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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.
To provide attendees with the skills and knowledge to plan a structured literature search using a bibliographic database.
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.
- Planning and defining your search question
- Creating your search strategy
- Interactive: creating your own search strategy
- Identifying available sources