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Searching for Grey Literature
25th May @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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To provide attendees with the skills and knowledge to conduct a structured literature search using up to three sources of grey literature.
By the end of this session you will be able to:
- Explain what constitutes grey literature.
- Prepare an answerable search question.
- Formulate a search strategy in the context of grey literature.
- Apply a search strategy to sources of grey literature (e.g. OpenGrey, King’s Fund, TRIP Database).
- Use appropriate syntax (e.g. truncation, wildcards, Boolean operators).
- Have increased confidence in using grey literature sources to identify evidence to address a search question.
- What is grey literature?
- Planning and defining your search question
- Creating your search strategy
- Interactive: creating your own search strategy
- Identifying available sources
- 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 up to three sources of grey literature