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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)

Top Tip!
Some materials on this page require you to login to access.  Keep both your York and Hull logins to hand.

Information Skills 1: Part 1 - Welcome to new Students

Information Skills 1: Part 2 - Introduction to the library and searching

Information skills 2: Medline and Embase

Information Skills 3: EBDM resources

University online guides, training sessions & webinars

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

The universities of Hull and York both provide general skills training and support. As well as workshops at each site, there are online videos, guides and webinars which you can access no matter where you are based. To see what is available, visit:

Referencing conventions and softwares

York and Hull use, and provide guidance for, different referencing management software helps you organise and cite the references you find.  General HYMS referencing conventions are available on Blackboard. If unsure, please ask your tutor.


Hull referencing conventions

Softwares at Hull

   York referencing conventions and academic integrity

   Softwares at York


Keeping up-to-date

Alerting services can help you keep track of new developments in your subject area.

Forthcoming workshops

For a full list of workshops and webinars see here for Hull and here for York