Links to training on resource discovery systems.

NHS Knowledge and Library Hub​

Welcome to the NHS Knowledge and Library Hub training is a recording of a training session aimed at all NHS knowledge and library staff. 

The session included a demonstration of the Hub and associated resources.   Topics covered include: 

  • accessing the NHS Knowledge and Library Hub 

  • logging-in and authentication 

  • basic and advanced searching 

  • limits and filters 

  • full-text access 

  • exporting results 

An editable slide deck has been created that can be modified as required in support of user training.

Holdings Link Manager and EBSCOadmin

EBSCO link resolver is a 60-minute webinar which offers a complete review of Holdings Management within EBSCOadmin, used for managing your collection in Full Text Finder. Follow the Calendly link above to book your session directly with EBSCO.

EDS admin training is a 60-minute webinar providing an overview of the customisation options for EDS (the Knowledge and Library Hub) for the NHS in England, with a review of EBSCOadmin. Follow the Calendly link above to book your session directly with EBSCO.

EBSCOadmin: Standard Usage Reports & Analytics is a 30-minute session which will introduce accessing and scheduling standard usage reports in EBSCOadmin, well as reviewing usage analytics. Follow the Calendly link above to book your session directly with EBSCO.


Book onto any Third Iron training sessions for a 30- 60 minute private session customised to provide an overview of the LibKey suite of products that's tailored for your needs.

Database p​​​​​rovider interfaces​

Database provider interface training – librarian-led sessions and provider-led sessions 

To help move from using HDAS to provider interfaces. Training is available from Proquest, Ovid, EBSCO and Refworks, as well as HEE commissioned ‘Expert Search’ training, which will be provided by a team led by the University of Cambridge Medical Library.

Materials for you to tailor for your local training sessions are also available.


RefWorks reference management software is available to NHS knowledge and library staff who undertake evidence and literature searching. 

The RefWorks Knowledge Center includes documentation, knowledge articles and training videos.


If you have any queries about which training you need to attend, please contact the Knowledge for Healthcare team on [email protected].