email HIIRO to book.

EMR training schedule located under the 'Ethics and Governance Tab




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