Searching Systematically for your Research Online
The aim of this workshop is to teach the skills for developing a research question, searching, selecting and managing the best available evidence to answer that research question, according to a defined, planned and consistent method. Although a sample search will be demonstrated, this course does not focus on how to search a specific database.
RCSI x 2.0 CPD credits
NMBI x 2.0 CEU credits (Pending)
Develop a good research question
Describe your question using a recognized template such as PICO or PEO
Select appropriate resources
Build awareness of functionalities such as keyword searching, subject headings, Boolean logic, proximity operators
Develop a search strategy
Saving search strategies and results
Related LibGuide: Searching systematically by Gabriel Graves
- Tuesday, February 13, 2024
- 11:00am - 1:00pm
- Time Zone:
- UK, Ireland, Lisbon Time (change)
- This is an online event. Event URL will be sent via registration email.
Develop a focused research question
Describe your question using a recognised template such as PICO, PEO etc.
Understand the different types of clinical questions and their corresponding level of evidence
Understand the different sources of information
Understand and use search language
Develop and save a search strategy that is systematic and reproducible
Pre-course materials will be emailed to registered patricipants before the training.
By registering you agree to receive a feedback survey following the training. The session will be recorded.
It is recommended that participants on this course also attend a HLI database training course (eg Searching Medline/CINAHL) and the Managing references using EndNote and Rayyan course
Regional Hospital Mullingar