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Finding the Evidence: Searching the Ovid platform

20th July @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

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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.

Aim

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

Objectives

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.

Content

  • 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
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Details

Date:
20th 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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