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Medicine (HYMS): Information Skills

Welcome. These pages bring together key resources for HYMS. Use the tabs below to find books, ebooks, articles, journal titles and other resources.

HYMS Library Team

Catriona Kemp
(HYMS Librarian)

Thea Drachen
(HYMS Assistant Librarian)

Training Sessions at Hull and York

Search skills, critical thinkingreferencing, writing skillsmaths, effective presentation skills, revision skills...

Both the universities of Hull and York also provide general training and support that HYMS students can access. At:

Logging in

Some of the materials on this page require your HYMS login to access.

Information Skills 1:

For an introduction to information skills and the resources available to you at HYMS start with our pages for new students. These include our:

  1. Welcome new students page, full of hints, tips and links to central university library induction material.
  2. Finding books in HYMS
  3. Finding ejournal in HYMS
  4. Using your Reading Lists
  5. You can go further using our:

Introduction to searching for information tutorial. This interactive guide can help you with the different aspects of searching the literature including creating a search strategy, selecting sources and evaluating information.

Information Skills 2: Medline and Embase

Information Skills 3: EBDM resources


Information skills online

PGR Information Skills materials & links

Keeping up-to-date

Alerting services can help you keep track of new developments in your subject area. See Hull and York for links and support.

Referencing and Academic Integrity

HYMS referencing conventions are available on Blackboard. If unsure please ask your tutor.

Bibliographic management software

Reference managementBibliographic management software helps you organise and cite the references you find.

The Universities support EndNote (Hull and York), Refworks (Hull), and Paperpile (York), but other programmes are available.

Regular workshops for EndNote and RefWorks are available at the respective sites.