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Training Provided to Library Clients

A system for capturing this activity was not established till late in 2017. The activity recorded is therefore under-reported for 2017. All training requests are being captured in the online forms system and will be more accurate in 2018.

Training is a mix of one on one training (sometimes delivered immediately, sometimes scheduled), group training requested by clients, regular scheduled training sessions, or training that forms part of the schedule or another event.

Types of training delivered includes - EndNote, literature searching, orientation to Library resources and services.

Training has been delivered in the libraries at FSH and RPH, and in the computer training rooms at FSH, Armadale, Bentley, Fremantle and Rockingham Hospitals.

In 2017 to date, 21 training sessions have been delivered and counted (more sessions were delivered but were not counted).

Armadale Group Training

Two sessions were delivered at Armadale Hospital in 2017. One in July and one in October (in a new computer room).
Six staff attended in July (five evaluation forms returned) and three in October (three evaluation forms returned).

July evaluation Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree
The aims / objectives were stated and met 60% 40%    
The workshop provided me with further knowledge/skills to enhance my professional development. The workshop provided me with further knowledge/skills to enhance my professional development 80% 20%    
The presenter was knowledgeable  100%      

Participants stated they gained most benefit from:
•    Endnote (2)
•    Learning about Endnote, refining a search
•    Endnote, Lit search and information re appropriate data base
•    Learning how to properly search through the data base and how Endnote works 
To further improve the workshop, the participants suggested:
•    Do more with the search 
•    Have the session in the computer room to allow people to play on the library site
•    Time on computer after to have a practice with Endnote  
Other comments made by participants included:
•    Rogene was very knowledgeable and prepared for the session
•    Really helpful ‘
•    Thank you for coming, would recommend session to others

October evaluation Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree
The aims / objectives were stated and met 100%      
The workshop provided me with further knowledge/skills to enhance my professional development. The workshop provided me with further knowledge/skills to enhance my professional development 100%      
The presenter was knowledgeable  100%      

Participants stated they gained most benefit from:
•    Knowing where to start a search from , I was wondering around the library ineffectively for years
•    Both library and endnote sessions incredibly beneficial
•    Library session and endnote
To further improve the workshop, the participants suggested:
•    More time
Other comments made by participants included:
•    Excellent to be hands on in a small group as could troubleshoot everyone’s problems, handouts fantastic adjunct to continue theory 
•    Hands on best way to learn and reinforce steps
•    Great to have hand outs

Online Feedback Collected

Records the responses from Library clients trained in a few of the group sessions held from 1 January - 31 October 2017.