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Finding the Evidence: Searching the Ovid platform
20th July @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
To register for this event, please visit EventBrite: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/finding-the-evidence-searching-the-ovid-platform-tickets-160744658601
Please note: This is a one hour session with a demo and time to practise searching the Ovid platform.
It does NOT include planning your search..
Alternative sessions are available: a full two hour session combining the planning and demo, an hour-long session on planning your search, and an hour-long session on searching the EBSCO platform.
To provide attendees with the skills and knowledge to conduct a structured literature search using a bibliographic database.
By the end of this session you will be able to:
- Apply a search strategy to a bibliographic database (e.g. Medline).
- Use appropriate syntax (e.g. truncation, wildcards, Boolean operators).
- Have increased confidence in using bibliographic databases to identify evidence to address a search question.
- Inputting search terms and applying limits and filters
- Assessing and amending your results
- Saving your search history and search results
- Obtaining full-text
- Interactive: Apply this knowledge to a bibliographic database