Training and Guides

This service is available only to staff, researchers, residents, medical students, and graduate students of the MUHC and the MNI.

Learn Online! Library Training Sessions Available Remotely

The MUHC Libraries offer online one-on-one and small group training sessions on many databases (PubMed, Medline via Ovid, CINAHL, etc.) and on the bibliographic manager Endnote.

Please fill this form to request a session.

Note: As a safety measure against the spread of COVID-19, in-person workshops are suspended until further notice.

Classes and Workshops

The MUHC Libraries offer several different kinds of training: lectures, workshops and small group sessions. For information about upcoming sessions, check the Upcoming Classes & Workshops page.

One-on-one individual and small group sessions are also offered upon request. For more information about sessions offered by the MUHC libraries, check the Instruction @ Your Library page.

About Databases

The MUHC and McGill libraries both provide access to a range of medical databases. Which should you be using, and when?

The MUHC Databases page has brief descriptions of the resources.

The following guides are also available:


EndNote software is tremendously useful for anyone trying to publish regularly. EndNote enables users to compile bibliographic references and insert them in manuscripts, properly formatted, in a range of citation styles, prior to publication.

Visit the EndNote page to learn more and read our guides.


Before submitting an article to a journal, take a moment to learn about predatory journals and publishers.

What is the impact of your research? The h-index is one measure. To learn more, visit “What’s your impact?