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Finding the Evidence: Planning your search

14th July @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

To register for this event, please visit EventBrite: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/finding-the-evidence-planning-your-search-tickets-160743274461 

Please note: This is a one hour session which looks at PLANNING your search.
It does NOT include demo and practice of searching a database.
Alternative sessions are available: a full two hour session combining the planning and demo, and separate hour-long sessions providing a demo and time to practise searching using the Ovid or EBSCO platforms.

Aim

To provide attendees with the skills and knowledge to plan a structured literature search using a bibliographic database.

Objectives

By the end of this session you will be able to:

  • Prepare an answerable search question.
  • Formulate a search strategy.
  • Use appropriate syntax (e.g. truncation, wildcards, Boolean operators).
  • Have increased confidence in using bibliographic databases to identify evidence to address a search question.

Content

  • Planning and defining your search question
  • Creating your search strategy
  • Interactive: creating your own search strategy
  • Identifying available sources
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Details

Date:
14th July
Time:
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Event Categories:
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Venue

Virtual

Organiser

PHE Knowledge & Library Services
Email:
libraries@phe.gov.uk
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