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Subject LibGuides

Please note: This Subject LibGuide has been replaced by the new databases: A-Z / by subject pages, the new Library Search, and the search for things: A-Z page. Please update your bookmarks and hyperlinks as all Subject LibGuides will be removed in September 2020.

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

Sara Hastings

Dave Curtis

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

Information Skills OSCE revision videos

Revision video (York login required)

How to save your search strategy to Word (York login required)

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

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